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    Is there a difference between plan & prepaid phones?

    A friend is asking for advise. She was with Sun Com which is now t-mobile. Her old phone is due for a replacement. She has a plan which is month by month (no longer undercontract as I understand it). Instead of buying a new plan phone and getting locked into a contract, can she buy a prepaid phone and just put her SIM in?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbusguy
    A friend is asking for advise. She was with Sun Com which is now t-mobile. Her old phone is due for a replacement. She has a plan which is month by month (no longer undercontract as I understand it). Instead of buying a new plan phone and getting locked into a contract, can she buy a prepaid phone and just put her SIM in?
    Yes, she can just buy a prepaid phone and put her postpaid/monthly SIM card into it.
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    Yes, thankyou. That was my first thought and I see some good, cheap deals available.

    I will pass this along.

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    She might need a new SIM card if her old SIM is a Suncom card

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    I friend of mines was in SunCom Puerto Rico and he still hasa the same plan and has had it for about 4 years. Hejust bought a BB online ans inserted his SunCom Chip and it worked. The BB was for T-Mobile only and worked like a charm!

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    I'll tell her to ask first but I figure the sales person either won't know or want to set her up with a whole new package

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    Yes you can buy a prepaid and just pop you Suncom SIM into it... orf buy an unlocked device off of ebay.
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    I am glad that God is not like cell phone coverage. He does not hide behind mountains or loose us down long windy roads. The Lord levels mountains, and He makes our paths straight!

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