BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-19-2005, 04:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 17
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Special sim-card or Not

Please Login to Remove!

Hello,

I'm planning to buy a Blackberry, now I've an account and a normal sim-card from my phone provider. Can I use it directly with Blackberry or do I have to get a special account and sim-card for my Blackberry?
If I just plug my normal-sim card in my Blackberry, can I directly begin to use to it?
Thanks
Offline  
Old 03-19-2005, 09:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
Retired BBF Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Model: N/A
Carrier: N/A
Posts: 3,309
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

That's exactly it, just pop in your SIM and your good to go as far as voice concerned. You will need to call your carrier to have a data package added to your account so you can use the email/web side of things on your BB. The only case that will differ is if your purchasing a Nextel BB, if memory serves me correct their SIM do differ from other carriers? Someone please correct me if I'm wrong about the Nextel SIM's?
Offline  




Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.