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Need AT&T phone for old sim card

I have an old AT&T sim card and it will not work in the newer phones. How do I find phones that will take my sim card?

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  • AuntBe Dec 06, 2007


    Hi! Thanks for your help, sometimes it's the simple things that make us go hmmm, eh?



    Aunt Be



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Alternatively, you can take the SIM card to any Cingular/AT&T store and get a new one, usually for free.

Otherwise, simply search for the year that SIM card was made in Google using the model number located on it. Then look for phones manufactured around the same time.

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