Old Nov 27, 16, 9:48 pm
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ajGoes
 
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Originally Posted by sambb View Post
Ok, so i continue to be confused.
I can buy an unlocked phone in the usa (for example, google pixel).
i want to use the phone for data and calling in the UK. Such as uber, texting, etc. I would like to have a UK phone number.

i can buy a three sim card on ebay with 30 pounds of credit. I assume i can pop that into my unlocked phone and use it right when i land in the uk.

DO I NEED a uk credit card, or a us credit card is ok (I am a US resident)

Can i top up these sims with purchase from a us credit card while in the uk?

This is all very confusing to me. It seems so complicated.

Thanks for the guidance.
Before you buy a new phone, find out how to unlock the one you have. Just call AT&T. They should tell you how.

Once you've done that, you can pop in a UK SIM.
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