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Forum: UK & Ireland 12-12-2015, 13:08
Replies: 3
Views: 4,509
Posted By lizzie1955
@NFH, Thank you but will they ship to the US?

@NFH, Thank you but will they ship to the US?
Forum: UK & Ireland 12-12-2015, 00:47
Replies: 3
Views: 4,509
Posted By lizzie1955
UK SIM for iPhone 6Plus

Headed back to London in a couple of weeks. I've used 3 in the past because it was inexpensive and the most compatible with my old Samsung Mega. The service, even in London, wasn't great. I now have...
Forum: France 19-07-2015, 14:54
Replies: 6
Views: 4,353
Posted By lizzie1955
These are the specs as they appear on the AT&T...

These are the specs as they appear on the AT&T website. My phone is unlocked:


4G-LTE Band 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 and 17

4G HSPA+ with enhanced backhaul

UMTS/HSPA+ 850/1900/2100MHz
...
Forum: France 19-07-2015, 13:38
Replies: 6
Views: 4,353
Posted By lizzie1955
I do understand all this. My phone picked up the...

I do understand all this. My phone picked up the settings for Bouygues so I assume that should be fine.

However, if you look at the list of carriers on this Forum it says the Bouygues and...
Forum: France 18-07-2015, 16:28
Replies: 6
Views: 4,353
Posted By lizzie1955
I also just noticed that Lebara is MNVO GSM...

I also just noticed that Lebara is MNVO GSM 900/1800 versus other carriers that also offer WCDMA 2100. Given that my phone is a unlocked Samsung Mega-US version can I assume that it will not work...
Forum: France 18-07-2015, 14:56
Replies: 6
Views: 4,353
Posted By lizzie1955
Help With a Lebara SIM

I bought a Lebara.fr SIM on eBay. It came from the seller activated.

The network is showing as Bouygues Telecom. I'm picking up T-Mobile Lebara in the US. (I have international data roaming off...
Forum: France 05-07-2015, 12:55
Replies: 14
Views: 7,730
Posted By lizzie1955
Thank you for the suggestion but I was hoping to...

Thank you for the suggestion but I was hoping to have a phone number before I leave and a working phone as soon as I land. I was able to purchase a Sim card on eBay and I think the seller will be...
Forum: France 03-07-2015, 01:16
Replies: 14
Views: 7,730
Posted By lizzie1955
No. I didn't give any credit card info. I later...

No. I didn't give any credit card info. I later tried to do the same on Lebara.fr. It took my address, I got an e-mail confirmation from them but I am not sure I will ever see the Sim.
Forum: France 02-07-2015, 21:33
Replies: 14
Views: 7,730
Posted By lizzie1955
Woops. I should have looked a bit more closely....

Woops. I should have looked a bit more closely. Seems I am getting a Lebara.uk Sim.
Forum: France 02-07-2015, 21:14
Replies: 14
Views: 7,730
Posted By lizzie1955
I tried the 2nd link and it worked -- said my Sim...

I tried the 2nd link and it worked -- said my Sim card is on the way! I wonder if they will let me top up before I leave?
Forum: France 02-07-2015, 18:54
Replies: 14
Views: 7,730
Posted By lizzie1955
I've ordered a Sim on eBay. I was under the...

I've ordered a Sim on eBay. I was under the impression that I would need a French credit card or bank account in order to top up on Lebara.Fr.
Forum: France 30-06-2015, 13:17
Replies: 14
Views: 7,730
Posted By lizzie1955
Does anyone know how I could geta a Lebara France...

Does anyone know how I could geta a Lebara France top up before leaving the US. I can get the SIM on eBay but would like to have enough to set up a data plan before I leave.
Forum: France 25-06-2015, 18:18
Replies: 14
Views: 7,730
Posted By lizzie1955
Thanks. I was leaning toward Lebara, just wanted...

Thanks. I was leaning toward Lebara, just wanted to be sure...
Forum: France 22-06-2015, 15:57
Replies: 14
Views: 7,730
Posted By lizzie1955
SIM Card for Calls and Data

I'll be in Paris for about a week. Any suggestions on a SIM card would be welcome. I'll need it for data, international calls and local calls. I have an unlocked Samsung Mega (US version).

Thanks!
Forum: UK & Ireland 05-04-2015, 13:10
Replies: 0
Views: 3,356
Posted By lizzie1955
UK SIM for Data, Local and International Calls

It has been about a year and a half since I was last in London. During that visit I used 3 UK. I wasn't happy with the phone service. It kept dropping.

I'll be in London for a week in June. I'll...
Forum: Germany 01-07-2014, 16:23
Replies: 106
Views: 42,878
Posted By lizzie1955
Of course, while packing to leave for Germany...

Of course, while packing to leave for Germany today my old Fonic SIM card surfaced! I haven't used it for over a year. If I top it up, is it possible to bring it back to life?
Forum: Germany 17-04-2014, 20:00
Replies: 10
Views: 4,832
Posted By lizzie1955
Does it pay to pick up a European Smartphone or...

Does it pay to pick up a European Smartphone or will my mine with 3G be adequate?

Also, just out of curiousity, what are your thoughts on Lebara.de. They seem very tourist-friendly.

Enjoy the...
Forum: Germany 17-04-2014, 01:44
Replies: 10
Views: 4,832
Posted By lizzie1955
I forgot to mention that I just got a Samsung...

I forgot to mention that I just got a Samsung Mega SGH 1527. It is still locked to AT&T but I'm pretty sure I can get it unlocked. Is there any reason I would be better off using the Mega in Germany...
Forum: Germany 16-04-2014, 14:13
Replies: 10
Views: 4,832
Posted By lizzie1955
Thank you again. Knowing I can use a top-up from...

Thank you again. Knowing I can use a top-up from eplus makes this very doable. If there is someone in Germany willing to buy a card in advance for me, that would be amazing. I'll look for the...
Forum: Germany 16-04-2014, 02:01
Replies: 10
Views: 4,832
Posted By lizzie1955
Chris, Will I have trouble finding an Aldi SIM...

Chris, Will I have trouble finding an Aldi SIM and topping it up if I don't have an Aldi near by?
Forum: Germany 16-04-2014, 01:17
Replies: 10
Views: 4,832
Posted By lizzie1955
As always, thank you so much for the suggestion....

As always, thank you so much for the suggestion. As it turns out, I do have to get a new SIM. My Fonic disappeared....I'll check out the Aldi SIM. The roaming will be helpful for me as I will be...
Forum: Germany 15-04-2014, 19:34
Replies: 10
Views: 4,832
Posted By lizzie1955
Fonic for a Month in Munich

It has been a couple of years since my last visit to Germany. I'll be spending most of the month of July in Munich.

Is Fonic still my best bet? I am using an unocked Samsung Galaxy Note SGH I717....
Forum: UK & Ireland 12-11-2013, 02:49
Replies: 5
Views: 3,249
Posted By lizzie1955
Thanks, as always. I gather from the folks at...

Thanks, as always. I gather from the folks at Three that a Skype call would also keep the Sim alive. That was no problem.

I think I just make the 6 month deadline anyway. I left the UK on July 22...
Forum: UK & Ireland 11-11-2013, 15:39
Replies: 5
Views: 3,249
Posted By lizzie1955
Making a Call in the US using my UK Sim

I just put my 3UK Sim that I used last summer back into my phone. It is still active-- picked up T-Mobile. I gather that in order to keep it alive I need to make one call. I tried to do that but...
Forum: UK & Ireland 16-09-2013, 12:40
Replies: 9
Views: 5,427
Posted By lizzie1955
Thought so. Thank you.

Thought so. Thank you.
Forum: UK & Ireland 16-09-2013, 02:12
Replies: 9
Views: 5,427
Posted By lizzie1955
SIM for London & Edinburgh

This may well be the most stupid question of all times, but here goes...

Am I correct to assume that I can use the same UK SIM in London and Edinburgh or are there different providers England and...
Forum: UK & Ireland 24-07-2013, 00:52
Replies: 4
Views: 5,436
Posted By lizzie1955
Just back from London. Three UK worked like a...

Just back from London. Three UK worked like a dream. Excellent service all over London. Faster internet speed than I have with AT&T in the US.
Forum: UK & Ireland 04-07-2013, 03:01
Replies: 4
Views: 5,436
Posted By lizzie1955
@Andy, Just to clarify... I could call the US...

@Andy, Just to clarify... I could call the US from London for 3p simply by dialing 424 and then the number. I'm assuming that for the US it would be 424 001 area code + phone number. Correct?
Forum: UK & Ireland 21-06-2013, 16:00
Replies: 8
Views: 3,771
Posted By lizzie1955
I just put the Lebara SIM into my old 3GS iPhone...

I just put the Lebara SIM into my old 3GS iPhone and it seems to have picked up all of the internet settings except they all say Vodaphone not Lebara. I am assuming that this is all correct.
Forum: UK & Ireland 06-06-2013, 14:39
Replies: 8
Views: 3,771
Posted By lizzie1955
Lebara hasn't changed. My old one full of credit...

Lebara hasn't changed. My old one full of credit and dead.
Forum: UK & Ireland 02-06-2013, 15:55
Replies: 8
Views: 3,771
Posted By lizzie1955
A Stupid Question Re: Lebara

Last time I was in London I got my old iPhone 3GS unlocked and used Lebara. It worked like a dream. When I got back to the US, I put my AT&T sim back in, no problems. When I switched to the Note, I...
Forum: Mobile Phones 28-05-2013, 23:37
Replies: 11
Views: 9,755
Posted By lizzie1955
Thanks for the clarification. Between my Note and...

Thanks for the clarification. Between my Note and my old iPhone 3GS, I'm sure something will work.
Forum: Mobile Phones 28-05-2013, 17:51
Replies: 11
Views: 9,755
Posted By lizzie1955
Thanks Steve. I have the US version of the...

Thanks Steve. I have the US version of the Samsung Note that doesn't support 900 anyway. I'll be limited to 2100 no matter who I use. I'm going to be in Central London so will hopefully be okay.
Forum: UK & Ireland 26-05-2013, 22:51
Replies: 4
Views: 2,317
Posted By lizzie1955
Based on everything I'm reading, and I hope I'm...

Based on everything I'm reading, and I hope I'm wrong, setting for Samsung Android phone have to go in manually.

I wonder if it will be easier to use my old iPhone 3GS?

As I'm sure you've all...
Forum: Mobile Phones 25-05-2013, 01:31
Replies: 11
Views: 9,755
Posted By lizzie1955
Thanks Inquisitor. How are you? It's been ages....

Thanks Inquisitor. How are you? It's been ages. I'm going to be in London 100% of the time so I suspect I'll be okay. My only other option will be to use Three.com.uk. They have a good unlimited...
Forum: Mobile Phones 25-05-2013, 00:20
Replies: 11
Views: 9,755
Posted By lizzie1955
Follow=Up Question for Inquisitor

Inquisitor, I just stumbled on this old post. It is almost a year later and I have happily been using my unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-1717. That said, I am about to head to London for two weeks...
Forum: UK & Ireland 22-05-2013, 23:16
Replies: 4
Views: 2,317
Posted By lizzie1955
Thanks you so much.

Thanks you so much.
Forum: UK & Ireland 22-05-2013, 21:59
Replies: 4
Views: 2,317
Posted By lizzie1955
O2 Internet Settings

I have an unlocked Samsung Note SGH-1717. I plan to use the O2 International Sim for my upcoming visit to the UK for voice and data. Does anyone know if the Internet settings will configure...
Forum: UK & Ireland 14-04-2013, 02:27
Replies: 2
Views: 2,273
Posted By lizzie1955
Thanks Steve. I also saw that Lebara has a...

Thanks Steve.

I also saw that Lebara has a 29 GBP 30 day flat rate plan that includes calls and internet. I've e-mailed them to see if there is any chance of bringing my old card back to life. As...
Forum: UK & Ireland 11-04-2013, 02:03
Replies: 2
Views: 2,273
Posted By lizzie1955
Update on Best SIM for International Voice and Data in UK

I'll be in London for 10 days in July. I have an unlocked Samsung Note I717. I'll need a SIM for voice (local and international calls) and data.

Last year I used Lebara. Data was free and calls to...
Forum: Germany 29-05-2012, 00:16
Replies: 5
Views: 5,559
Posted By lizzie1955
I stuck it into my newly unlocked iPhone (I...

I stuck it into my newly unlocked iPhone (I finally did it when I was in London) and it worked. Thank you!
Forum: Germany 28-05-2012, 03:12
Replies: 5
Views: 5,559
Posted By lizzie1955
Unblocking a Fonic Sim

I just checked my account and my Fonic Sim still has almost 25 Euros on it. I haven't used the card since last summer so I am sure it is blocked by now. I believe I can unblock it by topping it up. I...
Forum: Mobile Phones 08-04-2012, 13:24
Replies: 11
Views: 9,755
Posted By lizzie1955
Thank you so much. It is all clear now.

Thank you so much. It is all clear now.
Forum: Mobile Phones 04-04-2012, 17:59
Replies: 11
Views: 9,755
Posted By lizzie1955
US Version of Samsung Note: Internet in Europe

I was thinking of getting a Samsung Note with AT&T and having it unlocked for international travel.

The International version of the phone has GSM 850/900/1900/2100. I just noticed that the US...
Forum: UK & Ireland 31-12-2011, 20:05
Replies: 5
Views: 4,474
Posted By lizzie1955
I'll be in and out of the UK before Feb 29 so...

I'll be in and out of the UK before Feb 29 so will meet the deadline.
Forum: UK & Ireland 29-12-2011, 20:48
Replies: 5
Views: 4,474
Posted By lizzie1955
How Is Lebara UK?

I'm thinking of using Lebara UK for my upcoming trip to London. Any feedback would be appreciated. I want to be sure I'll have reliable internet as well as voice. I use an unlocked, European Nokia...
Forum: UK & Ireland 26-12-2011, 00:15
Replies: 19
Views: 9,079
Posted By lizzie1955
Someone on eBay suggested Lebara. I know that...

Someone on eBay suggested Lebara. I know that they have very inexpensive rates to the US but does anyone know how their Internet service is? I need to be able to access my e-mail.

Also, are there...
Forum: UK & Ireland 25-12-2011, 16:57
Replies: 19
Views: 9,079
Posted By lizzie1955
Updated Info: UK Sim for Voice and Data

Hi Everyone,

Happy Holidays! A couple of years have past since I first posted this query. I never made it to London--first it was volcanic ash; last yeart a family illness forced a last minute...
Forum: Germany 07-04-2011, 02:23
Replies: 106
Views: 42,878
Posted By lizzie1955
That's great news! Thank you. If I'm...

That's great news! Thank you. If I'm understanding correctly, all I have to do when I get back to Germany is top up as needed and activate the Internet connection. Right? :)
Forum: Germany 06-04-2011, 14:55
Replies: 106
Views: 42,878
Posted By lizzie1955
Hi Everyone, Is there any additional...

Hi Everyone,

Is there any additional information regarding the lifespan of my Fonic SIM card. Are they still being blocked after 6 months? If so, is there any way to top up and unblock my card...
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