1. chocolateyum's Avatar
    If I bought an AT&T phone in the US from the AT&T store but never activated it, can I use it with Sprint?

    Is there any advantage in buying from the Apple store over AT&T in terms of being able to use the phone with more carriers?

    I'm buying the phone for my mom. She'll probably use it as an ipod for a while but maybe someday use it as an actual phone. She'll probably want to stick with AT&T (which is what her current non-data phone is with) but wanted to know if she could choose some other carrier if I got the phone from an AT&T store.

    Thanks.
    09-16-2013 10:45 PM
  2. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    No. It won't work with Sprint. It will only work with carriers that use GSM for voice which in the US would be ATT and tmobile and their resellers.
    chocolateyum likes this.
    09-17-2013 07:26 AM
  3. hydrogen3's Avatar
    The Apple store would be more suitable to answer any questions about their products than the rep's at the AT&T stores.

    Trust me
    02-20-2014 01:17 PM

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