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04-01-2010, 02:36 AM #1Considering Buying an iPhone 3GS on Craigslist
I found a 16GB 3GS on craigslist for $350. I can't upgrade my phone until 2011 and $400 + tax seems a bit too steep for me. And obviously I don't want to purchase a stolen iPhone. Are there any measurements I can take before purchasing the phone? Is there any way I can make sure that the phone isn't stolen before I purchase it? I had considered meeting him at an AT&T store and asking an employee to check the IMEI, but most of them are retards (no offense to any AT&T employees reading this). The sellers reason for selling is that he's strapped for cash. Any positive feedback would be much appreciated.
04-01-2010, 05:53 AM #2
Just meet him and if it works then buy it.... if after a few days it blocks on you then go and meet him again and beat him with a shovel!
04-02-2010, 11:25 PM #3
04-02-2010, 11:46 PM #4
Only the 2G was able to change the IMEI. Not to mention it is also illegal to change the IMEI of a device.
04-03-2010, 01:06 AM #5
04-03-2010, 01:14 AM #6
The 3GS and 3G model it is not possible to change the IMEI; only the 2G.
04-03-2010, 10:30 AM #7
oh ok, i was thinking of the UDID