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Old 4th June 2017, 03:22   #10081
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Walmart is selling the iPhone 5S 16 GB for $100-$150. Is is worth picking up one for use as a secondary phone? What's the procedure to unlock it?
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Walmart is selling the iPhone 5S 16 GB for $100-$150. Is is worth picking up one for use as a secondary phone? What's the procedure to unlock it?
As a secondary phone, maybe.

Subsequent iOS updates will have very little for older phones (including and up to 6).

Phones sold at full price through retail channels are generally unlocked; it not, you just have to drop an email to whichever operator it is linked to.
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Hi Experts, Does Iphone 7 offline maps work on routing and location without data connectivity ?
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Hi Experts, Does Iphone 7 offline maps work on routing and location without data connectivity ?
You mean google maps? It works same as it works on an android. Downloads an update every month if I remember correct.
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Hello mates. I have a iPhone 6 16GB and the app store is not opening from the past one week. The internet connection is good and I can open safari too but app store is not working. I tried logging out and logged in the apple ID too but nothing seems to work. Any ideas how to go about this?
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Any ideas how to go about this?
Try killing all apps, and restarting phone once. Sometimes that solves such issues.
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Hi Experts, Does Iphone 7 offline maps work on routing and location without data connectivity ?
Apple maps do not work in India. Navigation always says route could not be established. It works in the US though. Not sure about offline.
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Any app that allows you to record your phone calls?
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Any particular thing to check of prior to switching on the 7 for the first time?

I had the 5S and am currently using the S7, but size issues makes me shift again, I so wanted to buy the SE [love it] but water proofing ability of 7 played spoil sport.
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Any particular thing to check of prior to switching on the 7 for the first time?

I had the 5S and am currently using the S7, but size issues makes me shift again, I so wanted to buy the SE [love it] but water proofing ability of 7 played spoil sport.

The Indian iphone 7 comes with Intel chips which actually reduces the speed in LTE if I remember correctly. Apart from that nothing else .
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The Indian iphone 7 comes with Intel chips which actually reduces the speed in LTE if I remember correctly. Apart from that nothing else .
So, there is no escape, right?
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Any 4.5 to 4.7 inch android phone with 3GB RAM or higher and having 64 GB internal memory?
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iPhone 7's size appears perfect, any android phone recommendation in that size or a bit smaller? S7 is bigger [currently using that]

I just hate having a big screen phone, very inconvenient to use for someone who stuffs phones in his jeans pocket and rides around. I don't use cars to commute.
Size won it for me, remember vb-san saying that it is almost the perfect size, 4.5 inch would have been like, made in heaven types.

Got the 32GB for 50K from e-zone. Sadly, silver wasn't available so got matt black, jet black was too flashy plus a finger print magnet.
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Size won it for me, remember vb-san saying that it is almost the perfect size, 4.5 inch would have been like, made in heaven types.

Got the 32GB for 50K from e-zone. Sadly, silver wasn't available so got matt black, jet black was too flashy plus a finger print magnet.
Good choice! Matt black is better than the Jet black IMO the latter looks a bit too shiny and attracts lot of finger-print smudges. And if I remember correctly, jet black is available only in 128/256GB options.
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Good choice! Matt black is better than the Jet black IMO the latter looks a bit too shiny and attracts lot of finger-print smudges. And if I remember correctly, jet black is available only in 128/256GB options.
Thanks. I believe they have introduced the jet black in 32, may be because of low demand or something.

I used to keep the 5S w/o any cover or tempered glass, is the 7 built similar? I hate keeping the phone in a cover and that Rs. 500/1000 plastic layer limiting the screen experience to a large extent.
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Thanks. I believe they have introduced the jet black in 32, may be because of low demand or something.

I used to keep the 5S w/o any cover or tempered glass, is the 7 built similar? I hate keeping the phone in a cover and that Rs. 500/1000 plastic layer limiting the screen experience to a large extent.
Must be the same. I used to 5S without any cover/screen protector for around 18 months, and now the 7 is going on in the same way for past 6 months or so. Mine is also matt black (128GB).
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