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Does Walmart family mobile plan have unlimited minutes?If so,how much does it cost?How do you put minutes on your phone? Also what network does it us?
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Will this work on straight talk iphone 4s?
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my phone WILL work..do i need to purchase the "bring your own " kit AND a SIM card?
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are you sure i can keep my current phone number
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will a verizon LG G2 work wor this? i am unable to get the meid number because phone will not let me because it has no sim card in it

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T-Mobile 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 4 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 3 months, 1 week ago
By
paulfromberkeley
answer 2
Yes the SIM card is a Micro SIM card
answered 3 months, 4 weeks ago
By
PhoenixBWP
Question

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

asked 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 9 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 9 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 10 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 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 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 6 months ago
By
Jack
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
3 answers
Answers
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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago
By
LogicalConsumer
Question

T-Mobile plans

is this T-Mobile SIM Kit different from the Family Mobile plan?
asked 1 month 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 2 weeks, 1 day ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Yes
answered 3 weeks 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 4 weeks, 2 days ago
By
Sarawak
Question

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

asked 4 weeks ago
By
mike1937
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes
answered 3 weeks ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
Any unlocked phone with a sim tray
answered 3 weeks ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
If unlocked, it should.
answered 3 weeks ago
By
Hmm888
Question

Will this work with unlocked iPhone 4 16GB?

asked 11 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 9 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 10 months ago
By
DontTreadonMe503
Question

what if your phone has the big sim card slot?

I DonT Have MicroMini Sim spot
asked 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 9 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 10 months ago
By
TheBeach24
Question

Isn't there an swap program for microSIM card

I can't get back to the store to confirm.. but isn't there a swap program listed ont he back of this kit that says something about calling a T-Mobile number and getting a swapout to a normal SIM size instead of a microSIM
asked 10 months ago
By
IG
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I don't know about that, but you could buy Walmart's prepaid bundle for the Samsung t139 flip phone for $20, which will come with the phone and a standard SIM. You would have only paid $10 for the phone, since the SIM is $10 as part of this kit anyway.
answered 10 months ago
By
DontTreadonMe503
answer 2
Go to a T-mobile store if you can to buy the appropriate sim card if the micro sim doesn't work for your phone.
answered 10 months ago
By
TheBeach24
Question

Can I port my Verizon number to T-Mobiles Prepaid $30 unlimited text & Web & 100 Call Mins ?

I'm planning to get a T-Mobile SIM card kit and use a unlocked iPhone

Can I port my Verizon number to T-Mobiles Prepaid $30 unlimited text & Web & 100 Call Mins ?
asked 9 months ago
By
Eddy
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
When I was activating it on my HTC One for the first time, I saw that there was a question asking me if I would rather port an old phone number or start a new phone number.

I went with the New Phone Number, as I didn't want to waste time for it to port over.
answered 9 months ago
By
xTommyx
answer 2
Yup. You can do it on your own online or go to any t-mobile store with your verizon account information and t-mobile sim card and they can do it for you.
answered 9 months ago
By
phonster
Question

For the unlimited text and 100 minute plan, is there any particular time for 100 min talk to be used?

asked 7 months ago
By
lttlehead
on T-Mobile Micro SIM Activation Kit
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
30 days, it is a monthly plan
answered 7 months ago
By
Ranish
answer 2
No. You can use the 100 min. anytime you want. After they are used up you pay .10 cents per additional minute.
answered 7 months ago
By
StPetePaul
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