Whenever Apple launches new iPhones, there seems to be some confusion around whether iPhones that are paid in full are unlocked or not.
Unlock iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4
If you live in the United States and are using an iPhone or any other smartphone that is locked to its carrier, here’s some good news for you. Starting from February 11, you will be easily able to unlock your phone through your carrier.
Earlier today, Apple finally started selling unlocked SIM-free versions of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the U.S.
Some readers did not get what was the big deal as the T-Mobile iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models were unlocked and could be used with any carrier.
As expected, Apple has started selling unlocked, SIM-free versions of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on its U.S. online store.
As it stands right now, buying an unlocked iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the U.S. from Apple means buying a device that’s unlocked but includes a T-Mobile SIM card in the package.
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.
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
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.
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.