1. Jim Brock's Avatar
    My American IPhone 6 ,Face is cracked.but the shop has informed me i am taking a chance getting the face fixed ,because it,s an American phone it might not work over here
    04-12-2017 04:37 AM
  2. robertk328's Avatar
    Hi, @Jim Brock -- welcome to iMore!

    Where is "here" that you're referring to?
    04-12-2017 05:44 AM
  3. pkcable's Avatar
    There are 3 potential issues. The phone might be carrier locked and that is it is set to ONLY work with the 1 US carrier who sold the phone. 2 it might only have the US LTE frequencies although, many/most iPhones and most modern cell phones have extra bands and often DO have bands for other countries (I'm getting a Chinese only phone myself today to use in the US). 3rd certain Arab countries prohibit the use of iPhones that have Facetime, so if it's one of THOSE countries the phone might not work IF it has (and it certainly does have) Facetime.
    04-12-2017 08:51 AM
  4. Jim Brock's Avatar
    Hi, @Jim Brock -- welcome to iMore!

    Where is "here" that you're referring to?
    Dublin Ireland, this is a phone i found in New York on a night out .
    04-12-2017 01:22 PM
  5. Larry Cook1's Avatar
    Dublin Ireland, this is a phone i found in New York on a night out .
    Well the right thing to do would be turn the phone over to the police or to Apple as it isn't yours. They may be able to find the rightful owner.
    04-12-2017 01:50 PM
  6. pkcable's Avatar
    Well the right thing to do would be turn the phone over to the police or to Apple as it isn't yours. They may be able to find the rightful owner.
    Police, Apple won't take it.
    04-12-2017 02:13 PM
  7. Tartarus's Avatar
    My American IPhone 6 ,Face is cracked.but the shop has informed me i am taking a chance getting the face fixed ,because it,s an American phone it might not work over here
    It all starts with your first word, 'my'. It wasn't yours to begin with.
    The first thing you had to do was to go to the police in New York and hand it over.
    Since you haven't done this, the only thing for you left to do is to throw the iPhone away.
    It isn't yours and will never be. Apple made sure of that.
    Last edited by Tartarus; 04-12-2017 at 06:25 PM.
    04-12-2017 02:40 PM
  8. Larry Cook1's Avatar
    Because he is in another country pkcable?
    04-12-2017 03:30 PM
  9. Tartarus's Avatar
    Because he is in another country pkcable?
    Nope. Apple said themselves they won't accept found and lost devices. It's the police's task to locate the owner.
    04-12-2017 03:49 PM
  10. Larry Cook1's Avatar
    Ok thanksTartarus for that info.
    04-12-2017 06:18 PM
  11. Jim Brock's Avatar
    Thank you everyone who replied to my query ,Correct and right i should have handed it over to the Police,now being used as a paper weight
    04-13-2017 01:44 PM
  12. robertk328's Avatar
    Thank you everyone who replied to my query ,Correct and right i should have handed it over to the Police,now being used as a paper weight
    That's all it really is at this point.
    04-13-2017 07:11 PM
  13. pkcable's Avatar
    It could be used for parts but it's days as a usable iPhone are over.
    04-13-2017 11:37 PM

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