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Old Dec 11, 2012, 07:37 PM   #1
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Unlocking iPhone 3g for Use in Germany

My roommate gave me his old iPhone 3g which has been out of contract for some time. He is an at&t customer, I am a Verizon.

I would like to unlock the iPhone so I can use it in Germany with the German carriers' sim.

Since I am not an At&t customer, will I be able to walk into their store and have it unlocked still?

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Old Dec 11, 2012, 08:44 PM   #2
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He would need to contact them to get it unlocked, but it should be free.

It shouldn't matter how long ago he ended the contract or if he is still a customer of AT&T.

He should be able to file a request in about a minute with the following form:

https://www.att.com/deviceunlock
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I've heard some people were successful through ebay
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 10:47 PM   #4
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You can try AT&T but they might give you the runaround since you're not the original purchased owner and dont have or had an account with them.
I'd suggest to pay the $3-4 and get an imei unlock on ebay.
Its the same thing and will unlock it officially to work with any gsm carrier in the world.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 07:43 AM   #5
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You can try AT&T but they might give you the runaround since you're not the original purchased owner and dont have or had an account with them.
I'd suggest to pay the $3-4 and get an imei unlock on ebay.
Its the same thing and will unlock it officially to work with any gsm carrier in the world.
Any particular seller you would recommend?
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 12:07 PM   #6
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Any particular seller you would recommend?
I used unlock_fusion a bunch of times with great results.
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