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Old Dec 27, 2010, 08:14 AM   #1
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should I unlock before I sell my iPhone?

Hey everyone,

I want to sell my iPhone 3G 8GB on eBay - it's currently locked to O2, so should I pay the 15 or so fee to unlock it officially first (is it worth it?), or jailbreak it, or just let the buyer unlock it themselves?

Also, how much do you think I can get for it? It's in good condition (some wear, but no scratches on the screen) and works perfectly, but has a crack on the back that's noticeable if you look closely?

Any advice appreciated!
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Old Dec 27, 2010, 08:16 AM   #2
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Yes you should unlock it. If you can jailbreak it too that would increase it's value!

I think a good rule of thumb for phones is that they tend to drop 10 every month. So that should be a rough guide!
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Old Dec 27, 2010, 08:26 AM   #3
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for 15 you should unlock it i think.
here it costs 50 to officially unlock it - and thats really not worth it with an 3G.
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Old Dec 27, 2010, 09:11 AM   #4
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An 8GB iPhone 3G goes from $100-$200 USD or 64GBP to 130GBP (converted), from what I've seen.
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Hey everyone,

I want to sell my iPhone 3G 8GB on eBay - it's currently locked to O2, so should I pay the 15 or so fee to unlock it officially first (is it worth it?), or jailbreak it, or just let the buyer unlock it themselves?

Also, how much do you think I can get for it? It's in good condition (some wear, but no scratches on the screen) and works perfectly, but has a crack on the back that's noticeable if you look closely?

Any advice appreciated!
Definitely unlock it so it will increase the number of people looking to buy it.
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