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change phone with original sim card?


I would like to change my phone and use the same sim card from my old phone ( I have a black berry ) . I set it all up in new phone but at end asked me for a SIm card code to put in phone how do you do this ? The self serve site only allows enter of new phone with new sim card

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Are you saying your old phone had a SIM Card and your new one doesn't? if that's the case enter the imei # located under the battery of the phone.
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What is the new device you are trying to use? Is this device unlocked? because probably the code the cellphone is asking you is to UNLOCK the device...
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Camilo_A wrote:

What is the new device you are trying to use? Is this device unlocked? because probably the code ...

If you do mean that you got the phone not from Koodo and the phone is asking you for a code when you put in your SIM Card to unlock the network then you need to go online to a site that offers cellphone unlocking and purchase an unlocking code from them, I suggest GSM LIBERTY. ** VERY IMPORTANT ** Keep in mind that you only get 10 chances to unlock the device with the code, so don't try just punching in #s because after you use up those 10 chances the device will be LOCKED PERMANENTLY!!!! You will be left with a useless block of plastic, glass & metal.
is it asking for a SIM card code? or a subsidy code? As Kid Android says, the phone may be locked, but there may also be a lock on the SIM card. If you don't know the code for the SIM, you will need to get a new one.
yup you need to unlock your new phone to use your carrier ... you can do this by purchasing unlock codes from any vendors online like http://www.simpleunlocking.com .Once unlocked you can use any network to it...
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princevj wrote:

yup you need to unlock your new phone to use your carrier ... you can do this by purchasing unloc...

**** /\/\/\/\ DO NOT USE THE ABOVE /\/\/\/\ UNLOCKING SERVICE - IT IS A SCAM **** /\/\/\/\
princevj wrote:

yup you need to unlock your new phone to use your carrier ... you can do this by purchasing unloc...

 I have a active phone with koodo prepaid but bought a new phone. Want to transfer ols sim into new phone so have same number. When I put sim into new phone keeps saying not active and emergency calls only. What do I need to do. Please help.
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princevj wrote:

yup you need to unlock your new phone to use your carrier ... you can do this by purchasing unloc...

You just put the "old" sim into the new phone and it will work.

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