Need a sim card but don't want plan or prepaid. Possible?

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Got an iPhone 5. Need to buy a nano sim card in order to activate it but dont want any plan at the moment (want to use it wifi). Can I get a sim card without getting a plan?
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Mayumi, Mobile Master

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You don't need a sim card if you use your device with wifi connection only.
You need a sim card if you want to use it with mobile network to make/receive calls or send/receive texts service.
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Unfortunately you DO need a SIM card to set up your iPhone 5... But I found out through Apple that you can either buy one from any provider (even if you don't plan to get their service) or borrow one from a friend for the time of the set up (takes 30 seconds...).

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