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Old 09-20-2018, 23:40   #51 (permalink)
parrotgeek1
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Originally Posted by psywzrd View Post
Fantastic - thank you!!! I wasn't sure because the ICCID that's displayed in Settings is still the same original ICCID that I had before I unlocked it with the rsim. Am I correct that I needed a sim from a carrier other than the one my iphone was locked to in order to perform the unlock?
You didn't. Your sim card that you tried just happened to be defective.

The reason the original iccid is displayed and it still works is that using the iccid once works like an "unlock code" on other phones, I.e. activating with it installs a permanent authorization to use any sim until you reset the phone to factory settings
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