Quick Answer: Can I Use A Virgin SIM In A EE Locked Phone?

Does Virgin sim work on EE locked phone?

Re: Virgin sim card on EE phone

Likely your other older phone is unlocked as EE have said.

Try a Three or O2 or Giffgaff SIM in it.

IE a non EE SIM.

If it works and doesn’t ask for the network unlock then the older iPhone is not locked.

Do EE SIM cards work in Virgin phones?

Following the 2010 merger of T-Mobile and Orange to form EE, many Virgin Media customers are able to use any phones previously locked to either of these companies, but as Virgin roams on other networks, EE SIM cards will not work in phones locked to Virgin.

Is EE and Virgin the same network?

Virgin Mobile are part of the wider Virgin Media brand. They’re the only major provider that use the EE network to not be owned by BT (even EE themselves are owned by BT). Using the EE network is a huge advantage for Virgin Mobile customers, because it’s the UK’s largest for 4G and joint largest for 3G and 2G.

Are ID mobile phones locked?

Mobile Phone / Network Unlock Code

We do not lock our devices, with the exception of Apple iPhones. However if you have brought a device from another network, please contact your network provider to unlock your device so it can be used on our network.

Can I unlock my phone for free?

Yes, it is legal to unlock phones. More importantly, the FCC has mandated that all carriers should unlock phones for their consumers for free, if a consumer so desires. That said, you need to know whether your phone is eligible to be unlocked. The FCC isn’t giving you a free pass to con the carriers.

Can I put Virgin SIM in iPhone?

You can use a virgin sim but you will need an unlocked iphone to use it.

Can I use a o2 SIM in a EE phone?

Some iPhones will only work with a SIM card provided to the carrier they’re locked to – O2, EE, Three or Vodafone, for example. But there are other ways to unlock your iPhone so that you can use any SIM card.

How do you check if a phone is unlocked?

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Are EE phones locked to EE?

Pay monthly and pay as you go EE phones are locked to its network. Is there a charge to unlock a phone? EE will unlock pay as you go or SIM only devices can be straight away, with no time limit. A charge of £8.99 applies, unless you bought the phone directly from EE.

What network does virgin use in UK?

Network coverage

Virgin Mobile uses the EE network, which has the widest 4G coverage in the UK.

What other networks use EE?

Mobile Networks Using EE Coverage

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OrangeEE
Plusnet MobileEE
RWG MobileEE
T-MobileEE

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Is EE part of BT?

EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) is a British mobile network operator, internet service provider and a division of BT Group. It is the largest mobile network operator in the UK, with 29.6 million customers and the largest operator of 4G services in Europe.