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How to identify an original iPhone 4S?

How can I tell if my iPhone 4S is an original or a fake?

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There are eight quick and easy ways you can identify a real iPhone 4S from a fake. Simply follow the steps below to tell if you have a real iPhone or a fake iPhone.

  1. 1
    Look at the screws.
    A fake iPhone has simple cross, or plus shaped screws. A real iPhone has 'pentalobe' screws, which have five notches, and a hollowed out center.
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  2. 2
    If your iPhone has a memory card slot, or more than one SIM slot, it is a fake.
    Real iPhones only have one SIM slot, and do not have a memory card expansion slot.
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  3. 3
    When you turn off the device, the screen should be black when indoors.
    If you can see gray area, you probably have a fake iPhone.
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  4. 4
    The touch should always be very responsive.
    If it is not, then you are not using an original iPhone.
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  5. 5
    Check for the Apple logo on the back of your phone.
    If it does not have one, the device is probably fake.
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  6. 6
    When you turn on your phone, it should always only display the 'Apple' logo.
    If it shows anything else, it is a probably a fake, or is a Jailbroken iPhone.
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  7. 7
    Take the device to an Apple store, and have them confirm that it is real.
    Let them know that you are asking about warranty service. Apple will not provide warranty services for a fake device.
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  8. 8
    Visit the iPhone website, to confirm that your device is real.
    Go to Apple's Serial Number Warranty Confirmation Site, where you can input your device serial number to be 100% certain that it is an original device.
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How to distinguish fake iPhone 5c from a real iPhone?

The font of the message contains a Chinese character. Does this mean it's fake?

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Chinese characters on your iPhone 5C do not necessarily indicate that it is a fake. Please view the earlier sections of this how to guide, where we have listed a series of detailed steps to determine if an iPhone is real or fake. In step 8, you will see a link to the official Apple site, where you can enter in your serial number to be sure the device you have is real, and not Jailbroken.

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How to spot a fake iPhone from physical differences?

I want to know how to identify a fake iPhone by looking at it. How can I do this?

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You can spot a fake iPhone in most cases simply by looking at it. If you view the first question in this how to guide, you will see that we have listed a set of detailed steps you can use to tell if your iPhone is real or fake.

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How can I tell if my iPhone is original, or a clone?

I need to know if my iPhone is fake. What can I do to tell?

You can tell if your iPhone is fake by looking at some physical differences, or by visiting Apple's official site, and entering in your serial number. Using these methods, you will be able to tell if you have a real iPhone, or a fake iPhone. Just refer to the steps at the beginning of this how to guide, listed in the first answer to the user looking to determine if an iPhone 4S is real or fake.

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How to detect a fake iPhone 5Ss from an original iPhone 5S?

I need to know how to find a fake and an original iPhone 5S.

In the beginning of this how to guide, you will see a series of eight detailed steps that will allow you to tell if your iPhone 5S is fake, or real. Please reference the beginning of this guide. The steps are the same for an iPhone 4S or any other iPhone. Apple only uses the highest quality materials in the production of official iPhones, and you will be able to immediately spot any differences. You can also use the link in the beginning of this guide to enter your serial number on an official Apple site too.

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How can I directly identify if the phone is fake or not?

In just one glance on the phone and by looking at the settings of the phone.

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How to differentiate between a real iPhone and a clone one?

How to differentiate between a real iPhone and a clone one by just looking at it

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How can I determine if its fake?

Any specific things that I can see through iPhone?

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How to identify fake iPhone and how is the warranty checked?

Can I get some tricks to identify fake iPhone

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My iPhone S4 WiFi is not working and many apps too?

My iPhone S4 WiFi is not working and many apps too

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What are the other things that I can still check to know if the iPhone 4S is not fake?

I am buying a second hand iPhone 4S from an unknown seller. I am not good when it comes to iPhone. Can you help

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Where is the SIM slot part of the iPhone?

I have one but I'm not sure that I need to identify it

The SIM slot is on the right side of iPhone devices. You ought to identify the location of the slot in order to be able to use the phone. You will need to insert a nano-SIM card from your carrier into that slot. Here are our tutorials on how to do that:

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I am buying a second hand iPhone 4S?

I am buying a second hand iPhone 4S. The guy is saying he does not have the bill. Can you please help me on how to recognize that this phone is not stolen and its original

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I am interested in buying an iPhone through website and my problem is I cannot identify because only pictures were shown?

iPhone 5c buy through Websites

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Back side of the logo of the apple is half white half black of white iPhone?

About the logo at the back side of white color iPhone is half black half white?

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How can I renew my apps store account without paying?

I can't renew my account because I need to pay for iTunes apps and apps store

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What does it have to say on the back?

Like the numbers and stuff

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4th iCloud ID. Is it possible?

I bought a second hand iPhone 4, and every time I try to make a new iCloud account. A pop up message appears saying that this device is not eligible, if I remember it correctly? is it possible to create a 4th iCloud account?. I have tried: Actually nothing. I think it was caused by: This is a second hand iPhone

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