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How to unlock your iPhone to use it on a different carrier

How to unlock your iPhone to use it on a different carrier

Many of you might have purchased an iPhone that is locked to a single carrier. This is typically when you buy the device at a subsidised price, and sign a two or three year contract. So here’s a post detailing all the unlocking options you have.

Cellphone unlocking legal starting August 1

Cellphone unlocking legal starting August 1

Not too long ago, it was illegal to unlock your cellphone. Now, with a lot of hard work, petitions, and making the circuitous route through “the system,” the President of the United States will sign into law legally unlocking your phone.

Cellphone unlocking bill approved by House of Representatives, now moves to receive President’s signature

Cellphone unlocking bill approved by House of Representatives, now moves to receive President’s signature

In 2013, it was made illegal to unlock smartphones and tablets, which brought on cries of disdain from many Thankfully, some individuals in the government decided to take up the charge on settings things right, and now it looks like the process is one step away from completion. And success.

Unlocking bill passes through Senate with ‘unanimous consent agreement,’ now moves to the House

Unlocking bill passes through Senate with ‘unanimous consent agreement,’ now moves to the House

Having a device be unlocked, whether it is tied to an active contract/agreement or not, has been an issue for quite some time. But recently, there’s been a bigger focus put on the effort from government officials. Now, a new unlocking bill is closer to reality than ever before, as it moves through one stage and into the next.

New iCloud Removal service bypasses Apple’s Activation Lock feature

New iCloud Removal service bypasses Apple’s Activation Lock feature

In iOS 7, Apple added a anti-theft feature called Activation Lock to the Find My iPhone service, which ties your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with your Apple ID so that your lost or stolen iOS device, cannot be used or restored without the login credentials.

Further steps taken on the cell phone unlocking bill, bulk unlocking takes a focus

Further steps taken on the cell phone unlocking bill, bulk unlocking takes a focus

Earlier this year, a bill was passed to make unlocking cell phones legal. While it was passed, there were some caveats that many couldn’t ignore. Further steps are now being taken on the bill, which is being introduced with a new version.

Sprint to make all devices domestically unlockable from February 11, 2015

Sprint to make all devices domestically unlockable from February 11, 2015

Sprint has updated its unlocking policy, which now states that it will make all devices launched after February 11, 2015 unlockable so that they can be used on other domestic networks such as AT&T or T-Mobile.

US House passes bill to make phone unlocking legal, but keeps “bulk unlocking” illegal

US House passes bill to make phone unlocking legal, but keeps “bulk unlocking” illegal

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that makes cell phone unlocking legal on Tuesday, in response to a White House petition from a year ago.

Wireless carriers, FCC ink deal that’ll make it easier to unlock a mobile phone

Wireless carriers, FCC ink deal that’ll make it easier to unlock a mobile phone

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced today that the agency has reached a deal with wireless carriers that’ll make it easier for consumers to unlock their mobile phones. This news was reported by Reuters shortly after the FCC statement was released.

Unlocked iPhone 5s now available on Apple’s Online Store in the U.S.

Unlocked iPhone 5s now available on Apple’s Online Store in the U.S.

Apple has started selling unlocked GSM iPhone 5s on its Online Store in the U.S.

Apple had launched iPhone 5s in the U.S. in September. It has always delayed the launch of the unlocked flagship iPhone in the U.S. Last year, Apple had started selling unlocked iPhone 5 on its Online Store on November 30th.