Is it necessary to fully charge a new phone?
There is no real need to charge the phone before use because they are already around 60% charged. 4. But for regular charging, we would recommend you read and religiously follow these smartphone battery charging tips.
What’s the difference between pay as you go and pay monthly?
There are two types of SIM only deals – Pay monthly and Pay as you go. The main difference between them is that a Pay monthly SIM only deal includes an allowance for calls, texts and data which you’ll be billed for every 30 days. A Pay as you go SIM only deal requires you to top up with credit.
Will I lose my pictures if I change SIM cards?
No, you will not lose anything if you’re just swapping sim card.
How long should you let a new phone charge?
A new smartphone lithium battery can be charged for about 2-4 hours, while a phone with super-fast charging can be filled within an hour. After charging to 100%, extend the charge for about 15 minutes.
When I get a new phone How do I transfer everything?
Android to Android
- Make sure both phones are charged and are connected to Wi-Fi.
- On the old phone, go to Settings and sign into your Google Account if you are not already logged in.
- In Settings, tap Accounts & sync, turn on Auto-sync data if it is off.
- Go back to Settings.
- Tap Backup and reset.
- Ensure Backup my data is on.
Why must a new phone charge 8 hours?
Nowadays, smartphones come with lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries with partial charge that can get fully charged within about 2 h. However, manufacturers still insist on charging them for 8 hours before the first use. These batteries are known to have a memory effect.
When you change SIM cards do you lose everything?
When you remove your SIM card from your phone and replace it with another card, you lose access to any information on the original card. This information is still stored on the old card, so any phone numbers, addresses or text messages that you lose are available if you insert the old card into the device.
Will I lose my text messages if I remove my SIM card?
No they will not. Your text messages are stored in the memory of the phone itself. If you were to remove the SIM card from your device, then reinstall it, your text messages would still be there.
Can I buy any phone and put my SIM card in it?
GSM vs CDMA Phones This is good news for all of us because we don’t need to stress about whether our phone is a GSM or CDMA phone and whether or not it will take a SIM card. Basically, any unlocked iPhone after iPhone 5 or any unlocked Android phone since 2013 should be compatible with SIM cards.
What happens if you take out your SIM card and put it in another iPhone?
You can take the sim card out and nothing will happen to your data – it is all stored on the phone. Nothing is stored on a sim card of an iPhone – iPhones cannot store data on a sim card – everything is stored on the phone itself, with syncing via iTunes.
Is pay as you go cheaper than contract?
Pay-as-you-go SIMs tend to be cheaper and give you more flexibility. Phone contract plans and SIM-only contract plans are usually best for average to heavy users, while a straight-forward pay-as-you-go plan is usually only worthwhile if you don’t use your phone that much.
How do I transfer everything to my new phone?
How to back up data on your old Android phone
- Open Settings from the app drawer or home screen.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
- Go to the System menu.
- Tap Backup.
- Make sure the toggle for Back up to Google Drive is set to On.
- Hit Back up now to sync the latest data on the phone with Google Drive.
Do I need to backup my phone before switching SIM?
If you restore the backup to it sure. Changing the sim will generally cause a reactivation but after that the phone should be the same. Backing it up is a great idea, so back it up, change your sim. If you’re missing anything erase and restore the backup and you should have no problems.
What is the difference between SIM free and pay as you go?
A sim-free phone comes without a sim and you choose your own network or use a sim from your current network provider. Pay As You GGo (PAYG) phones are usually locked to one network provider and you generally need to pay a small fee to get the device unlocked so that you can use it will sims from all networks.
Is contract better than pay as you go?
With a monthly contract you agree a set monthly price, which usually includes a fixed amount of call time, data and texts. It can often be very good value compared to a pay-as-you-go deal and you will get a new handset (although you’re likely to pay more for a newer model).
Can you take out your SIM card and put it in another phone?
You can take the SIM card out, put it into another phone, and if someone calls your number, the new phone will ring. You can also put a different SIM card in your unlocked phone, and your phone will then work with whatever phone number and account is linked to that card.
What does give credit where credit is due mean?
Acknowledge an accomplishment, as in They really should give her credit for the work she’s done. [Late 1700s] The phrase is sometimes amplified to give credit where credit is due, meaning the acknowledgment should be to the person who deserves it.