1. Comet6's Avatar
    If I got an unlocked galaxy note, would I be able to use it as a galaxy player and not add a sim card?
    01-21-2012 12:07 AM
  2. planoman's Avatar
    Yes, I use mine all the time without a SIM. It works fine on wifi only. I switch my SIM back and forth between my GNote and skyrocket. When traveling I use my GNote as a wifi tablet/ Netflix watching marathon machine!
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    01-21-2012 09:05 AM
  3. Bl00dRunzC0ld's Avatar
    Here's the question. Why would you spend so much money just to use it as a galaxy player, when you could buy a galaxy player and save $400?
    Uncle Louie likes this.
    01-21-2012 11:03 AM
  4. Comet6's Avatar
    Thank you planoman! I love the galaxy note, but I am on Verizon and I don't think they will ever get it.
    01-21-2012 03:18 PM
  5. scaots's Avatar
    It does require a sim to check for updates and access Samsung apps.

    Better than galaxy player because it is high res and a better screen and maybe you like the pen. I have no use for any current tablet since I bought a Note.
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    01-22-2012 12:32 AM
  6. Comet6's Avatar
    Would I be able to access samsung apps and check for updates over WiFi? If not, would that make s memo inaccessible?
    01-22-2012 01:33 AM
  7. Comet6's Avatar
    Would I be able to trick it with my LTE sim?
    01-22-2012 01:44 AM
  8. planoman's Avatar
    Would I be able to access samsung apps and check for updates over WiFi? If not, would that make s memo inaccessible?
    You do need network access for the Samsung apps that you can get but NOT for updates. I have updated my GNote several times with WIFI only. You could just pop a friends SIM from ATT, configure your apps. I do not know if you need market access to use the apps after downloading them?
    01-22-2012 09:51 AM
  9. Comet6's Avatar
    Would a cheap at&t gophone prepaid plan work with the note?
    01-22-2012 01:28 PM
  10. planoman's Avatar
    Would a cheap at&t gophone prepaid plan work with the note?
    I am a post paid account with a 4G LTE SIM that I put into my GNote to get HSPA+ speeds. There are several threads that talk about using a pre paid SIM in a GNote.

    To be sure it can be done however, I am not sure you would get the same speeds as many say the speeds are less with a pre paid account.
    01-22-2012 06:00 PM
  11. kwilsonjr's Avatar
    I with T-Mobile and just pop my Hercules sim into the note when I know I wont be using heavy data. You still get edge so texts and email come through no problem. Sometimes I use the SII as my primary and turn on wifi sharing (Juggernaut 4.1) to use the Note as a connected tablet.
    01-22-2012 10:47 PM
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