how can I pick a cell here using old SIM card from china phone


how can I pick a cell here using old SIM card from china phone

I have a cell phone bought from china (Ktouch trid band), it has intel roaming enabled. When I arrived in the U.S, I can not receive any network signal. All I want this phone is to receive short message from China (no phone call or send out message function needed). So I am looking for any U.S cell phone that if I swap  my old SIM card over, it can receive the text from China. No smart phone is needed if I can use just non-smart one.


Spefic question are:


1. Should I buy any quad band cell phone will solve network signal problem?

2. Should I only buy pre-paid cell phone in order to avoid any monthly charge?

3. If the cell phone I bought here have chinese language option, does that guarantee my text message will show Chinese character properly?

4. If I need install chinese character, how easy it is to download or reconfig?


thanks in advance!!

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Re: how can I pick a cell here using old SIM card from china phone

Hello shunshen, welcome to the forum and thank you for your post!


Are you asking about using a Chinese SIM card in a AT&T phone?




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