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    I broke my old, faithful Nokia 8210 the other week and now need a new phone. I am on T-Mobile pay as you go and like the look of the Sony Ericsson T610. I want to keep my old number and therefore dont want to change sim-cards and so i have to stay on T-Mobile.

    If I buy it on T-mobile it costs me ~£150 but if i get it on orange i can get it for ~£110 -----------> http://www.directprepayphones.co.uk/...a&filter_id=59

    So is it possible to buy the mobile on orange and then just bung in my T-Mobile sim-card. Would it still work? cos that would save me £40!
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    you would probably need the phone reprogrammed.
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    (Original post by Dil)
    I broke my old, faithful Nokia 8210 the other week and now need a new phone. I am on T-Mobile pay as you go and like the look of the Sony Ericsson T610. I want to keep my old number and therefore dont want to change sim-cards and so i have to stay on T-Mobile.

    If I buy it on T-mobile it costs me ~£150 but if i get it on orange i can get it for ~£110 -----------> http://www.directprepayphones.co.uk/...a&filter_id=59

    So is it possible to buy the mobile on orange and then just bung in my T-Mobile sim-card. Would it still work? cos that would save me £40!
    You could get the phone unlocked for about £10-£20 depending on where you go, doing this however voids the warrenty, and Orange are notorius for placing their logo/comapny branding on their phones, apart from this your fine.
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    Ok thanks guys. I don't really care about the logo thing or the warranty... so I need to get my phone unlocked first? Where can I get that done?
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    Well, if you get a Nokia phone, I know someone on this other forum who provides free unlocking codes.
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    i often see lots of shops offering to unlock phones..

    my brother has that phone from orange-it is really good
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    (Original post by Dil)
    I broke my old, faithful Nokia 8210 the other week and now need a new phone. I am on T-Mobile pay as you go and like the look of the Sony Ericsson T610. I want to keep my old number and therefore dont want to change sim-cards and so i have to stay on T-Mobile.

    If I buy it on T-mobile it costs me ~£150 but if i get it on orange i can get it for ~£110 -----------> http://www.directprepayphones.co.uk/...a&filter_id=59

    So is it possible to buy the mobile on orange and then just bung in my T-Mobile sim-card. Would it still work? cos that would save me £40!
    I have the sony ericsson T610. Its a good phone, has it has a big colour screen, a camera and polyphonic ringtones.

    But the bad pointers are - texting is slow due to the keypad and it doesnt have alot of memory. Also you cant use the camera to zoom.
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    You can get any fone chipped from some dodgy place for about a tenner, and then you can use all network sims
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    (Original post by BlueAngel)
    You can get any fone chipped from some dodgy place for about a tenner, and then you can use all network sims
    Ah cunning, thanks for your help everyone
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    I've got a similar problem. I bought a new Nokia phone, which it says is unlocked to all networks, but neither my O2 or Tesco Mobile sim cards work in it. Anyone know anything about this?
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    does anyone no whether or not all sim cards work for a phone purchased on contract?
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    Isn't there some code you can get off the net for free which unlocks phones? I know someone who did that....
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    tons of sites offering unlocking codes........... what do u mean by 'unlocking 'ur phone??
 
 
 
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