Just purchaised a no commit iPhone 5, plug it in 1st, or call at&t?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by SAIRUS, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. SAIRUS macrumors 6502a

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    The reason I ask is I do want to make sure I don't have the phone lock down to a carrier. Do I need to call AT&T 1st and have them port my stuff over to the sim card inside the phone?

    Or do I plug into iTunes 1st, get my "congrats your iphone is unlocked msg" then call at&t?

    Thanks for any help guys. Have a nice day.
     
  2. RNVarma, Sep 22, 2012
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2012

    RNVarma macrumors regular

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    Did you already have AT&T service when you bought the device? Did you supply Apple a phone number when you purchased it?

    It depends if you bought the iPhone device-only or no-commitment. There appears to be a difference.
     
  3. jesusplay macrumors 6502a

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    take your micro sim, cut it with scissors to the size of the nano sim, insert it into the iPhone 5, turn it on, done.

    no need to call anybody.
     

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