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01-29-2012, 07:16 PM #1My iPhone 4 and AT&T Prepaid goPhone [Please Help]
Thank you for reading my thread and attempting to help me.
Here is my situation:
I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 running iOS 5.0.1 that was previously activated with a regular iPhone plan. I upgraded to a new iPhone 4S and had my account transferred to that phone. My friend is in need of a phone so we got the $50/mo unlimited prepaid plan. We had it turned onto a regular sim in a brick and mortar AT&t store. At home I cut the sim into a micro sim and placed it in the no longer active iPhone 4. It instantly recognized the sim and showed AT8T service. I am able to place and receive calls flawlessly. At this point I am incapable of using data on the phone. I have read articles and seen videos on youtube where people have accomplished this, but I have yet to be successful with it. I have also read that its just plain not possible and you have to add data to the account.
Help my with solutions please:
So is there a way to get the data on that plan to work; if not?
Of the people that add data plans I see people quoting different prices for different amounts of data. Some people say the $25 plan for 500mb and some people say $30 for 3GB. Can I use the "DataConnect 3GB for iPad" plan?
Help me come up with my best option. I appreciate your time!
01-31-2012, 06:47 PM #2
From what I have read on these forums you cannot get data to work on that $50 unlimited plan. You will need to do what I am doing and add the separate data plan. Under the prepaid section you can buy either the $5 for 10mb (yeah right), $15 for 100mb, or $25 for 500mb of data. As far as I know you can't get the ipad plan to work, but I'd gladly pay a little more for 3gb rather than swapping between the 500 and 100 plans each month.
02-21-2012, 10:24 AM #3
Did you activate the sim in the iphone?
02-22-2012, 08:11 AM #4
03-07-2012, 06:26 PM #5
Same situation sorta. Iphone on $50 unlimited no data threw at&t. But is there any other companys that will work? I have seen tmobile $50 unlimited data calls text. Virgin just came out with a $35 data and text... Gophone, tracphone... The list goes on..whats everyone using? Standard at&t plans? Any input will be appriciated?
03-07-2012, 06:36 PM #6
03-07-2012, 07:42 PM #7
I'm using gophone, $25 for 500mb data, almost never use it as a phone so minutes aren't an issue.
03-07-2012, 07:51 PM #8
06-25-2012, 09:34 AM #9
I took the same route as zoltan1600 prepaid but with h2o same as att
06-25-2012, 02:57 PM #10