Sim Cards

A subscriber identity module or subscriber identification module (SIM) card is an integrated circuit that securely stores the International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) and the related key used to identify and authenticate subscribers on mobile telephony devices (such as mobile phones and computers).

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Who sells SIM cards?

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Try besy buy, or any shop that sells mobile phones. You can also obtain free SIM cards direct from network operators online. Or just search SIM cards on google, you will find many online stores which offer this product. One of them is aurabuy.com.
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How do you install a SIM card in your mobile phone?

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Open up the battery slot should be under a flat battery. First, switch off your phone. Remove the back of your phone and you should see the battery. The SIM card will either be visible beside the battery, or it will be beneath the battery. Remove the battery to gain access to the SIM card. The SIM card can then be slid out of its holder. You can then replace the SIM with a new SIM. Make sure it is in the correct way and replace the battery and the cover. Switch phone back on.
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What is the Alternate solution of SIM card?

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Some mobile phones use SIM cards, other don't. The phones with SIM card slot allow the user to change the SIM; this way you can change the telephone number, or you can log to different networks (providers). SIM cards have not any alternative solutions.
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Is it possible for two SIM cards to share the same telephone number?

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Some companies do offer this service. Answer yup, if u ask for a replacement card as well when u purchase Answer No, actually. Sim cards were created for SECURITY. Remember back when people were "cloning" (duplicating IMEI signatures to make calls on other peoples phones)? Can't do that now. If a replacement SIM is activated, the old sim is automatically DEactivated. No two cards can be simultaneously active with the same number. Furthermore, once deactivated, it can't be re-activated. At least not without some inevitable device is created for "wiping" or "resetting" a SIM.
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How much do cellular one sim cards cost?

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When I lost my phone and asked for a new SIM card, I went into the Cell One store and it was free. You do however need to bring your account information with you and it will terminate your old SIM card.
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Can sim cards be transferred to an iPhone from a non-iPhone?

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The original 2G iphone was IMSI locked therefore you could only use one sim with the phone. Newer Iphones 3G and 3GS are usually just carrier locked so you can swap around SIMs including MVNO SIMs that operate thru the same provider. All Iphones from Belgium/Italy or New Zealand are completely unlocked. Some carriers will unlock your IMEI so that when you update the phone on ITunes the phone will be unlocked expect to incur a charge or to be out of contract to get this! Answer No. A SIM activated in a non-iPhone will not work in an iPhone. The iPhone must be used with the built-in SIM card that was activated in it initially (or the activated SIM from an identical model iPhone), although that SIM can be moved to another SIM-based phone if necessary.
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How much are sim cards at t-mobile?

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$20 The most they cost in the UK is £1 but you can normally pick them up free of charge from the providers website.
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Are Sim cards primary storage?

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not really because its main reason is to hold basic information like the phone number and no the data we usually use though, i may be wrong.
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What mobile phone supports two SIM cards?

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There are quite a number of mobile phones that support twin sim cards. It is always a good idea for you to ask for a dual sim card form when buying in order to get the right one.
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How do you register lycamobile simcard?

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How do I register lycamobile sim card the one purchase already?U
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Do virgin mobile sim cards work in T-mobile phones?

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Yes,i,ve been with virgin for 6yrs,but every time i buy a new phone its t-mobile as they have a better range & cheaper & my virgin sim card works fine The only problem is the phone will have t-mobile settings but u can go on the virgin web site 4 the right settings
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Can you use nextel sim cards in sprint phones?

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No. Sprint phones do not have sim cards, Unless you it is the Hybrid phone. In that case you will not be able to use a sim card from a normal nextel phone in the hybrid phone either.
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Do iphones use sim cards?

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Yes. In order to take a sim card in or out, you look at the top of the phone and you'll see a tiny hole. Stick a safety pin or needle inside and the sim card will pop out. (No lie)
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Can you use T Mobile SIM cards in Sprint Phones?

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no they are two different companies so are you really that dumb? ~ SIM cards are transferable in some phones, check. The phone has to take a sim card and be activated. Check with the company as I have been told they do, you have to get a new sim card. perhaps the previous answer was not accurate
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Do you have to have two sim cards for a dual sim cell phone?

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Apparently you can have just one sim card even if the phone is dual sim compatible. EDIT: 'Dual SIM' - simply gives the user the option to use two different numbers in one handset. It's a users choice - not mandatory.
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Can prepaid ATT sim cards work on unlocked cell phones?

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Yes unlocked phones can be used on AT&T pre paid sim, but data services will not work unless you have a data plan. Make sure its a unlocked GSM phone
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What cell phone carriers use sim cards?

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AT&T Wireless (formerly Cingular Wireless) Centennial wireless T-Mobile Any others? Feel free to add it!
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Do virgin mobile phones take sim cards?

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At least some of their phones are do; all of their smart phones do and a few of the standard handsets use them as well. For proof, see the following link on the Virgin Mobile site for "How to activate your new SIM card." http://www.virginmobile.com/vm/activateNewSimCard.do?contentId=activate.new.sim.card.howdoi.sm663
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How do you change SIM cards?

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Usually you open up the back of your phone and your sim card is being held in a holder, sometimes you may have to remove the battery if it's in the way. You take that sim card out and put in your new one. Sometimes phones take a minute or two to load with the new sim card. If you do that, it should load the sim cards information and regular phone number, unless it is a sim card from a different service provider, which in that case it may not work and show errors. Answer If your phone has one, turn off the power, remove the battery and typically the sim card is behind the battery. Often a clip or slide holds the sim card in place so you may need to examine it to figure out how to remove the sim card. YOU TAKE IT OUT AND PUT A DIFFERENT ONE IN!
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Can you buy a Motorola V180 phone off eBay and switch SIM cards or do you have to go through your provider to get everything changed?

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The answer is Yes and No, as stupid as it sounds. Each phone is built for a specific SIM Card. Some phones are multi-Sim meaning they use any Sim Card. If the Motorola your'e buying was a previous Contract Phone, make sure the company it was used was the same Sim Card manufacturer as yours. If you buy the phone and it doesn't accept your Sim Card, go to a local mobile phone shop, or supplier and seek assistance, this usually comes for a small charge.