If you have bought your latest iPhone locked to a specific carrier by signing a contract of two years and you want to use your iPhone with any carrier you will have to unlock iPhone.
Unlocking iPhone is legal and you can easily unlock your iPhone on any mobile carrier for free without jailbreak if you have finished paying for your contract.
If you want to unlock iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus and use it on other carriers, read on.
How To Unlock iPhone And Use It With Any Carrier
1. Unlock iPhone On Three
The Three Carrier has mentioned on its website that all iPhones bought after 1 January 2014 will be automatically unlocked as soon as you connect it to WiFi or connect it to iTunes. If you are running your iPhone on iOS 7 or above connect to iTunes and restore your device to unlock. For users who are running older version of iOS can ask the carrier to unlock by filling up online form.
2. Unlock iPhone On O2
Pay monthly users can unlock iPhone on O2 for free though they will have to clear dues on your contract. Pay & Go customers can unlock iPhone after 12 months by making one time fee. Unlocking code and instructions are sent after 72 hours of making one time required payment.
3. Unlock iPhone On Orange and T-Mobile (EE)
If you are using EE carrier on pay monthly, SIM-only or on contract scheme for a minimum of six months you will have to make a payment of £8.99. If you are EE user having a second hand device you will have to unlock your iPhone by making a call to customer care.
4. Unlock iPhone On Virgin Mobile
Virgin Mobile will unlock your recently purchased iPhone, however, if you are having older iPhone which includes iPhone 4 or older will have to ask the carrier to unlock.
To unlock iPhone just update it to the latest OS and your iPhone will be unlocked automatically.
5. Unlock iPhone On Vodafone
To unlock iPhone on Vodafone you need to have an Account with them. You will be required to fill an online form with Vodafone and they will get back to you in 48 hours but it may take up to 10 days.
Unlock iPhone Using Third Party Service
Users who don’t want to unlock iPhone through carrier can use third-party unlocking service. There are many online services which can unlock iPhone for a small fee. Make sure that you read the terms and conditions of the services carefully before you make payment to unlock iPhone.
This is how you can unlock iPhone and use it on any carrier.