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Thread: Using Ziphone to change IMEI anyone???

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    Default Using Ziphone to change IMEI anyone???
    Hello, has anyone here used Ziphone to change IMEI, I need help, am bought an iphone 4 for my Dad and using it on At&t network. At&t keep charging him for data plan but he doesn't used the data and I pay full price for the phone that is why I don't want to pay for the data plan. Any help will be greatly appreciated

    I heard AT&T can detech it is an iphone because of the IMEI number. Thx u

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    If you have an iphone, you have to have the data plan.


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    I heard if you can change IMEI At&T cannot detech it is a smart phone no more. Can someone here comfirm that? Thx

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    Are you talking about the APN?

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    Yes phone companies use the IMEI to determine which type of phone you are using.

    Changing the IMEI can make it look like you are using a different phone to the phone company.

    Changing the IMEI number is illegal (I believe) in North America. So by changing the IMEI number you risk getting yourself in heaps of trouble. Good luck.
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    Do you know how defmute???
    I don't know why it is illegal since the device is mine and I can do whatever I want...At&T keep charging the data plan which my Dad doesn't used...That is why I want to change IMEI...

    @Moon#pie No not APN, even if you change that, AT&T still detech it is a smart phone so it is no used. Thx u

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    If you paid for the phone subsidized, then you don't own the phone until your contract is up. Part of that contract is that you have to have a data plan which helps pay for the cost to subsidized the phone.


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    You cannot change the IMEI on a iPhone 4. ZiPhone used to be able to do it on the first gen iPhone way back in the day but will do nothing on iphone 4. Oh, and I do believe it is illegal to do anyway like defmute said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x98car View Post
    You cannot change the IMEI on a iPhone 4. ZiPhone used to be able to do it on the first gen iPhone way back in the day but will do nothing on iphone 4. Oh, and I do believe it is illegal to do anyway like defmute said.
    Especially since he is under contract.


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    I pay the phone at full price $599 because I don't want data plan but att still charge me for data plan, I call that is illegal and rip off!!!

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    I agree it is unfair that they force you into having data. Especially with a no contract iPhone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by loveme4ever View Post
    I pay the phone at full price $599 because I don't want data plan but att still charge me for data plan, I call that is illegal and rip off!!!
    Class action lawsuit. Do it.


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    I beg att probably had it document some where it say that if we on their network with smart phone they have the right to charge, I will look into this and take them to court, thx u everyone!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by loveme4ever View Post
    I beg att probably had it document some where it say that if we on their network with smart phone they have the right to charge, I will look into this and take them to court, thx u everyone!!!
    nothing you can do its in their terms and conditions "anyone with a smartphone must have a data plan"

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    Quote Originally Posted by x98car View Post
    You cannot change the IMEI on a iPhone 4. ZiPhone used to be able to do it on the first gen iPhone way back in the day but will do nothing on iphone 4. Oh, and I do believe it is illegal to do anyway like defmute said.
    exactly

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    You should have bought your father an iPod Touch. The phone sucks without a dataplan. And...you have no case as AT&T clearly states that you have to have a data plan. They didn't hide this fact. You didn't do any research.

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    Has any progress been made? I haven't found a legitimate resource for IMEI, can someone update me? Thx....

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