AT&T to unlock Apple iPhone for certain customers this Sunday

AT&T to unlock Apple iPhone for certain customers this Sunday
This Sunday AT&T plans on unlocking any Apple iPhone belonging to a person who has either an expired AT&T contract, upgraded following the carrier's policies or paid an ETF fee. The customer's account has to be in good standing and the iPhone cannot be associated with a current AT&T commitment.

The decision to allow the unlocking of these Apple iPhones apparently came after a number of complaints made their way to the office of Apple CEO Tim Cook. Oh, if you bought your Apple iPhone at the full retail price, your phone will also be unlocked. Sounds like Mr. Cook must have received some very persuasive correspondence.

source: 9to5Mac via Gizmodo



1. cncrim

Posts: 1588; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Huh nice

2. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Cool story, bro....

4. md227a

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

only took five years for it to be unlocked from att

5. Tmachaveli

Posts: 425; Member since: Apr 01, 2011

Me too

9. Hotzb22

Posts: 109; Member since: Mar 30, 2009

hmm i work for att cust havnet heard anything about that hmmmm

10. shimmyx20

Posts: 280; Member since: Mar 03, 2009

Just had training on it today

11. neraky71

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

If I pay the ETF for my 4S, can I unlock it for internationl use but still keep my grandfathered unlimiited data plan?

13. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

I doubt it, because by paying the ETF you're cancelling your line, so you lose your number and your plan.


Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Cool..... ATNT arn't they the crapest out of all?

14. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

So will Verizon and sprint follow suit? I'm glad apple finally gave in and let at&t take care of its customers. Apple would rather sell a new unlocked phone at full price than let someone unlock one they've paid for.

16. ndrey

Posts: 41; Member since: Nov 30, 2012

if you don't meet any of these requirements you can always use some unlocking services like: they do deliver AT&T unlocks very fast and have 100% refunds policy

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