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Hi,

Can anyone tell me if you are able to take your exsisting mobile phone to OZ or are they not compatable. Is it a case of changing the sim card to an australian one?? My daughter wants a new one and i was wondering if i am wasting my money.
Thanks ellisa:)
 

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Hi,

Can anyone tell me if you are able to take your exsisting mobile phone to OZ or are they not compatable. Is it a case of changing the sim card to an australian one?? My daughter wants a new one and i was wondering if i am wasting my money.
Thanks ellisa:)

HI Ellisa,

Your daughter is gonna hate me, but I have to let you know that each time I went to Australia my phone worked just fine.
And still, if it won't, you can get her one there.
Cheers
 

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It'll work here, the UK and AU both use the GSM phone standard. You only need to change the SIM card. If it doesn't work get her a new phone when you get here.

Hi,

Can anyone tell me if you are able to take your exsisting mobile phone to OZ or are they not compatable. Is it a case of changing the sim card to an australian one?? My daughter wants a new one and i was wondering if i am wasting my money.
Thanks ellisa:)
 

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Yep I simply changed the SIM card and my UK mobile works fine too.
 

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Hi,

Can anyone tell me if you are able to take your exsisting mobile phone to OZ or are they not compatable. Is it a case of changing the sim card to an australian one?? My daughter wants a new one and i was wondering if i am wasting my money.
Thanks ellisa:)
All GSM phones work in Australia..
 

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Hi everyone, thanks for your feedback! Looks like I'm out shopping for a phone today!...ellisa
 

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If you do have to get a new phone, maybe buy it on the way over. If you have a stopover in a place like Hong Kong, Singapore, or Malaysia they have really good phones that don't cost too much. And they all work in AU, just get the plug adapter for the AU power socket ($5 at most in Singapore). Then buy a SIM card when you get here.

Hi everyone, thanks for your feedback! Looks like I'm out shopping for a phone today!...ellisa
 
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