How to determine if your iPhone is real or not

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  1. Groundhog

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    Check the hologram label on the back of the phone. If it has a serial number and Apple logo image embedded in it then the device is genuine!
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  2. Ltzguy

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  3. Mariouk

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    Thanks groundhog, without this help I would have never been able to tell!
     
  4. MoneyMaker79

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    Thanks for the laugh. Very much appreciated! :)
     
  5. EverythingApple

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    Mine says iPh0ne.
     
  6. MoneyMaker79

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    I sure hope my iPhone is real for the amount of money I paid with Apple. :)
     
  7. JFN

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    Me 2, I wonder how many fakes are out there?
     
  8. MoneyMaker79

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    Who knows! I'm sure like any device, people are creating knockoff accessories and devices to get money. But it's not right!
     
  9. Tattooed Alex

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    I've seen some videos of iPhone knockoffs and every review was absolutely abysmal. If you have ever held a real iPhone you can tell the difference immediately. If the hardware isn't an immediate clue the crappy OS on the device should clue you in.
     
  10. iphonewarrior

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    O.M.G
     
  11. Bennyboy

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    Someone sticky this thread, hurry.
     
  12. Adriano73

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    I just think back to the day I bought it from the Apple Store.
     
  13. Ltzguy

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    I rate this the best thread ever!
     
  14. iphonewarrior

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    I can't Sticky it, but it's just received a free bump ;)
     
  15. MoneyMaker79

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    Awesome! I was really trying to figure out if my iPhone was legit. :)
     
  16. iBoss

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    If it has a whole Apple as a logo instead of the bitten one.;)
     
  17. MoneyMaker79

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    Uh oh! iBoss...you just delegitimized my iPhone! It has a bitten Apple!
     
  18. imutter

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    ? Bambooozzled how the heck is that spelled?
     
  19. MoneyMaker79

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    Bamboozled perhaps?
     
  20. iphonewarrior

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    I determined that my iPhone was legitimate by buying it from the Apple Store.
     

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