i bought this iphone 5c and when i tried activating it, it shows it was reported lost is there anything i can do?

it is iphone 5c
chevy212Asked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I suggest taking to an Apple Store. They are the only ones who can un-lose it properly and legally.
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Who did you purchase it from

The original owner must release it
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Kyle SantosCustomer RelationsCommented:
I wrote an article explaining how to remove the apple ID feature and to best practices for the future.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/18679/How-Do-I-Remove-the-Apple-ID-on-iPhone-or-iPad-Activation-Lock.html

Let us know if you need anything else.
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Kyle SantosCustomer RelationsCommented:
I believe there is sufficient information here to resolve this.
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