by Pollygon
Explorer

4g sim card, will it work on a 2g phone?

I've just signed up for a new 4g sim for my elderly mother but the phone I was looking to buy for her specifies that it won't work on 3 network as it does not support 3g, it is a 2g phone. 

will this ee 4g sim card work on a 2g phone ?

Thanks .

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by Ace Contributor
Ace Contributor

Re: 4g sim card, will it work on a 2g phone?

Hi @Pollygon

 

Welcome to the EE Community,

 

Yes a EE4G sim will work with 2G 3G & 4G.

by Pollygon
Explorer

Re: 4g sim card, will it work on a 2g phone?

Thanks for your swift reply .

by Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor

Re: 4g sim card, will it work on a 2g phone?

@Pollygon which phone is it that you are looking at? Yes 4g sim might work but it might only work on 2g network! 

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: 4g sim card, will it work on a 2g phone?

There aren't many 2G only phones these days, if any. You can still get 3G feature phones cheaply. A 4G SIM will work in either by effectively downgrading itself.

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