Apple is one of the most popular brands in the world known for adopting strick security measures to protect its devices and users. Nowadays, some iPhone devices are shipped locked on a particular network which means the phone will work with only one SIM but there is a way to unlock it to accept other SIM cards from other networks around the world. Thanks to a dedicated website for this called “doctorsim”.
If your iPhone is locked to a particular carrier, it can be truly frustrating. Some iPhones will only work with a SIM card provided to the carrier they’re locked to – O2, EE, TESCO or Vodafone, for example. But there are other ways to unlock your iPhone so that you can use any SIM card.
NIB: This method of unlocking your iPhone using Doctorsim is not free but works perfectly within few days, your iPhone will be unlocked and ready to be used with any carrier network.
How To Know If Your iPhone Is Locked
You will see “activation required”, or “sim not supported” when you insert a SIM card from another carrier or network in a locked iPhone. You might also see an error messages such as “Invalid SIM,” “PAYT Lock,” “SIM Card Not Accepted,” “Enter SP Code,” or “Insert Correct SIM Card.” either of these simply signals that the iPhone device is locked and need to be unlocked in other to use any SIM on it.
Things Required To Unlock Your IPhone
- Your iPhone device
- The imei of the iPhone
- Internet connection
- Your payment method
How to Unlock iPhone Using Doctorsim
Follow below steps to unlock iPhone via doctor Sim website
- Check the network your phone is locked to by going to settings>>about phone and the info will be displayed.
- Dial *#06# to get your imei (copy it in a safe place)
- Now Go to doctorsim.com website here and choose the type of iPhone you want to unlock
- Then fill the network your iphone is locked to and your details in the space provided.
- Enter your 15 digits iphone imei, email and optional phone number.
- Finally, select your preferred payment method.
You can use this method to unlock iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 7, and iPhone 8 devices locked to any network carrier including TESCO Mobile and AT&T and it will be ready between 1- 9 business days.
Apple Devices That Can Be Unlocked
- iPhone X
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 5
- iPhone 5C
- iPhone 5S
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad Mini 4
- iPad Mini 2
- jPad Pro
- iPad Air 2
- iPad Air
- Apple Watch S3
What Is The Cost Of Unlocking iPhone?
It varies with time but usually at $23.95 (N8,622). The iPhone will be unlocked via imei from apple server within 5 business days and you need to do is to insert another network sim, connect to a wi-fi and it will be activated.
Anyway, is your iPhone having charging problems? Check this post on how to fix any iPhone charging issues.
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