edit: i cant read apparently... $1.29 a minute :261:
I have mine unlocked so I can use a country specific SIM when I travel to Asia and the Caribbean. When I called for the unlock code and procedure I explained I needed a local # when traveling overseas, my vendor wouldn't call me on my US #from China only to tell me his car would pick me up in 10. It would cost him $10.00. No problem, they understood perfectly.
I'm one of those people who bought a Storm to use on another carrier because I liked the phone and what it could do. But the main reason that I did is that I have a fantastic rate plan that I do not want to give up. So in order to keep the rate plan, I buy phones off of ebay. Would most people do this, no, but I did it to save money on the phone bill while still getting a great phone.
The sim card is actually what locks the Storm to VZW. All I had to do was take out the sim card and go into the CDMA programming mode and change the info to Alltel's information. I was surprised how easy it was and it worked great on Alltel.
I think if people travel internationally, and have an unlocked storm, it's cheaper to buy a local sim card, and fill up minutes....cause vzw just charges too much IMHO. :)
so after you unlock the storm should you take your sim out also?
hi gay I go to nort america on friday and vrz is cost 1.99 mint and .20 recive text and .25 to send I need unlock the phone i goin to venezuela the phone is been ready act on the 22 july
OK, maybe it has already been explained but I would like to be certain because I'm going in Colombia in september and I want to know what will be my advantages.
First question: When putting a SIM card from another carrier, does it change your phone number with one this carrier attach to the card?
Second question: If no, when people will call me on my usual phone number will I pay local time only with the SIM card carrier?
Maybe I will have more questions later. BTW I'm on Telus in Canada
Wirelessly posted (storm 9530)
Thank you for the clear data. Very helpful!Quote:
Originally Posted by Stiefler
Here's a question; If I unlock my Storm, when I do upgrades and wipe my phone, does it stay unlocked?