Nexus 4 activation

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Hi i bought a nexus 4 phone through best buy from Koodo for my wife for Christmas.The box is sealed so I'm wondering if there is a sim card in their or do I have 2 take it back 2 the store 2 activate.
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Erwin

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Hi Mike,

It seems like it is not activated yet. Is it a Prepaid?
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No I paid the 300 for the phone and he let me take it unactivated because I wanted to wait till Christmas.was hoping icould activate online
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They technically are not suppose to sell you a phone if you do not have a Koodo account.

All postpaid Koodo phones comes with a free monthly plan SIM card.
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He might actually have had the account started but he just paid for the phone upfront... I know Best Buy has some wiggle room with the carriers for pricing/activations but this seems a little odd.
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There should be a sim card in the box, but it's impossible to know for sure without unsealing it. #schroedingerscat
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If that sim is in their is it possible to activate and pick the plan online or am I better to go back to the store?thanks for your help
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Sim cards dont usually go inside the box anymore (other than the prepacked prepaid phones with sim inside). But I recommend keeping your receipt and if it is not inside you can come back to that store and request a sim card.

It depends if your wife already has an account with Koodo. If not, its best to go to a store or a Koodo store to activate.
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Just because the rep and/or you never opened the box or inserted the SIM card and you paid full price doesn't mean the account/SIM was never actually activated...

Did you initial and sign a customer service agreement when you bought the phone?
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If the sim card was inside the box, how would the account be activated then?
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Just take it to a koodo store and have it activated then there's no worries on Christmas day. She can start enjoy the phone right away. I love my Nexus 4

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