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sevimli

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Jun 26, 2007
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Hi,

I was wondering whether buying an contract free iphone from deals sites will cause any problem during the unlock process?

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Shadowbech

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Oct 18, 2011
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If buying from a third party vendor, it may cause problems as it could be unlocked or it not unlocked. IMO, it is best to buy contract-free unlocked iphone directly from the apple store.
 

sevimli

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jun 26, 2007
727
64
ChiTown
If buying from a third party vendor, it may cause problems as it could be unlocked or it not unlocked. IMO, it is best to buy contract-free unlocked iphone directly from the apple store.

There is a $150 price difference with an Apple Store and deal sites.

They specifically says that it is a "Contract Free AT&T phone", i assume this should just work as like any other contract free phones sold in att or apple stores.
 

Shadowbech

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Oct 18, 2011
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Yes however, I would contact that dealer just make sure that it is unlockable evne if you call AT&T. I've heard some case where people who purchased an iphone through e-bay needed a receipt as a proof that it was an AT&T phone when they were trying to unlock it.
 
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