Iphone without sim card?

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  1. hieoctane

    hieoctane New Member

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    Ok, now I've searched throughout the forum for this but I haven't found a clear-cut answer, so if there is any threads on this I would appreciate some direction to them.

    Basically I'm wondering, if I got an iPhone WITHOUT a sim card, can I activate it? I would like to use the iphone for its camera, ipod, etc. but I don't want a service, therefore I wouldn't buy a sim card or a contract. I know that you can use programs such as winpwn to activate it, but afterwards would I still need a sim card? Would i get the "no sim card installed" message? anybody out there that's done this? any help is appreciated, thanks!

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  2. RoYaLx

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    You would not need the SIM. You will get an annoying "No SIM Installed" nag message a lot, but to get rid of that, just keep it in airplane mode.
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    I've done that for a long time (several months) it is not a problem, activate it through itunes and everythingis fine except for this annoying "no sim installed" message^^

    as said keep it in airplane mode
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    check private messages
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    about what?
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    so you basically want an ipod with a camera.... pointless
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    wat are the points of private messages?
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    hieoctane New Member

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    mirror1 and shevshenko, since u guys have done this, what'd u guys think of using the iphone as an ipod? was just as good, if not better, than using a regular ipod touch?

    open to anyone else whose done this too btw.
  9. Xtreme Touch

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    Well, its a lot more expensive just for the camera...
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    can you use the gps without a sim card?
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