Rachelmg14
Level 1: Cadet

BYO phone

I am looking at purchasing a Telstra BYO mobile phone contract but I don't know if my phone will work on the Next G network. I tried using the check IMEI on the Telstra website but it said it didn't know if my device was conpatable. and it is the LB Optimus F3 previously on the USA Virgin Mobile network. 

 

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Thanks!

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AshSingh
Level 1: Cadet

Re: BYO phone

Based on the phone specs from gsm arena it should work on 3g but not 4g. Best way to find out would be to try a Telstra prepaid sim prior to going into contract. Your phone could also be sim locked to Virgin US. 

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Ianford147
Level 5: Eagle Eye

Re: BYO phone

Go into a Telstra shop and ask them to try a sim in the phone you have. If it works, cool. If it dont, at least you are in the right place to find one that does....

 

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