Call the Consumer Cellular porting department if you run in to problems. I did and it didn't help. The iPhone 4 will not even work as an emergency phone. The next day my old phone-the 3gs- is not working-has no service in upper left hand corner. Instructions not included Because calling customer-service departments ranks up there with getting a tooth filled, I went to T-Mobile's Web site.
She tells me my phone was deactivated when I tried to upgrade my iphone 4 yesterday. Thanks again for all your help. He will be 70 years old August 17. Am I going wrong somewhere on the unlockit site? Except, no: Walmart apparently no longer handles prepaid T-Mobile phones, only postpaid. I do have the same problem that Claudia has though, that hot spot setting keeps searching on my phone too. I appreciate your time and help! She wanted me to go to a Target and Sears to get a new sim card so It would be activated again. So let me back up and say that I went to the unlockit.
There is no passcode for Consumer Cellular so you will need to use: 0000 if the carrier you are porting to requires a passcode. Most users are likely allowed to use the cell phone numbers they are currently using, if their accounts with previous providers are closed. Sounds like a carrier profile exploit on the 4S to me. Will that be the case? I always liked these guys, But not anymore. Refer to the post by pdx-jc on February 12, 2012 at 7:03 pm above for instructions to acess and edit the cellular network settings screen. Version too new you need to downgread to 4. Or you could skip T-Mobile altogether According to a T-Mobile rep, if you paid full price for the iPhone 6, it's already unlocked.
You will need this code to complete the activation process. Thanks Mark for a great site to share info. The good news is that they are now fine with iPhones, even the iPhone 5. For 2 days trying to get help so my phone works and all I get is frustration and no help at all. Thanks so much for all of the information on this site, please donate to the site if you find it valuable.
I got my sim card today so I thought I was going to upgrade from 3gs to an Iphone4. . You will need this code to complete the activation process. I have talked to reps from both consumer cell and metro, and metro says that the phone is unlocked and shouldnt still be tied to them, and consumer cell says that their sim is activated and should work fine. I know I had to do it several times before I figured this out. You can use the information below to get your Consumer Cellular account number and password.
Since then they have only given me the run around, no solutions??? I put the sim back in my 3G and it still works, so that rules out damaging the sim when cutting. I tried powering down and then up, tried toggling airplane mode to no avail. The kicker is, if you go online, they ask for an activation code. Anyway, it seemed I couldnt receive non-iphone mms either. I have a problem and a suggested solution.
I had to pay for the. Everything else on my iphone4 works great thanks to your help and guidance. Apple Did you preorder a T-Mobile iPhone 6 or 6 Plus from Apple? I agree with all of those who have posted negative comments. The Data was not initially set up. And, does the phone app update to show when new voicemails come in? A few years ago I wrote a post on using the.
John, was your success with 6. So we called the activation number, and found it simple and short. This phone was given to me so I am assuming it has been upgraded to the 5. This is a brief overview of Consumer Cellular and how to get the information you will need if you wish to port your phone number out to a different company. This should only take a few moments. I have been, and can, live without it.