Found an iphone can i use it on tmobile

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  1. Jake92695
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    Hello,

    My aunt works at a restaurant and she found an iphone 4 in the bathroom, the restaurant kept it for 2 months in a safe waiting to see if someone would come back, no one did so they gave it to her and now she wants me to sell it on eBay. I was wondering if i unlocked it and sell it on ebay could that person use their carrier and be able to activate. Thank you!
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    pretty sure they can yes, but dont they have to have a micro-sim?
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    im not totally sure about unlocking i have verizon unfortunally and use to have a touch so i just want to sell it but not sure if i can
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    have you tried calling the owners????
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    The owner might have reported it as stolen or lost. I thought the founder needs to report to police, and if no claim in 3 months, police will allow founder to keep it.
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    in the us its locked to att so you can only use with that carrier unless you jb and unlock... poor guy who lost his iphone 4 must of gone crazy looking for it, bet he wish he got mobileME now. no numbers in the contacts you can call???
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    No i think it was new their was nothing no contacts no apps nothing well its my aunts call and she wants to sell it so i have no problem not reporting it :)
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    fair enough.... well it will be locked to att most likely unless the guy got it factory unlocked from another country... but i bet its locked to att.
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    It it was ever linked to iTunes, then Apple will know who it belongs to. The question is, If you had lost it, how would you feel?
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    not good at all
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    yam Mon. $600 toy.
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    very fishy, very strange situation here,,,

    I have a feeling you really like to keep it for yourself, period...

    I just hope, you would not be in the other situation yourself, somes others days....
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    your aunt is stealing...God knows!!!!
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    If I would have lost my phone, I'd have it reported and my provider would have blocked the phone (via the imei number) so you'd have a $ 600 iPod :)
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    its a shame that the carrier cant delete everything off the phone like the iphone shitmodo stole and they used mobileME to stop it even turning on
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    You really don't like them do you? Lol. Not the first thread I've read where you've had a pop. Lol

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