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    Default straight talk free sim card trick works?

    i read something interesting today. somebody said he bought free flip-open phone on straighttalk.com with 45$ plan bundle. and he just took out the sim card from the phone and use with his smart phone. it is like he got the sim card for free!
    i checked i still can buy this phone now, but i am wondering if that sim card is available with nexus 4 and hspa+
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    I bought a straight talk phone at Walmart A few weeks ago and activated it. I thought it would be possible to use the sim in an unlocked phone and so I tried. Didn't work. looks like the sim is locked to the phone. My phone shows no service.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NexuxGirIX View Post
    I bought a straight talk phone at Walmart A few weeks ago and activated it. I thought it would be possible to use the sim in an unlocked phone and so I tried. Didn't work. looks like the sim is locked to the phone. My phone shows no service.
    That's the way I understand it works; if you buy a Straight Talk GSM phone, the SIM card is locked to the phone.
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    I believe the SIM card being activated has to be registered to a credit card account in order for them to pull the monies. Other wise how would they activate it for free.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chestvrg View Post
    I believe the SIM card being activated has to be registered to a credit card account in order for them to pull the monies. Other wise how would they activate it for free.
    "with 45$ plan bundle" ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Unicorn Rancher View Post
    "with 45$ plan bundle" ?
    Well I had the $45 per month plan but never really bought a phone with it. I ordered my SIM directly from ST.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tgp View Post
    That's the way I understand it works; if you buy a Straight Talk GSM phone, the SIM card is locked to the phone.
    I need to correct my own post! I thought of it later that I did the very thing the OP mentioned (although I most certainly did not get the SIM card for free!). I bought a prepaid T-Mobile Galaxy Exhibit II 4G and used it for a couple months. Then I bought a Galaxy Nexus, took the SIM card out of the Exhibit, put it in the Nexus, and it worked fine. The SIM card was definitely not locked to the phone.
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    you need to buy the straight talk micro or compatible sim card only..... retail price about $15.00....you can normally purchase it online if not in a Walmart store..
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    that aint true. i had a straighttalk sim card and then i bought an unlocked phone and used the same sim card

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