How to know if your iPhone is new
None of us is immune from deception in the purchase of an iPhone, so every time we play Russian roulette with a fortune. First of all it is important when purchasing equipment from informal Resellers that can sell used devices under the guise of new.
In this article you will learn about the simplest way to test iPhone and iPad which will help you avoid unpleasant surprises. To know the status of the gadget by using a special section of the Apple website, “Verify the right to service and support.”
In order to find out whether you purchase an iPhone or iPad has not been used previously, do the following:
Step 1: Insert SIM card into iPhone, connect to the network and activate your device.
Step 2: Go to the Apple website and open the page dedicated to information about the warranty status of the products of the company.
Step 3: Enter the serial number of your iPhone or iPad, as well as code from the image. In order to know the device’s serial number, look on the packaging or open section in the iOS settings: “Settings –> General –> About device”.
Step 4: If your iPhone is really new (or restored), you will see the message “you Must activate iPhone”.
After activation in the section “Verify the right to service and support”, you will be able to see the warranty expiration date, which shall not be less than 365 days from the date of your activation. Thus, if the date does not match, the device is likely to be used.