1. sx4dude2013's Avatar
    Hey yall!
    I think I have finally fallen into the "APPLE" world. A couple months back I bought and Ipad and was amazed at how well it did everyday tasks. I loved it.
    I had to sell it because of some unexpected events.
    I want to come back though. lol

    I just sold my nexus 4 and want to get an Iphone 5. I plan to use the device on Straight Talk. My current provider with the Nexus 4.

    Straight talk now sells the Iphone 5 for $649.99.
    Can I buy a used one (AT&T model) and use it on ST? How do I "unlock" an iphone? Just jailbreak it or do I have to get a code?

    And finally, does anyone know if the ST Iphone 5 is branded "Straight Talk". Ive spent a lot of $$$ on phones, but never $700!!! lol

    Thanks guys!!!
    01-12-2013 01:46 PM
  2. sherlock's Avatar
    No way it's branded... You should be able to buy a used AT&T iPhone and use it on ST. Personally I would make sure it's been unlocked first though.
    01-12-2013 01:58 PM
  3. sx4dude2013's Avatar
    after some searching its about the same price to buy new
    01-12-2013 02:05 PM
  4. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    iPhone's don't come branded.

    You can unlock the iPhone 5 in the way many of us have done over the last several months via eBay auctions, i used this one...

    eBay My World - unlock_fusion
    01-12-2013 02:20 PM
  5. haxrnick's Avatar
    iPhone's don't come branded.

    You can unlock the iPhone 5 in the way many of us have done over the last several months via eBay auctions, i used this one...

    eBay My World - unlock_fusion
    +1 for unlock_fusion

    They unlocked my 5 too.
    01-12-2013 03:00 PM
  6. sx4dude2013's Avatar
    +1 for unlock_fusion

    They unlocked my 5 too.
    but i should be able to do it for free...
    01-12-2013 07:34 PM
  7. tgp's Avatar
    I'm not 100% sure of this but I believe if you get a Straight Talk SIM using AT&T you can use an AT&T locked phone. You should research before buying a phone based on this though...
    01-12-2013 08:27 PM
  8. codecarl1's Avatar
    I recommend jailbreaking it. You can always restore it to factory settings should you need an Apple store to service it.

    How to Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch | JailBrakService offers different downloadable firmwares (also for different iDevices)
    If you need any assistance, contact them. They'll help you.
    01-14-2013 11:34 AM

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