Dear Maggie, I have a Verizon Wireless iPhone 4S. But I think the service is too expensive. I'd like to get a prepaid SIM card and use it on AT&T or T-mobile. I unlocked my iPhone 4S a few months ago when I traveled to Europe. How To Get Sprint To Unlock A Phone. And I used a SIM card from a local carrier while I was there. But when I came home to see if I could get a prepaid SIM from AT&T or T-Mobile, I was told by sales associates at Verizon and AT&T that even though my iPhone 4S is unlocked, I can't put a U.S.
Aug 04, 2013 I have an iPhone 4S that is due for an upgrade and I have a friend on another network that I would like to give my phone to. Can it be unlocked to be used. How can the answer be improved? See how to unlock iPhone 4 and 4S. This issue can be overcome by retrieving your iPhone’s IMEI code. After this you will be able to use any network.
Carrier's SIM card in it. Is this true? That doesn't make sense to me! Unlocked Phone Emergency Calls Only. When I am abroad, my unlocked iPhone 4S will work on any other GSM carrier, so why won't it work like that on a GSM carrier in the U. How Can I Buy An Unlocked Iphone 6s on this page. S.? If I cancel my contract and pay the cancellation fee, I should be able to use my phone on other carriers. Please tell me I'm not stuck with Verizon for as long as I have this iPhone! Thanks, JD Dear JD, Here's a short answer to your question.
Unfortunately, the iPhone 4S that you bought from Verizon only works on Verizon's network here in the U.S. Apple I completely agree with you that this makes absolutely no sense given the fact that hardware components in an iPhone 4S from Verizon are exactly the same as the components in an iPhone 4S from AT&T and the same as the unlocked iPhone 4S sold throughout much of the world. This of course is different from most other device launches, where carriers build different devices for different markets and even different carriers, depending on whether they are a CDMA carrier, like Verizon and Sprint are in the U.S.