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Phone from Philippines does not work in US

I bought a cell phone in the Philippines to bring to the US. When we tested the phone with three different SIM cards, it worked. Even with my AT&T SIM card, it worked. But now, in the US we try to put our cards in and it says no service. Is this because the phone is fake?

Locked, maybe?

Phone_Fundi said that it might be a network problem

It read my US simcard in the Philippines, but it won't here. I went on network set up to select ATT but it showed me that there was a priority number from 1-27 and when I chose a random number it told me that it was "Unable to add preferred network"

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Thank you for your post. very helpful

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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Hi,

If I may add to DOREEN1's post...

Try changing your operating frequency (World Phone) settings from 1800 to 850/1900.

Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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    Louie Role Jan 20, 2008

    and Hi again,

    Forgot to mention:
    yung settings na 1800 European at yun din gamit sa Philippines
    pero yung 850/1900 is US standard.

    Cheers.

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You need to call your carrier so you can add the international calling. you probably didn't add that yet. make sure you do it.. goodluck

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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