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== ATT Prepaid Questions ==
 
== ATT Prepaid Questions ==
 
What is the minimum amount you can refill your account with online?
 
What is the minimum amount you can refill your account with online?
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Can you set your account up to auto-refill?
 
Can you set your account up to auto-refill?
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What's the best way (if any) to ensure you get a SIM that will work with Freerunner?
 
What's the best way (if any) to ensure you get a SIM that will work with Freerunner?
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Since cards < $25 expire after 30 days, but your account balance rolls over when you refill, it would be good for those of us who rarely use their phones to be able to drop say $5/month into their account (this is basically how my current Virgin Mobile prepaid works - $15 auto-charged every 90 days - bus VM isn't GSM....).
 
Since cards < $25 expire after 30 days, but your account balance rolls over when you refill, it would be good for those of us who rarely use their phones to be able to drop say $5/month into their account (this is basically how my current Virgin Mobile prepaid works - $15 auto-charged every 90 days - bus VM isn't GSM....).
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--[[User:Techiem2|Techiem2]] 11:36, 15 July 2008
 
--[[User:Techiem2|Techiem2]] 11:36, 15 July 2008
  

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AT&T/Cingular specifies the artwork so they should all look the same for the same SKU other than the vendor identification so I'm not sure what benefit there is in describing the images.

Except that some of the older SIM cards don't have anything, but markings to help denote what they are.

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ATT Prepaid Questions

What is the minimum amount you can refill your account with online?

Can you set your account up to auto-refill?

What's the best way (if any) to ensure you get a SIM that will work with Freerunner?


Since cards < $25 expire after 30 days, but your account balance rolls over when you refill, it would be good for those of us who rarely use their phones to be able to drop say $5/month into their account (this is basically how my current Virgin Mobile prepaid works - $15 auto-charged every 90 days - bus VM isn't GSM....).

--Techiem2 11:36, 15 July 2008

This with Fireball success

I wonder if those who have been successful with AT&T 3G cards are only finding 2G access at their locations. I put in my 4020 sim card and get "REGISTRATION DENIED" in 2 seconds. Waiting for a long period of time does not change that. --Sagacis 14:47, 6 August 2007 (CEST)


Non-AT&T not working

How do i find out the SKU? There's a 13-Digit number followed by two letters on the back of my sim...

My provider isn't AT&T - it's O2 Germany and I as well have a 3G card. I've tested two 3G Cards and they both return CME Error 15, while non-3G cards from the same provider work flawless.

Full GSMD log is here: http://pastebin.com/f67ce2c25 --Sh


Confirmed Some ATT Do work

I don't know if this will help you guys or not, I was not able to get a good picture of the SIM itself, however, I have done a few things:

My old ATT (Cingular SIM) did not work. I wish I had written down its model sorry. But I know it is one in the DOES not work list already.

I got another one from the ATT store and it two failed. It was a G3 Fireball SIM got the model number: 71234G / 3022

Following up on the last post for bug 666, I did notice that my old phone, a Nokia which all SIM work with, did only have 6 leads, that contact squarely on the SIM, and the Runner has a 8, the last two of which (closest to the outside) fall right in between the grooves on the cards with the rounded lead face (the circular grooves going around).

I took it up on my self, throwing warranty into the wind, to modify the pins, to make them contact at least the two inner rounded leads on SIM (the last set), I managed to mangle them enough doing so, and I want to say I had them moved the right place, but it still did not work, I am no electrician, and the tools at hand were clubs compared to the intricacy of the device. None the less, I am confident they were close enough to touch, and as I said, it still did not seem to work.

After having spent all day doing no work and not getting this working, I decided to go boogie boarding, and blow off the waisted day. On my way home, I decided to stop off at the Santa Monica ATT store, and after waiting through a 45 min line of people hopeless for IPOD's (and me showing off my new Moko :D ) I got a different SIM card:

71234O / 4022

As I crossed the street, cars crashing into phone poles, with my only attention on the flickering screen. my momentary fall into the black hole of despair, was quickly shattered when I restarted the gsmd. Yaaaaaayyy!!!!, there was much rejoicing, jumping in the air, and dancing ludicrously in the middle of the street. To which I am sure people thought I was crazy!

I'm lovin' it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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AT&T/Cingular specifies the artwork so they should all look the same for the same SKU other than the vendor identification so I'm not sure what benefit there is in describing the images.

Except that some of the older SIM cards don't have anything, but markings to help denote what they are.

ATT Prepaid Questions

What is the minimum amount you can refill your account with online?

Can you set your account up to auto-refill?

What's the best way (if any) to ensure you get a SIM that will work with Freerunner?


Since cards < $25 expire after 30 days, but your account balance rolls over when you refill, it would be good for those of us who rarely use their phones to be able to drop say $5/month into their account (this is basically how my current Virgin Mobile prepaid works - $15 auto-charged every 90 days - bus VM isn't GSM....).

--Techiem2 11:36, 15 July 2008

This with Fireball success

I wonder if those who have been successful with AT&T 3G cards are only finding 2G access at their locations. I put in my 4020 sim card and get "REGISTRATION DENIED" in 2 seconds. Waiting for a long period of time does not change that. --Sagacis 14:47, 6 August 2007 (CEST)


Non-AT&T not working

How do i find out the SKU? There's a 13-Digit number followed by two letters on the back of my sim...

My provider isn't AT&T - it's O2 Germany and I as well have a 3G card. I've tested two 3G Cards and they both return CME Error 15, while non-3G cards from the same provider work flawless.

Full GSMD log is here: http://pastebin.com/f67ce2c25 --Sh


Confirmed Some ATT Do work

I don't know if this will help you guys or not, I was not able to get a good picture of the SIM itself, however, I have done a few things:

My old ATT (Cingular SIM) did not work. I wish I had written down its model sorry. But I know it is one in the DOES not work list already.

I got another one from the ATT store and it two failed. It was a G3 Fireball SIM got the model number: 71234G / 3022

Following up on the last post for bug 666, I did notice that my old phone, a Nokia which all SIM work with, did only have 6 leads, that contact squarely on the SIM, and the Runner has a 8, the last two of which (closest to the outside) fall right in between the grooves on the cards with the rounded lead face (the circular grooves going around).

I took it up on my self, throwing warranty into the wind, to modify the pins, to make them contact at least the two inner rounded leads on SIM (the last set), I managed to mangle them enough doing so, and I want to say I had them moved the right place, but it still did not work, I am no electrician, and the tools at hand were clubs compared to the intricacy of the device. None the less, I am confident they were close enough to touch, and as I said, it still did not seem to work.

After having spent all day doing no work and not getting this working, I decided to go boogie boarding, and blow off the waisted day. On my way home, I decided to stop off at the Santa Monica ATT store, and after waiting through a 45 min line of people hopeless for IPOD's (and me showing off my new Moko :D ) I got a different SIM card:

71234O / 4022

As I crossed the street, cars crashing into phone poles, with my only attention on the flickering screen. my momentary fall into the black hole of despair, was quickly shattered when I restarted the gsmd. Yaaaaaayyy!!!!, there was much rejoicing, jumping in the air, and dancing ludicrously in the middle of the street. To which I am sure people thought I was crazy!

I'm lovin' it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!