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i have a spare iPhone 5 and my niece has a tesco sim. Will the sim work in the phone as I believe tesco use the O2 network
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Bambino
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Tesco does use the O2 network, but the APN is different than O2's APN.

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It will work if the phone is unlocked.

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It's locked to O2 but I believe tesco uses the O2 network so would work
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Tesco does use the O2 network, but the APN is different than O2's APN.

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Oh ok thanks
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If you have an O2 sim you can get the phone unlocked for free if you're a Pay Monthly customer, or you would have to put £15 on a Pay & Go sim to unlock it. Take a look at this help thread written by @MI5 

http://community.o2.co.uk/t5/Other-Products-Services/Unlocking-an-O2-phone-to-use-a-different-SIM-ca...

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Of course you will need to check if the sim your niece has is the same size. If not she may need to do a swim swap at a Tesco Phoneshop or online at tescomobile.com
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Tesco APN information
Prepay.tesco-moblie.com
PROXY 193.113.200.195 PORT 8080
USERNAME tescowap PASSWORD is password
AUTHENTICATING is PAP. that's it. And Aye tesco mobile is uesd 02-UK network
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Sim should work fine and the phone should pick up the settings automatically.
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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A tesco sim works fine in a Nokia E 72 I have that is locked to O2.

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