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[Q] Using Nexus 5 with tablet (data-only) sim (on T-Mobile)

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9th October 2014, 03:45 PM |#11  
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Anyone try this lately to see if it works?

Not sure what part you're referring to but discussion of IMEI changing is banned.
 
 
9th October 2014, 03:48 PM |#12  
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Not sure what part you're referring to but discussion of IMEI changing is banned.

Referring to trying a t-mobile tablet sim on an N5.
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Referring to trying a t-mobile tablet sim on an N5.

Well, a T-mobile tablet only sim doesn't work in a phone. They're not going to suddenly "allow" it.
9th October 2014, 04:40 PM |#14  
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Well, a T-mobile tablet only sim doesn't work in a phone. They're not going to suddenly "allow" it.

Just wanted an update on if anyone's tried it lately. things change. ya never know.
9th October 2014, 05:19 PM |#15  
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Just wanted an update on if anyones tried it lately. things change. ya never know.

True you never know, but you have to admit its pretty unlikely
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I was also duped by a tmobile sales person. Telling me a data only sim card will work on a phone. Alot of hassle and back and forth with customer support, and advanced tech support, i found that it cant work. not sure why tmobile doesnt allow this. I only wanted data on my note 3 that i gave to my kids after i got a one plus one. I have not tried putting the sim card inside a tablet to activate it then putting back in mine. Kinda erks me that tmobile reps are not properly trained and that i cant just pop the data only sim into a phone

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So, here is what i just tried. I popped the data only sim card into my one plus one and it works fine. im going to try and put it back into the note 3 now
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I was also duped by a tmobile sales person. Telling me a data only sim card will work on a phone. Alot of hassle and back and forth with customer support, and advanced tech support, i found that it cant work. not sure why tmobile doesnt allow this. I only wanted data on my note 3 that i gave to my kids after i got a one plus one. I have not tried putting the sim card inside a tablet to activate it then putting back in mine. Kinda erks me that tmobile reps are not properly trained and that i cant just pop the data only sim into a phone

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So, here is what i just tried. I popped the data only sim card into my one plus one and it works fine. im going to try and put it back into the note 3 now

Thanks so much for posting this. I'm really anxious to see if this works out for you. I'd like to use a data only sim in the new Note 4.
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