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I have purchased an iphone5 that worked for couple of days and now has been blocked from network due to being reported stolen I have none of the info to take it off registry can anyone help

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Cindy, I\'m sorry but there is nothing you can do technically to fix this. The IMEI is being blocked at the carrier end. You cannot change the IMEI of the phone.



Your only hope is that the phone is on AT&T or on T-Mobile. If it is, you might be able to unlock the phone (if it is SIM-locked to the network on which it is currently) and open an account on the other network. AT&T and T-Mobile both use the GSM network. If your iPhone is a Verizon phone, you\'re out of luck.



Your best bet at this point: get back at the person who sold you a stolen phone. Take the phone and whatever you know about the seller to the police and turn them in.

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