If I buy iphone with contract, can I use sim card in my country when I visit?

If I buy iphone with contract, can I use sim card in my country when I visit?

If I buy iphone with contract, can I use sim card in my country when I visit?

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Chocobi
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If I buy iphone with contract, can I use sim card in my country when I visit?

Hi there

I so confused about locking zone etc.

I'm interested in buying a new iphone with Fido contract here, but I'm concerning if it will work in my hometown.

I have a sim card in my country. When I visit there, I always change to my country's number.

So my question is " Can I use this phone in my country?"

 

Thanks!:smileyhappy:

 

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Re: If I buy iphone with contract, can I use sim card in my country when I visit?

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@Chocobi you will need to unlock the phone, Fido charges $50 to unlock a phone

 

Device requirements

  • Devices bought from Fido with a term can be unlocked 90 days after the term start date.
  • Devices purchased without a term or with Fido Easy pay financing can be unlocked at any time after the purchase. The device must be listed in the equipment / device history in your account.

Full details here.

 

You also will have to make sure the phone will work with your home provider's network.

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KAPABLE-K
MVP

@Chocobi you will need to unlock the phone, Fido charges $50 to unlock a phone

 

Device requirements

  • Devices bought from Fido with a term can be unlocked 90 days after the term start date.
  • Devices purchased without a term or with Fido Easy pay financing can be unlocked at any time after the purchase. The device must be listed in the equipment / device history in your account.

Full details here.

 

You also will have to make sure the phone will work with your home provider's network.



Chocobi
I'm a Contributor Level 1

What about if I buy the iphone from the apple store? It's will be the unlocked one.

Can I still use my current Fido plan? 

@Chocobi If you buy the phone outright from the Apple store then it will be a factory unlock phone and it will work with Fido. If you buy the phone on contract and get it fromt he Apple store it will be locked to Fido.



Chocobi
I'm a Contributor Level 1

@KAPABLE-K Thank you so much! Very_Happy

@Chocobi no problem.:smileyhappy: