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Old Feb 5, 2013, 04:24 PM   #1
serkan
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How to understand locked or unlocked ?

Hello all ;

I have a question.1 week later I will have an Iphone 5 and I have a problem with it already.I dont know which country it will come from.The questions are ; How can I understand where it come from ? How can ı understand it is GSM/LTE ? How can I understand it is locked or unlocked the problem is if it s locked what am I gonna do cuz I dont know where it come from.

Any help will be good


Thanx guys
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 04:34 PM   #2
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 05:29 PM   #3
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You'll know if its unlocked when you put your local carrier's sim into it. If the sim is accepted and you have service then you're probably fine.

Depending upon where it came from though, you may or may not have LTE or HSPA+.
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 06:05 PM   #4
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How can ı understand it is GSM/LTE ?
They're all GSM/LTE but support different bands. Compare the model number of your iPhone 5 with the specs:
http://www.apple.com/iphone/specs.html
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 04:15 AM   #5
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Hello all ;

I have a question.1 week later I will have an Iphone 5 and I have a problem with it already.I dont know which country it will come from.The questions are ; How can I understand where it come from ? How can ı understand it is GSM/LTE ? How can I understand it is locked or unlocked the problem is if it s locked what am I gonna do cuz I dont know where it come from.

Any help will be good


Thanx guys
You can check the phone's unlock status (and some other generic info as well) at http://www.imei.info by entering the IMEI.
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 08:32 PM   #6
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^^^^
Doesn't show my unlock status
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