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Old 12-16-2010, 09:48 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Default Re: Exclamation **SOS Insert Sim - Desperate last help plea - Paypal reward for solut

Have a read here, i went through all the processes one-by-one. From easiest/most common to hardest/lengthiest;
AT&T Bold, Os 5.0/Data/Sim Malfunctions!

Good luck and post back if there was anything useful to you there that helped solve the issues.

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Originally Posted by snoo View Post
You bought it off ebay - maybe its stolen and has been banned by the carriers?

I Googled for "checkmend" which is a stolen IMEI database, but I've never used it before. It only cost a couple of dollars/pounds - maybe someone else can comment on this before wasting your money?
That program is aimed at 'new' handsets. If it was in fact previously used on an old account, [lets assume stolen in this case], its beyond the carriers hands to 'fry the sim slot' per say. If it was a brand new - never activated device than this is what the program is for... but anyways this is a rather common issue i have personally experience on one of my 20+ bb's in the past.
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