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    iphone advice

    My wife was given an iphone 3g from her uncle that he doesnt use as he got the 4g

    now its on O2 and she is vodafone and we want it unlocked but i dont want to jailbreak it as she has no need for any other of the jailbreak features and i dont want to have to jaibreak it every time it is turned off and also i had my ipod touch jailbroken and i felt it ran alot slower

    anyway is it possible to have it unlocked without jailbreaking it ?

    and if so who would do it ? O2 ? apple ? and if so how much would i expect to pay ?
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    02 were offering an unlock service, but from personal experience whenever I have had one unlocked it's always come back jailbroken!

    Not sure if there is another way or not though! Best to ask someone like 02 I would imagine!
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    tried that steady

    because its her uncles old phone i have to put in a PAYG sim and as its not registered yet etc they wont entertain it

    might pop into the O2 shop and ask
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    Have you tried asking in an apple store.

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    no

    would they do it ? and if so how much ?
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    Not to sure if they would mate or how much, but considering its there product and apparantly they are all about the coustomer and there experiance with there phone, then id say it was probably your best choice.

    Other than this you could go to a second hand shop and see if they will swap it for a vodafone one, might have to pay a little though.

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    www.jailbreakme.com

    go to that on the iphones safari browser and swipe the bar across the screen when told,

    jailbreak done (iphone is out of warranty now anyway.......)

    thats it, its puts a new app on the phone called "cydia", just move that to a page on its own out the way, never have to use it, job done

    you never have to use the jailbreaked features, and it doesnt matter if it turns off/on it still stays jailbroken

    put the website as a favourite just incase and it only ever takes you 4 minutes max anyway
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    Hi, Jailbreaking is useless, ultimately you will just end up ruining the phone as it slows it down an unbelievable amount & most will self remove if the phone is restarted. it's not illegal & you can download app's for free but personally I would steer well away from it..All iPhones can be manually unlocked (except ones running 4.2.1 OS) thus removing the need for a jailbreak, 02 probally won't sell you the unlock code as if the phone is not registered with them it could be stolen, Apple cant do anything as they sell the phones unlocked & 02 put the lock on it, your best bet is to take it to one of these independent little phone shops & they will Remove the lock instead of Jailbreaking the phone & it will be like it left apple that way, if you need any more advice or can't find a shop then get in touch as you can DIY but they will probally only charge you £10-15 & it's alot easier.

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    ended up toping up the PAG sim with £15 then went through the o2 form

    only thing i dont like is that they say it can take upto 14 days AFTER they take the bloody money
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