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    • mobilemandan
    • By mobilemandan 31st Dec 17, 10:56 PM
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    Anyone on Virgin Mobile with iPhone
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    • 31st Dec 17, 10:56 PM
    Anyone on Virgin Mobile with iPhone 31st Dec 17 at 10:56 PM
    Anyone here on Virgin Mobile with an iPhone?

    Im hoping to check if I take one out will my EE SIM work without unlocking.
    Also what is the policy on unlocking the phone and if I am already a customer for TV and BB will they add the iPhone to my account without a seperate credit check?

    Cheers
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    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 31st Dec 17, 11:00 PM
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    • 31st Dec 17, 11:00 PM
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    • 31st Dec 17, 11:00 PM
    Anyone here on Virgin Mobile with an iPhone?

    Im hoping to check if I take one out will my EE SIM work without unlocking.
    Also what is the policy on unlocking the phone and if I am already a customer for TV and BB will they add the iPhone to my account without a seperate credit check?

    Cheers
    Originally posted by mobilemandan
    Well Virgin do use the EE network so should work.

    As for your second question I cant amswer.
    • AndyPK
    • By AndyPK 1st Jan 18, 9:10 AM
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    • 1st Jan 18, 9:10 AM
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    • 1st Jan 18, 9:10 AM
    Didn't know vm only sold handsets seperatly.

    But yes they should be interchangeable. I had no issues.
    • dazzaofdagenham
    • By dazzaofdagenham 1st Jan 18, 10:03 AM
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    • 1st Jan 18, 10:03 AM
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    • 1st Jan 18, 10:03 AM
    Pretty sure virgin phones are unlocked.

    Got my daughter a SE from them and sheís using here plusnet sim in it.
    • AndyPK
    • By AndyPK 1st Jan 18, 4:27 PM
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    • 1st Jan 18, 4:27 PM
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    • 1st Jan 18, 4:27 PM
    that doesn't prove anything Daz, as virgin, plusnet are all on the EE network.
    • Steve Akins
    • By Steve Akins 4th Jan 18, 11:54 AM
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    • 4th Jan 18, 11:54 AM
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    • 4th Jan 18, 11:54 AM
    Most probably you will get a locked phone. But prior to this you must check with the virgin mobile company. They have both GSM and CDMA, so depending upon which model and mode you opt you will get locked or unlocked version. Having said that getting a locked device won!!!8217;t be a problem if you are getting the device which will remarkably price difference. Because for unlocking you might need and extra 50 bucks. Once the SIM slot is unlocked it can be used with any global carrier. Of course, it will work on your EE SIM. From my understanding you don!!!8217;t need to go through a separate credit check.
    • d123
    • By d123 4th Jan 18, 12:26 PM
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    • 4th Jan 18, 12:26 PM
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    • 4th Jan 18, 12:26 PM
    Most probably you will get a locked phone. But prior to this you must check with the virgin mobile company. They have both GSM and CDMA, so depending upon which model and mode you opt you will get locked or unlocked version. Having said that getting a locked device wonít be a problem if you are getting the device which will remarkably price difference. Because for unlocking you might need and extra 50 bucks. Once the SIM slot is unlocked it can be used with any global carrier. Of course, it will work on your EE SIM. From my understanding you donít need to go through a separate credit check.
    Originally posted by Steve Akins
    No UK network uses or sells CDMA handsets.
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    • datostar
    • By datostar 4th Jan 18, 7:13 PM
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    • 4th Jan 18, 7:13 PM
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    • 4th Jan 18, 7:13 PM
    Also what is the policy on unlocking the phone and if I am already a customer for TV and BB will they add the iPhone to my account without a seperate credit check?

    Cheers
    Originally posted by mobilemandan
    TV and BB are provided by Virgin Media and phones by Virgin Mobile. They do run them as separate entities and won't put them on the same account. I know this because I've got TV, BB and a contract SIM. I think they will do a credit check and certainly anything mobile gets put on a separate Direct Debit from your TV and BB.
    • dazzaofdagenham
    • By dazzaofdagenham 15th Jan 18, 10:32 AM
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    • 15th Jan 18, 10:32 AM
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    • 15th Jan 18, 10:32 AM
    that doesn't prove anything Daz, as virgin, plusnet are all on the EE network.
    Originally posted by AndyPK
    Ok, wasnít awa.re of that...

    If you still need a answer then Iíll trybanother sim later today
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