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Posted Dec 23, 2011
Activating a SHG-A107 SIM with ANY phone, Possible??

Hi all,

I went to Best Buy and purchased a Samsung A-107 GoPhone and the SIM Card (that came with it) is Unactivated and I was wondering if I could activate it with my HP Veer 4G that's unlocked...? Will it still be SIM Locked for 6 months?

I just want the 10 cent a minute plan. No data or texting.

 

Thank you and Happy Holidays!

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Yep, you could activate the new SIM to your Veer. That would work. And yes, the SIM would still be locked to the original activated phone for a time period of up to six months.
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Yep, you could activate the new SIM to your Veer. That would work. And yes, the SIM would still be locked to the original activated phone for a time period of up to six months.

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Dec 25, 2011
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responding to :the 10c plan..PLEASE dont...i topped up with$15 and a friend clled in and by the time we were done my money was gone!!! plus i didnt even make the call!

the best buy attendantds are ill-informed about this package and constantly misinform the cusomers....seeing that i got exactly the same phone....and havE MAJOR ISSUES.

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Dec 25, 2011
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The $0.10 a minute rate plan works exceptionally well for me. I've had my GoPhone account with that plan ($0.25 per minute about a year ago, when the $0.10/minute plan was not introduced yet) for approximately two years, now, considering I started my service on 12/25/2009.

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Dec 25, 2011
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What about an iPhone 3GS? Thank you for the info about the Veer, it was very helpful. Happy Holidays everyone!

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Dec 25, 2011
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I'm actually on the $25 a month plan, but this was for my mom who only uses it to occasionally call or text. She can make $25 last like 2 months.

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Dec 25, 2011
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You're welcome.

You could also activate a prepaid SIM to an iPhone 3GS, yes -- you think I'm using a post paid 3GS?! :smileyvery-happy: :smileywink:

I did not activate my SIM to my iPhone, so I'm not sure about the process for activating iPhones. I think it's a little more challenging than activating a regular phone because iPhones are not officially authorized for prepaid use, but people are still allowed to use them.

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Okay, I think since my mom was already using her Unlocked Veer on T-Mobile Prepaid she was used to it already and was leaning towards that phone anyway.

 

Thanks for all the help!

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You are welcome!

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