BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-18-2012, 05:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
Join Date: Feb 2012
Model: 9780
Carrier: Vodafone
Posts: 2
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Changing sim cards to a different service provider

Please Login to Remove!


I am going abroad soon (out of europe) and i will be changing the sim card on my blackberry, I have currently registered and have the blackberry service on Vodafone and i have decided to get the BIS on t-mobile for only a month while im away.

I was wondering, if i try to register t-mobile sim with the blackberry service and insert in my phone, will the BIS work as i am already registered with vodafone?

Also will i have to make any changes on my phone?

And finally when i decide to change back to my vodafone sim will it still work or will i need to do anything?

Old 02-18-2012, 05:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
Dubdub's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: New Hampshire
Model: App6+
PIN: Ask
Carrier: ATT & Verizon
Posts: 20,038
Post Thanks: 54
Thanked 783 Times in 743 Posts
Default Re: Changing sim cards to a different service provider

You will need to unlock the BB to work with another carrier. You will also need to cancel your BIS service to set it up on another carrier and then cancel with that carrier once you get back. And if you use the carrier supplied email address, you cannot transfer it to the new carrier and it will likely not be available when you get back.
-->>BB FAQ

-->>Stinsonddog's Tip Site!


If someone helps, tell them by clicking the Thanks button.!!
The Following User Says Thank You to Dubdub For This Useful Post:
Ujala09 (02-20-2012)
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads for: Changing sim cards to a different service provider
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Quick Question: What effect does swapping SIM cards have on BES service? sydjanus BES Admin Corner 2 04-12-2011 09:50 PM
FOr Black Berry Administration Service HIgh Availability how can we configure DNS Ro amir4u BES Admin Corner 4 02-10-2011 08:15 AM
Swapping SIM cards / changing phones but keeping same acct/service? fusionvic General BlackBerry Discussion 9 08-20-2010 09:42 AM
Bes 4.1.7 Mr2 Mikey_AGBoston BES Admin Corner 5 04-29-2010 03:37 PM
changing sim cards when in another country ejmm22 General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 4 02-15-2010 06:04 PM

Copyright 2004-2014
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.