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Topic # 242706 10-Nov-2018 09:59
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Hi,

 

I have a Panasonic KX-TW501 (GSM Fixed Wireless Phone):
https://www.vodafone.co.nz/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m2620179_Panasonic-TW501-Userguide.pdf

 

 

 

I bought a new prepay SIM card to use. It receives calls and text messages no problem.

 

When I try and make a call, I get a busy tone or no response at all. If I try and send a text message it tries and fails without an error.

 

Any ideas?

 

 

 

Hope was to give it to my granddaughter to use as a home phone until she is old enough to have a mobile phone. 

 

Regards,

 

 Andrew 


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  Reply # 2123356 10-Nov-2018 16:55
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Hey Andrew,

 

 

 

Unfortunately this device won't work with a mobile prepay SIM card. It's designed to work with SIM cards that carry a home phone number and not a mobile number, and so would work as a home phone/landline (with a landline number and an area code and all).

 

 

 

An example for the plans that would work with this device can be found here: http://bit.ly/2PiCQaG

 

 

 

Cheers

 

Ahmed

 

Social Media team @ Vodafone


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