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Old Feb 11, 2013, 01:20 PM   #1
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AT&T iPhone

will att unlock iphone if so how long of a wait?
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 01:52 PM   #2
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Only if you fullfill the contract or pay the ETF.
You can purchase an IMEI unlock for any AT&T iphone for $2-3 though and the phone is carrier unlocked for good.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 09:00 PM   #3
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Only if you fullfill the contract or pay the ETF.
You can purchase an IMEI unlock for any AT&T iphone for $2-3 though and the phone is carrier unlocked for good.
so you can buy a locked ATT phone on ebay and pay $2-$3 and get it IMEI unlocked? why would anyone ever use a gevey sim then?

what's the diff between an ATT unlock and a ebay IMEI unlock?

I apologize for the noob questions, lol.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 09:18 PM   #4
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An unlock is an unlock. It just means that that the phone's IMEI is placed in Apple's database as unlocked. ATT does it for free if your phone is off contract. Others charge a few bucks.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 09:36 PM   #5
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so you can buy a locked ATT phone on ebay and pay $2-$3 and get it IMEI unlocked? why would anyone ever use a gevey sim then?

what's the diff between an ATT unlock and a ebay IMEI unlock?

I apologize for the noob questions, lol.
Exactly.
Some still use gevey sim adapters with locked iphones from sprint or Verizon or other carriers that they cant find easy imei unlocks like AT&T iphones.
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Exactly.
Some still use gevey sim adapters with locked iphones from sprint or Verizon or other carriers that they cant find easy imei unlocks like AT&T iphones.
is there any difference between a IMEI unlock and ATT official unlock?

Also how do the IMEI unlockers do it? lol do they work for AT&T and are getting paid on the side? or what
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 09:53 PM   #7
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is there any difference between a IMEI unlock and ATT official unlock?

Also how do the IMEI unlockers do it? lol do they work for AT&T and are getting paid on the side? or what
Same thing.
Pretty much what you said.
Someone on the inside just enters the imei in their unlock database.
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