Possible to "switch off" between 2 iphone 4s'?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by rever3nce, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. rever3nce macrumors 6502a


    Apr 6, 2011
    I recently got another iphone 4s from a family member that wanted something different, therefore I now have 2 iphone 4s'. I wanna use the one I got just as a "backup" , ex. going fishing or working on the hard etc. Question is, Can I just pop in and out my micro sim card without causing a problem to either the sim or iphone?

    Sorry for such an odd question, Just don't wanna mess anything up. Thanks
  2. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    The carriers would not be happy about it and it probably won't even work.
  3. YsoSerious macrumors 6502


    Oct 8, 2008
    I don't see a problem with doing it. I used to do it long ago going to College and working construction during the summer. Had a rugged phone for work and a play phone.
  4. nostresshere macrumors 68030

    Dec 30, 2010
    Though the idea of having a "work" phone might be a good one, it does not seem to make sense here. They are both the same phone - 4s - right?

    Why not just stick with one. If you bust it up, you then have the other.

    I see many reasons to avoid this. Phone history. Loaded apps. Etc. Etc etc.

    Meanwhile, did this family member have to pay to get out of their contract on the 4s?

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