Iphone 3 has sim slot that does not reconize the sim. still says no sim.
Then you're hosed. If the SIM slot is physically bad, then you can't activate it at all since it requires a SIM to do so. make an appointment at the genius bar. They can replace the phone for $149.
Personally, I think it would be smarter to just buy an iPod and sell the phone for parts.
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