iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7 and 7 Plus are locked by the carriers. You must have to use the particular carrier till you unlock them. You might see the messages like “Invalid SIM,” or “SIM Card Not Accepted,” if you use the next carriers sim. Unlocking your iPhone provides you access to insert another sim in your mobile. Unlocking opens the gateway doesn’t limit you to use the sim of a particular carrier. Unlock your iPhone and open your boundary here are the methods that will help you to unlock iPhone.
A question may arise that Is it legal to unlock the iPhone. If your iPhone is old two or more than it will be unlocked by the carriers free of cost by providing few details. If you have new phones and finished paying as per the contract then it’s completely legal to unlock iPhone. Here are the most popular 2 methods that will guide you to unlock iPhone.
How to unlock iPhone?
- Method 1. Carrier Unlock
Using this method if you want to unlock your iPhone you must have contact with the carrier. If your paying contract is terminated or you have paid before the contract time than you can unlock it easily. You must have to talk to the carrier with some details after that they will unlock your device if your device meets the requirement for unlocking.
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- Method 2: Using an iPhone unlocking service
Actually, there are no charges for unlocking the iPhone but some of the carriers take admin charges around $10 to $30. You can meet the third party around you or online. Be careful if you are unlocking service through the online. Read all the small letters written in the payment details otherwise they will slap you with a large amount of bill.
- How to know whether your phone is unlocked or not?
Once you have unlocked the iPhone you will receive a confirmation from the carrier. After that, you can follow the following steps.
- Switch off your iPhone and eject the card holder from the mobile and take out the old sim.
- Put the new sim on the cardholder and insert it to your mobile.
- You will see the carrier network on your device. (if the device is not unlocked then you can see the message like the phone is locked or Invalid Sim.
Enjoy the unlimited access to the other carrier unlocking your iPhone.