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Topic # 67964 12-Sep-2010 00:01
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Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, so if not please forgive me.

My son bought  a iphone 3gs from uk when he was over there. Its lock to a uk network. He has tried to jailbreak and unlock it but it will not work. He thought it would be easy as he had jailbroken and unlocked his previous one which had been a 3g iphone from usa.

Can anyone suggest how he goes about this please. a site that can explain how to jail break it and unlock it. he does not have the uk sim as he didn't think to keep it..

Thanks for any help given 

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  Reply # 378899 12-Sep-2010 00:13
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If it was with O2 in the UK they will unlock it on request. Fill in a form on their website and they'll unlock it within a few days. He will need the UK O2 sim though.

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  Reply # 378900 12-Sep-2010 00:14
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Depending on how long he had the phone connected in the UK, he could be able t just call the network he got it from, give them the IMEI number and it will come as a carrier update when he next connects it to iTunes. That is assuming they go ahead with the unlock. But they should seeming he's already overseas.

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