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davidji2011
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎30-04-2010

new sim emergency calls only

i recently recieved a batch of pay and go sims which dont expire untill mar2011,but i have tried every 1 in my o2 phone and all i get is EMERGENCY CALLS ONLY,why is this?my old o2 sim works fine
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prking
Posts: 3,190
Registered: ‎12-01-2009

new sim emergency calls only

I would contact O2, it does sound like something odd has happened. Perhaps the package was x-rayed or similar?
No - there isn't an app for it.
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prking
Posts: 3,190
Registered: ‎12-01-2009

new sim emergency calls only

Did you contact O2? Is it sorted?
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adamtemp64
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Registered: ‎13-08-2008

new sim emergency calls only

did you activate the sims by topping them up?
2 iPhone 5s 32gb on 4g 8gb tariff 1 iPhone 4s 16gb sim only on business contract
iPad 3 wifi-3g 64gb
My first mobile was in 1995 a CM-R111 from sony on Cellnet.
Henstridge Rural South Somerset (still 2g only and it is 2014)
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jonsie
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Registered: ‎04-01-2009

new sim emergency calls only

...or none of the above? :smileyhappy:
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prking
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Registered: ‎12-01-2009

new sim emergency calls only

did you activate the sims by topping them up?

I keep having to correct this. If the SIM says Emergency Calls Only, or Limited Service. Do NOT top it up without talking to O2.
Normally, when you get a Pay as You Go SIM, the phone will show the network and you will have a signal; you will even be able to receive texts and call the top-up line. But you will not be able to send texts (other than to O2 ) or make/receive calls until you top-up.
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adamtemp64
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Registered: ‎13-08-2008

new sim emergency calls only

Thanks for the correction
2 iPhone 5s 32gb on 4g 8gb tariff 1 iPhone 4s 16gb sim only on business contract
iPad 3 wifi-3g 64gb
My first mobile was in 1995 a CM-R111 from sony on Cellnet.
Henstridge Rural South Somerset (still 2g only and it is 2014)
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prking
Posts: 3,190
Registered: ‎12-01-2009

new sim emergency calls only

I'm sorry, I realise that my previous post sounded a little harsh. I didn't mean it that way.
It's one of those things that gets mentioned often even though its untrue. In fact if the number that was associated to the SIM (that isn't connected or has expired) has been 're-allocated' then topping it up would mean you lost the top-up. But someone else would benefit!
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adamtemp64
Posts: 13,396
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Registered: ‎13-08-2008

new sim emergency calls only

No offence taken
should stick to the topics I do know about lol
2 iPhone 5s 32gb on 4g 8gb tariff 1 iPhone 4s 16gb sim only on business contract
iPad 3 wifi-3g 64gb
My first mobile was in 1995 a CM-R111 from sony on Cellnet.
Henstridge Rural South Somerset (still 2g only and it is 2014)
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