Unlocked Galaxy S10e (form samsung)- Sim Card Question

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Groupie

Unlocked Galaxy S10e (form samsung)- Sim Card Question

Good morning!

 

I ordered a Galaxy S10e Unlocked directly from Samsung and it's coming in today.  I'm currently a Boost customer with a Galaxy S8.  Is it possible to use my existing SIM card (take out of Galaxy S8 and put into Galaxy S10e), or will I have to buy/order a new one just for the new Unlocked Galaxy S10e?

 

Thanks!

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Agent

Hi there! Thanks for your inquiry. You need to order a compatible SIM card. Please follow this link to do so:  https://activate.boostmobile.com/bring-your-phone. Besides this, do you have any other question or concern?    

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Groupie

Thanks for the quick reply!

 

I do not have the phone on me yet, it is on the truck being delivered today.  Is there anyway if you can tell me which compatible sim card I should order ahead of time?  I would like to order this now, or to find a store/BestBuy that has one in stock so I can pick it up on my way home.

 

So, the sim card in my Galaxy S8 cannot be used with the Galaxy S10e?

 

Thanks!

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Agent

You need to have the phone first, since you will have to use the IMEI number. 

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Accomplice

Were you able to use the SIM from your S8 in your S10e? I'm currently upgrading from an S8 to an S10 unlocked and was wondering the same thing.
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Groupie

Na. I called customer service and was told that I needed a new sim card.  They offered to ship one for free and wave the activation fee from transferring phones.  They said I could have gone to a store and bought a sim but the store would charge me $10, plus, all of the stores in my local area didn't carry the sim that I needed!

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Enthusiast

Where you able to find one?

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Groupie

Hey there - Yep I was able to get a new sim card from boost customer service!  If you call them, they will ship you one for free, but if you go to a store they will charge you $9.99.  None of the stores around me had it, so I just waited 2 days and received my new card from Boots.  Activated in about 10-15 minutes and all was good to go!

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Enthusiast

Odd question, was your s10e the 128gb or 256gb? I am wanting the bigger one but want to know it'll work before buying it.