Buying an iPhone Question

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  1. metalmilitia

    metalmilitia Member

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    Hey guys i have a quick question for you all. I want to buy an old iPhone 2G (my current phone is dead and i don't really wanna spend anymore) for about $100 off of ebay. The phone isn't unlocked either. I currently have an AT&T family plan with 1000 minutes and unlimited text, but no data. If i take out my SIM card from my dead phone and put it into the iPhone, will it work without a jailbreak?
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    Tkf1 Community Development Staff Member

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    95% sure it will
  3. Emanresu

    Emanresu New Member

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    Get iPhone 3GS!!! It's like 90$ on amazon
  4. metalmilitia

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    without a contract.
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    Also, will i need to add the iPhone data plan if it is not unlocked? Can somebody with actuall experience answer this question?
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    i highly doubt it. amazon isnt allowed to sell iphones?
  6. ripply

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    No need to get a or unlock the phone if it's on ATT. Just make sure you turn off cellular data from the settings app
  7. metalmilitia

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    Thanks alot riply. Great help. BTW, my data is locked either way.
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    not sure about the amazon deal either, but the 3GS is at 99$ new from apple or AT&T. I would definitely go for that. the 3GS offer so much more than the 2G. if you are willing to put 100$ in an iphone I would recommend the 3GS
  9. metalmilitia

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    Ya but i would need a new plan. I can't get that.
  10. Shukketsu.Azuguad

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    I used the Iphone 2G as my primary phone, didn't have a data plan like you, and they never put one on me or my plan. I used AT&T and had data blocked.

    You shouldn't have a problem.

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