4G Sim CardGeneral


Last Updated: 2015-05-25 01:46:07
  1. Gman9831

    Gman9831 I'm no Senior Guide

    So if you guys take out your sim card do you not have any signal or does it look like this http://db.tt/KWVFsN69

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  2. dubtee

    dubtee Well-Known Member

    With my sim out i can only make Emergency calls. no 1x/3g I get A gray circle with an x
  3. Gman9831

    Gman9831 I'm no Senior Guide

    Oh I forgot about this I had went into the lg service menu & set the ICC needs activation to off so now if you take out the sim card you just get no 4G but everything else works
  4. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    what would happen if you put the sim in another metro 4g phone???
  5. Gman9831

    Gman9831 I'm no Senior Guide

    Not sure never tried it but they say the cat3 (current) sims are supposed to be interchangeable
  6. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    i wonder if 4G would work on another motion that was bought but not activated...
  7. Gman9831

    Gman9831 I'm no Senior Guide

    Sammyz I had put my S3's sim card with unlimited data into a motion that had a sim with throttled data and it still worked
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  8. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member

    So... I'm gonna try this on cm10 real quick....
  9. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member

    Service menu a no go on 10 #*#*4636*#*# works though.... wasn't there a thread on this?
  10. Gman9831

    Gman9831 I'm no Senior Guide

    Yes there was a thread a couple of months ago where me & Sepero were tryin to get to the stock android hidden menu(*#*#4636#*#*) On stock rom but LG had blocked it even though we had found an app that could get in it but it pops up saying incompatible with this device. LG's done a real good job blocking it.
  11. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member

    What did you use to get to the menu? I forgot the other code but ##lgservicemenu is a no go.

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  12. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Press dial (the green button) after entering that code.
  13. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member

    Tried. Just, well, dials.

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  14. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Well-Known Member

    Keep in mind... I'm on jb kang rom

    Sent from my mind using an LG ms770
  15. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Gotta be on stock.
  16. Sepero

    Sepero Linux Guru Guide

    I have ICC off, and it only allows emergency calls.

    Though, when I turn off n-work lock, then I can make any calls and access the internet. 4G is also disabled on mine. Mine doesn't show 3G, but I don't think it ever shows 3G for lack of it in my area. It shows evdo or 1x.
  17. Gman9831

    Gman9831 I'm no Senior Guide

    EvDO is 3G I just changed my icon because I didn't like EV
  18. Bunlom hom

    Bunlom hom Member

    Hi fellas, I'm new too the forum. I have been trying too get answers from MetroPCS about my lg motion 4g phn. I ask them to provide me with the Sim unlock code with no luck. I want switch to another. How can i get my Sim unlock code without MetroPCS?
  19. Bunlom hom

    Bunlom hom Member

    Did you have too do anything special such as inputting an Sim unlock code to use a different network Sim card?
  20. Bunlom hom

    Bunlom hom Member

    Did you have to input any special Sim unlock code for another carrier Sim card?
  21. alfick3

    alfick3 Well-Known Member

    There is no such thing as a Sim unlock for the Motion. This is a CDMA phone and SIM unlocks are for GSM phones, or certain world phones that Verizon and Sprint have. The Motion is stuck on Metro's network and will soon be obsolete since the Metro CDMA network is going away. The "SIM" card in the Motion isn't really a SIM card like on T-Mobile or AT&T phones.
  22. Bunlom hom

    Bunlom hom Member

    Thanks for the answer. I hoping there was another alternative besides buying a new phn.
  23. alfick3

    alfick3 Well-Known Member

    Yeah, unfortunately since the CDMA network is going away it's not possible. It can still be used as a Wi-Fi device at home or out though.
  24. Bunlom hom

    Bunlom hom Member

    Really?
    Can you expand on that? Id like to know more on that.
  25. Bunlom hom

    Bunlom hom Member

    Really?
    Can you expand on that? Id like to know more on that.

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