iPad Help for when selling a cellular iPad


macrumors newbie
Original poster
Mar 31, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
When selling a cellular iPad, can the new owner activate it on whatever network they want with the current SIM card, or do they need to now get a new SIM card for the carrier they want?

I plan on selling my old iPad Air 2 which is currently on a prepaid Sprint plan.

I know I have to erase the iPad before I sell it.

Is there anything else I should do?



macrumors 6502
Apr 6, 2017
I do not believe that SIM cards can be re-used, and the new owner would need to get a SIM card from their data provider.
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