Can I unlock an iPhone without risk?

For many users, iPhone is the best phone ever. True or not, what is proven is that it has high performance, image, photo and video quality. If you’ve bought one and it’s not unlocked, you won’t be able to get the most out of it. Fortunately, you can unlock an iPhone without risk.

That’s right, just as you read it. It is possible to unlock an Apple phone safely and legally. But you should know that, in this case, an unlock with code is not possible as it happens with Android devices. For the process, you have to request an IMEI unlock authorization from Apple’s official servers.

Steps to request the unlocking of an iPhone

Although the process might seem complicated, it’s not. Mind you, you can’t do it alone; you’ll need to hire a third-party service like Movical. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Go to Movical’s website and click on the ‘Unlock cell phone’ menu button and then ‘Unlock iPhone’.
  2. Select the model of your device.
  3. Enter the name of your current phone provider, your country of origin and the currency of payment for the service.
  4. You will see the available plans; choose one.
  5. Complete the form with the iPhone IMEI, your first and last name, email and WhatsApp number.
  6. Choose the payment method (credit card, PayPal or Crypto).
  7. Click ‘Submit.

How to unlock an iPhone?

Once the application for unlocking the device has been completed, the only thing left to do is to wait for your approval. Once ready, you must follow these steps:

  • Insert a SIM card from another operator
  • When you do so, the iPhone connects to Apple’s servers.
  • Once connected, the unlock will be completed. 

How secure is iPhone unlocking?

How secure is iPhone unlocking?

It is normal to have doubts about the effectiveness of this procedure or its security. However, you should know that, in principle, the great advantage of this unlocking is that it is official, so the device maintains the Apple warranty.

In addition, in the event that for some reason the server rejects the unlocking of the device, the money is always refunded. However, you should consider that if the iPhone is unlocked, but does not pick up a signal, we cannot refund the amount. This can happen mainly because the phone is blacklisted or because of damage to the firmware.

Frequently Asked Questions about unlocking an iPhone

  • What if I don’t know the carrier of my device?

If you bought a second-hand device, you may not know its carrier. If this is your case, at Movical it is possible to know this information by checking the IMEI of your cell phone. 

With this service you can also find out if the device is on a blacklist. Remember that if the iPhone is on a blacklist, the unlocking will be done, but you will still not be able to use the cell phone. Therefore, it is important to review this information. 

  • Is it possible to unlock an iPhone if it has a permanence commitment?

This is one of the reasons why many operators apply a network lock to the devices they sell. However, you should know that it is indeed possible to unlock an iPhone even if it is tied to a long-term commitment.

However, this does not release you from the payment agreed with the provider. Your obligation is to continue to pay the contract. Otherwise, you will be penalized, so your IMEI will be reported on the blacklist and you will not be able to use the phone. 

  • Does unlocking delete the iCloud account?

Unlocking an Apple phone with Movical removes the network lock, but not that of the iCloud account. This is an additional lock set by the company when a device is reported stolen or lost to protect the owner’s content. 

In this sense, there is no way to remove the Apple ID if the password is unknown.

  • How long does the unlock last?

When an iPhone is unlocked, it is forever. Therefore, iOS updates or resetting the device to its factory defaults will not affect its condition. So it’s a one-time process.

Now that you know all about how to safely unlock an iPhone, are you ready to do it? Contact us and you will get the best service of all.

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