1. CausaNev's Avatar
    Hello Gang! In 2011, I read that when you start a android device for the first time and without a SIM card, then certain LTE bands will be forever locked/unusable even if you put one in later. Only a factory reset with inserted SIM card will unlock them. Is that true? I am asking because my GF bought a Pixel 2 yesterday and started the device up without SIM inserted and only put it in when you have to select the system language in the setup screen. Thanks for your help
    01-30-2018 11:41 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! I've never heard that. I've set up phones in recent years without a SIM installed, and did not have any issues when inserting a SIM later (on T-Mobile).
    01-30-2018 01:09 PM

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