1. jaimbot's Avatar
    I was thinking of getting an unlocked at&t 9700(i am on rogers) i have read around and people say in order to get 3g and calls to work is if u have a 3040 sim card not the new 4000 ones. i looked on my sim card and the middle column has the numbers 00511...? i looked at all the rows and it does not have a 3 or 4 thousands. will that work on 3g with calls or no? i got the sim about 10 months ago
    01-14-10 10:26 AM
  2. GKang's Avatar
    You have to get the sim card 3040, you can get it online. You probably misread the number, you might got the xxxx xxxx 4000 xxxx, but you have to get something like that xxxx xxxx 3040 xxxx , or whatever resemblance it.

    I got my bold 9700 from At&T unlock and luckily i had my old sim card, i pop it in and have my 3G , works super fine for me and no problem


    More info regarding the sim, look in the crackberry search or google, but don"t worry about it! it will work if you get a sim card of 3040 series
    01-14-10 07:39 PM
  3. jaimbot's Avatar
    i just looked at the bottom of my sim card and its a U0.2 sim card. Will that work for an unlocked at*t bold 9700 with 3g and calls?
    01-15-10 05:05 PM
  4. GKang's Avatar
    Unfortunately it won't work on your Bold 9700 for the 3G phone calls and sms. I had the same sim card and downgrade to the 3040 series.

    The U0.2 sim card is the newer version, a 4000 series.

    But since you are buying the bold thru the internet, at the same moment get the sim card 3040 over ebay, it cost $25. Usually rogers sell it for $40.

    Here is the link

    *Brand New* Rogers 3040 Old Version SIM Card on eBay.ca (item 280423224295 end time 11-Feb-10 13:13:09 EST)

    Let me knoe if everything is fine!
    01-15-10 10:18 PM
  5. shabbs's Avatar
    You have to get the sim card 3040, you can get it online.
    Just curious, I've got an old SIM card being used in my Curve 8900 now with Rogers that I've had for many many years going back to a Motorola V551 GSM phone. It's got a 3030 number in it but it's got 5 sets of digits.

    ie: xxxx xxxx 3030 xxxx xxxx

    Any significance to that?
    01-16-10 07:31 AM
  6. GKang's Avatar
    Hey Shabbs! well after reviewing my two last message I notice that i only made 4 digits. Actually it is 5 as you mention and is the right one!

    The 3030 series is working on a 32K such as the 3040 series, and the newer one such as the 4000, is working on a 64k. They are just series, made to be adjust with your phone on that year. like 4 or 6 years ago, the data wasn't that big, and cost alot, with the time they discover better technology and faster data, so they have to make faster and stronger sim card, and come out with the 4000 series. Maybe with the new 4G technology, sim cards will get into 40xx something. As long you blackberry works well in calls, sms, data and acquire good reception and or 3G.

    01-18-10 03:05 PM
  7. bold007's Avatar
    i just looked at the bottom of my sim card and its a U0.2 sim card. Will that work for an unlocked at*t bold 9700 with 3g and calls?
    I had this sim and it worked for me almost a month. I was on 423 OS. Then when I downgraded to 405 I had the problem.

    Anyone can confirm if the new simcard won't work right away??? Mine was good as said???

    Thanks
    01-24-10 01:03 PM
  8. CarrierUnlock's Avatar
    We can unlock hte 9700 ATT for you.
    Not what he was asking, try and stay on point with what the OP is asking.
    01-24-10 03:48 PM
  9. CellUnlock.net's Avatar
    I had this sim and it worked for me almost a month. I was on 423 OS. Then when I downgraded to 405 I had the problem.

    Anyone can confirm if the new simcard won't work right away??? Mine was good as said???

    Thanks
    The SIM card should work if the phone is unlocked. Some have reported though that new SIM cards were giving them errors.

    What message do you get when you try to make a call?
    01-24-10 06:03 PM
  10. bold007's Avatar
    The SIM card should work if the phone is unlocked. Some have reported though that new SIM cards were giving them errors.

    What message do you get when you try to make a call?

    Well actually I got the code from you. My 4000 sim worked almost a month, since I got the phone. I have an issue with the red phone button, I cannot turn on the phone with the red button. I have to do a battery pull. So because of this I upgrade from 423 to 442 then downgrade to 405. All 3 I have the same red button issue, unable to turn on the phone. But on 405 I cannot make phone call getting sim tool error. Since then I switched sim card a 3040 series, now everything is fine.
    I did upgrade back to 423 now. I did borrow a 4000 sim, I was able to make calls. Anyway I am on a 3040 card now.

    Any comment on the power on issue? It is a at&t bold. Thanks.

    Bold007
    01-29-10 11:33 PM
  11. CellUnlock.net's Avatar
    Well actually I got the code from you. My 4000 sim worked almost a month, since I got the phone. I have an issue with the red phone button, I cannot turn on the phone with the red button. I have to do a battery pull. So because of this I upgrade from 423 to 442 then downgrade to 405. All 3 I have the same red button issue, unable to turn on the phone. But on 405 I cannot make phone call getting sim tool error. Since then I switched sim card a 3040 series, now everything is fine.
    I did upgrade back to 423 now. I did borrow a 4000 sim, I was able to make calls. Anyway I am on a 3040 card now.

    Any comment on the power on issue? It is a at&t bold. Thanks.

    Bold007
    Thanks for the info! Are you sure you are not having a device failure? have others reported same problem?
    01-30-10 10:52 AM
  12. bold007's Avatar
    Thanks for the info! Are you sure you are not having a device failure? have others reported same problem?
    I did post but no response. Funny thing is this red phone button works on the other functions... like ending phone call..etc..

    Right now I am using auto on/off

    You may be right, device failure. I bought the phone in us and I am in Toronto, believe will be a pain to go thru warranty. Anyway not a big deal phone and other stuffs works.

    The other thing that is not working is the soft reboot, used to. But other members have that issue also.

    Thanks.
    01-30-10 11:48 AM
  13. CellUnlock.net's Avatar
    True, it wouldn't bother me either because I never turn my phone off
    01-30-10 01:09 PM
  14. TheRemoteUnlockercom's Avatar
    I have to say...I never turned off my phone for fear of missing something lol, but ever since I started using Quickpull Lite, BB runs smoother than ever! Automatically does a reboot at 4am everyday!
    01-31-10 01:08 AM
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