Help, iPhone won't active as new user

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by SR 7, May 14, 2012.

  1. SR 7 macrumors regular

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    #1
    I bought a used iPhone 3GS for my mom and I am trying to activate it but it creates a new iPhone name but stil puts the previous users phone number as the main...I restred twice but I can't get it to be activated as my moms number...please help
     
  2. SR 7 thread starter macrumors regular

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  3. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    That doesnt make sense.
    You restore it with itunes and you have her sim card inside right?
    How can the previous owners number show up unless you have his old sim still in the phone.
     
  4. 700-Grizz macrumors 6502

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    #4
    sounds like you have his sim card!! go get a new one
     

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