I have an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Mini but my Koodo Sim card still won't work in it, could you please let me know why?!

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Paul Finn

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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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DID you change the APN settings to those of Koodo and are you positive it's unlocked.
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Can't configure APN settings as the SIM isn't accepted. Yes, I unlocked the phone myself.
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Chad Burr, Mobile Master

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Go here and check the imei to be sure it's compatible with Koodo: http://koodomobile.com/en/on/switch2k...

When you say the sim isn't accepted what do you mean? Check the network setting and make sure "use 2G only" or "use gsm only" aren't selected as network modes.
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What is the error message that your phone is displaying?

It's also possibly that your SIM is defective. Have you tried a different SIM with the phone?
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Which Galaxy Mini is it? There are a few that won't for with Koodo. Does the phone have BOTH 850 and 1900 UMTS frequency bands (may also be callwed WCDMA, HSPA, or 3G)?
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Not compatible:

Galaxy Mini S5570: http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galax...

Galaxy Mini 2 S6500: http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galax...
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Partly compatible (not optimal for best coverage):

Galaxy S3 Mini: http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i8190...
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Compatible:

Galaxy S4 Mini I9190 or I9192 or I9195: http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i9190...
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Hi Paul, Were you able to get your Samsung Galaxy Mini to work? Please keep us posted.

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