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Old 04-30-2018, 06:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently bought a device and it doesn't yet recognize the SIM card I put in it. Will the SIM card only be recognized after I have a service plan or is it something due to a faulty device that I should replace before spending on a service plan?

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The device should be recognizing that the SIM has been inserted, even if only to tell you that it is the wrong SIM.
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