Switching phones back and forth

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Can I go online to switch easily between my CDMA phone that I use in remote areas, and my BB 9900 2G/3G phone?
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Richard Sullivan

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you may be able to but most sims can only be re-registered once, IF that. usually when you switch to CDMA it renders the sim useless and you need to buy a bew sim (10$) to switch back. i mean feel free to try, but i forsee problems.

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Just go into Self Serve, go to Mobile Phone tab, and select Phone Swap. "I want to upgrade my current phone" is the option you want. Then it'll ask if the new device uses a SIM card. If you're moving TO your CDMA phone, then the answer is no, and you'll put in the serial # of the device.

It could be DEC HEX or MEID or something along those lines. If it's DEC HEX then I think you'll have to tick the box that says "This is a hexadecimal #"... just keep trying combinations until it works lol.

If you want to switch back to your 9900, you'll need to get a SIM card. In the phone swap section, you'll select "I want to change my SIM card" instead. Then you put in the #s on your SIM card and it should be active immediately (or at least pretty close).

You can reuse old SIM cards that were activated on the network within the previous 90 days, but after that, you'll have to buy a new one... I'm not sure if this always works, either, so beware.
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I have removed and readded the sim card more than once. As long as it's done within 90 days from the last time, you can switch out the sim card as many times as you like.
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I've switched back and forth between SIMs several times a week for months.

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