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T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit

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T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit

Tired of being locked into a long-term cell phone contract that doesn't allow you the flexibility you need? The T-Mobile Micro SIM Kit allows you to receive No Contract Cell Phone Service on any T-Mobile GSM mobile phone. The T-Mobile Activation SIM card is also applicable to other brands of unlocked GSM cell phones, offering you the freedom of the choice.
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Questions & Answers for T-Mobile T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit

Question

T-Mobile SIM Kit for Blackberry Z10

Is the T-Mobile SIM Kit available in a Micro SIM format? Blackberry Z10 utilizes a micro SIM slot.
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
JGoodard
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
On the back of the package it says, "Got the wrong SIM size? Visit a T-Mobile retail store or call the T-Mobile Information Line at 1-800-TMOBILE (1-800-866-2453) for a replacement." Or, if your Z10 is purchased "for T-Mobile", then it may come with a SIM that will work (it did for my Moto X).
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
paulfromberkeley
answer 2
Yes the SIM card is a Micro SIM card
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
PhoenixBWP
Question

Does it include first month 100 minute with unlimited web & text or just sim card kit only?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Saty
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
My mistake, they will add $30 of balance to your account, but within 24 hours after your activation. So yes this kit will come with the money to start your first $30/Unlimited plan.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
xTommyx
answer 2
Having purchased this Kit, mine didn't come with the 100 Minutes, only the Activation Code and Micro-Sim.

I'm assuming it was $30 for the Activation fees, and $10 for the included Sim Card.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
xTommyx
answer 3
It includes $30 credit, which you can redeem for your first monthly of the plan you describe or apply it towards another plan.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
DontTreadonMe503
answer 4
if you put your mouse cusor over the 3 bullets and read the 3rd line at the end it states "and $30 of service. along with the activation card, and Micro SIM
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
geebosa
answer 5
Yes, if you zoom in on the picture of the product it clearly says in cludes $30 worth of service.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
JG1961
Question

Would this work with the iPhone 5S?

If I got an unlocked iPhone 5S, and put this SIM card in, would it be able to work? And since T-Mobile has LTE in my city, would I be able to use the LTE with this SIM card?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Jack
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
3 answers
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answer 1
Today I was successful (after numerous calls, tweets, and emails to T-Mobile Customer Service) with getting my iPhone 5s activated. I'd bought mine from the Apple Store online for T-Mobile, unlocked. What's needed from this kit is the activation number (which in my case, T-Mobile actually activate this plan I was switching to without my telling them this #). The microSim in the kit and its number are *not* needed. I ultimately only got to use my phone as a phone when a T-Mobile tech support person got me to get the nanoSIM out of my phone and read off to her (with help from a strong magnifying glass!) *its* number. The actually porting of my old number (from another T-Mobile "dumb" phone only took 2 hrs. Two different T-Mobile customer service reps had both asked me *only* for the kit's microSIM # and that's what had been activated 6 hrs. before I talked to their troubleshooting rep. That's when I found out they needed my (very, very tiny) nanoSIM that came from Apple with the phone. Once I told the rep that #, she had my phone working in seconds(!) Note: the standard phone number to reach T-Mobile voicemail system has *no* choice for customer service or easily reaching a person. I'd been a very happy T-Mobile customer for 8+ years and only this procedure for this phone and plan was full of hoops to jump through until success.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
fotofah
answer 2
I just got an iPhone 5s a few days ago, unlocked, for T-Mobile, direct from Apple. I'd researched and found that for my needs (having WiFi at home and work most of my day, needing data more than phone minutes) this would be the best plan (and quite a bit cheaper than other plans incl. directly from T-Mobile). Right now as of 10/13/13, the most recent review, dated 6/9/13 is asking about using this with an iPhone 5s. That reviewer lists how to make this work despite the fact that the microSIM included won't fit an iPhone 5s. (Note the fine print from the Walmart page here, a pop-up, that they only list iPhone 4 or 4s. :-( I had called T-Mobile's Customer Service days before my iPhone arrived, asked them if it would be possible for me to use this plan with my iPhone , porting my 9 yrs. long cell number with T-Mobile and was told yes, possible and easy to do. Not true. I spent 2.5 hrs. last Friday at my T-Mobile store and a rep. He called T-Mobile 2x, I called them 2x and we got conflicting answers as to whether this could work (and how). So my iPhone 5s is still not activated. :-( So I'm glad for the hope I got today reading the most recent review I mentioned. I couldn't buy this kit in my town, but tomorrow I drive 3+ hrs. roundtrip to the next nearest Walmart store since our local one is sold out of this kit, won't get them for another 2 wks.(!) :-( The card in this kit is a microSIM, not the nanoSIM my iPhone 5s came with from Apple, but the recent review said the card from this kit isn't needed, but the # of it *is* needed...
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
fotofah
answer 3
According to Apple, Any GSM iPhone 5 model A1428 will support T-Mobile's LTE network and HSPA+ speeds of up to 21 Mbps. To experience DC-HSDPA up to 42 Mbps on T-Mobile, you need an iPhone 5 GSM model that supports T-Mobile's AWS band (1700/2100). Google search HT5720 to read more.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
LogicalConsumer
Question

Does the SIM card work with the google Nexus 5?

asked 8 months ago
By
Robt
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, it will work.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Yes. I have the N5. You will end up having to take the N5 and the sim activation kit to a T-Mobile store. I had to do that to get them to activate it.
answered 8 months ago
By
budokaiboy
answer 3
Works great with my Nexus 5.
answered 8 months ago
By
RyanSTL
Question

Does this come with a $30 refill card?

I thought it would come with it, but when I was trying to activate it online, it asked me to pay $30, but I thought that the kit already included it because it said so. I tried looking for a refill card pin, but I couldn't find it.

Do I have to purchase the refill card separately too?!
asked 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Kailla
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
3 answers
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answer 1
This does not include a $30 refill card.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
you need to order the refil card seperatley or directed debet in your credit card or checking account
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Johvia
answer 3
Call support! Activation code includes 30 USD.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
WhoDontCare
Question

Will this work with an off brand Android GSM network 3G phone?

asked 1 year ago
By
mike1937
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes
answered 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
Any unlocked phone with a sim tray
answered 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
If unlocked, it should.
answered 11 months ago
By
Hmm888
Question

T-Mobile plans

is this T-Mobile SIM Kit different from the Family Mobile plan?
asked 1 year ago
By
kb
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
This T Mobile plan is a marketing strategy for the users of "pay as you go" cell phone plans.
answered 11 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Yes
answered 11 months ago
By
Hmm888
answer 3
Yes, it is different. I learned from my mistake. This is a better deal. I returned my Family Mobile plan kit. But you do need a unlock phone for this T-mobile kit.
answered 1 year ago
By
Sarawak
Question

what if your phone has the big sim card slot?

I DonT Have MicroMini Sim spot
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
spotG
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Alternatively, you can just buy a Micro to Mini Sim adapter.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
xTommyx
answer 2
Go to a T-mobile store and ask for the right sim card. It will cost like $10-20 for a new sim card.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
TheBeach24
Question

Will this work with unlocked iPhone 4 16GB?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Sister
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
The box cover does say that it "Works with compatible Apple iPhone* 4 and 4S. I'm assuming that as long as it's an unlocked GSM phone, it will be compatible.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
xTommyx
answer 2
Yes. This will work with any unlocked GSM phone (factory unlocked or from AT&T or T-Mobile). (It won't work with *any* phone you've gotten from Sprint or Verizon even if "unlocked")
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
DontTreadonMe503
Question

Is minutes of using VOIP subtracted from 100 min of the plan?

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
iosifr
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
2 answers
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answer 1
VOIP uses data!!! Skype uses data...

If you are using the Google Voice App on iOS, it uses cell minutes to connect your call. If that's the case and app used. Try using Google Hangouts app or Talkatone app on iOS
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
PhoenixBWP
answer 2
Google Voice, I think so, but anything else, no. It's treated as data and will be subrtracted from your 5GB data if on 4G. But If you use Wi-Fi it won't count as either which is nice.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
falco090
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