Time has come when you can use other network on your device that too with the help of AT&T’s online technical support system. It’s now easier to unlock your phone officially so that it can be accessible by other networks. If your iPhone is not in contract anymore with AT&T then you can simply follow a method which will guide you regarding How to Unlock AT&T iPhone from the Web.
Before you proceed with a method which will explain you in few steps about How to Unlock AT&T iPhone, you need to have following things:
An iPhone without contract.
AT&T Login – You can create a new AT&T login by YMMV in case if you are not a current AT&T customer.
IMEI number of your iPhone which is found in Settings > General > About.
An email id to receive updates from AT&T.
Once you have made sure that you have all the requirements, you can go ahead with the process of How to Unlock AT&T iPhone from the Web.
Go to AT&T’s Online Account Tech Support Page and then login with a valid AT&T ID. Thereafter simply click on ‘Technical Support’, to begin chat with a live representative.
Provide your iPhone IMEI number and mention your needs of unlocking your off contract iPhone.
Provide your email id in case if it is being asked by AT&T representative and let him check whether an iPhone is without contract.
Once an AT&T representative will finish the process he will provide you with a case number and an estimated date of completion for resolution but you need to keep in mind that the date provided by them will be just an estimate so it should not be taken as a date when you will get an email confirmation from their side.
There is even a possibility that they might take several days to finish the process, after they send you a mail immediately as the time for completing the process will naturally depend on the number of pending unlocking requests.
Apart from explaining process about How to Unlock AT&T iPhone, we also need to make you familiar with few complicated situations which may arise during unlocking process. They are:
You may need to provide a receipt of purchase which will give an idea whether you bought an iPhone through a service other than AT&T or Apple?
If an iPhone is still in contract with another AT&T customer then you may need to wait until the customer iPhone contract period gets over.
In case if your payment is due on an AT&T account, you will require paying that before you proceed with unlock.
After you receive the instructions for unlocking from AT&T, you need to restore the iPhone to activate unlock. Make sure that you take back up before doing that. Now regarding how to assure that unlocking has successfully finished, you will receive a message in iTunes saying “Congratulations, your iPhone is unlocked”.
Thanks to AT&T for simplifying a process of Unlocking an iPhone by offering own online Technical Support System. This will certainly relieve those people who are looking for unlocking their AT&T iPhone.