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Unlock a Tesco Mobile iPhone 4?

Started by: jordan2121
On: 07/12/2011 | 23:12
Replies: 14
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by: jordan2121
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:12

Hello, I have ordered a micro sim from giffgaff. My iPhone 4 is currently with tesco. I read that although they use the O2 network, giffgaff sims do not always work in them if they are still locked. I just tried it and it said searching and then said O2-UK and had 3 bars of signal. So does that mean that it works in my iPhone? Obviously I cant actually do anything as I haven't activated it yet. But with the signal and it saying O2-UK does that mean I don' t have to bother getting it unlocked?

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by: supermuslim
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:13

Yes that means it will work in your phone

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by: maryam22
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:13
yes it does mean it works in ur iphone Smiley Happy
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by: mgb2
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:13

apparently iphones are one of few handset that Tesco don't lock.....

don't take my word for it tho..... just what i've heard

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by: slamboom
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:14
Yeah it should work if you have the signal bars. If you have a problem after you activated your sim by topping up connect it to itunes and that should fix your problem. and for iPhone settings http://bit.ly/t2bYoI
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by: philiplittle40
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:14

It is well established that iPhone4 from Tesco has no Tesco "doublelock" and so can be used on giffgaff straight out of the box Smiley Happy

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by: flaxvert1
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:15

if you have put a GG sim in it and it works then thats all good! If however you just put an o2 sim in it then that wont prove anything at all. Not sure how you got a signal on a non activated sim though?

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by: jordan2121
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:16
I just stuck the GG sim in and then O2-UK popped up with 3 bars. I couldn't send a text or make a call though as it is not activated.
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by: princen
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:18
oright there yeah with most phones now it comes up with 02 uk it still works it happend on my old iphone and a galaxy s2 i had its all cool wont cause you any problem click the star on the left as i have helped
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by: slamboom
on: 07/12/2011 | 23:18
Because it's late it probably wont be activated until around 8AM. This is normal.
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