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Thread: unlocking Iphone 4S
09-25-2012, 05:51 PM #1unlocking Iphone 4S
Hello, I have not posted here in along time.
Questions, I have Sprint Service, If I call them, and tell them I am leaving the country, and I want to use it out of country. Will they unlock my phone.
I have the Iphone 4S
If so then can I put any Att Sim card in my phone, will it work.
I want to cancel my Sprint Service, and go back to Att, but I need to pay $320 to end my contract, and get the new Iphone 5.
I think I can sell my 4S for $350 unlocked on CL.
It will still cost me less, then paying 649 for the Iphone 5.
Also I can get rid of sprints super slow data speeds im getting .6 to 1mbps on my 4S.
I need faster.
Thank you for your help.
09-25-2012, 06:17 PM #2
They got some sellers on eBay ya may wanna check out an see. Just make sure there feedback is good.
09-25-2012, 09:26 PM #3
Ok, How does that post answer my question?
Will they unlock my Iphone, and will it work on Att network or any GSM network?
09-25-2012, 09:32 PM #4
i believe sprint is a CDMA / EvDO carrier. so unlocking it will not work on ATT which is a GSM carrier.
09-26-2012, 12:22 AM #5
I believe your right, but I thought the 4S had both chips inside it, for GSM and CDMA, but I could be completely wrong.
09-26-2012, 01:45 AM #6
I have a Sprint iphone 4s. I had a gray market unlock done. It works great now. Upgraded IOS twice without a problem. Used it in the USA and overseas. The website that unlocked it no longer lists Sprint. ??? Maybe give them an email. The 4s CDMA does have a sim card slot. (World phone) The 4 CDMA does NOT.
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09-26-2012, 11:10 AM #7
Ok, so I should be able to call Sprint tell them to unlock my phone and use an att sim card in it.
I will keep you posted.
09-26-2012, 03:13 PM #8
i did more research and raderson79 is correct. the sprint/versizon iphone 4s does support GSM. so, unlocking it will work with ATT.
09-26-2012, 04:46 PM #9
I spoke with Sprint, and they said plug your phone to I tunes and do a restore and it will be unlocked.
I then asked them if I go to another country and pop a sim card in will it work they said yes.
I called the t-mobile store here in cali, and asked them will it work and he was unsure, but they did say I could go in and try with a sim card they have instore.
So It seams like it will work but im not sure.
09-26-2012, 06:43 PM #10
I think Sprint will only unlock it for non USA providers. That is why I used a gray market service.