Both phones are from Verizon, not on the same plan though. But that's the beauty of the unlocked phone: You're not tied to a single carrier for two whole years. Just keep in mind it'll probably take at least a few days for the kit to arrive in the mail. It's a pain, but the fastest way to get through right now with them is by going into a store. Hi can someone please help me? Yes, and it will work with iTunes too, allowing you to buy and synch music and apps from the App Store. Received a bill from V even though i never activated with verizon sim. No idea if there is a T-Mobile store close by.
Your friend should also restore the iPhone before giving it to you so all his data is erased. As it turns out, my phone number was not transferred so now I need to get back on the phone to make that happen. Has anyone been able to activate a Verizon iPhone 5 with a non-Verizon sim card? Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 0 May 30, 2019 1 May 9, 2018 2 Apr 5, 2018 1 Aug 19, 2017 1 Dec 26, 2016 1 Nov 22, 2016 3 Jun 27, 2016 2 Mar 16, 2016 1 Jul 27, 2015 1 Jul 12, 2015 1 Jun 2, 2015 0 Oct 21, 2014 0 Oct 21, 2014 0 Oct 21, 2014 3 Oct 20, 2014 1 May 30, 2014 1 Dec 26, 2013 1 Aug 31, 2012 1 Feb 25, 2012 G 1 Aug 30, 2010. I still didn't have service. Once the phone reboots it will then connect to T-Mobile. My other alternative is to visit a store.
This time, I had a very difficult conversation with a heavily accented woman, who seemed to be working from a script natch and got totally thrown when I diverted her from it. No more two-year phone contracts. After a 7-minute wait on hold, a heavily accented gent who I could barely understand told me, sure enough, I'd need to talk to the Prepaid Department, and transferred me over there. I have kept my old number with my new sim and so waited for my signal to go on my tmobile sim which it did this morning. Once connected to the network, tap Next. I don't have a Verizon sim.
The model a1688 is the same mode that is sold for Verizon, so the phone will work on Verizon no problem. Finally, if you don't mind waiting a bit, you can head to. I need a little help here!! To save the shipping time, I asked what if I just went to a store? When transferring information from an Android to an iPhone may not be compatible. I mean, I know what it means, but it makes no sense. For your iPhone , you can use it with T-Mobile by having it unlocked first and then activating it.
These phones are locked to a monthly contract but it is possible to use another service provider if your contract expires. My iPhone 6 arrived without one. I have tried putting my old sim back in and the same thing happens. In the end, it seemed like everything was all set -- but I still found myself without a confirmation number, any kind of T-Mobile account information, or even a phone number to call for updates. The Verizon iPhone 5 is sold unlocked so you shouldn't have any problem inserting a foreign nano-sim into it and having it recognized. That's what happened to me.
Before you hit submit put the sim back in the phone. It doesn't work when switching from another network. I have the same problem too! There is no charge to get a new sim card if you go to a corporate store. . I know how frustrating this can be, but I do have an article for you that should give you some options that will help you address the issue: Thanks for coming to the Apple Support Communities! If you ordered a T-Mobile iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, share your activation story in the comments. We recommend that you Enable Location Services, then tap Next. Somebody dropped the ball on that one and I'll blame Apple.
Today I received a brand new iPhone 6 that I ordered via Apple's website. Whatever the case, I suspect anyone new to T-Mobile will run into the same head-scratcher: Got the iPhone 6; now what? Instructions not included Because calling customer-service departments ranks up there with getting a tooth filled, I went to T-Mobile's Web site. When I turned my phone back on 20 seconds later, voicemails and text messages started pouring in. But anyway I switched to the iPhone 6 model I have. You can find the nearest store location here. Note to anyone who might be porting a number from Virgin Mobile: You'll need to supply T-Mo with your Virgin Mobile account number, and the only way to get that number is to call Virgin Mobile.
Thanks in advance for your help with this!! After a Google search, I did find -- but the first thing it asks for is an activation code, which was nowhere to be found. However, I received my phone from the Verizon store after the customer rep dealt with the account, so technically, I guess you could say it was already activated. That's when it got really terrible. I was an existing T-mobile customer, switching from a Windows phone to an iPhone6. Apple Did you preorder a T-Mobile iPhone 6 or 6 Plus from Apple? Both Apple and T-mobile should exert a little bit of effort here. I frequently had to repeat myself, and she frequently asked questions that didn't pertain to what I wanted -- which was simply to create a new line of service and port my existing number. If you want to use the iPhone just as an iPod touch without phone service, read the section immediately below.
Although the iPhone 6 isn't listed um, what? I called Customer Service during the day but I didn't have the box with me at work and was told to call back. T-Mobile If you didn't slog through my story, the key takeaway is this: For new customers, the fastest way to get your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus activated on T-Mobile is to take it to a proper T-Mobile store by which I mean a standalone store, not one shoehorned into a Costco, Walmart, or the like. Mhendrickson, transferring from one type device to another can be a daunting task. An unlocked iPhone can be a hassle, however. Once you find a phone number, you can contact them that way, or if you find a store near you and wish to physically go there, you may do that as well. This is by far the easiest way to activate and reuse an old iPhone. Doing this is going to allow your iPhone to pick up the network of T-Mobile.