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How To Unlock iPhone 2G, 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6, 6+, 6s, 6s plus

Hi,

Insert a non accepted SIM card in your iPhone.
(Ex. If this phone is locked to AT&T, we are inserting a T-Mobile Simcard)

Keep in mind, the iPhone 5 requires a Nano SIM card!

If your iPhone is carrier locked, you will see message "activation required"

"Activation Required". This means the Non Accepted SIM card is not
working because your iPhone is locked.

Also you will notice there are no Signal Bars being displayed.

1) Start your iPhone on with a non accepted sim card. The message " Activation Required" will come up.

2) Now on your computer, open iTunes make sure it is updated to latest version.

3) Now you connect your iPhone to your computer

4) Your iPhone should automatically go to the Home screen and you should start to see signal bars from your new carrier

5) "Congratulations, your iPhone has been Unlocked" message will appear on your iTunes if Unlocking is successful.



If you have any questions or need help please let us know.

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What is your mobile model?To insert simcard,the following conditions should be satisfied....
1)The mobile should be unlocked to accept the sim card
2)The mobile should have the sim slot (most CDMA phones do not have that provision)
3)The simcard size should be supported by mobile phone.
Now,if your mobile is locked with a particular network then you need to unlock it.For that you can either approach the respective network provider or third party unlocking services like Simpleunlocking.com or unBBlock.com (This is specifically for Blackberry phones) and unlock your mobile.Once your mobile is unlocked the sim slot will either be in the side or above or below the battery depending on your mobile model.If you search in Google you probably will get a more clear idea about where your sim slot is located.Once you find the sim slot remove the sim card and note down the position; replace it with the old sim card(it should support the phone sim size specification).

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This is not a lock.This problem occurs when Sim card IC is damage,Sim Case damage.But one thing you can try is Clean the sim Case and Sim card.Insert the sim and switch in the phone .If the problem still persist Contact mobile repairing shop.Good luck Thanks

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try removing the simcard from the iphone by inserting the end of a paperclip into the small hole at the top of the i-phone, this will push out the simcard. Then clean the simcard and re-insert it into the phone, the issue should now be resolved. if it persists then it could be because you have a faulty simcard in which case take your i-phone to your nearest apple/o2 store and they should give you a replacement.

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Your phone is asking for a code because it is locked to only work with one phone company. If your new sim is from a different company, you can request the unlock code from your old company, they may or may not give it to you (tmobile usually does, ATT/Cingular usually doesn't). The other option is to use a unlocking service, you can find plenty on ebay. If you didn't change phone companies, your new sim card is most likely bad, have your phone company send you another one.

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