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greenorange12

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Apr 18, 2014
3
0
Hi there,

At the moment I am working in Europe, but going back to live in US. It's so does happen that next month I am travelling to US for work, and I want to buy a USED iPhone 5S 32GB.

My iPhone 4 from AT&T works just fine in Europe, but this far I wasn't able to get clear answers about iPhone 5S:

-I have 'heard' iPhone 5S from AT&T will work in Europe, has anyone tried this?
-Does anyone know of a phone provider which iPhone 5S also works in Europe?
-If I bough iPhone 5S previously from AT&T- do I need to unlock it?
-If I bough iPhone 5S from any provider- do I need to unlock it?
-Would US iPhone 5S work on 4G network?

Thanks much for your help!
 

samven582

macrumors 6502a
Jan 2, 2009
731
46
Hi there,

At the moment I am working in Europe, but going back to live in US. It's so does happen that next month I am travelling to US for work, and I want to buy a USED iPhone 5S 32GB.

My iPhone 4 from AT&T works just fine in Europe, but this far I wasn't able to get clear answers about iPhone 5S:

-I have 'heard' iPhone 5S from AT&T will work in Europe, has anyone tried this?
-Does anyone know of a phone provider which iPhone 5S also works in Europe?
-If I bough iPhone 5S previously from AT&T- do I need to unlock it?
-If I bough iPhone 5S from any provider- do I need to unlock it?
-Would US iPhone 5S work on 4G network?

Thanks much for your help!
Did you try searching the forms? All of your questions have been answered

https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/1637205/
 
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Bacong

macrumors 68020
Mar 7, 2009
2,191
453
Westland, Michigan
Hi there,

At the moment I am working in Europe, but going back to live in US. It's so does happen that next month I am travelling to US for work, and I want to buy a USED iPhone 5S 32GB.

My iPhone 4 from AT&T works just fine in Europe, but this far I wasn't able to get clear answers about iPhone 5S:

-I have 'heard' iPhone 5S from AT&T will work in Europe, has anyone tried this?
-Does anyone know of a phone provider which iPhone 5S also works in Europe?
-If I bough iPhone 5S previously from AT&T- do I need to unlock it?
-If I bough iPhone 5S from any provider- do I need to unlock it?
-Would US iPhone 5S work on 4G network?

Thanks much for your help!

an unlocked GSM iPhone 5s will work on any GSM network worldwide.
 
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T5BRICK

macrumors G3
Aug 3, 2006
8,167
2,183
Oregon
an unlocked GSM iPhone 5s will work on any GSM network worldwide.

LTE compatibility is another matter though. iPhones sold in the US don't support LTE band 7 which is used in a lot of European countries.
 
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pcubed18

macrumors regular
Jul 14, 2010
122
9
I actually bought an unlocked gold 5s 32gb. I want a space grey. Let me know if you are interested. You can dm me.
 
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