1. mindlesstux's Avatar
    I just ordered the nexus to replace my captivate that is now having issues. If I am looking at things right, I could take my sim card from the captivate and put it in the nexus. Then I realized that the nexus is capable of H+. If I were to put a sim card for my account that only supports 3g will the nexus only connect on 3g or slower? Or will I need to go visit my local att store and get a new sim card and upgrade to the "4g" plan?
    06-23-2012 08:09 PM
  2. craZDude's Avatar
    I think that you should just be able to use the same SIM and it would access those higher speeds, since the 3G and 4G I think use the same bands/wavelength.

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    06-23-2012 09:02 PM
  3. chestvrg's Avatar
    Same SIM will work, everything will work unless you have to do some APN changes.

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    06-23-2012 11:14 PM
  4. Chex313's Avatar
    You can't get Hspa+ with an Hspa sim. The good news is that an Hspa+ sim is free and they will be happy to provision one for you. No changes to your plan.

    I used my old Hspa sim happily since I got the GN and just had a new one(Hspa+) provisioned last night. No APN changes. So your old sim will work fine you just won't get Hspa+ speeds.

    My old sim was from my i4,I had it in an adapter tray for the GN. Since its easier to put a microsim into a regular sim slot, I had them provision a micro sim and put it back in my adapter tray. If I need to swap it into a microsim phone I'll be all set. I'll just take it out of the tray.

    They claimed an Hspa+ sim would not work im my iphone4, I am going to try it right now to find out. EDIT: They didn't know what they were talking about the new Hspa+ sim works in my Hspa iphone4! I am curious whether an LTE Sim will work.

    On my stock ROM an H seems to indicate Hspa+ and 3G seems to indicate Hspa.
    06-24-2012 07:30 AM
  5. mindlesstux's Avatar
    Thanks all, that is exactly what I was looking for, old sim will work at hspa/3g speeds with out modification to my account.
    06-24-2012 10:32 AM
  6. Chex313's Avatar
    For those using GV After updating my sim, I had to log out and then log back in and configure google voice app to get it to work again...just a heads up.
    06-26-2012 08:42 PM
  7. designwebs's Avatar
    Along this same topic. I have a HTC Thunderbolt. Could I take the sim card out of it and put it in the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and it work the same.
    06-27-2012 10:43 PM