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    Default How to find out my network carrier?

    Hi
    I have an iPhone that is locked to a swiss network. However I am unsure what network carrier it is and I need this to unlock.

    Any suggestions?
    Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by anbagt View Post
    Hi
    I have an iPhone that is locked to a swiss network. However I am unsure what network carrier it is and I need this to unlock.

    Any suggestions?
    Thanks
    In settings-general-about, there is a Network section there. Is that what you're looking for?
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    You need to have the IMEI number of your device, and to find a tool on Internet that can tell you what carrier it is locked to with that info. Usually you have to pay for the complete info about your device, but if you're lucky you might find a tool somewhere that does it for free, or that gives the carrier info in its trial version.

    If, as I gather you are, you're stuck at the activation screen, and if you don't have the original box of the iPhone, you'll need to hook your device to a CPU and check out the USB buses to get the IMEI. Google it all for the tools and know-how.
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    Or jb it to get into the phone to find out the info
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    Hi thanks for the replies. My iphone is jb on 5.1.1 and hactivated so I can access the screen. I am willing to pay for a service to find out my network. Any suggestions?
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    You might not need to pay, as I was saying...

    Google a query like "Find carrier with IMEI"...

    But why would you need that if you're already hacktivated and can access the screen? All you have to do now is install UltraSn0w 1.2.7 on Cydia... and put in whatever SIM you want...
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    What bb is it on ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peligro911 View Post
    What bb is it on ?
    04.12.01 My main priority is to find out the network provider it came from.
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    This is suppose to work on any GSM iPhone.
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    i tried that and where it says carrier it says(not activated)
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    Well... if you're sure what country it's from you can call each main carrier to know if it's their phone. A task made easier by the fact that, usually, the iPhone is restricted to only the most prominent carriers. So depending on which iPhone it is, you can easily know what carriers to call first.
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    Call apple with the imei they will let you know.
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    try these?
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    It cannot still be this difficult.
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    Try the method below:



    Regards,

    xentelworker
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    The above method use to work but Apple has now stopped allowing these requests since mid August 2012. There is an alternative method, just not as simple.

    Have a look at the article below.



    Regards,

    xentelworker
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    settings-general-about
    So easy
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    Default Re: How to find out my network carrier?

    hi i dont know my network carrier plz tell how to know ma network i have iphone 4
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    Quote Originally Posted by juhil desai View Post
    hi i dont know my network carrier plz tell how to know ma network i have iphone 4
    Look in the upper left corner of your homescreen.
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    hey frnds i have i phone 4 i dont know network carrier plz tell my network carrier
    my IMI no 012747000792715
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    Quote Originally Posted by JustMe'D View Post
    Look in the upper left corner of your homescreen.
    ha ha ha not funny men ..i want to unlock my ph ..if u know how than tell me
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    Default How to find out my network carrier?

    Quote Originally Posted by juhil desai View Post
    ha ha ha not funny men ..i want to unlock my ph ..if u know how than tell me
    In no way, shape or form was I trying to be funny. Your initial post read:

    Quote Originally Posted by juhil desai View Post
    hi i dont know my network carrier plz tell how to know ma network i have iphone 4
    Nowhere in that statement did you mention you wanted to unlock your device. You stated that you wanted to know your network carrier and my reply showed you where to look to get it.
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    i got it but men i dont know network carrier ...then how ma unlock ma ph thats why i told u now get it...first i want to know network carrier...
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    Quote Originally Posted by juhil desai View Post
    i got it but men i dont know network carrier ...then how ma unlock ma ph thats why i told u now get it...first i want to know network carrier...
    Network carrier is the wireless company your phone is registered with. For instance, Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless, T-mobile, Sprint, Vodaphone and Rogers, to name a few. Who is your mobile phone service with? That is your network carrier.
    Last edited by JustMe'D; 12-30-2012 at 08:12 PM.
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    Default Re: How to find out my network carrier?

    I'm thinkin' young Juhil has a phone that he got second hand that came with no sim and no info from the seller as to what carrier it goes on. Without a sim belonging to the carrier to which it's locked, you can't tell from the phone itself.

    There are several online services that will tell you what carrier your phone is locked to by providing your IMEI.
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