Swith to a Blackberry

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I have obtained a Blackberry from a family member who was with Bell. I would like to use it instead of my current phone model LG. However I need to obtain a sim card for it. Can this be done?
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Posted 5 years ago

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Daniel Kim, Mobile Master

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It won't work with koodo unless you get it unlocked :(
(if it is locked to Bell)
Also since you are bringing your own phone a sim card will cost $10 at a koodo retailer or you can buy it online from koodo.
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It can but you need to check Koodo's IMEI checker to be sure it's compatiable with Koodo. 

http://koodomobile.com/en/on/switch2koodo-step-1-a.shtml

Then you need to buy a Koodo Simcard from Selfserve or by visiting a Kiosk

If you visit a Kiosk they can switch you over for free (+ the cost of the sim)

Or you can use selfserve to swap the service to the new sim

Depending on which Blackberry you have you may also need to change your plan to a Blackberry specific plan.
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Ya I forgot about getting unlocked! Props to Daniel!
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Thanks for your input. The phone is not locked, so I will go to a retailer and get a sim card.
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Just make sure it is indeed a SIM Card slot your seeing and not an SD Card slot, there was someone her yesterday who made that mistake.
If it is an SD Card slot then its an old CDMA device and can not be unlocked to work on other carriers other than the Carrier it was originally purchased from.
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The IMEI Checker knows all

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