10/15/2011, 02:27 PM
YOu guys, the sim card is a cheap and easy thing to swap.
Originally Posted by geewhiz
Go to a store and swap your number over, say that you have a phone at home and yes it works. Just sign up for minutes, no data. Ask for a SECOND unactivated sim, theyll give you one, they are free.
When you get home you use the unactivated one with the itunes/iphone deal. Itll ask you for your number, and zip code. Itll then swap the activation from the sim you have activated, onto the one in the iphone.
Thats how you can do it, or you can just port your number after you do the initial setup. Theyll give you a local number, that you then port over with your old number. Either way works. I would prefer to do the port first, then swap, because there are fewer people involved, but its up to you.