1. bigblue72's Avatar
    Recently my 3g broke and while waiting for the parts to come for someone to fix it, i want to use my friends old original iphone. I put my att sim card in it and it told me to plug into itunes. TO activate i had to basically go through steps to re-sign my contract but i dont want ot do that. When i went to the apple store the guy told me to try restorign the phone to factory settings and try again but that didnt work. Does anyone know how i can just get this iphone to work with my sim card?
    03-28-2010 09:35 PM
  2. Libuff's Avatar
    im not sure the 3g simcard will work in a 2g edge only phone... check with at&t
    03-28-2010 09:53 PM
  3. bigblue72's Avatar
    yeah they told me it would but they also said the cant activate the iphone for me......
    03-28-2010 09:59 PM
  4. Jeremy's Avatar
    yeah they told me it would but they also said the cant activate the iphone for me......
    As long as you have a valid AT&T account with an iPhone plan just connect the phone to your computer with iTunes running and it should activate it with no issues.
    03-29-2010 07:25 PM
  5. Alli's Avatar
    My daughter recently had her 3GS stolen. The guy at the AT&T store told her she couldn't use her 2G. I told her to go to the AT&T store and get a replacement sim and not tell them what phone she was going to put it in. She got the new sim, went to her car, popped the sim in the 2G, and all is well.
    03-29-2010 07:28 PM
  6. Jeremy's Avatar
    My daughter recently had her 3GS stolen. The guy at the AT&T store told her she couldn't use her 2G. I told her to go to the AT&T store and get a replacement sim and not tell them what phone she was going to put it in. She got the new sim, went to her car, popped the sim in the 2G, and all is well.
    Of course it worked... the things you hear from AT&T employees are pretty mind blowing at times.
    03-29-2010 07:31 PM
  7. bigblue72's Avatar
    As long as you have a valid AT&T account with an iPhone plan just connect the phone to your computer with iTunes running and it should activate it with no issues.
    When i do that itunes tries to make me set up a new at&t account by selecting all the phone plan options....i dont want ot do that because i think they might consider that as renewing my contract....
    03-31-2010 03:08 PM
  8. Alli's Avatar
    Is your sim for a regular account or pay as you go?
    03-31-2010 04:34 PM
  9. bigblue72's Avatar
    Is your sim for a regular account or pay as you go?
    Regular account
    03-31-2010 05:39 PM
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