Can't Activiate my new iphone 5S (SIM IS NOT VAILD)

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by halta001, Jun 25, 2014.

  1. halta001, Jun 25, 2014
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2014

    halta001 macrumors newbie

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    Hello,



    I have recently purchased a new iPhone 5s from a Company here in UAE ! and sent the iphone new as it's to as a gift outside the UAE ! when they tried to activate their iphone for the first time ! it gives them the error that SIM is not valid !



    I contacted the company they said they can't do anything about it ! and Honestly they hardly understood the problem !



    Is there anyway to activate the iphone without bringing it back to UAE ? and if I find an SIM card for the same carrier there will it help to activate the iphone ?

    or is there anyway that can bypass it without affecting the originality of the iphone ?


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    Thanks
     
  2. AppleFanatic10 macrumors 68030

    AppleFanatic10

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    If the iPhone 5S you bought isn't unlocked then there's nothing you can do. Call the company again and ask them if they can unlock the phone for you.
     

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