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Old November 30th, 2013, 05:28 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Anything you can do before it's activated you can also do after doing so. It's got a locked bootloader and knox security, so that's something to keep in mind if you want to go the rooting/roming way. As for the SIM unlock, it would raise the value if you were to resell it. However, due to the DCMA update, it is illegal to do it without AT&T giving consent even if you bought the phone outright. If done without their consent, the consequences are up to a $1,500 fine and up to 1 year of prison per device unlocked if AT&T decided to enforce it. Because of that, it is site policy to not discuss methods to circumvent that permission. AT&T has a policy about when they'll unlock phones, so that's something you'll want to look up here: https://www.att.com/deviceunlock/client/en_US/

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