1. whabam10's Avatar
    i unlocked this phone.. ithink
    every sim card ive tried has an sos instead of bars and when i type mepd in everything is disabled!
    my phone is still under contract could that be the problem?
    04-14-11 03:19 PM
  2. saudadeii's Avatar
    No. If it says disabled, your phone is unlocked. Make sure the Mobile Network is on.

    What network were you on before unlocking? What network are you trying to get on? Does your original SIM work?
    04-14-11 03:24 PM
  3. whabam10's Avatar
    ATT&T idc any network but the sim im using is just to test its a tracfone
    my original sim says sim not provisioned
    04-14-11 03:39 PM
  4. murz's Avatar
    ATT&T idc any network but the sim im using is just to test its a tracfone
    my original sim says sim not provisioned
    Might be worth a look here mate.

    http://forums.crackberry.com/f83/sim...ned-2-a-94090/

    Hope this helps
    04-14-11 03:53 PM
  5. saudadeii's Avatar
    What phone did your original SIM come from? Does that one still work?
    04-14-11 04:14 PM
  6. whabam10's Avatar
    it came from a tracphone
    im starting to think its the sim card
    where can i buy a gsm sim card
    04-14-11 06:12 PM
  7. whabam10's Avatar
    or if any of you wanna buy this phone let me kno
    04-14-11 06:17 PM
  8. tbrenn's Avatar
    it came from a tracphone
    im starting to think its the sim card
    where can i buy a gsm sim card
    Go to your carrier, and get a SIM for your account.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    04-14-11 06:20 PM
  9. whabam10's Avatar
    all carriers have gsm sim cards?
    04-14-11 06:21 PM
  10. tbrenn's Avatar
    Not all do, some are on completely different networks... Who is YOUR phone carrier??? You can't just put in a sim card with no account attached, and magically expect the device to work... Unlocking the device let you use a different SIM then who the phone was locked (branded to).

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    04-14-11 06:25 PM
  11. whabam10's Avatar
    sorry im new at this lol
    is there anyway that you kno of tht i can get unlimited text, web, and calling
    or at least unlimited text?
    i was locked to att&t
    now idc what it goes to as long as i can get unlimited text and web with calling
    04-14-11 06:30 PM
  12. whabam10's Avatar
    if you can help me out i can give you some money thru paypal
    04-14-11 06:33 PM
  13. tbrenn's Avatar
    sorry im new at this lol
    is there anyway that you kno of tht i can get unlimited text, web, and calling
    or at least unlimited text?
    i was locked to att&t
    now idc what it goes to as long as i can get unlimited text and web with calling
    All that depends on your monthly plan with your carrier. You will have to do some shopping around. Find a GSM carrier, with network frequencies/bands suppored by the torch. Open an account with them, and get a sim card. Pop in your sim card, and if the device is properly unlocked, it should work fine, with maybe minimal troubleshooting / updating service books.

    All the features you are looking for will depend on the plan with the carrier you choose... Again, Unlocking the device let's you move to a different carrier, but will not enable any special network abilities

    I.E. If you unlock a rogers torch, and move to a telus plan/sim, it will act as if you had a telus torch etc...

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    04-14-11 06:35 PM
  14. tbrenn's Avatar
    If you were locked to att, why not just call them and see what plans they have available??? Seeing as you have an accounta/sim already?

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    04-14-11 06:36 PM
  15. whabam10's Avatar
    the phone was under contract i couldnt keep up with the bill
    04-14-11 06:38 PM
  16. whabam10's Avatar
    ok im trying to sell this phone, im selling it to my friend for 200, unless you guys wanna buy this phone, whats the best plan
    04-14-11 06:42 PM
  17. tbrenn's Avatar
    Get a prepaid plan/sim

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    04-16-11 10:28 PM
  18. Branta's Avatar
    i unlocked this phone.. ithink
    every sim card ive tried has an sos instead of bars and when i type mepd in everything is disabled!
    my phone is still under contract could that be the problem?
    There is something not asked/answered here but I can't see what. Your phone should be unlocked and should work with a SIM from any network. the fact that you are seeing "SOS" probably means you have a working SIM/phone combination but there is no network signal for the SIM's home network, or you are not permitted to access the network for billable calls.

    I suggest you test with a known good SIM. Get a prepay with minimum credit just to prove the phone works.
    04-18-11 04:56 PM
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