10-02-2013 6:51 PM
can i use the contract free tmobile iphone 5s on att? can i just bring it into an att store and have them swap out the sim card and activate it???
Yes, you should be able to use it but it might not be compatible with ATT's LTE network.
10-02-2013 7:13 PM
ok thats what i was afraid to hear
i want to be able to use the att network like any normal user
the only reason why i am asking, is i can't purchase the iphone 5s through att or through apple without signing up for a new contract and dont have the time/ability to go into a physical att store to put my order through
is there any way to purchase the iphone 5s over the phone? i would be paying outside of contract at th efull 650 price point
10-02-2013 7:17 PM
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10-25-2013 10:13 AM
And I was wondering if I get the unlocked 5S online, can AT&T activate it for me? (I'm still with the iphone 5 contract)
10-25-2013 5:33 PM
10-28-2013 7:49 PM
Here is a link to Apple's iPhone LTE page that shows which models use which frequencies.
04-08-2014 11:32 AM
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04-08-2014 1:50 PM
I bought an unlocked T-Mobile iPhone directly from Apple for full price. I used it with the pre-installed T-Mobile SIM card for a month. Then I went to AT&T and got a free SIM from them and set up a $60 prepaid account, to compare reception and coverage. Both were better with AT&T, so I remain with them. I am free to switch back to T-Mobile (or any other GSM carrier) at any time.
That's why I bought unlocked directly from Apple: the freedom to switch carriers as I choose, without anyone having to unlock my phone.
Note that unlocked phones may only be purchased directly from Apple. You can get a contract-free phone from a carrier, but it will be locked to the carrier until they choose to unlock it, even if you pay full price up front.
04-08-2014 5:26 PM
I bought my unlocked iPhone 5s from apple; So, I received the phone with tmobile simcard as you explained. I just started my att plan just about 1 hour ago. I am wondering why phone is working but internet doesn't work even if I have LTE sign only screen..
Do I need to wait a little bit more? like 2-3 hours? =(
you need to put in the correct APN for att, it probaly still has t-mobile's