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Thread: unlock t-mobile iphone 5
04-20-2013, 11:36 AM #1unlock t-mobile iphone 5
hey guys and girls..im really interested in unlocking my new t-mobile iphone 5.. any word yet where i can get it done..
04-20-2013, 12:06 PM #2
04-21-2013, 06:18 PM #3
But will this work for the T-Mobile version? Mine is locked to T-Mobile and I paid full for it but they still won't unlock
04-22-2013, 04:08 PM #4
The AT&T unlocking service WON'T work for your T-mobile iPH 5. But I thought T-mobile sells unlocked iPhones... I might be wrong though....?????
05-02-2013, 10:11 AM #5
Can anyone confirm if T-Mobile Iphone 5 is unlocked or not? I paid in full for my iphone 5 from Tmobile. I'd say NO b/c when I put my cut down ST micro sim card I was using in my previous iphone 5 (att) - - - Nothing. It says to use an approved carrier sim card. I've read that their iphone 5 is locked if financed through their Equipment Installation Plan but I can't find any more info if that is true or not.
05-02-2013, 10:13 AM #6
It's locked if you get it from T-Mobile and they will NOT unlock it even if you paid full retail for it. I've submitted it about 4-5 times and got 3 or so different reasons.
05-02-2013, 10:15 AM #7
Are we in a holding pattern til some type of 3rd party software comes out that can unlock? I'm okay with Tmobile for now but I'm traveling to Europe and was wondering about using a EU sim card over there.
05-02-2013, 12:08 PM #8
I talked to a t-mobile sale rep about unlocking. She said T-mobile would do it once the iPhone is completely paid off. I then asked about an unlock for travelling overseas, but she doesn't know. Also, she doesn't know if the phone would be unlocked if I paid in-full.
I guess since the iPhone is too new, T-mobile folks may not know or have all the detail policies... ????
05-02-2013, 01:44 PM #9
06-08-2013, 02:45 PM #10
its true....I paid for 2 iphone in full and it couldnt unlock
I make payments on one and they unlocked it..werid?
08-28-2013, 12:59 PM #11
metro pcs unlocks iphone 5 for 40$ just checked today. no hassle just does it.
09-11-2013, 08:07 AM #12
Just don't use iDeviceGuys.com (the owner here is a moderator with username 'Cowboy')....I paid for an iphone 5 T-Mobile back on July 31st and I still haven't received my unlock. He said he was going to give me a partial refund in an email, but after a month nothing. I even filed a dispute with Paypal to try and get my money back. He even fought that stating 'No Guarantee'. He definitely doesn't know how to run a business much less customer service. I plan on posting our email string on here, but I'll probably get banned since he is a moderator....
09-15-2013, 12:34 PM #13
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10-09-2013, 09:34 AM #14
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