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    Default Which network is my iPhone locked to?

    hi people

    im new to this forum.
    dont know this is the right place to post me question.
    i bought a 16gb 3g iphone phone ebay but the guy didnt know the phone was locked to optus or vodafone or telstra. now i tried to put optus and vodafone sim card but it only have the icon like a usb connection and itunes. my question is how do i know which provider is my iphone belong? bcause i would like to unlock it. could someone help me please


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    Have you tried plugging the iPhone into your PC while running iTunes?

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    decryption's Avatar decryption is offline Kenny Powders

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    You need to plug it into iTunes first - it will then set up your iPhone. Once it's set up, you can then put in the SIM of your choice and see if it's locked to that network or not.

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    How can the owner not know? Sounds suss.

    In any event, listen to the two above.

    Get it up and running then test SIMs. The one that is accepted will be the one it is locked to.

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    Is that the iPhone 3G with the cool anodised aluminium back

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    I have seen a few 3G iPhone knock offs on ebay,

    Take a closer look at the pics, one has a white iPhone with a black bit at the bottom on the back and one has a what looks like removable section on the bottom at the back,

    Be careful what you buy out there guys!

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    i have plug and connected to itunes 7.7.1 but when i put my vodafone sim card it still ask me to plug to i tunes(it have the usb and itunes icons) is there any thing i have to do to sync the phone with the i tunes? because the i tunes can detected my iphone drive.

    yeah i know its sound sus but what can i do. i purchased it already. so its the time to unlocked.

    mine is the black colour at the back. i know the aluminium one should be the old iphone which launched last year from US.

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    Put the sim card in the phone then you need iTunes 8!!! Go to apple.com and download iTunes 8 after you do that plug in the iPhone and you will be asked to do some things.
    PLease contact us again after you have installed iTunes 8.

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