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Giving my old Iphone to my daughter

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Hi
Ive done a 02 refresh i want ti keep the airtime and give my daughter the phone will the phine locj to first sim inserted as shes not on 02

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Re: Iphone

Have you just started the refresh contract or is it 2 years old etc as the phone is on a credit agreement

But o2 will unlock any current iphone as long as you set it up with the o2 account first then it will never lock again .

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Re: Iphone

If you get it on O2 it will already be locked to O2. Phones bought from CPW lock to the first sim.

It will be around 6 months before O2 will unlock the phone for you. 

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Re: Iphone

An iPhone will lock so you need to activate it with the o2 sim then complete the unlock request before giving phone to your daughter
https://community.o2.co.uk/t5/Other-Products-and-Services/Unlocking-an-O2-phone-to-use-a-different-S...
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Re: Iphone

An iPhone 7 or lower can be unlocked immediately.
O2 always impose a restriction on unlocking new phones though so when the 8 is released this won't be able to be unlocked immediately.
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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Re: Giving my old Iphone to my daughter

Hello @Anonymous! How are you doing? Lots of good information above so please take a look and let us know if you get stuck or have any additional questions. It would be great to hear how you get on!

 

Thanks @adamtemp64@jonsie@MI5smiling

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