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hilld2000
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Registered: ‎06-09-2010

Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

 

You need to use GiffGaffs 'Lost Phone Network Recovery Service', LPNRS for short.

 

GiffGaff have offices all over the country for just this kind of eventuality.

All you need to do is findone locally, take your phone there and tell them where you found it.

 

The offices are all known as 'Permant Offices Licenced Iphone Communicatons Environments'

(POLICE for short)

 

You can recognise them because the staff generally wear blue uniforms.

 

Now for the important bit...

You need to make it clear to the staff what you want to do:

 

Make sure you tell them :

1. You found the phone.

2. You have no intention of returning it to the rightful owner

3. You would like to know how to unlock the phone so that you can get it working again.

 

I am sure the staff would be more than happy to help you...

pjr
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Registered: ‎11-11-2011

Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

So you've 'found' an iPhone 4s and you are now asking how to help set you up to use it? Have you tried locating the rightful owner? Why not hand it in to your local Police station?
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hispi
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Registered: ‎12-11-2011

Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s


topboy12 wrote:
how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

Don't change the sim card. Report to the police, the phone can be traced if used and you could be accused of theft if you have tried to activate the phone for your own use. Do the right thing - be honest.

 

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kylie_ysyeng19
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Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

Yes. Try tracing the owner first at the very least, with the new ios, they can easily track it from icloud(formerly mobile me). If I lost an iphone first thing to do is to locate it and play a sound/display message.

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sloz
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Registered: ‎27-11-2009

Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

So you're not going to take it to the police station?
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ponch_76
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Registered: ‎19-09-2011

Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

Do the right thing and hand it in

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michelleh
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Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

Never mind trying to get it to work, you should hand it in to the police!  Shocking!

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mark8
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Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

Whatever happened to the finders keepers losers weepers? Haha
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pjr
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Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

There is a (small) chance that the OP handed it in to the Police and if it hadn't been claimed then it would be returned to him. However, somehow I don't think this will be the case as , has already been stated, there's a good chance the rightful owner could have been traced. Can you come back and clarify OP?
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pjr
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Re: i found a i phone 4s how do i get a network on a lost i phone 4s

>Whatever happened to the finders keepers losers weepers? Haha<

It never existed in my book!
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