Nexus 4 on T-mobile, anyone?


  1. thebryceee

    thebryceee Well-Known Member

    Instead of ordering a micro sim cutter for $10, I just ordered a micro sim from T-Mobile today for 99 cents.
  2. MT Rotor

    MT Rotor Guest

    My sim cutter came in..and stuck the card in and BAM micro sim...

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]..does it look right?
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  3. Atma

    Atma Well-Known Member

    I checked on getting a micro-sim before the S3 came out and couldn't because it was only available for contract, or so I was told. I just ordered a pre-paid micro-sim yesterday from Tmo for 99 cents. I already have the monthly $30 4G plan. Anyone know if I can go online and switch that plan to the micro-sim?
  4. doboy

    doboy Well-Known Member

    It looks about right compared to the one I had TMo store cut for me except for the burr. May need to file it down a bit. If you have a spare SIM I would hold off on cutting that one with that tool.
  5. Atma

    Atma Well-Known Member


    After searching Tmo support I found the answer to my question. I can switch the plan from my current sim to the micro-sim. Just not sure I can do it online. I'll visit a Tmo store when its time and see if they can do it.
  6. Atma

    Atma Well-Known Member

    For those worried about no LTE and wondering about the speed of T-Mobile's HSPA+, this is from a review I was just reading on Business Insider.

    On the other hand, things may not be so bad if you're a T-Mobile customer. I tested the Nexus 4 on T-Mobile's 4G network in New York, and the speeds were in line with what I've seen using LTE on AT&T and Verizon. Very impressive.

    [​IMG]
  7. eljefe0000

    eljefe0000 Well-Known Member

    no doubt tmobiles speed aint bad at all ive gotten well over 15 in certain spots
  8. MT Rotor

    MT Rotor Guest

    +1 for profile pic
  9. Kahroo

    Kahroo Well-Known Member

    May go from VM to T-Mobile. But my question is say I use all 5GBs of 4G data do I get brought down to 3G or 2G?
  10. Crashdamage

    Crashdamage Well-Known Member

    2G. But you will never pay an overcharge and true unlimited plans are available.
  11. Risket

    Risket Active Member

    What are their 2G speeds? I'd imagine probably around the 0.07mbps I'm getting on Sprints 3G.
  12. Kahroo

    Kahroo Well-Known Member

    True unlimited on prepaid? How much?
  13. MT Rotor

    MT Rotor Guest

    Why skip 3g?
  14. thebryceee

    thebryceee Well-Known Member

    HSPA+ is technically 3G even tho they say it's 4G.
  15. Kahroo

    Kahroo Well-Known Member

    I wonder why Google doesn't like MicroSD cards.
  16. thebryceee

    thebryceee Well-Known Member

    Patent issue
  17. Kahroo

    Kahroo Well-Known Member

  18. MT Rotor

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  19. thebryceee

    thebryceee Well-Known Member

    Read that somewhere. Also, they said it'd be confusing for the layman to deal with both internal and external memory. Bull. I currently use a 16gb card now so it really wouldn't be different.
  20. Citizen Coyote

    Citizen Coyote Well-Known Member

    I've heard any number of reasons, from confusion over where things are stored to cost to wanting people to use cloud services. Probably it's a combination of everything. In any case, it looks like non-expandable physical memory is here to stay with the Nexus line.
  21. Kahroo

    Kahroo Well-Known Member

    How can I find out if I get HSPA+ in my town?
  22. Citizen Coyote

    Citizen Coyote Well-Known Member

    I guess go into a T-Mobile store and ask. Their coverage maps are not very helpful in that regard that I've found.
  23. Petrah

    Petrah Psychotic Female Guide

    Why Nexus devices have no SD card | Android Central
  24. Kahroo

    Kahroo Well-Known Member

    Wish there was a 32GB version.
  25. y0bailey

    y0bailey Well-Known Member

    I was thinking the same...until I spent the past 8 days uploading all of my music to google play. Now I will run just a few GB of music for road trip moments when I don't have data. Same for a few movies.

    It's the future.
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