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Could someone please give me advice re. buying a Sim-Free Desire?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Tye, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. Tye

    Tye Well-Known Member
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    Hello everyone, as we all know the HTC Desire is a great phone, so great in fact that I am not too pleased about not being able to upgrade from my Hero until January!

    I thought I would ask the question and see if I can pay an extra to upgrade early but T-Mobile UK said no, which is fair enough.

    What I am wondering now then is that if I buy a Sim-Free HTC Desire and put my sim card in it, will I be able to download the Internet settings and effectively use the internet?

    Thank you in advance for any light you can shed on this.
     

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  2. twist123

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    As soon as you put your t-mobile sim in it will just work automatically.
     
  3. Lukehluke

    Lukehluke Well-Known Member
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    Yeah it will work fine.
     
  4. JimmyT85

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    I'm pretty sure TMob keep their Android internet service seperate from their normal Web n Walk service.
    I'm sure I've read about it somewhere.
     
  5. twist123

    twist123 Well-Known Member
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    Hero is Android.
     
  6. JimmyT85

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    Yeah, I didn't read the top section sorry, haha
     
  7. Tye

    Tye Well-Known Member
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    Thank you for both your informative replies and giving me the answer I wanted to hear =)

    I will be buying one of these beasts then on my next pay day.

    Thanks again.
     
  8. freude

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    Hi

    As everyone above has said, you can just place your T-Mobile SIM in the SIM Free phone. Out of interest, where do you plan on buying your SIM Free phone from?

    I've got the Desire from T-Mobile and it's a wonderful phone but I've also got the Nexus One on order and I would say, if you can stretch the little bit extra, get the Nexus One. BUT, the Desire is a good phone.
     
  9. Tye

    Tye Well-Known Member
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    Hi Freude,

    Off the top of my head I believe that a place called "Clove Technology" has the cheapest price which is around
     
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