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I lost my phone for a month or so and just now got it back. when i turned it on i am receiving a unregistered SIM card warning. what can I do?

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The phone is blacklisted by the network. You will need to call them to remove it from the blacklist, the phone will not work otherwise.

Posted on Feb 04, 2011


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The SIM card will need to be replaced. Contact your cellular service provider and request a new one.
Note: Some Pay-As-You-Go type phones like Net 10 have the SIM card flashed when the phones operating system is first installed. As such, the SIM cannot be transferred to another (Net 10) phone - for example.

If this is the case, you may be better off purchasing a new phone to keep from experiencing the headache of replacing a SIM in a Pay-As-You-Go phone with propriatory software.

Posted on Feb 04, 2011


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