iPhone from Asia to be used in the US?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by snowwhite88, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. snowwhite88 macrumors newbie

    Oct 1, 2013
    I purchased an iphone in the philippines. I will be relocating to the US in a couple of months and was wondering if it was possible to use this phone over there? What do I need to do to make it compatible in the states?

    Thanks :)
  2. Beezy253 macrumors 6502

    Sep 19, 2013
    Tacoma, WA
    I take it you're currently on a GSM network?

    If so, try using another carriers sim (other than your own) in the phone.

    If you can successfully make a phone call, the phone should be unlocked.

    You can also check your Lock status at: http://iphoneimei.info
  3. KaijuRed macrumors regular

    Jul 16, 2013
    yes it's possible. As it is likely GSM, you'll want to check out AT&T or T-Mobile for possible carrier choices.

    Welcome to America!
  4. snowwhite88 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 1, 2013

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