How to add prepaid ATT/T-Mobile Sim card?

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  1. Inukami macrumors 6502

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    Anyone know how to add a prepaid sim card to a jailbreak/no carrier 3G Iphone.
     
  2. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Anyone know how prepaid SIMs work? Do they stop mid-call once you've reached your limit (preferable) or do they continue and charge you over?
     
  3. illidian macrumors 6502

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    As far as T-Mobile, you'll have to unlock it. And the 3G iPhone has not yet been unlocked.

    I'm not sure if this would even work with AT&T, as the no-contract 3G iPhones are not yet available.
     
  4. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    What about the actual iPhone? I mean, the original.
     
  5. Inukami thread starter macrumors 6502

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    can't you just jailbreak it?
     
  6. illidian macrumors 6502

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    I don't believe this applies to the topic. See (underlined) OP:

    The 2G iPhone has been unlocked and should fully support a prepaid SIM.
     
  7. illidian macrumors 6502

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    You need to UNLOCK to work on unsupported plans/carriers.
     
  8. Inukami thread starter macrumors 6502

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    So jailbreaking doesn't allow that huh. Btw doesn't the PwnageTool unlock iphone?
     
  9. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Well, I'm adding it to this topic so as to avoid starting a new thread. So how do prepaid SIMs work in general?

    Only the first iPhone so far.
     
  10. illidian macrumors 6502

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    It can unlock the 2G iPhone if you want it to, but the 3G iPhone is currently unable to be unlocked.

    Sorry, I wasn't sure what exactly you were getting at.

    I'm not exactly sure how prepaid SIM cards work because I've never used one. But it only makes sense to me that once your money/texts/minutes are up, the phone won't be able to perform those functions. If you're in the middle of a call - your time is up, too bad.

    However, this is only speculation on my part on what appears logical to me.
     
  11. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    That's what I was thinking, and it sounds logical to me, too... thanks.
     
  12. Namikaze macrumors member

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    can I activate a prepaid sim card using the iphone or would I have to use an actual prepaid phone to activate
     
  13. Inukami thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I think prepaid sim card, thats what they are made for LOL. What i want to know is for the old generation Iphone, how do you do it!!!!! Whats the software used or w/e!
     
  14. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Pwnage doesn't yet, and the other is a sold version of the Dev Team's work.
     
  15. Inukami thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Iphone Sim free

    Is it possible to download Iphone Sim free software or did they make it locked or per customer so you have to buy it o_O? Any way to get it off the internet somewhere else?
     
  16. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Yeah, get the non-stolen, free version from the Dev Team's site.
     
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