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    Default Is the 3G locked to one specific carrier, or just generally locked?

    Just wondering about this. If I buy an iPhone 3G that's an AT&T phone, does that mean that I can only use it with AT&T, or does it mean I can use it with all the official carriers around the world?
    For example, in Sweden we have Telia selling the iPhone. Could I use an AT&T phone with them or do I have to have a Telia phone?

    How does the iPhone "know" which carrier it's locked into? Or is it just a general lock?



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    locked to an specific carrier.... they know which carrier because of the part numbers. check this link for more info. When u connect ur iphone to itunes to activate it, it will check ur part number and lock it to the specific carrier and allow operation just over that specific carrier network

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