Iphone 3gs will not activate without sim

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I have an old iphone 3gs that was a koodo phone, it no longer has a sim card and when I updated it I can no longer get it activated so I can't use it. Will buying a koodo sim card fix this issue?
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Jonathan I, Mobile Master

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Koodo never sold the 3GS so it can't be a Koodo phone. Maybe it's Telus? Either way you're going to have to find out the real original carrier of the phone and unlock it before you can use it.
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If it's a Telus iPhone 3GS, I thought Koodo supported that phone even without unlocking?
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Thanks for the advice, I have a telus sim I will try but I only want to use the 3gs as an ipod, I just can't get past the activation settings.
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Ah. That's a very inconvenient "feature" of iPhones. Good luck man.

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