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place a SIM card in a tmobile iphone in London from another company

  • 19 October 2021
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I placed a SIM card into my iphone 13 mini from a different company while in London and it did not work.  The phone said that I cannot use a different SIM card on this phone. 

Do I need to ask Tmobile to turn off some sort of protection on this phone?  is the phone locked somehow?


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it needs to be unlocked in order to accept a different sim.

 

https://www.t-mobile.com/support/devices/unlock-your-mobile-wireless-device

 

What's a Device Unlock

  • Device Unlock lets you use your device with another carrier, for things like international travel or selling your device.<<<<<<~~~~~~~
  • Not all devices are compatible with every wireless provider; your device will need to support their network frequencies and technologies. 
  • This is different from Domestic or International roaming, where you use a T-Mobile SIM/eSIM to access a different wireless provider's network.

 

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