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Old Nov 15, 2012, 05:00 PM   #1
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Gevey sim for iPhone 5 is out.

Hey guys, seems like gevey sim has made a sim unlock for the iphone 5. I never used any kinda sim unlock before so are they reliable? Will it mess up your phone? It's called gevey r-sim 6
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 05:07 PM   #2
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Just factory unlock it for 5 dollars on eBay.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 05:50 PM   #3
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why would you use grevey sim when you can just unlock your phone for like 3$
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 06:12 PM   #4
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Not all factory unlocks are that cheap. For Canadian carriers, it's over $100.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 06:19 PM   #5
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Gevey used to be great before we had IMEI unlocks. Not the case anymore.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 08:31 PM   #6
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Factory unlock for me is $150 up since am with Rogers so it's not really worth it
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 08:53 PM   #7
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Hey guys, seems like gevey sim has made a sim unlock for the iphone 5. I never used any kinda sim unlock before so are they reliable? Will it mess up your phone? It's called gevey r-sim 6
You might be mistaking the IMEI unlock on their site. As far as I can see. They have no Gevey SIM for the iPhone 5 just yet.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 09:41 PM   #8
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^^ it's out dude iphone 5 sim unlock. The sim is r-sim 6 it's their on the website gevey.

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Actually the website is gevey3.com , is this like a gevey imitation or something?
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 10:23 PM   #9
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Actually the website is gevey3.com , is this like a gevey imitation or something?
The only authentic website for gevey is www.gevey.com ( www.applenberry.com in the US).
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 08:38 AM   #10
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The only authentic website for gevey is www.gevey.com ( www.applenberry.com in the US).
Yes, and a Gevey sim for the iphone 5 is not out yet. But if your with ATT theres a IMEI unlock available
http://www.applenberry.com/iphone-imei-unlock/

check with their support team first.. I wouldnt pay $49 for it tho...
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 08:42 AM   #11
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Factory unlock for me is $150 up since am with Rogers so it's not really worth it
If you needed it unlocked why didn't you just buy an unlocked one from Apple?
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 09:14 AM   #12
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Yeah, it's IMEI unlock for AT&T iPhones only. Not a hardware Gevey SIM.

Interesting things about their service:
  1. Their website does NOT do any IMEI checking. I put in the IMEI of my already-unlocked iPhone 5, and it just adds it to the cart.
  2. They include a free lighting to USB cable with each unlock order, which is kinda neat.
  3. Interesting bit of language on their site: they claim that for "returns or illegitimate purchases" they can re-lock an iPhone. This would suggest that iPhones, once "factory" unlocked, CAN be re-locked.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 03:47 PM   #13
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Waste of cash, factory unlock from Telus in Canada is $35. Only requirement is 90days of service and your account has to be in good standing.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 04:03 PM   #14
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Their website does NOT do any IMEI checking. I put in the IMEI of my already-unlocked iPhone 5, and it just adds it to the cart.
Not a far cry from the many third party unlock checkers returning all iPhones (even factory-unlocked) as "locked," as a ploy to get you to use their unlocking service.

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They include a free lighting to USB cable with each unlock order, which is kinda neat.
That proves they're overcharging for their unlocking service.

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Interesting bit of language on their site: they claim that for "returns or illegitimate purchases" they can re-lock an iPhone. This would suggest that iPhones, once "factory" unlocked, CAN be re-locked.
This is why bona fide factory-unlocked/authorized unlocked iPhones are selling for a bit more (at least on ebay) than "unlocked" iPhones by other means, including third party unlockers.
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Old Apr 18, 2013, 02:55 AM   #15
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Arrow Are there any reception problems if i use a Turbo sim.

I am getting factory unlocked iphone 5 for 38K rupees. whereas the turbo sim unlocked is for 32K.

which one should I go with ?

What are the issues involved with Using Turbo sim/sim hardware unlock.
is it safe. ? and most importantly , can it lead to reception issues .

Please help
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Old Apr 18, 2013, 10:51 PM   #16
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I am getting factory unlocked iphone 5 for 38K rupees. whereas the turbo sim unlocked is for 32K.

which one should I go with ?

What are the issues involved with Using Turbo sim/sim hardware unlock.
is it safe. ? and most importantly , can it lead to reception issues .

Please help
Get the factory unlock. The turbo sim, while safe, can be locked out on iOS updates, and has in the past. A factory unlock will reamain forever. For a 20% price increase, you have no future headaches.
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