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Thread: Prepaid Options?
07-10-2009, 03:36 PM #1Prepaid Options?
I currently use T-mobil prepaid on a old motorola phone. I get 10cent/min voice and the free useless tzones (ringtone downloads, plus a few info sites). The phone gets very little use.
Is there some way to use the sim in an iphone? I would mainly use it on wifi, but would like to use the edge network occasionally when wifi isn't available. Voice use would be minimal.
07-11-2009, 10:04 AM #2
Yes, you can use an iPhone with a prepaid SIM as long as it is Jailbroken and Activated.
You will need to subscribe to Sidekick Services, which is $1/day or else you won't get EDGE. Make sure to set the APN to hiptop.tmobile.com and leave the username and password blank.
07-11-2009, 05:46 PM #3
does sidekick plan need special sim? or will any tmobile prepay sim work? also does sidekick plan include mms? sry for so many questions but I need to get away from AT&T I can't afford it.
07-11-2009, 10:02 PM #4
07-11-2009, 10:04 PM #5
I have been using my T-mobile prepaid sim for years in my iPhone.
07-15-2009, 08:48 AM #6
thanks!!!!!! I'll give it a try soon. I hope I can get service where I work. so it doesn't say do they charge you for mms. if so I could just email pics just like I do on AT&T right?
sry to bug again but do I need a sidekick imei?
Last edited by hurstolds83; 07-15-2009 at 08:48 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
07-15-2009, 02:49 PM #7
Last edited by madrich; 07-15-2009 at 03:09 PM.
07-15-2009, 05:01 PM #8
thanks so much!!!! I'm gonna try the sidekick plan as I live at work lol. gotta b able to surf the web and get payed