How To Unlock An IPhone

International roaming sim cards will only work with an unlocked mobile phone. The small fee often charged to unlock a phone is well justified when compared to the savings on roaming charges you are going to make. Be aware, unlocking a mobile phone may invalidate its warranty. From time to time we all need a little help, especially with unfamiliar phones! Call EE customer helpline now on 0843 506 8881 for help regarding your mobile phone or any query on your account with EE. To lock a keypad press and hold red ON-OFF button for 2 seconds, to unlock keypad press and hold the same button for 2 seconds.

Give this to your network, and they’ll make your iPhone SIM free – wirelessly, through the network – and all it takes is an iTunes sync. Simple and classic. Those that can use it generally have to upgrade using custom builds of Apple’s official iOS firmware. This has any updates for the baseband stripped out, allowing you to continue using older, hackable modem software. The IMEI. The International Mobile Equipment Identity is a unique number given to all mobile phones, which gets marked as invalid when phones are reported lost or stolen. To find your IMEI, simply type #06# into your handset, and note down the number that appears.

However, contrary to what many people believe, jail-breaking an iPhone doesn’t remove the network lock but merely loosens Apple’s grip on the device, allowing you to install software that hasn’t received the Jobsial blessing. Oh, and it also lets you install an ever-increasing range of pirated and cracked software, which is the reason I’m not going to print any “how to jailbreak your phone” details in this column. If you really want to do that stuff, let Mr Google guide you. Tap Ring (or Ring + Vibrate ) to set your phone to Silent (or Vibrate ) mode. To find out more, see Ringtones, sounds and volume

There are other ways to unlock your phone in addition to phoning your network provider and asking them for a code. Several websites provide free unlocking services, although it’s worth noting that not every kind of handset will be covered and you may not be able to find a code for your phone. So the only way to unlock iPhone is to have the telephone network contact Apple and inform them that the phone is now unlocked. The good news is that generally this is a pain-free, and cheap process. When you buy a mobile phone , it’s usually locked to a particular phone network. Getting a mobile phone unlocked

A couple of you noticed that the previous solution I recommended a while back – a SIM-shim called the Rebel Simcard – doesn’t work with iPhones running OS 3 or later, which is true and I probably should have mentioned it here before now. I still rate the Rebel Simcard as an unlocking solution for other phones, but up-to-date iPhone users will need to look elsewhere. Another reader asked whether “jail-breaking” his phone would allow it to be used on other networks, and it’s certainly possible to jail-break just about any iPhone (although if you’re running OS version 3.1.3, it can be trickier).

There are a lot of reasons for unlocking iPhones. Maybe a friend or partner has upgraded to a new iPhone and passed you theirs. Maybe you have bought one second hand or maybe you just want to change phone networks. You can contact Three customer services on 333 from your handset (or 0843 373 3333 from a landline) to request the unlocking of your iPhone. In the UK, the network operators often subsidise their phones. They do this in an attempt to attract customers to their network. This is a FREE DCT-4 Code Calculator, it can also generate codes for the Siemens ST55, CL50 and the Panasonic GD55.

You can also unlock your Nokia 6110 with a data cable, a simple and cheap solution. This applies to EVERY 6110 worldwide and to ALL FIRMWARE versions. It is the same if you live in Australia or the UK. The data cable plugs into your PC’s com / serial port. We supply the software and a step-by-step easy to follow tutorial on how to unlock your mobile phone. It takes only a couple of minutes to unlock a phone. This sim card can only be used on specific networks. Contact your customer service center for the unlock code. (it will also display how many attempts are left).