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Jean

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Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« on: Nov 03, 2019, 07:07:53 PM »
Hi everyone - have had help on this site before so hoping someone can help once again.
I have an ancient nokia mobile (pay as you go) originally it was with Orange - this changed to T mobile although I have no idea why.  When I was with orange I could ask for a text with my money balance - no problem.  Since this change that facility does not work.  I have been on Tmobile site but cannot make head nor tail of how to contact them regarding this.  Can anyone help with this problem?
Jean

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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #1 on: Nov 03, 2019, 08:32:16 PM »
When I had that type of payg phone several years back, the total of credit left used to appear on the screen automatically after I sent a text. Maybe a trip to the mobile phone shop is what you'll need to do.  :)

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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #2 on: Nov 03, 2019, 09:20:04 PM »
You could try dialling #225#..
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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #3 on: Nov 03, 2019, 11:46:45 PM »
Jean try dialing 1745   or text BA to150...hope this helps

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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #4 on: Nov 04, 2019, 02:03:50 PM »
Hello Jean,
although iv had old as well as new nokia  phones the latest being a smart phone ,

iv never text to find the balance of money left in my pay as you go phone, I'm on the asda, pay as you go system , and have  always dialled the number instead, to which the balance is spoken instead,
for example It will say to me,.... you have a balance of ,

so have you got a number to dial instead, its worth looking into,

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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #5 on: Nov 04, 2019, 02:27:19 PM »
I used to have a Nokia PAYG and there was a number (can't remember what it was) that you dialed and it would say you had so many minutes and a so much money left
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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #6 on: Nov 04, 2019, 02:48:08 PM »
I refer you to answers #2 and #3. Which haven't been answered.
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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #7 on: Nov 04, 2019, 03:39:56 PM »
Jean hasn't been back on yet has she  ?  give her a chance  ;D

Jean

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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #8 on: Nov 04, 2019, 05:26:37 PM »
Thank you everyone who answered my call for assistance.  Have tried all but one of your solutions - no joy.  Final try will be the newsagency where I last topped the phone up but cannot get there until Friday.  Everyone please keep your fingers crossed that this last try will work - in fact, cross everything to be on the safe side.  Will let you all know what happens.  Once again thank you all.
Jean

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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #9 on: Nov 04, 2019, 05:28:54 PM »
Good luck!
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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #10 on: Nov 04, 2019, 05:32:35 PM »
Thank you everyone who answered my call for assistance.  Have tried all but one of your solutions - no joy.  Final try will be the newsagency where I last topped the phone up but cannot get there until Friday.  Everyone please keep your fingers crossed that this last try will work - in fact, cross everything to be on the safe side.  Will let you all know what happens.  Once again thank you all.
Jean

The link below gives some advice.

https://www.hotukdeals.com/discussions/t-mobile-payg-checking-balance-1242086
« Last Edit: Nov 04, 2019, 05:35:44 PM by Diasi »
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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #11 on: Nov 04, 2019, 07:50:34 PM »
Hello Jean.

having looked at the T mobile  p a y g information,.

iv found that if you dial *233 from your phone to either add and or hear your balance,
so please try it, and I hope this works , at least its worth a try

good luck Alfred,.
« Last Edit: Nov 04, 2019, 07:58:46 PM by Alfred »

Jean

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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #12 on: Nov 05, 2019, 12:55:03 PM »
Hi everyone again - just to let everyone now I finally managed to get my balance by dialling 150.  A voice said the balance and then I received a text message confirming it.
MANY MANY THANKS to all who tried to help - I knew this site would not let me down.
Jean

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Re: Assistance needed with ancient nokia mobile
« Reply #13 on: Nov 05, 2019, 03:31:18 PM »
I'm pleased for you jean , good news, and well done you,.