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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.

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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