1. williamhuds's Avatar
    what would happen if i were to put my friends att sim card in my vz storm??
    06-01-09 04:48 PM
  2. pkn068's Avatar
    You get pregnant....
    06-01-09 05:00 PM
  3. williamhuds's Avatar
    would i get little network babys?
    ive always wanted to be a baby daddy
    06-01-09 05:00 PM
  4. decentfreak's Avatar
    you could run it on ATT if your sim card slot is unlocked.
    06-01-09 05:11 PM
  5. williamhuds's Avatar
    how do you mean?
    so if i just turn my phone to gsm or whatever its called
    and my friends sim is in
    would i start calling and what not using his Number??
    06-01-09 05:15 PM
  6. skwij's Avatar
    Nope, he's on a different network, and his sim is tied to his phone.

    HOWEVER, if your Storm is UNLOCKED, you can use any sim in it. Storms aren't unlocked by default.
    06-01-09 08:17 PM
  7. williamhuds's Avatar
    are you sure?? like i thought sims were the identifiers not the phone?
    06-01-09 08:19 PM
  8. skwij's Avatar
    Yes the Sim is the identifier, but it's on your buddy's network/phone!

    The ONLY way you can use a different network's SIM card is if your phone is unlocked.

    Go ahead and try it. I can just about guarantee that it won't work. He'd have to add your phone to his plan for it to work "out of the box".
    06-01-09 08:35 PM
  9. williamhuds's Avatar
    well thanks for the responses!
    06-01-09 08:36 PM
  10. patches152's Avatar
    basically the part that was left out is that VZW/CDMA carriers don't use SIM cards to store programming. its in the device memory. the SIM card is for GSM networks...and the storm is capable of using GSM network while roaming int'l...the "unlock" can override that, and allow domestic use of GSM carrier's SIM cards for service.
    06-01-09 08:52 PM