iPhone UK question....

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  1. sjleworthy

    sjleworthy New Member

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    Hi guys, just popping in from the Touch forums

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    In the UK the iPhone is officially bought and used under contract, costing in the region of £35 a month for usage.

    Thing is, i dont use a mobile phone and dont want to. i dont want contract internet either. But, i'd like an iPhone, that i could use in a similar fashion to the iPodTouch. I'm not interested in unlocking/blocking or hacking or using it as pay-as-you-go or so forth, just using it without the telephone/internet abilities and contract. (although, wire less internet at home would be a must, obviously)

    How best is this achievable? can you officially acquire a new iPhone without activating and paying for the contract? if so, how and where?

    thanks
  2. lukage

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    From o2 or the carphonewarehouse you can buy the iphone on pay as you go then just use it like that. Or you could just get an iPod Touch
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    It appears he has an iPod Tocuh
  4. lukage

    lukage New Member

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    Oh yeah. So does he just want the camera? because thats the only difference between ipod touch 2g and iphone 3g
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    because he doesn't want to use it as a phone
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    sjleworthy New Member

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    yes, the whys and wherefores are unimportant

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    i was just wondering the proceedure of how to acquire an iPhone without a monthly (or pay as you go for that matter) contract.

    thanks
  6. lukage

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    If you got an iphone that wasn't on a contract then it would be pay as you go. You can get an iphone on pay as you go then just not use it
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    Manic Nimrod Well-Known Member

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    Wait?

    So you want to buy iPhone on PAYG, but not use the Phone part?

    :S
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    He says he wants an iPhone but without a contract and without pay as you go. You can only have either or though there is no other option. All phones are pay as you go or contract.
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    thechungster Super Moderator Emeritus

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    Wut? No PAYG, no contract... Umm, if you don't want contract then it's PAYG

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