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New SIM card problems. Help Quick Please!

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Feb 1, 2013 7:08 PM

"The SIM card inserted in this iPhone does not appear to be supported." What does this mean if I cant get into my phone after erasing everything. It is locked  and I do have a valid SIM card in it. And what do I do? It is a used phone given to me with no sim card insterted. I erased it and it says that it is not supported by the carrier. Please help! What do I need to do? THere is no credit on the sim card at the moment becuase i cant unlock the phone to call with.

iPhone 3G, HELP
  • diesel vdub Level 7 Level 7 (20,675 points)
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    Feb 2, 2013 5:17 AM (in response to EllaG1042)

    The iPhone is most likely carrier locked to a carrier other than who you have service with.

    Ask whomever you got the phone from what carrier it is locked to.

     

    Then either get a SIM and service from that carrier or ask them if they will unlock it and under what terms.

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