Factory unlock iPhone 5s

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by asifisml, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. asifisml macrumors newbie

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    Hi, just got registered here.
    I want to unlock an iPhone 5s locked with Vodafone UK. Can you guys help me in this regard by recommending a good unlock service ? I will really appreciate it.

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  2. thatoneguy82 macrumors 68000

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    swiftunlocks.com is the most popular and I've used them but I'm in the US with AT&T. Not sure if they can do UK cells.
     
  3. asifisml thread starter macrumors newbie

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    They dont't
     
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  6. iPh0neTy macrumors member

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    You can get it done. Services cost about $100 at most places and take 3-7 days to process excluding weekends but It can be done. Will work on any gsm network worldwide once unlocked
     
  7. asifisml thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Tell me how ?

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    Is this legitimate ?
    Www.iunlox.co.uk
     
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    What I did with my 4 was buy an O2 sim, paid £15 after using the sim for 18 plus hours and I was then able to use my orange sim! It was unlocked within 40 seconds of my O2 live chat online!
     
  12. Mercenary macrumors 6502a

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    That's about normal. No way to get it done cheaper I'm afraid. It also takes a while so be prepared to wait.

    That's the downside of buying a network subsidised phone.
     
  13. d123 macrumors 68000

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    I think like last year, O2 and Vodafone won't process unlocks on the new release models for 2-3 months after release. Once they do, it's as simple as phone them or fill out the form on their website and it's sorted in a day or 2.

    Three seem to be only the decent network who will unlock from the beginning on PAYG phones and after 30 days for contracts.
     
  14. JimmySTT macrumors newbie

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    http://www.iunlox.co.uk

    I used iUnlox to get an iPhone 5c unlocked from AT&T last month. It took a bit of time and wasn't the cheapest site I found, but they had good reviews and importantly, are a registered business in great Britain, with a physical address and contact details, so I figured I stand a good chance of getting my money back if they turned out to be scammers. Fortunately they weren't :)

    I think I paid about 100 bucks for the unlock and it took about 2 weeks, but AT&T refused to unlock it as it is obviously still in contract, so for me it was worth it.

    I hope this helps.
     

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