Ipad 2 - 4 use Overseas

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  1. funtoosh

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    You cant activate at&t phone, but iPad is not a phone, it comes unlocked from apple, though before you can start using it you need to activate ir once using iTunes. You can just insert any gsm sim card in it start iPad, and connect it to your Pc or mac with iTunes installed on it and of course Internet is need for it, as it connects to apple for activation

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  2. vinvan

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    Sorry for asking the same question.
    I leave in Indonesia (Asia) and have my brother in USA bought iPad2 3G a couple weeks ago. I am not sure is it verizon or AT & T.
    Please kindly advice if the 3G will work well in Indonesia without activate it in USA.

    Your reply is higly appreciated ...
     
  3. poncotop

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    i live in indonesia...
    i bought my iPad 2 in singapore...

    as long as they have 3g connection in the country you lived in, i don't think it's gonna be a problem.
    and now they also have "sim cutters" that can cut your sim to fit a micro sim slot, at least that what i use, :D
     
  4. poncotop

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    it will definately worked well..
    i still have my at&t micro sim.
    but when i first open the box, i replaced it directly with a local sim card.
    i use Telkomsel Flash...
     
  5. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    The Verizon iPad will not work in Indonesia. Verizon uses the CDMA protocol that only works in the US and a very few other countries. AT&T use the GSM protocol that works almost anywhere - including Indonesia.

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  6. vinvan

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    Dear Poncotop and Tim,

    Thank you for your quick response. Highly appreciated.

    Now I do understand that it is not necessary to activate the 3G in USA.

    Have a nice weekend ....
     
  7. vinvan

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    Tim,

    As I live in indonesia, so I am not pretty sure if Verizon is cdma. And i don't know if my brother bought AT&T or Verizon. So my question is verizon really CDMA ?

    Thanks a lot.
     
  8. confuse

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    hi everyone,
    I live in the philippines and had a chance go to hongkong and canada
    im getting an Ipad 2 soon. (3rd week of June).

    i dont have credit card to buy apps..

    question 1, if i can get an itunes gift card from canada, will it work if i open an itunes in philippines?

    2. if i open an itunes account in Hongkong can i Use a friends credit card to purchase apps? (she had an canadian itunes account and cant buy in american Itune store)

    3. can i open philippines itune account and get the store buy me apps? but then i cant get other apps from other country?.. or all the apps is worldwide?..


    help, please
    confuse
     
  9. thewitt

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    Gift cards can only be used in the country store in which they are purchased. This is stated on the fine print when you purchase one
     
  10. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    Verizon is definitely CDMA - no doubt about it!

    Tim
     

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