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Replying to:  Using TracFone SIM in another phone? by ronmicha   Apr 13, 2006, 4:06 AM

Re: Using TracFone SIM in another phone?

by japhy    Apr 13, 2006, 10:48 AM

Tracfone's SIMs are different than other GSM SIMs, how exactly I don't know*, but I tried that - I got a Tracfone Nokia 1100, unlocked it, and the phone worked with my AT&T wireless SIM, but the firmware shut it off after the prepaid minutes were used, even though I had a differen SIM in there!

Likewise the SIM itself I tried in several unlocked phones, it always said "Invalid SIM" - the only phone it worked with was the 1100.

Dollars to doughnuts it won't work**.

* - Actually, I do: Tracfone is far too powerful for any mere mortal phone!

** - Because ALMIGHTY TRACFONE forbids it!

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