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104 views

Does a locked/unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 work in India with the Airtel network?

Can I use the locked/unlocked Sprint iPhone 5 with a GSM carrier (Airtel) in India with both calling and cellular data working properly? Also, how about the Sprint/Verizon phones with bad ESN? Do ...
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0answers
23 views

Could a carrier update lock my device to its original carrier?

Is it safe to go for "carrier setting update" after updating to 7.0.6? Could it lock my iPhone 5 to the original carrier?
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1answer
1k views

Activate iPhone with any sim?

I have bought an unlocked iPhone 5s (I believe it's model A1530) from the Apple Store Australia, can I use any sim to activate this phone? Could I even use my partners and then put it back in his ...
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0answers
210 views

Verizon iPhone 5/5s: using as hotspot (specifically using ssh) during incoming call

What will a CDMA (specifically, a Verizon) iPhone 5s do when being used by a MBP to connect to the Internet, and more specifically, to another server through SSH, when an incoming call comes in? Will ...
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2answers
2k views

Can I get a 4G data plan for my unlocked iPhone 5 in the US?

I have a factory unlocked iPhone 5 bought from my home country. I'll be travelling to the US, and I was wondering if I can get a short 4G data plan (six months) from any carrier in the US? Last year, ...
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1answer
605 views

Unlocked iPhone 5 on Verizon

I just bought an unlocked iPhone 5 and I already own an iPhone 5 on Verizon. I am transferring the cellular service from my old iPhone 5 to the new iPhone 5 which, from my knowledge, just involves ...
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2answers
4k views

Activate unsubsidized iPhone 5 - can I later switch carriers?

I'm living in Germany and recieved an unused iPhone 5 A1429 without SIM or contract as a gift. I'm planning to use it abroad, likely with prepaid SIM cards. The phone is not activated yet and I am ...
2
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1answer
601 views

The cheapest and reliable way to unlock iphone 5?

What is the cheapest and reliable way to unlock iphone 5? Is there any reliable free solution? The phone is now locked to U.S. Sprint service.
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3answers
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Can a normal SIM be modified to work as a nano-SIM?

I just puchased an iPhone5 and want to use my current SIM from my existing phone. Is there a way to convert my existing SIM to nano-SIM?
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0answers
2k views

“Voicemail Unavailable” on iPhone 5

I recently switched from an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 5 (both on AT&T). I keep getting a popup in the phone app that says "Voicemail unavailable. Unable to initiate connection." I am still getting ...
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1answer
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Using an iPhone 5 (Verizon version) in Europe and India?

I am going to try and consolidate all of the questions I have here: Can I use the Verizon iPhone5 with a GSM carrier in Europe (Vodafone) and in India (Airtel or Aircel) with both calling and ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Can I purchase an unsubsidized (month-to-month contract) iPhone 5 from Verizon and let my brother use it in Europe?

I have an iPhone 4S with Verizon, and I wanted to know if it would be possible for me to buy an iPhone 5 for the off-contract price and then ship it to my brother in Austria and let him use it there ...
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3answers
3k views

Which iPhone 5 models are compatible with cellular carriers around the globe?

On this page Apple lists 3 different models of iPhone with different LTE support. My question is, if I buy an iPhone in one area (e.g. Canada), and take it back to another area (e.g. the UK), what ...
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1answer
218 views

Prepaid carriers compatible with iPhone 5 [closed]

I'm about to get an iPhone 5, but if possible I'd love to ditch a contract and get a prepaid plan (and pay for the entire phone without a subsidy). Are there any prepaid plans which can/should ...
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2answers
569 views

Will the Verizon iPhone 5 be capable of accessing cellular data while on an active phone call?

I'm considering switching to Verizon for my family's new iPhones (partly due to cost, and partly due to free hotspot capabilities). The current Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S can not access ...
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1answer
291 views

Are there any disadvantages to pre-ordering the latest iPhone through Apple? [closed]

I hope to upgrade replace my existing iPhone with the new iPhone by pre-ordering through Apple, but I'm uncertain what effect this will have on my existing data plan. Are there any advantages to ...