ACE - Professor
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Re: Unlocking the iPhone 4s.[ Edited ]
03-31-2012 10:28:41 AM - edited 03-31-2012 10:37:42 AM
There are literally millions of people in the US who have iPhones, iPhone 3, iPhone 3GS, and iPhone 4 that are out of contract and therefore have what would seem to be a legimate reason for having it unlocked. Somehow I can't see Tim Cook's people reading them all and asking AT&T to authorize unlocking each individual phone. I also can't see them unlocking a few, but not the many; it's either all or none, I think. I'm sure once the Tim Cook story hit the web, a lot of people tried it. Yours and the original person in the story seem to be the only ones who have been successful, and I certainly believe others have tried. Unless a lot more people come out and say it worked, I'm very skeptical. Any of our regular forum members try the Tim Cook method? If so, did it work? Also, this threat of a mass exodus for unhappy iPhone customers bolting AT&T over unlocking has been going on since the first iPhone, which was sold without a carrier subsidy, and yet in all these years, it hasn't seemed to have hurt AT&Ts bottom line. People said AT&T was going to be crushed as soon as Verizon got the iPhone. Didn't happen. People said AT&T was going to die when Apple started selling factory unlocked phones. Didn't happen. People said AT&T was going to lose big time now that both Verizon and Sprint have the iPhone, and will unlock the GSM side for international customers. That doesn't seemed to have happened either.
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