1. Terrorizer's Avatar
    Hi all, I have tmobile and would like to get a new phone, but none of the ones they have in store I like. I am thinking of getting a moto G, unlocked. My question is, can I just buy the phone, pop in my sim card and turn it on? Is there anything else I need to do? Is it something a novice could do? I've only owned 3 different phones in my life and each time I purchased them in store so they were "activated" and set up for me.

    Does it matter weather or not I get the Global GSM or US GSM model? Will I have LTE and all other functionality with tmobile? thanks for any help.
    03-17-2015 07:38 PM
  2. Gekko's Avatar
    Hi all, I have tmobile and would like to get a new phone, but none of the ones they have in store I like. I am thinking of getting a moto G, unlocked. My question is, can I just buy the phone, pop in my sim card and turn it on? Is there anything else I need to do? Is it something a novice could do? I've only owned 3 different phones in my life and each time I purchased them in store so they were "activated" and set up for me.

    Does it matter weather or not I get the Global GSM or US GSM model? Will I have LTE and all other functionality with tmobile? thanks for any help.
    it should be no problem. just make sure the phone you buy is unlocked and is the US version so that you have the correct bands and get the full LTE capability. also - check your SIM Card size - nano vs. micro - you might need to ask T-Mob for a new SIM card of the correct size. you also might want to consider a prepaid plan - typically cheaper and much less taxes and fees.

    good luck.
    03-17-2015 07:47 PM
  3. Terrorizer's Avatar
    it should be no problem. just make sure the phone you buy is unlocked and is the US version so that you have the correct bands and get the full LTE capability. also - check your SIM Card size - nano vs. micro - you might need to ask T-Mob for a new SIM card of the correct size. you also might want to consider a prepaid plan - typically cheaper and much less taxes and fees.

    good luck.
    Thanks for the response. I'm not sure if the Moto g has an sd card slot, but if it does can i use the sd card from my windows phone in it? would i have to erast it? or would i need a whole new sd card?
    03-17-2015 07:54 PM
  4. Gekko's Avatar
    Thanks for the response. I'm not sure if the Moto g has an sd card slot, but if it does can i use the sd card from my windows phone in it? would i have to erast it? or would i need a whole new sd card?
    i would move any important files from your SD Card to your PC. then i would reformat the SD Card using the new phone. then move the files back to the newly formated SD Card if that's where you want them.
    03-17-2015 09:29 PM
  5. Terrorizer's Avatar
    Is the moto g with LTE a certain edition? or do they all have LTE?
    03-18-2015 12:33 PM
  6. Ry's Avatar
    Is the moto g with LTE a certain edition? or do they all have LTE?
    Currently, the second gen Moto G LTE is not available in the US through Motorola's store.
    03-18-2015 01:02 PM
  7. Terrorizer's Avatar
    Currently, the second gen Moto G LTE is not available in the US through Motorola's store.
    Do you know if its available through any other stores, amazon perhaps?
    03-18-2015 01:09 PM
  8. Ry's Avatar
    Do you know if its available through any other stores, amazon perhaps?
    A search on Amazon doesn't bring it up.
    03-18-2015 01:21 PM
  9. hisense's Avatar
    Yep. It works very well on Tmobile

    Posted via the Android Central App
    04-05-2015 05:25 PM

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