iPhone XS Max Can anyone confirmed if this is the Sim Free Model?

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  1. irobot2090 macrumors newbie

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    Does anyone purchased a Sim Free Model, can you confirmed if this is the Sim Free?

    iPhone XS Max 512GB
    Model: A1921 (MT5J2LL/A)
     
  2. niji Contributor

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    according to this site it is unlocked. ( https://techlector.com/iphone-xs-ma...ison-and-differences-a1921-a2101-a2102-a2104/ )

    and appears to be the "A1921 CDMA" model (which is actually CMDA with GSM model) according to this site: http://www.sinosii.com/html_products/Apple-iPhone-Xs-Max-512GB-Unlocked-337.html

    United States – Unlocked SIM-free
    • 64GB Silver MT5A2LL/A
    • 256GB Silver MT5E2LL/A
    • 512GB Silver MT5H2LL/A
    • 64GB Space Gray MT592LL/A
    • 256GB Space Gray MT5D2LL/A
    • 512GB Space Gray MT5G2LL/A
    • 64GB Gold MT5C2LL/A
    • 256GB Gold MT5F2LL/A
    • 512GB Gold MT5J2LL/A

    United States – AT&T

    64GB Silver MT5W2LL/A
    256GB Silver MT602LL/A
    512GB Silver MT632LL/A
    64GB Space Gray MT5V2LL/A
    256GB Space Gray MT5Y2LL/A
    512GB Space Gray MT622LL/A
    64GB Gold MT5X2LL/A
    256GB Gold MT612LL/A
    512GB Gold MT642LL/A

    United States – T-Mobile

    64GB Silver MT662LL/A
    256GB Silver MT692LL/A
    512GB Silver MT6D2LL/A
    64GB Space Gray MT652LL/A
    256GB Space Gray MT682LL/A
    512GB Space Gray MT6C2LL/A
    64GB Gold MT672LL/A
    256GB Gold MT6A2LL/A
    512GB Gold MT6E2LL/A
     
  3. irobot2090 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Do I have to do any magic to make it unlock? back up and restore? It seems like it working on my tmobile simcard, but once I put other simcards in, phone won't read.
     
  4. Shadowbech macrumors 601

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    May I ask where did you buy your phone? The Model you provide is indeed a sim-free model. However, if you purchased outside of Apple Store or Apple.com. I.E Best Buy/Target/Wal-mart, they technically sell a sim free model. However, they are subject to what's called "Reseller Flex Policy" meaning that once you insert the sim card of the carrier you have will then be locked once you activate it. Typically there is was a loophole in this, which is if you activate it with a Verizon Sim card it will remain unlocked. But if you activate other than Verizon it will then be locked to that carrier. With the new Verizon policy, I'm not sure if that's the case, as I've read that Verizon is now starting to lock their device when they sell?
     
  5. irobot2090 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    ugh, I activated with Tmobile. Do you know how long they will release the unlock? 40 days? 3 months?
     

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