How to Unlock Your Phone!

Unlock Your Cell Phone

Simple Instructions on how to Get your Phone Unlocked from your Wireless Carrier.

Remember this for all carrier unlocks:

You will need to get your Phone IMEI # – To Find the IMEI# on Most Phones, try doing this…. Go to Dial (As if you were going to make a phone call.  Then press *#06#   This should then show you your phones IMEI # which will be needed by the carrier.

Verizon Unlocking Policy: Click Here
Verizon doesn’t have an online unlock request, you can call 1-800-711-8300 and request a SIM unlock.

AT&T Wireless Unlocking Policy: Click Here
The AT&T requires the device will need to have been paid for in full and not reported lost or stolen.

AT&T customers can unlock up to five devices per account per year. Your unlock code comes in through your email, and can take a few days to arrive.Officially, AT&T doesn’t do SIM unlocks over the phone; instead, it directs all requests to an online form that you can find here

Sprint Unlocking Policy: Click Here
Sprint doesn’t have an online unlock request.  Please contact Sprint Worldwide Care to request an international SIM unlock. Sprint Worldwide Care can be reached via chat or email from or by calling 888-226-7212.

Sprint will unlock a device from Sprint’s network under the following circumstances:

Any associated Service Agreement, Installment Billing Agreement, or Lease Agreement has been fulfilled including payment in full of any applicable early termination fees or end-of-lease purchase options.  The associated account is in good standing
The device has not been reported as lost or stolen, associated with fraudulent activity, or otherwise flagged as ineligible to be unlocked.
Generally, if you have a device that was launched prior to February 2015 and it is capable of being unlocked, Sprint will provide a bill notification and/or text message when you are eligible to have your device unlocked. The bill notification will direct you to Sprint Customer Care who can assist in efforts to unlock your device.

For domestic SIM unlockable (“DSU”) devices launched after February 2015, Sprint will automatically unlock the device when it becomes eligible.

For inactive devices, customers must contact Sprint Customer Care to request that their DSU-capable device be unlocked and may have to take steps to perform an over-the-air update to ensure the unlock programming has been relayed to the device.

T-Mobile Unlocking Policy: Click Here
T-Mobile customers must contact customer care in order to get their device unlocked by dialing 611 from their handset, or by calling them at 1-877-746-0909

Information needed for T-Mobile Unlocking request:

Phone number of primary account holder
Last four of social security number
Account password (if any)
IMEI -The IMEI can be found by dialing *#06# OR by going to Settings > General > About.

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