Issue With Sim Card In An Samsung A127 phone

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Issue With Sim Card In An Samsung A127 phone

This is a prepaid phone and the money ran out on it back in August and when I went to add more money to it I get the message that the account has been disconnected. Also when I turn the phone on I get the following message " Smartchip not provisioned MM#2 "

 

What do I need to do in order to get this thing working again?

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Professor

Re: Issue With Sim Card In An Samsung A127 phone

Your phone number was already deactivated. You will need to get a new SIM card, so that you can get a new number.

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Master

Re: Issue With Sim Card In An Samsung A127 phone

ilikewireless is correct. Your account has expired and your phone number did, too. Your current SIM card cannot be re-activated, so you will have get a new one somehow.

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Re: Issue With Sim Card In An Samsung A127 phone

I see ATT offers one for like $6 through their store.  Would one of those work ?

 

 

http://www.wireless.att.com/cell-phone-service/cell-phone-details/?device=AT%26T+SIM+Card&q_sku=sku9...

 

 

 

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Master

Re: Issue With Sim Card In An Samsung A127 phone

Not really sure because it doesn't specifically state "GoPhone", but I think it would work. Worst case scenario, if it doesn't, you're only out $6.

There are GoPhone SIMs for sale on eBay for a little under $3.00

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Professor

Re: Issue With Sim Card In An Samsung A127 phone

I'm thinking that the same type of SIM card is used for prepaid and postpaid phones. The type of account would be written to the SIM card at activation time - so I guessed.

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Re: Issue With Sim Card In An Samsung A127 phone

Well I checked under the Compatible List and the A127 is listed so I might try that.

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Re: Issue With Sim Card In An Samsung A127 phone

Alright. Sounds good.

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