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    e.peterson1000
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    I have done a couple of search's and have found that tracfone uses version as is carrier so I am guessing it would be a no, but was wondering if there was something I did not know.


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    Re: Will Apple Iphone unlocked work with Tracfone/StraightTalk

    Nope, Tracphone and Straightalk use a very locked down type of Network. Also, 2 different networks. Tracphone does use in some places GSM that ATT uses, but it would not be compaitble I dont believe because their network is very limited and only recogonizes certain phones.
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    Re: Will Apple Iphone unlocked work with Tracfone/StraightTalk

    Quote Originally Posted by e.peterson1000 View Post
    I have done a couple of search's and have found that tracfone uses version as is carrier so I am guessing it would be a no, but was wondering if there was something I did not know.


    -Thank You
    Interesting,

    I was researching this too, and no, it will not be compatible since GSM is not offered through Verizon in the same sense it is on iPhone which is all GSM. With Verizon, the have limited GSM access and only on some phones.

    What I am researching now is if the new Motorola Android will be compatible which is every bit an equal to iPhone in my research, so given this is a phone supported by Verizon, this would be the perfect solution to what I am looking for.
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    Re: Will Apple Iphone unlocked work with Tracfone/StraightTalk

    Hi, I don't believe that either will work.
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    Re: Will Apple Iphone unlocked work with Tracfone/StraightTalk

    There is an alternative service that will allow you to have an iphone. It is called simple mobile and it runs on T-Mobile towers. I have used this service and it works great. T-Mobile towers are not strong around my house so I actually switched back to att go phone and just use my wifi at home and work. I am going to try and use my iphone on straight talk next. i have read some reviews on anothe rsite that says it will work.
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    Re: Will Apple Iphone unlocked work with Tracfone/StraightTalk

    I have a iPhone 2G that is unlocked and jailbroke, i used it with T-Mobile, i put a straight talk sim card in it, and it searched for several mins, then says no service. but if I go to settings and go to phone it does show the number on the sim card as my number. hmmmmmm........
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    Re: Will Apple Iphone unlocked work with Tracfone/StraightTalk

    Quote Originally Posted by BigJames523 View Post
    Nope, Tracphone and Straightalk use a very locked down type of Network. Also, 2 different networks. Tracphone does use in some places GSM that ATT uses, but it would not be compaitble I dont believe because their network is very limited and only recogonizes certain phones.
    Man i got a iphone 3g and i have straight talk 45 dallor plan and YESSSSSSSSSSSSS the answer is YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS the straight talk sim works in the iphone. so for all u people saying that it wont work i tried it and it WORKS but 1 thing thou internet will not work cause u need the apn network address to manually put it in and im trying to figure that out.

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    Man i got a iphone 3g and i have straight talk 45 dallor plan and YESSSSSSSSSSSSS the answer is YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS the straight talk sim works in the iphone. so for all u people saying that it wont work i tried it and it WORKS but 1 thing thou internet will not work cause u need the apn network address to manually put it in and im trying to figure that out.
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    Re: Will Apple Iphone unlocked work with Tracfone/StraightTalk

    Yes it will work! Not only your iphone but also all unlocked GSM phones would work as far as making and receiving calls only!
    But there is a catch ; There will be no data connection untill someone finds a work around that problem.I tired to use my straight talk GSM sim (which came with my Nokia e71-straight talk) and it worked like charm on my unlocked iphone 3gs and also on my HTC HD2 but these are smart phones and they are useless without the data connection.If you are o.k without data go for it as long as you have an unlocked phone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollowstreets View Post
    Man i got a iphone 3g and i have straight talk 45 dallor plan and YESSSSSSSSSSSSS the answer is YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS the straight talk sim works in the iphone. so for all u people saying that it wont work i tried it and it WORKS but 1 thing thou internet will not work cause u need the apn network address to manually put it in and im trying to figure that out.

    ---------- Post added at 04:28 AM ---------- Previous post was at 04:28 AM ----------

    Man i got a iphone 3g and i have straight talk 45 dallor plan and YESSSSSSSSSSSSS the answer is YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS the straight talk sim works in the iphone. so for all u people saying that it wont work i tried it and it WORKS but 1 thing thou internet will not work cause u need the apn network address to manually put it in and im trying to figure that out.
    I am agree it works just for making and receiving calls.Please let us know by posting if you happen to make web thing work.Thanks



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    Re: Will Apple Iphone unlocked work with Tracfone/StraightTalk

    Quote Originally Posted by e.peterson1000 View Post
    I have done a couple of search's and have found that tracfone uses version as is carrier so I am guessing it would be a no, but was wondering if there was something I did not know.


    -Thank You
    i think it will work if u use the same networks with unlocked iphone [ test on LG cg225 ]
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    Re: Will Apple Iphone unlocked work with Tracfone/StraightTalk

    That is correct, straight talk does work withe iPhone 3GS but the Internet and mms does not. I am still trying to find out what the settings are to configure it in the carrier bundle. One thing for sure you need to have activated with a straight talk phone first.



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