IPhone :: Apple 3GS Unlocked For Any Carrier?

Mar 12, 2012

I wanted to buy an iPhone 3GS from Apple unlocked for any carrier if I restore it for any reason is it unlocked automatically or do I have to take it to Apple to get it unlocked? Maybe jailbreak?

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IPhone :: Unlocked By Carrier Is Like Apple Factory Unlock?

Jul 5, 2012

I want to buy a used iPhone from eBay Australia who was bought in some carrier (like Optues, Telstra etc...) and unlocked by the carrier for the buyer's request.

Carrier unlock is like factory unlock? I will be able to use this iPhone in any GSM network in the world?

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Why Won't Carrier Name Appear On Unlocked IPhone 5s

Aug 21, 2014

I just moved to another country, and purchased a sim card for my unlocked iPhone 5s. After realising I purchased the wrong one, I cut down the micro sim to a nano.¬ It seems like all services are working - I can make calls, receive texts, etc but the carrier name won't appear. Not sure if this is indicative of troubles to come. It appears blank next to the signal strength. Could this be because of the DIY sim card or was my phone not unlocked properly? I had it unlocked through my carrier back home.

Info:
iPhone 5, iOS 7.1.2

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IPhone :: Are Unlocked Phones Sold In The Apple Store Factory Unlocked

Mar 11, 2012

are unlocked iphones sold in the apple store factory unlocked?

Info:
iPhone 4

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IPhone :: Unlocked 4s Not Working With New Carrier

Mar 12, 2012

I purchased two unlocked iphone 4s phones a few months back. I put in the sim card for my new carrier and it says activation required. When I say use cellular carriers network its telling me the sim card is not recognized and to use it with another carrier. I called AppleCare to confirm that in fact both my wifes and my phone were unlocked and could be used with any carrier. They said yes its unlocked and can be used with any carrier around the world.

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IPhone :: How To Tell If A Is Carrier Unlocked From Factory

Apr 2, 2012

I am looking for a way to determine if a used Iphone came from the factory carrier unlocked. I want to be able to check before I buy it and before I get ripped off. There are too many charlotans out there passing off their jail broken phones as "factory unlocked". .Calls to apple are not helpful. Apple does not want to be helpful in this even though they have a distain for jailbroken phones.

Info:
iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1, Any phone any software.

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IPhone :: 4S Unlocked Isn't Activating With Another Carrier?

Apr 17, 2012

I just bought an iPhone 4S UNLOCKED on March 2012 in Austin, TX.

I bring it to Brazil, but when I try to use my carrier's SIM card the iPhone locks the system saying "Only compatible SIM cards from a supported carrier my be used to activate iPhone. insert the SIM card that came with your iPhone or visit a supported carrier". When I try to use AT&Ts SIM card (that came with the iPhone but doesnt work here in Brazil) the iPhone unlocks the system. I just want my unlocked iPhone....

Info:
iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1

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IPhone :: Warranty Replacement For Carrier-unlocked 4s?

Apr 14, 2012

I have an iPhone 4S that was recently unlocked by AT&T. Unfortunately, it's developed an issue where all the radios cut out if I talk on the phone for more than a few minutes. Assuming I can get this replaced by Apple, would my unlock carry over to the new phone? It was hard enough getting AT&T to unlock this phone, I'm not sure if theyd do it if they can't verify the IMEI was the same one that I purchased.

Info:
iPhone 4S, iOS 5, 64GB AT&T model, authorized unlock

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IPhone :: Bought 4 As Unlocked But It Is Locked To Unknown Carrier?

May 8, 2012

Bought iPhone 4 on eBay as unlocked, but it does not work in Russia. Apple says it is locked but cannot tell me the carrier. How can I know the carrier.

Info:
iPhone 4

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IPhone :: Can An Unlocked 4s Work Without Any Issues On Simple Mobile Carrier?

Jun 29, 2012

I'm thinking of buying an 4s unlocked to use on Simple mobile carrier which they allow iPhones to be used on their not work but don't support it as stated on their website. Giving that it's an unlocked iPhone, all I would need is a Simple mobile sim card and I'm good to go but my question is.... will all features work? It would suck if I bought it at full price just to find out some features may not work on the unsupported network. It would defeat the purpose of having an unlocked iPhone if I can't use it on any GMS carrier.

Info:
iPhone 4, iOS 5

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BB Bold 9700 :: Unlocked Phone Still Has Some Carrier Software?

Apr 25, 2010

I have an unlocked T-Mobile 9700 that I'm using on Cincinnati Bell Wireless.At certain points I still see T-Mobile screens or software displays - when I first open up the browser, when the phone first reboots, etc.It happens quickly and doesn't really bother me, I was just curious if certain software stuff like that was permanently set into the phone's OS even though it is unlocked and working well on another carrier..(I upgraded to .593 yesterday.)

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IPhone :: How Long Until Apple Unlock 4 , Carrier Request Was Well Over 7 Days Ago

Mar 22, 2012

I bought a 2nd hand Iphone4 and a carrier unlock was submitted to Vodaphone by the previous owner sucessfully. However the phone is still locked and it was well over 7 days since the request was put in. How long do these things take, I was told it would only be 5 days.

Info:
iPhone 4, iOS 5.1

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Lumia 1020 :: If Reset The Phone - Does It Stay Carrier Unlocked?

Oct 22, 2015

I'm currently looking at trying out the Windows 10 Mobile preview, and much of what I've read says that system resets are needed to make it useable. If I perform one, does my phone remain carrier unlocked?

I have a Lumia 1020, currently unlocked, but it is an AT&T model. Just want to be safe before I do it.

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IPhone :: Can It Be Unlocked By Apple

May 1, 2012

Can this unlock be done by apple?

Info:
iPhone 4, can apple do it?

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IPhone :: Unlocked 4 From Apple Store UK?

Aug 1, 2010

I know that unlocked iPhone 4's are out of stock all over UK right now. I'll be visiting London on 13th of September for 5 days. Do you think, Apple Stores will have constant stock by then? I mean, will I be able to walk in and buy 2 iPhones?

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IPhone :: Buy Unlocked Direct From Apple

Mar 22, 2010

Looks like Apple confirmed you can get unlocked iPhones at Apple stores. Too bad you still have to go with AT&T for 3G.I wonder if this changes the mandatory data plan?

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IPhone :: How To Confirm 4 Unlocked By Apple

May 17, 2012

I have an iphone4 locked by AT&T. The AT&T Email Customer Care for Wireless had sent email to me, saying "The unlock will be available for your device in 48 hours. After the 48 hour waiting period please follow the instructions below."can I unlock my iphone4 now? How can I confirm my iPhone had been unlocked?

Info:
iPhone 4, iOS 4.2

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IPhone :: 4 Sold UNLOCKED Through Uk Apple Store

Jun 15, 2010

Does anyone know any more about this? Apple seems to be saying it's fully unlocked (carrier and nation).

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IPhone :: Get A New 3gs On Vodafone Network Unlocked By Apple?

Jun 13, 2012

how do i get a new iPhone 3gs on vodafone network unlocked by apple? I bought from a friend who got them from an office manager who has updated all the phones to 4s's.

Info:
iMac, iOS 5.0.1

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IPhone :: Apple-unlocked Became Locked Suddenly

Jun 14, 2012

I have an Apple-unlocked iPhone 3GS which I bought in Australia 2 years ago. It's always worked fine with various SIMs and varuious carriers - I travel a lot so unlocked was my chocie as I use SIMs in each country I visit. Recently in UK, I bought and installed a prepaid (pay as you go) SIM while I was there and now I find the phone is locked to that carrier. Well, at least it will not make calls - it'll recieve calls and it'll send and recieve SMS messages, but I can't make any calls - it just begins the calling process then gives call failed message. Now I find the problem, I've moved on to another country so getting the carrier to see to it is impossible for me. So now I have a locked phone because somehow a carrier has been able to disable the factory unlock by using their SIM I installed. This is a carrier I have not used before with this phone.

how can that happen? How can a carrier have that sort of power over the device? How can I get back to the original unlocked state? I've tried a total Restore, but no change - still locked.

Info:
MacBook Pro 3.02 GHz, 15, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 8GB RAM, 3 iPods, iPhone 3GS, iPad

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IPhone :: IP4 UK Apple Officially Unlocked Device VS Unlock Device

Jun 22, 2010

I have missed the 24th preorder date and I was wondering if by any chance even 1 in million manage to get on hold of a payg iphone 4 (uk) from a carrier like orange, 3 etc. Is there a difference having an officially unlocked iphone from apple vs an ultrasn0w etc. unlock device?? (other than any ethical/moral issues ). Any specific stuff that I will not be able to perform with such an unlock?, any downsides like slowdowns (if itís a 24/7 background running service etc) ?

I know that O2 official unlock iphones for $15, but I havenít found any certain info on the other carriers. (note: the phone will not be used to UK at all, so some proposed actions from carriers like: ďuse the phone for 3 months with the carrier and then ask for an unlockĒ will not work in my case.)

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IPhone :: "No Sim Card" Error On Apple Unlocked

Apr 17, 2012

I purchased an Apple-unlocked iPhone 4 (with the SIM-card removed) recently, but when I tried to restore it (due to slowness), it stopped and gave me the error "no SIM card detected."

Info:
iPod touch, iOS 5.0.1, 4th Generation, White

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IPhone :: Bought Unlocked Phone - Will Restoring Backup To New Unlocked Phone Restore It To Its Original Locked State

Mar 4, 2010

So, I just bought a JB'en iphone 3g tonight.Went ahead and unlocked it using ultrasn0w.Connected it to my mac/itunes, and it asks "an iphone has been previously synced with this computer. setup as a new iphone -or- restore the backup of ***"So, since I had purchased apps using my *** phone (actually was an ipod touch that i got rid of), I'm thinking that I should restore the backup so that I can get my paid apps back for free.

Questions:
-will restoring this backup to the new unlocked phone restore it to its original locked state (i.e. will i have to re-jailbreak/unlock)? or will it simply restore preferences, etc...?
-otherwise, if i call this phone a new name, is there a way to transfer my purchased apps to the new phone's account?

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IPhone :: Switch Carrier?

Apr 9, 2010

I love my iphone 3GS but I had to switch carriers, I paid $129.99 a month for unlimited min,data,text,picture,gps on my iphone and I cant believe Sprint have that and includes sprint tv also just for $69.99 a month.

I wish I could have a cdma iphone for sprint.

I hope Sprint and Apple work something out, because verizon sucks.

At least I have my ipad.

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IPhone :: O2 UK Carrier Update?

Jun 18, 2010

Just plugged in my phone for a sync and I got offered a carrier update. I'm now on O2 7.1 running iOS4.

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IPhone :: Use 3g With Overseas Carrier

Jun 20, 2010

I am going to send my dad my 3g and he lives in Austria. What do I need to do in order for him to activate the iphone 3g with his overseas carrier?

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IPhone :: More Important Than Carrier?

Apr 20, 2010

Just wondering what the general opinion is here on how important having an iPhone is. Would you guys switch carriers left and right to follow a release of a new iPhone, or would you stay put with AT&T and get something else?

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IPhone :: 4 - Carrier Name Disappeared On The Top Bar?

Mar 12, 2012

I didn't jailbreak my phone or anything it just randomly disappeared. I have Verizon. Not a big issue or anything just curious why it disappeared.

Info:
iPhone 4, iOS 5.1

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IPhone :: Unlock An At&t 4 For Any Carrier?

Apr 8, 2012

the sim has no service and the contract was terminated

what can I do?

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IPhone :: Unlock 4s For Use On Any Carrier?

Apr 11, 2012

How i can unlock my iPhone 4s for use on any carrier.i use want to use it in israel and my carrier is cellcom

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