AT&T today has finally made it clear and official that they will be unlocking Off-contract iPhone’s and the process of doing so have already been started by the company. A couple of days ago we heard the news regarding the same which is now made official by AT&T. The company is offering the unlocking to Off-Contract iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S users, which means if you have not yet completed the agreement of two years and are still bounded with the contract, you are not lucky to get the unlock.
“Beginning Sunday, April 8, we will offer qualifying customers the ability to unlock their AT&T iPhones. The only requirements are that a customer’s account must be in good standing, their device cannot be associated with a current and active term commitment on an AT&T customer account, and they need to have fulfilled their contract term, upgraded under one of our upgrade policies or paid an early termination fee.”
So the following are the conditions and if you fulfill the above mentioned then you are eligible to get the official unlock from AT&T on your iPhone 4, 4S.
How to Unlock your Off-Contract AT&T iPhone Officially
There are basically two methods to do so.
Method 1: First is the simplest one and that is making a call. All you need to do is make a call to AT&T customer support and ask for unlock, after which you will be asked to provide your IMEI number. That’s it, AT&T will then process your request and will unlock the device.
Second method is doing it online. Follow the steps below to request unlocking online.
Step 2: Start a chat with the representative and ask him that you need to unlock your iPhone 4, 4S.
Step 3: When asked, provide your IMEI number and E-Mail address to the Representative.
Step 4: Now the forwarded E-Mail to your address from representative will provide you the Ticket Number and the date when your iPhone will be unlocked.
If you face any further problem then you can simply provide them the ticket number to trace your previous request. So these were the two methods through which you can get your Off-Contract AT&T iPhone unlocked. Do let us know if yo already have got your iPhone unlocked.
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