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my phone is a samsung m530 it is not a smart phone it is on bell pay as you go can i use this phone
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Unfortunately not. Only sim card based phones can be unlocked and used on koodo's network.
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According to Google, that device does not take a SIM card (CDMA), and since it's on Bell, it's incompatible with any other provider. You will have to get a new device. You have a few options:

1. If you want a simple device, Koodo has the LG A341 for $0 on a Small Tab (retails for $100 on postpaid) and it will be cleared within 24 months (or earlier).

2. You could also go buy a Telus A341 outright on prepaid for cheaper and it will work with a Koodo SIM card.

You can go on prepaid (buy phone upfront, buy vouchers for base plan and boosters) or postpaid (get subsidized phone + monthly plan with a bill), whichever works best for you.

What are you paying, on average, per month with Bell and what is your usage like? Are you interested in getting a smartphone or sticking with a basic device?