iphone 4 as ipod touch

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Martyimac, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. Martyimac macrumors 6502a

    Martyimac

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    Tried searching, results found referenced the 3GS, checked the stickies, no joy.

    So here goes, if I leave AT&T and keep the IPhone 4, can I use it as an ipod touch only? Some posts say as long as the phone was activated, I should be able to do so.

    Has anyone done this or lead me to something that will tell me how to do it?

    Thanks
     
  2. CZK macrumors 6502a

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    Depending on your baseband you can unlock it.

    If you quit at&t you can still use your iphone 4 as an ipod. You can HACKtivate it without any problem.

    /topic
     
  3. Frosty1 macrumors member

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    Yes u can use it as an iPod touch as long as it's already been activated. Which since uve used it already on AT&T then u should be fine.

    Long as u keep the sim of AT&T even if it's deactivated then that way in case u upgrade or ever need to restore then you'll be good to as u can still activate the phone to use as an iPod touch.

    Hope that makes sense, using the iPhone keyboard for this can be tedious haha.


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  4. anetoiu macrumors member

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    I don't know why you don't want to unlock it to use on other carriers but I have a friend with a 3GS who used his iPhone only as an iPod until there was an unlock for it
     
  5. labman macrumors 604

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    if your under at&t contract be ready to pony up $375 ETF it's usually cheaper to use a Touch as a Touch sell the iPhone 4 you will have enough to buy a touch and cash in pocket or or money to pay the ETF. ;)
     
  6. Martyimac thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Martyimac

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    Thanks for the one helpful answer to my question. I appreciate it.
     

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