iPhone 5 ordered from Apple.com vs anywhere else, MAJOR ISSUE

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by GadgetGeek407, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. GadgetGeek407 macrumors 6502a

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    I noticed on units coming from apple.com when you turn them on it asks for the last 4 social and billing zip code even in itunes and there is no way to get past that


    where as anything bought anywhere else you dont have to go through this, why do they do this?
     
  2. Moccasin macrumors 6502a

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    To prevent grey market/selling on to other countries maybe?
     
  3. sjinsjca macrumors 68000

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    To prevent someone from stealing your phone before delivery and having their way with your cell plan.
     

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