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I bought new micro sim from metropcs it fine at 1st now it says searching, i tried to register automatically but "prefered network unavailable",every time lgms659 phone i need help im so confused.

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Are you sure you are using an unlocked phone? Or at least a sim from the provider the phone came with in the first place? Are you sure the provider of the sim, has coverage where you are trying to use it?

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

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  • Maria Ann Dickerson Apr 14, 2015

    Its a metropcs phone, i lost the phone a while back but it was returned to me stripped of my 32g sd card and original sim. So i had to purchase a new micro SIM and reactivate phone. I call 611 and take phone in to headquarters but of course phone works at the metro store just not anywhere else really

  • Maria Ann Dickerson Apr 14, 2015

    I also tried to unlock the phone just incase but a message pops up says unlock unsuccessful phone is not personalized? ?? I dont understand! !=-O

  • Harrie Apr 14, 2015

    Then I hope they did not remove any other parts, like the antenna for the G3 or G4 network. I don't have a manual on your phone, but did you try a hard reset on the phone after you did put in the sim?

  • Maria Ann Dickerson Apr 14, 2015

    No i didnt try that, how do i do the hard reset? Also i want to say thank you for your time and help.

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The first thing you can do if you think there is aproblem with the phone settings is that :
Go into network setings of the phone and choose MANUAL in the Network selection. Then you can search for the Lebara network manually and select it, if it works.
Or if it doesnt work, then the phone probably might have been locked. Just check it once, using any other network simcards it your phone. If it is locked, you can easily get it unlocked in your local market.

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alot of guys that sell "unlocked " phones sell a regular network-specific phone but they'll include a universal unlock wafer-thin sim that fits in your phone between your sim card and the phone contacts. Look in the box ..if you still got it look for a plastic sd card sized container and see if there's one with you phone... if not you can get one on ebay for about ten bucks..
let me know what happens... KEN

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Maybe you need to openline for that sim

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