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Old June 22nd, 2013, 12:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default T-mobile s3 on go phone basic plan

I have a question, I have a t-mobile galaxy s3. Can I use it on on the go phone basic phone $50 plan with unlimited data? I'm assuming since they probably wouldn't have the imei number in their database I would be able to use the phone on the basic phone plan. I use around 300-500 mb of data every month so I don't want to pay 60 for the 2gig plan and the t-mobile s3 doesn't have lte anyways. If anybody can answer this for me I would really appreciate it.

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Old June 26th, 2013, 03:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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AT&T has most popular domestic smartphones in that database. Not just all the T-Mo ones, but the Verizon and Sprint world phones that have a sim slot too.

To get around the smartphone identifiers in the Gophone plans you would probably have to get a Chinese knock off. Personally I don't think the $10 is worth having to put up with a crappy phone.
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Does att have the nexus 4 in the data base?

By this time I expect they would, but I recall many posts about it not being there.
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Not positive, but I think I remember reading where they finally caught up with it. Someone else said that most Canadian carrier Telus phones aren't in the database yet, and they use the same bands.
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Does att have the nexus 4 in the data base?

By this time I expect they would, but I recall many posts about it not being there.
At&t doesn't have information about the Nexus 4. In the system it doesn't give us details about the phone or how to use.
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At&t doesn't have information about the Nexus 4. In the system it doesn't give us details about the phone or how to use.
So technically you could put the nexus 4 on a cheaper plan, non smart phone I guess?
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So technically you could put the nexus 4 on a cheaper plan, non smart phone I guess?
You can't... It will see it as a smartphone but customer service can't help with using the device. Are you trying to add to a go phone/prepaid plan? If you are it might disable the data and only allow calling and texting.
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You can't... It will see it as a smartphone but customer service can't help with using the device. Are you trying to add to a go phone/prepaid plan? If you are it might disable the data and only allow calling and texting.
No, I am on t mobile with mine, just reading other posts and curious.
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No, I am on t mobile with mine, just reading other posts and curious.
Lol I'm sorry. I didn't realize. I'm slow today.
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