1. iMore Question's Avatar
    When i put my sim in, the network is not detected and as a result it say no network but i try putting my sim in another phone and it worked. So i brought my phone to a repairman since my warranty with Apple is already over but the repairman said i need to give my apple id as he cant check the phone for me unless it's connected to my apple id...is this true?
    03-01-2016 01:31 AM
  2. TwitchyPuppy said: Best Answer

    Completely false and shady.

    He can check for issues without an Apple ID.
    Especially network, which has absolutely nothing to do with your Apple ID. They are completely independant.

    Don't do business with him.
  3. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    Completely false and shady.

    He can check for issues without an Apple ID.
    Especially network, which has absolutely nothing to do with your Apple ID. They are completely independant.

    Don't do business with him.
    firedept10, Sherry_B and Just_Me_D like this.
    03-01-2016 07:48 AM
  4. eyecrispy's Avatar
    03-01-2016 08:13 AM
  5. robertk328's Avatar
    No need to do that. I'd find out WHAT he plans to test with it and set him straight
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    03-02-2016 04:56 AM
  6. tsparks1's Avatar
    When i put my sim in, the network is not detected and as a result it say no network but i try putting my sim in another phone and it worked. So i brought my phone to a repairman since my warranty with Apple is already over but the repairman said i need to give my apple id as he cant check the phone for me unless it's connected to my apple id...is this true?
    Not just no, Hell No! I wouldn't give my Apple ID to my 84 year old mother even, not that she'd know what to do with it.
    03-02-2016 03:10 PM
  7. nikkisharif's Avatar
    That's really shady & I'm sure he's already duped someone with that mess
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    03-02-2016 05:17 PM
  8. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Just in case you haven't caught our drift yet....

    NO FREAKING WAY should you give him your Apple ID. The guy is a hack.
    eyecrispy and TwitchyPuppy like this.
    03-02-2016 07:09 PM
  9. Fit24's Avatar
    I'm glad you came here and asked the question instead of just giving him your Apple ID.
    TwitchyPuppy likes this.
    03-02-2016 09:12 PM
  10. anon(9056783)'s Avatar
    He cant do anything with your Apple ID, i reckon. Also, pls setup 2 step verification for your Apple ID.
    03-03-2016 12:50 AM
  11. ritesh's Avatar
    You would have to disable find my iphone, for the repair shop to be able to erase things, reload os, etc. Maybe for those reasons he must have asked it. And I think after reloading the OS, find my iphone is auto enabled. I don't think the repair shop has ill intentions of misusing your ID, but to be more cautious, you can backup your phone, remove your apple id and ideally set it up using a test/dummy/new icloud account and share the password.
    03-03-2016 05:53 AM
  12. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    You would have to disable find my iphone, for the repair shop to be able to erase things, reload os, etc. Maybe for those reasons he must have asked it. And I think after reloading the OS, find my iphone is auto enabled. I don't think the repair shop has ill intentions of misusing your ID, but to be more cautious, you can backup your phone, remove your apple id and ideally set it up using a test/dummy/new icloud account and share the password.
    Or just not re-entering their Apple ID until the guy give them back their phone.
    03-03-2016 11:58 AM

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