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Nokia 1661 on Pay as you go 02 for Only £4.95 @ Carphone Warehouse + Quidco
Nokia 1661 on Pay as you go 02 for Only £4.95 @ Carphone Warehouse + Quidco

Nokia 1661 on Pay as you go 02 for Only £4.95 @ Carphone Warehouse + Quidco

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Bought this phone at Carphone warehouse today for only £4.95. To get this phone for this price you need to already be an O2 pay as you go customer. You just provide your details & they upgrade you meaning you dont have top up & just pay the handset price.

If your not already on O2 then you will need to top up with £10 which is still a hot deal.

This basic Nokia phone comes unlocked & is a complete bargain!!!

Quidco at £5 to.

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How do you buy it without the £10 top-up ?

If you're saying you'd have paid £10 to o2 anyway so net cost is £4.95, it won't quite work will it ... as CarWhse will apply the £10 top-up to the o2 SIM that comes with the phone (that's how they get their commission, for adding a PAYG TO the network), not give you a voucher to top up your existing o2 number ???

Certainly that's what has always happened with previous deals like this as I recall or know from 1st hand.

MKD

How do you get out of not paying the top up fee? Don't think I can figure it out? Or is it that you get a £10 top up card for O2?

Great just ordered one as son lost his and were all on o2
Thanks

They put it through as a pay as you go upgrade. You need to provide your name, address and O2 phone no. By doing this you will not get any cashback and can only be done in store. You will also receive a percentage of your topups back as credit on your sim. My sister did this before christmas buying a phone for our mum. Nokia 2330 £24.95 and got £21 odd in credit.

Even if you pay £14.95 and get £5.00 quidco back you would still get a free phone.

You can use the £10.00 credit for one off calls.

Great even a as spare phone

H & R added:thumbsup:

You can transfer the £10 credit onto your original o2 sim, I recently bought a new phone for my son from carphone warehouse online (was cheaper than instore and also quidco) had to buy the £10 credit and I just assumed it would be a £10 voucher but it is actually a preloaded new sim card, so just phoned up o2 and asked to transfer the credit from the new sim to the original sim. no problem.

BEVVY;7833270

You can transfer the £10 credit onto your original o2 sim, I recently … You can transfer the £10 credit onto your original o2 sim, I recently bought a new phone for my son from carphone warehouse online (was cheaper than instore and also quidco) had to buy the £10 credit and I just assumed it would be a £10 voucher but it is actually a preloaded new sim card, so just phoned up o2 and asked to transfer the credit from the new sim to the original sim. no problem.



Good tip :thumbsup:

I bought my mum the same handset for the same price at Virgin and topped up by £10. Anyway she loves the handset (if only she could work out how to speak when someone rings her ....)

joesmum;7833453

I bought my mum the same handset for the same price at Virgin and topped … I bought my mum the same handset for the same price at Virgin and topped up by £10. Anyway she loves the handset (if only she could work out how to speak when someone rings her ....)



your lucky ,my mum cant even turn her phone on

did you buy it in store??? becuase if you did thats how you didnt pay the top up you can only do contract upgrades online. or please tell me how you did it if you bought online.

thanks

is it unlock? plz share if some 1 ordered.

asimfaran;7833680

is it unlock? plz share if some 1 ordered.



all carphone warehouse phones are unlocked

Are you sure its unlocked? I just don't get why then is it loads cheaper with o2 than the other networks if its not locked.

if unlocked then really worth so want to make it sure b4 ordering.

sarahjane1988;7833757

all carphone warehouse phones are unlocked


They're not.

Original Poster

cspiders;7833971

Are you sure its unlocked? I just don't get why then is it loads cheaper … Are you sure its unlocked? I just don't get why then is it loads cheaper with o2 than the other networks if its not locked.



Im very sure as i bought it on O2 but im using in with my Orange sim card! They have different network promotions at different times thats all.

I bought this phone a couple months ago and was very impressed. Very light and thin. Its better to get this than get another cheap phone with camera that you will never use. It doesn't have any fancy functions but great for those who only use a mobile phone to talk and text only. Good reception as well!

If it comes locked, beware that it might not be possible to unlock yet so check before you buy. The OP title needs to be a little more clear though if it needs a £10 top up...

every single phone i buy is from carphone warehouse and they have all been unlocked.

pay as go phones from cpw are unlocked. contract phones may not be

I'm not convinced why is the sim free one £34.95 if its unlocked.

answer to how i can get it for 4.95 online?

In my experience, all PAYG phone from the CPW group (CPW

gchild;7834274

pay as go phones from cpw are unlocked. contract phones may not be



contract phones are too

ScRiVs;7834300

answer to how i can get it for 4.95 online?



you cant get it for 4.95 online instore only. you can only upgrade contracts online

im on o2 got to checkout and still have to pay for extra top up?

kittykat09;7834362

im on o2 got to checkout and still have to pay for extra top up?



you can only do it instore

sarahjane1988;7834368

you can only do it instore



Arh explains alot! thank u

kittykat09;7834375

Arh explains alot! thank u



thats alright i had problems and i phoned carphone warehouse nobody was there so i phoned a carphone warehouse store and they told me

Bought one of these from e2save (part of cpw) a few months back and can confirm it was unlocked.

Handy to keep as a backup and has a fairly decent torch!

sarahjane1988;7834163

every single phone i buy is from carphone warehouse and they have all … every single phone i buy is from carphone warehouse and they have all been unlocked.


Indeed, but that doesn't mean they all are, which they're not.
gchild;7834274

pay as go phones from cpw are unlocked. contract phones may not be


Not true.
sarahjane1988;7834354

contract phones are too


No.

sarahjane1988;7834379

thats alright i had problems and i phoned carphone warehouse nobody was … thats alright i had problems and i phoned carphone warehouse nobody was there so i phoned a carphone warehouse store and they told me


I hav sim only contract with o2 CPW, had been to store yday to buy just handset. But looks like £10.00 topup is mandatory thoug you hav sim only monthly contract.

dam I hav paid £20.00 for same locked phone from vodafone.

Original Poster

cspiders;7834285

I'm not convinced why is the sim free one £34.95 if its unlocked.



Sim free phones generally cost more as they are not subsidised and are always unlocked. When you buy a phone on pay as you go or contract and you get a sim card with it. This means its being subsidised by the network provider you subscribe to.

uktoptrader;7834521

Sim free phones are not subsidised. When you buy a phone on pay as you go … Sim free phones are not subsidised. When you buy a phone on pay as you go or contract and you get a sim card with it, its being subsidised by the network provider you subscribe to.

Yeah that's why I'm not convinced its unlocked.

if some1 have received it then he might confirm.

I've just noticed that if you are intending to buy online with the £10 top-up, if you do it through quidco and E2save, the cash back is £7.50 rather than £5 at CPW.

Not sure if its unlocked though.

Adamo;7834436

Indeed, but that doesn't mean they all are, which they're not.Not true.No.



is true as i have had 3!!!

kuldeps;7834440

I hav sim only contract with o2 CPW, had been to store yday to buy just … I hav sim only contract with o2 CPW, had been to store yday to buy just handset. But looks like £10.00 topup is mandatory thoug you hav sim only monthly contract.



you have to tell them you want to upgrade and that your with o2

cspiders;7834546

Yeah that's why I'm not convinced its unlocked.



well in the morning why dont you phone them up to see and fine out. everyone is telling you but your not believeing for a reason


if you read the start of the thread it clearly says comes unlocked, and thats from someone who has bought the phone
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