04-09-2011, 12:33 PM
| | Re: After unlocking, then what?
>>> I am currently using T-Mobile on an unlocked RAZR, but have an LG
>>> Incite CT810 locked to AT&T on delivery. I plan to unlock it to use
>>> with my T-Mobile account.
>>> After unlocking do I simply insert my T-Mobile SIM card and go on as
>>> usual, or are there some additional settings I need to make on the new
>>> phone before it can be used with T-Mobile? Thanks.
>> You'll probably have to manually enter the appropriate settings for data
>> and MMS if you want to use those services.
> I don't plan on using MMS or data, just WiFi on prepaid plan.
>> I'm not certain, however- T-Mo recently instituted something they call
>> "Any APN" which means they'll
>> connect any phone with a valid SIM and plan to data regardless of what
>> APN is entered in its settings, so non-T-Mo phones will work without
>> requiring a call to tech support.
>> I'm not sure if that also applies to
>> MMS settings though- I doubt it. A quick Google search should find the
>> data and MMS settings easily enough. My (non-T-Mo) phone has
>> "wap.voicestream.com" as the APN, but from the name you can guess that
>> one's pretty old. Newer phones use "epc.t-mobile.com", IIRC. I never
>> bothered putting the MMS settings in my phone since I don't use MMS.
> Thanks for your useful reply. Looks like I won't have to make any
> changes for my nominal needs.
I have the same needs: T-Mobile prepaid with WIFI capability. Let us
know how it works out for you.