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05-25-2013, 08:06 AM #1Tele2 Iphone 4s needs activation and unlock
Hi guys, am new here and have spent days and nights reading all I can on the internet, but with no success. so please can someone help and explain to me in simple English how I can use an Iphone 4s I bought from a friend, he used it on Tele2 sweden, the phone tells me invalid sim and needs activation when I try to activate, no success since the sim is not an official carrier.
I contacted Tele2 they say I need to pay and they can unlock and activate but they require that I get someone in sweden to do it for me since they need a social security number for someone living in sweden to do it. I try to use redsn0w and it tells me the phone has to be activated first it's an
modem firmware 2.0.12
Last edited by Orby; 05-26-2013 at 01:59 PM. Reason: Posting IMEIs publicly is not a good idea...
05-26-2013, 12:10 PM #2you have apple warranty
you still have warranty untill 24th sept of this year as i have just cheaked , go on website and send off for a free repair they will activate it just say you cant get a signal or connect to a carrier they will arrange a pick up service by sending you a new box to post it off to apple say nothing about sweaden , just phone apple up on the web site as your covered , if they cant do it they will replace the handset with a brand new one .free of charge .
05-26-2013, 01:59 PM #3
Narayaleal, if you don't have anyone in Sweden who is able to help you, you may want to contact a third-party unlocking service who will unlock your phone for a (not small) fee. I'd recommend the Chronic (of Chronic-Dev) Unlocks service personally.
06-03-2013, 03:58 AM #4
Kindly get the phone factory unlock from some of professional iphone unlocking websites so that you could use the phone with any SIM card.
06-05-2013, 03:34 PM #5
i have turbo sims that can unlock the phone for u