1. adelaney's Avatar
    T-Mobile now has the 3g network, how can I get my unlocked iphone, 3g to work on t-mobile 3g network?
    2009-10-17 06:32 PM
  2. kofman13's Avatar
    no it is not possible. The iphone's 3g antenna is set to operate only on the 3G frequency which AT&T uses, which is different frequency that t-mobile operates on
    2009-10-17 07:04 PM
  3. adelaney's Avatar
    so it's no way to change the freq of the 3g, if we can unlock these phones their has to be a way to change it to work.
    2009-10-17 07:29 PM
  4. chessyang's Avatar
    ^ correct.

    only way i know is cancel t-mobile and get an ATT voice and data plan
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    2009-10-17 07:33 PM
  5. adelaney's Avatar
    what if I run the 3.0 firmware with the 3g on?

    I have a friend that works at T-Mobile and he said a guy came in the store and he had a unlocked iphone and the 3g was working
    Last edited by adelaney; 2009-10-17 at 08:55 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
    2009-10-17 08:55 PM
  6. djkns's Avatar
    nope won't work... u can have the 3g enable and still get signal.. but it won't be on the 3g network still be using edge...
    2009-10-18 01:36 AM
  7. 08lexus250's Avatar
    I think the frequency is different for at&t 3G vs. t-mobile 3G... but nevertheless edge works perfectly fine and it's only $20 for unlimited txt and mobile web =D
    White 3GS 16GB 3.1.2 Unlocked Currently using
    Black 3G 8GB Backup phone
    White BNIB 3GS 32GB "dust collector"
    2009-10-18 08:53 AM
  8. Ticko's Avatar
    I think the frequency is different for at&t 3G vs. t-mobile 3G... but nevertheless edge works perfectly fine and it's only $20 for unlimited txt and mobile web =D
    which plan do you use because i am currently paying 20.00 for unlimited blackberry data plan and 9.99 for unlimited text...totally jealous of u
    2009-10-19 08:20 PM
  9. 08lexus250's Avatar
    really? I have a family plan but just on my line I have web2go which use to be $9.99 for 50 MB of web browsing and 200 txt messages but apparently they stopped the 9.99 plan and bumped it to unlimited data and unlimited txt for $19.99. You should call them and ask them. They asked me what type of phone I had and I just told them I had a bs flip phone. I'm located in Madison where i'm constantly roaming so they never know what phone i'm using.
    White 3GS 16GB 3.1.2 Unlocked Currently using
    Black 3G 8GB Backup phone
    White BNIB 3GS 32GB "dust collector"
    2009-10-19 08:35 PM
  10. nachobel's Avatar
    OP, the iPhone 3G bands (or frequencies) are not compatible with the T-Mobile US 3G network. The only way to change this would be to open up the phone and install a different 3G radio. I do not have any idea how to do this and I'm guessing you don't either.

    Realistically, there is no way to do it. You could, in theory, do it but there's also a large likelihood your phone would end up a useless metal, glass and plastic brick.
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    2009-10-19 11:01 PM
  11. djkns's Avatar
    it easy... all u gotta do is remove the radio... install with mytouch radio n solder on 4 resistors next to the flex capacitor... which is right below the cpu.... lol...
    2009-10-20 12:17 AM
  12. phreakwenci's Avatar
    it easy... all u gotta do is remove the radio... install with mytouch radio n solder on 4 resistors next to the flex capacitor... which is right below the cpu.... lol...
    I had actually looked into doing this, but I couldn't solder at 88mph.. too bumpy, waiting for my upgraded jet tires to come in so I can just fly it at that speed.
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    2009-10-20 01:55 AM
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