ST T-Mobile Sim Question


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  1. Dmowry

    Dmowry Active Member

    I'm currently using an at&t sim in my nexus 4 and wanted to ask if I order a T-Mobile sim and insert into phone will it show if I'm receiving service or not? Just thought this could be a way to tell if I would get T-Mobile service where I frequent the most without actually paying for another month of service for the new sim.

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  2. Thats

    Thats That guy is This VIP Member

    Not exactly. You would have to activate the SIM card. Which would cost you $45. T-Mobile on their website also shows if they have coverage, which I have found to be relatively close to their actual coverage. I ONLY get 2G service up here, so AT&T is my only option up here.
  3. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member

    A t mobile sim from ST?

    I first got the ATT sim when I signed up and I also wanted to see what the coverage for T mobile was like. So I ordered the T mobile sim from ST. When I got the SIM I called ST and had them transfer my service over to the sim card. You dont have to pay for another month or anything like that as your current service gets moved over.

    NOW, if you find out that you dont like the T mobile sim card you will have to buy another ATT sim card from ST as you cant reuse the old one.

    My suggestion is to check T mobile's coverage map and it is very accurate. As long as your in the "good" area you will have great service with data speeds around 3-5mbps.

    T mobile is definitely the better option as far as service and data speeds. Data speeds on T mobile are between 12-15 in excellent coverage where as ATT is around 5mbps in excellent coverage. So if you can, get the T mobile sim card. It's way better.


    Hope this helps.
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  4. Dmowry

    Dmowry Active Member

    Thank you for the response. This helps a lot.
  5. Fuzzy13

    Fuzzy13 Well-Known Member


    No problem. Just holler through a PM if you ever have any more questions. :)

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