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Old 05-12-2006, 3:28 PM
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Using A UK Phone In The US

Hi, I'm planning on buying a Nokia N73, however, in a few months time I'm planning to move to the United States. The question I'm wondering about is, can I place a US simm card into a UK mobile phone? Thanks.
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Old 06-12-2006, 8:04 AM
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You will find that most handsets are locked out to other sim cards from other networks, although an unlock code can be obtained from your network provider although expect tp pay an admin free.

You could always buy the fone offline from somewhere like the carfone warehouse or if its available on pre pay still buy it as carfone do not lock out the handsets !

Also when a uk network purchases a handset from someone like Nokia they also tend to plant their own firmware onto it. This could cause a problem when you use an american sim card ,and the services they provide.

Good luck with the move.

WoW what an adventure
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Old 06-12-2006, 4:51 PM
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i have a phone which says inactive sim, and i beleive is blocked. I have been told it would work in America with an American sim card is this true?
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:55 AM
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You can't use an US SIM on your UK mobile unless it is unlocked. Anyway unlocking is ain't a big task. You can unlock your Nokia N73 safer and easier using unlock code. You can get the unlock code for your mobile from Super Unlock Codes at low cost with easy unlocking guide.
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