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Hi there, 

Can I purchase a Telstra pre-paid phone and put a Telstra post-paid SIM in it? I just want to buy a handset without a new plan.

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@Ozmoz wrote:

@Whyisthissohard wrote:

Hi there, 

Can I purchase a Telstra pre-paid phone and put a Telstra post-paid SIM in it? I just want to buy a handset without a new plan.


HI @Whyisthissohard 

 

Shouldn't be a problem.

 

Phones that are locked to Telstra only need a Telstra SIM (No idea if the one you want is locked anyway).

 

BTW: I'm not 100% sure, but usually Pre-Paid phones also come with a Pre-Paid SIM value, so you are paying for that as well even though you don't need it.


Thank you for the information and advice!

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@Whyisthissohard wrote:

Hi there, 

Can I purchase a Telstra pre-paid phone and put a Telstra post-paid SIM in it? I just want to buy a handset without a new plan.


HI @Whyisthissohard 

 

Shouldn't be a problem.

 

Phones that are locked to Telstra only need a Telstra SIM (No idea if the one you want is locked anyway).

 

BTW: I'm not 100% sure, but usually Pre-Paid phones also come with a Pre-Paid SIM value, so you are paying for that as well even though you don't need it.

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Yes, prepaid phones come along with the prepaid sim..50 % of issues are solved there.

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@Ozmoz wrote:

@Whyisthissohard wrote:

Hi there, 

Can I purchase a Telstra pre-paid phone and put a Telstra post-paid SIM in it? I just want to buy a handset without a new plan.


HI @Whyisthissohard 

 

Shouldn't be a problem.

 

Phones that are locked to Telstra only need a Telstra SIM (No idea if the one you want is locked anyway).

 

BTW: I'm not 100% sure, but usually Pre-Paid phones also come with a Pre-Paid SIM value, so you are paying for that as well even though you don't need it.


Thank you for the information and advice!

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