by DrWu
Explorer

Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

My old Nokia handset is not working in the Bahamas. It has always worked abroad, outside the EU as well as within. It didn't work whilst I was in transit in Miami either so maybe more than just a Bahamas thing. I'm on an old Sim only contract with Orange.

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EE Employee
Solution

Re: Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

Hi @DrWu

 

I've just had a quick check and can see that the device is not tri-band and will not work in the USA or Bahamas.

 

I would have a word with your hotel reception just in case they can loan you a phone as I know some hotels do offer that service.

 

Many thanks,

 

Lee

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by Ace Contributor
Ace Contributor

Re: Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

Hello @DrWu what model Nokia do you have?

by DrWu
Explorer

Re: Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

I can't see a model number written on it. It was a cheap PAYG handset that I put my existing sim in. Not a smart phone. Only ever used it for calls and texts.

by
EE Employee

Re: Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

Hi and welcome to the community @DrWu

 

So I can try and help please type in *#0000# this should present you with the model number.

 

It could be that your device is not triband.

 

Do let us know.

 

Many thanks,

 

Lee

by DrWu
Explorer

Re: Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

Maybe you're right with the triband thing. It's worked in Aus, NZ, Malaysia, India before but haven't been to USA with it before. My phone is so cheap and basic that it doesn't show model number when typing #0000#. Will have a look online and see if I can find model number.

by DrWu
Explorer

Re: Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

It looks like the Nokia 108.

by
EE Employee
Solution

Re: Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

Hi @DrWu

 

I've just had a quick check and can see that the device is not tri-band and will not work in the USA or Bahamas.

 

I would have a word with your hotel reception just in case they can loan you a phone as I know some hotels do offer that service.

 

Many thanks,

 

Lee

by DrWu
Explorer

Re: Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

Thanks for your help Lee. Much appreciated.

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EE Employee

Re: Can anyone tell me why my phone is not working in The Bahamas?

No problems @DrWu

 

Do enjoy your time in the Bahamas.

 

Many thanks,

 

Lee

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