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That’s the first thought you might have when a notification appears on your i Phone or i Pad prompting you to download a "Carrier Settings Update." If you’re like me, you’ll shrug and tap the Update button (YOLO! But others might be a little more wary, and want to know what the update is for and whether it’s safe to download before taking any action.
Unfortunately, getting answers to these questions is much harder than it should be.
Unlike major operating system updates, there isn’t a lot of information or messaging about what carrier settings updates do, where they come from or how they impact your device.
*For some customers on rate plans that are no longer offered, there may be a charge associated roaming.
(Updated – April 29, 2016) As you may have heard, Shentel will soon acquire n Telos, including all of its wireless operations.
Shentel will continue network upgrades in the current n Telos region throughout this year and next, which will give customers more coverage in more places, stronger signals and faster downloads!
Importantly, n Telos customers will see no negative impact to their current service and won’t need to take any immediate action.
Google and Microsoft also make carrier-related changes to their Android and Windows Phone devices, respectively, but they’re folded into a more general software or maintenance update.When you’re ready to purchase your SIM, please be sure to see our money-saving tips below to save even more!Keep reading to find out which phones will and won’t work with Straight Talk & Net 10 SIM:(1) Look below at the list of phones we have compiled that work with Straight Talk SIM(2) Download the Phone Bill Cut app to your phone and it will suggest plans that will work with your device.(3) Get technical: Answer these two questions Both of the following must be true: First, phone must be a GSM or CDMA phone that was originally on a major cellular carrier or purchased unlocked.Second, phone must be either Below is a list of popular phones that will work with Straight Talk SIM Bring Your Own Phone.If the original carrier for these phones was not AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or Verizon, the phone will likely need to be unlocked to work with Straight Talk.