Any provider of wireless voice, paging or data service should be considered a cell phone carrier. Some examples are iPhone and iPad with 3G as well as the various hardware for connecting computers to a wireless network operated by a carrier, especially if it uses longer range radio frequencies than ...

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Enable iPhone Voicemail Divert

I have an iPhone 4 running iOs 6.1.3. I have just switched from O2-UK to T-Mobile. O2 supported Visual Voicemail and T-Mobile does not (at present) I have set up my voicemail by dialling 222. ...
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Can I use a straight talk iPhone on Verizon's network?

Can I use a straight talk iPhone (prepaid) on another carrier's network - specifically Verizon? My understanding is that such a phone comes factory unlocked, so it should be possible.
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Where can one find the meid of an iOS Device? (in particular an iPad)

I'm getting 4G on my iPad 2 and the Sales Rep for Verizon said that I needed to text him the meid, where in iOS might I find this meid?
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Will an AT&T iPad purchased from Best Buy US work in india?

I am planning to purchase iPad Mini wifi + cellular from Best Buy. The Best Buy representatives were not sure it will work in India with different service provider or not. They are selling iPad with ...
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Is it possible to use a Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 with any other carrier or Pay-Per-Use carrier?

This is probably seems like a FAQ but I haven't seen anything definitive as of today. I have a CDMA-Only Verizon iPhone 4 (not a 4S) that recently came off contract. I'm aware that it's CDMA only ...
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Can I get a 4G data plan for my unlocked iPhone 5 in the US?

I have a factory unlocked iPhone 5 bought from my home country. I'll be travelling to the US, and I was wondering if I can get a short 4G data plan (six months) from any carrier in the US? Last year, ...
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iPad mini model 1454 not supported LTE

today I went to my services provider to get the 4G network to my iPad mini and I was just knowing that the 4G will not working with ipad mini model A1454 except in USA and Canada what should I do to ...
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iPhone: once unlocked, always unlocked?

I got an iPhone from a telco carrier two years ago, as at that time, I didn't really know whether I bought the phone unlocked or was it locked to that specific carrier. All I knew was, I change my ...
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Comparing iPad mini data plans; Why choose AT&T, it has fewer countries and is more expensive?

I'm trying to choose between the various data plans for an iPad Mini. Based on this chart it appears that the ATT model (A1454) only works in North/South America, while model A1455 is supported ...
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Why does AT&T claim I used more data than my iPhone does?

I reset my data usage in Settings (iPhone 4s) at the start of every billing cycle. Every month I near my data limit of 2GB so it's important to me to be careful of this number. However it seems like ...
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Switching to Straight Talk From T-Mobile on an iPhone 5

I am at my wit's end trying to get my wife's iPhone 5 switched from T-Mobile to straight talk. Just about a month ago my wife's old cellphone was reaching a breaking point, so she decided to get an ...
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Unlocked iPhone 5 on Verizon

I just bought an unlocked iPhone 5 and I already own an iPhone 5 on Verizon. I am transferring the cellular service from my old iPhone 5 to the new iPhone 5 which, from my knowledge, just involves ...
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Is is possible to move a Verizon iPhone 4s to another US cellular carrier?

Is it possible to use a Verizon iPhone 4S on another US carrier, such as GSM AT&T or T-mobile or CDMA Sprint, etc? And why if not? Assuming the devices has been legitimately unlocked via the ...
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Updating to iOS 6.1 disables cellular FaceTime?

FaceTime over AT&T's 4G (you know, 3G) on my iPhone 4s (with a 2GB data plan) was enabled as of a few days ago. Haven't checked the settings since then, but I just updated to iOS 6.1 from 6.0.1, ...
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Which models of iPhone 5 are compatible with CDMA in India?

Can I use my CDMA sim in iPhone 5 ? I am using TATA INDICOM CDMA sim.
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Can inexpensive prepaid plans for iPhone work in the USA?

How can I minimize total cost of ownership (primarily means low monthly rate) for an iPhone if my voice and data usage is light?
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Can I use an iPhone 4 on Straight Talk?

I have an iPhone 4 that's currently on AT&T. My 2-year contract will be fulfilled in January, and at that point (if possible) I'd like to switch my service to Straight Talk or some other less ...
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Activate unsubsidized iPhone 5 - can I later switch carriers?

I'm living in Germany and recieved an unused iPhone 5 A1429 without SIM or contract as a gift. I'm planning to use it abroad, likely with prepaid SIM cards. The phone is not activated yet and I am ...
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Will a US bought iPad (newest) on Verizon work in India?

Im looking to buy an ipad here in the US as a gift for a friend in India. I have looked at the 4G LTE bands and am not betting on if Indian carriers may end up using the same bands, but what ...
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The cheapest and reliable way to unlock iphone 5?

What is the cheapest and reliable way to unlock iphone 5? Is there any reliable free solution? The phone is now locked to U.S. Sprint service.
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iPad mini - same in Australia as UK?

I wonder if someone can shed some light on this. I live in the UK but am travelling to Austalia for Christmas. If I buy a cellular iPad mini in Australia, will that work when I bring it back to the ...
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Does T-Mobile's network in the US allow an iPhone 3GS work as well as the iPhone 5?

Buying an unlocked iPhone makes it cheaper to find a iPhone 3/3GS than a 4 than a 4S than a 5. Please assume that I know and am aware of all the other benefits of newer hardware like cameras, running ...
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How can I set up a UK-based iPad with simple ongoing internet access for my grandmother?

I've just donated a secondhand iPad 2 to my grandmother, with the intent that she can use it as her first foray into email, and possibly other things, given time. She has very limited experiences with ...
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What is the difference between the iPad Mini model numbers A1454 and A1455?

Apple lists the iPad mini models on the Identifying iPad models web page and lists two cellular models: A1454 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular A1455 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM) I can't ...
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Can a normal SIM be modified to work as a nano-SIM?

I just puchased an iPhone5 and want to use my current SIM from my existing phone. Is there a way to convert my existing SIM to nano-SIM?
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Disable cellphone network but keep wifi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable iPhone Cell Antennae Is there any way to make my iPhone 5 like a simple iPod touch? I'd like to disable all cellphone functionality but keep the wifi. No ...
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Can non iPhone iOS devices (iPad specifically) be used to dial short USSD codes for carrier information?

My data carrier provides USSD code to check the voice & data balance in the sim & iPad3 doesn't seem to have a way to dial them. So how can I send USSD codes without jailbreaking my iPad? Is ...
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Using an iPhone 5 (Verizon version) in Europe and India?

I am going to try and consolidate all of the questions I have here: Can I use the Verizon iPhone5 with a GSM carrier in Europe (Vodafone) and in India (Airtel or Aircel) with both calling and ...
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Can I purchase an unsubsidized (month-to-month contract) iPhone 5 from Verizon and let my brother use it in Europe?

I have an iPhone 4S with Verizon, and I wanted to know if it would be possible for me to buy an iPhone 5 for the off-contract price and then ship it to my brother in Austria and let him use it there ...
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Is the Verizon iPhone 5 (unlocked) compatible with Rogers?

Would I get LTE from a Verizon iPhone 5 on Rogers? According to Apple's LTE page I won't be getting LTE?
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Will a factory unlocked French iPhone 4S work on Verizon in the US?

I have a factory unlocked iPhone 4S that I bought in France. I am coming to visit in California. Will it work on the Verizon network?
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Which iPhone 5 models are compatible with cellular carriers around the globe?

On this page Apple lists 3 different models of iPhone with different LTE support. My question is, if I buy an iPhone in one area (e.g. Canada), and take it back to another area (e.g. the UK), what ...
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Prepaid carriers compatible with iPhone 5 [closed]

I'm about to get an iPhone 5, but if possible I'd love to ditch a contract and get a prepaid plan (and pay for the entire phone without a subsidy). Are there any prepaid plans which can/should ...
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Can I exchange an iPhone 4 with an iPhone 5 without getting a new SIM?

I understand that for certain iPhone models it is necessary to get a new SIM if I want to exchange them. If I have a 4S and want to exchange it with a user who has just purchased a 5, is this ...
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Will the Verizon iPhone 5 be capable of accessing cellular data while on an active phone call?

I'm considering switching to Verizon for my family's new iPhones (partly due to cost, and partly due to free hotspot capabilities). The current Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S can not access ...
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Are there any disadvantages to pre-ordering the latest iPhone through Apple? [closed]

I hope to upgrade replace my existing iPhone with the new iPhone by pre-ordering through Apple, but I'm uncertain what effect this will have on my existing data plan. Are there any advantages to ...
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How can I use an iPhone on the TracFone network?

I am looking to buy a used iPhone for use on the TracFone network. I am pretty sure that it will run on the network. According to eHow, I can do it with a jailbreak and according to another eHow ...
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Will I be able to use an unlocked AT&T iPhone 3GS with European carriers?

Moving to Austria in two weeks. I have an iPhone 3GS that has been unlocked by AT&T. Will I be able to use my iPhone 3GS with European carrier sim cards once I get there?
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Can I use an unlocked AT&T iPhone 4 with european sim cards?

Moving to Austria in two weeks. AT&T is going to unlock my phone for me before I leave since my contract is in good standing with them. Will I be able to use my iPhone 4 with European carrier sim ...
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3G Speed on Verizon 4 vs 4S

I need to outfit some of my field staff with iPhones. They will primarily be used as hot spots. On Verizon, is there any appreciable gain in OTA network speed between the 4 and 4S? I know the AT&T ...
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Long wait to get Hotspot feature going on Verizon iPhone 4S

How long does it take between calling Verizon to set up the Hotspot feature until you are actually able to use it?
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What can I do with my locked iPhone?

I bought an iPhone4 from ebay, and it was marked as UNLOCKED, but in fact it was not.. After couple of emails, I gave this up, and I want to sell it. It is AT&T. The questions are: 1) What would ...
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Force carrier update on the new Ipad

My carrier (Telekom.de) updated their carrier settings (from 12.0 to 12.1) recently. Normally I should be able to update by going to Tap Settings > General > About. If an update is available, a ...
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Does iOS 5.1.1 disable Visual Voicemail on Sprint phones?

I updated to iOS 5.1.1 today, and now the voicemail button on my phone calls Sprints old, audio voicemail system. I no longer have access to visual voicemail. I suspect that the feature may have been ...
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Is it possible to use an iPhone without data?

I recently started at a new job and now work at home four days a week (I only go in to the office once a week for a company meeting). Because I'm no longer commuting regularly and obviously have wifi ...
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Was my AT&T-approved iPhone 4 unlock successful?

I called AT&T and asked them to unlock my iPhone 4 for international travel. They agreed. The support agent created a case, gave me the case identifier, and gave me an expected resolution date of ...
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If I buy an iPad 3 on Verizon, can I use my existing SIM?

I already have a Verizon 4G LTE phone with a LTE SIM card (or whatever its called). If I purchase a Verizon iPad 3 from Craigslist, can I put my own SIM card in there and use my current data plan?
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With which carriers can I use an officially-unlocked iPhone?

Recently AT&T has begun officially unlocking iPhones which are out of contract. But I know this doesn't mean that all carriers are supported, because some carriers use different frequency bands ...
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What does each cellular connectivity indicator mean?

I'm used to "3G" and "E" on my AT&T iPhone 3GS, and I understand I may see "4G" on my new iPad when I enter a 4G area. However, I recently saw "o" on the new Verizon iPad, and had no idea what it ...
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Are there any physical differences between the Verizon and AT&T iPad (3rd generation)?

Should some buyers in the US be concerned which iPad they buy? Assuming you don't prefer AT&T over Verizon while in the US, but instead want to be sure the device will have the correct antennas, ...