Buying used iphone. Got IMEI number, now what?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by RobertoG, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. RobertoG macrumors member

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    I checked it was of the carrier i need with http://iphoneimei.info/ , but how do i check it against the national stolen cellphone database?
     
  2. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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    You probably need to contact the carrier and have them check the status of the IMEI number.
     
  3. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    Call the database up. Normally, a blacklisted phone will not work.
     
  4. RobertoG thread starter macrumors member

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    The database is only for LTE phones, so the 4S is excluded :/
    http://www.ctia.org/docs/default-source/fcc-filings/131126---final-ctia-status-letter-for-nov-30th-stolen-phones-deadline.pdf?sfvrsn=0
    But i will visit the carrier anyway before the meeting
     

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