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- » If I've an iphone 4 locked by the factory and i unlocked it, what is the difference between mine and an iphone was unlocked already before to bought it ?? Will I have problem with downloading or calling ?? And what is the better ?
What is the difference between factory unlocked and non-factory unlocked iPhones?
Factory unlocked means the iPhone is legitimately unlocked in the Apple data base. Non-factory unlocked means iPhone is unlocked using hacking technique such as jailbreak or by use of simcard. Non-factory unlocks are less stable, may void warranty and will be lost or not work after upgrading the ios firmware.
Alternatively you may look at Verizon iPhone 5 as well, I heard initial lot was already factory unlocked.
iPhone Factory Unlock is a permanent solution to free your iPhone from any SIM card restrictions imposed by Apple and your service provider, so that you can use it with any GSM SIM card provider worldwide (example T-Mobile). I just did mine at http://jailbreakhome.com/iphone-factory-unlock.
First you must know what is unlocking is all about.Unlocking a Iphone4 is nothing but removing the restriction of the phone to use it with any other network of your choice.There are different way to unlock a Iphone from its carrier like calling the service provider and requesting him to unlock your phone,but this may take some time may be days,weeks or even month to unlock your phone the second method is by taking your Iphone to the shop to unlock it but it is not a reliable way to unlock because some time the phone may be bricked or hard locked.The third method is by using the jailbreak technique ,by using the jailbreak technique you can unlock your phone but it may not be a permanent unlock solution because once you upgrade the phone it may roll back to lock status.The last method is by using the remote unlock solution,This remote unlock service is said to be one of the best way to unlock a Iphone without bricking or hard locking the phone.And this remote unlocking is a permanent unlock solution for the mobile.If you are interested in getting the remote unlock service then visit the site http://www.wickedunlock.com/apple-iphone-4/rs16wp9/ here they are providing the remote unlock service for most of the model Iphone.You can avail the service by providing some basic information about the phone like the country and the network to which the phone is locked with .after providing this information you can avail the service to unlock the Iphone to use it with any other GSM network of your choice .