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will it detect that I don't have a data plan and not let me use the phone?

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If it's unlocked, it will let you use it.
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That phone is always using data, which will be very expensive for you. You might as well spend the little extra a month to get a data plan to avoid having to pay the same if not more than a data plan.
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how is it always using data, can't I turn off what connections it uses? It can't use data if i'm not signed up for it, I planned to get it third party so I could use the wi-fi.
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BTW i'm talking about buying a T-Mo branded TP2 to use with my T-Mo sim card
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If you don't have a data plan, it will just show that you don't have one. I don't on my iPhone and it always says that when I text and stuff, but I can still text etc.
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That phone is always using data, which will be very expensive for you. You might as well spend the little extra a month to get a data plan to avoid having to pay the same if not more than a data plan.
no it doesn't...

well on default yes, if you want to use the auto weather/news/facebook/stock etc... but you can turn them off, or even turn data off entirely

but it's always better to have a data plan anyway... 500MB plans aren't that much more...
why have a smartphone without data?!? it's like owning a Ferrari without gas... it's only good to look at... can't use it
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no it doesn't...

well on default yes, if you want to use the auto weather/news/facebook/stock etc... but you can turn them off, or even turn data off entirely

but it's always better to have a data plan anyway... 500MB plans aren't that much more...
why have a smartphone without data?!? it's like owning a Ferrari without gas... it's only good to look at... can't use it
My point entirely. When people ask me about getting a smartphone without a smartphone plan, I think they are being extremely cheap. I personally am quite offended on how people are so cheap about this as well.
    
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Cheap? When all we need is to update programs that only a smartphone can use, but can't afford the 30/month data plan, how is that being cheap?
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Cheap? When all we need is to update programs that only a smartphone can use, but can't afford the 30/month data plan, how is that being cheap?
When people want a smartphone but do not want to pay the plan associated with it. The old "I will just use WiFi" excuse.
    
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