Factory Unlocked iPhone 4s?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by howtouseiphone, May 20, 2012.

  1. howtouseiphone macrumors member

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    What does it mean when an iPhone is called Factory Unlocked? Thanks
     
  2. PsstGreek macrumors 68040

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    You can use the iPhone on any GSM provider world wide.
     
  3. tort11 macrumors newbie

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    It means that the phone isn't attached to any cell phone service and can be used with any service.
     
  4. howtouseiphone thread starter macrumors member

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    It means I can swap sims and it will not affect my iphone? thanks

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    And swap sims if I go into a different country? Thanks
     
  5. yateseyd1991 macrumors regular

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    Yes
     
  6. howtouseiphone thread starter macrumors member

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    Ok, thanks!!
     

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