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    shagnat
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    I'm wanting to get an unlocked phone (already have a Lumina 640 on the way). So, how does this "unlocked" thing work?

    How much does my service cost?

    How much coverage area will I have?

    Is my phone service limited to Wi-Fi only?

    What about data, will be able to download and view youtube, movies, TV shows, etc. and again, who will I pay and how much?

    As you can tell, I'm a total nooB and need some help.

    Thanks,

    --Shagnat


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    shagnat
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    Re: Total Confusion... PLEASE help :)

    No one can help??



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    willydat
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    Re: Total Confusion... PLEASE help :)

    unlocked means that your phone is NOT locked to one Provider.
    other way around: a phone locked to T-Mobile (and sold by tmob) for instance will only work with T-Mobile sim-cards (and not with AT&T or others)
    Mind however that US Providers use 2 differnet frequency bands (GSM / CDMA) which are NOT compatible!
    Service cost, coverage, data Limit ... will solely depend on your provider
    Last edited by willydat; 03-30-2016 at 03:18 AM.



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