iPhone 4 Can i bring my iphone 4 to another country?

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  1. CarolClark

    CarolClark New Member

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    Hi Friends,

    I am considering buying a iPhone 4 without a contract or a plan. Is it possible to take it overseas and set it up with the local network and get a new number?
    I'm planning to move overseas and I'm kinda on the fence about all this.
  2. rickuk

    rickuk Active Member

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    Where are you moving to, wouldn't it be simplier to pick up a new phone in your new country

    Can you actually purchase an unlocked phone in the US

    In the UK you can walk into any Apple store and purchase a iPhone, then you are free to use it any network you choose - prepay or contract - your choice
  3. Zedoack

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    It would need to be an unlocked iPhone - Either Factory unlocked, or ultrasn0w unlock. Depending on your country, you may need to buy one from some place like E-Bay.
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    MFdoom New Member

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    atm, iPhones only work on GSM networks. (Networks with SIM cards) So, if you move to another country, the network you get must use SIM cards. And, it should work.
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    You need a GSM network, and an unlocked phone.
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    need a sim card (GSM) network and an unlocked phone

    would be simpler just buying one there though!
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    b777forever Well-Known Member

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    Just buy the iPhone from the country you are moving to, it's most likely unlocked.

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