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    Getting T-Mobile Iphone to work on Tracfone

    Is it as easy as buying the sim and the $20/month plan from the website and just put the sim in when it arrives?
    Will the $20/month plan already be on the sim?
    Just plug and play?
    The phone is an SE and passed the Compatibility test.

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    you mention its from T-Mobile, is the iPhone unlocked ? online compatibility checkers do not check unlock status but rather assume the device is unlocked, unlock status needs to be checked on the device itself

    when you go to settings - general - about under 'Carrier Lock' it needs to say 'No SIM restrictions'

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    They have a BYOP SIM kit with both VZW and TMO so you can choose your network.

    Phone must be SIM unlocked though

    Yes when you activate you just enter the PIN for the plan you selected.

    If you like it you can learn how to get a full year for like $30-40

    PayGo GBs are $10, but there are UNL plans that come with 24GB pre-loaded.

    Not for very heavy data users though

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    Quote Originally Posted by robbyrobby View Post
    you mention its from T-Mobile, is the iPhone unlocked ? online compatibility checkers do not check unlock status but rather assume the device is unlocked, unlock status needs to be checked on the device itself

    when you go to settings - general - about under 'Carrier Lock' it needs to say 'No SIM restrictions'
    Will have the phone owner check that.
    Thanks for the helpl

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulCrawhorne View Post
    They have a BYOP SIM kit with both VZW and TMO so you can choose your network.

    Phone must be SIM unlocked though

    Yes when you activate you just enter the PIN for the plan you selected.

    If you like it you can learn how to get a full year for like $30-40

    PayGo GBs are $10, but there are UNL plans that come with 24GB pre-loaded.

    Not for very heavy data users though
    Will be choosing the VZ network since it's suppose to be the best.
    Will make sure it's unlocked.
    Please explain "full year for $30-40"
    She only use 1.5 Gigs last month so 2 Gigs a month will be good enough.

    One last question, how do I get the referral reward?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ken1908 View Post
    Will be choosing the VZ network since it's suppose to be the best.
    Will make sure it's unlocked.
    Please explain "full year for $30-40"
    She only use 1.5 Gigs last month so 2 Gigs a month will be good enough.

    One last question, how do I get the referral reward?
    You can get a year of service by buying a phone from from QVC or HSN, activating it and then transferring to the phone you already have but that won't get you 2GB a month. QVC or HSN Tracfones usually come with a year of service and 1500 or 1200 minutes, texts and MB of data but it's for the whole year not per month. You can get the referral reward by signing up for rewards and then using someone's reward code within 14 days.
    Sign up for Tracfone rewards and get free points using referral number LQYA-4A53. Thanks!

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    There are UNL bundles that include a year + 24GBs but a bit more expensive.

    Current examples in other threads recently updated.

    But best to get started with a normal $20 monthly, gives you time to understand how stressful TF hoops can be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulCrawhorne View Post
    ...But best to get started with a normal $20 monthly, gives you time to understand how stressful TF hoops can be.
    Possibly could be the truest statement ever.
    Visible (by Verizon) receive $20 off the first month. Please Private Message me for referral code.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 54321ZERO View Post
    You can get a year of service by buying a phone from from QVC or HSN, activating it and then transferring to the phone you already have but that won't get you 2GB a month. QVC or HSN Tracfones usually come with a year of service and 1500 or 1200 minutes, texts and MB of data but it's for the whole year not per month. You can get the referral reward by signing up for rewards and then using someone's reward code within 14 days.
    Thanks for the help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulCrawhorne View Post
    There are UNL bundles that include a year + 24GBs but a bit more expensive.

    Current examples in other threads recently updated.

    But best to get started with a normal $20 monthly, gives you time to understand how stressful TF hoops can be.
    I hope the new TF user won't have any issues.
    Thanks for the help.

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