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ChiChohan
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Unlocking iphone 5s

I wanna unlock my 5s cuz I am gonna work abroad soon.
I phoned them, twitted them and live chat with them. All of O2 staff said I can unlock it once I pay off my phone plan.
But on official website it says: except the 5c & 5S which can't be unlocked.
So my question is: who's information is correct? Can I unlock my 5s immediately if I pay my phone plan?

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adriannadavey
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Re: Unlocking iphone 5s

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Hi

 

Only few people managed to get their 5s unlocked after paying off the phone, some others had no luck.

 

It's a 50/50 chance really.

 

If you can afford to pay off the phone, why didn't you get the sim free one from Apple?

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piperdog123
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Re: Unlocking iphone 5s

It is my understanding that 5s and 5c cannot be unlocked as yet. However I am not an I phone user.

One of the I phone users will confirm shortly for you.
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Re: Unlocking iphone 5s

My friend was told he will be able to unlock his 5s around March/April this year which sounds correct as there is normally a 6 months wait after iPhone launch to have it unlocked.

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MI5
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Re: Unlocking iphone 5s

If you have the tweet as proof, go for it !!
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Re: Unlocking iphone 5s


MI5 wrote:
If you have the tweet as proof, go for it !!

Just because he has proof, does not mean the phone will get unlocked.

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Re: Unlocking iphone 5s

Yes it does - If O2 have tweeted (which they have in the past) saying they will unlock the 5s if you pay off your contract and the tweet is specifically addressed to you, then you have made a legal contract.....
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ChiChohan
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Re: Unlocking iphone 5s

If I know I am gonna work abroad then I won't sign contract ... But it's too late
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ChiChohan
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Re: Unlocking iphone 5s

Y can't I add comment!!
Anyway, I am gonna pay off my phone plan to motto and will see what gonna happen.

Cheers everyone and wish me luck

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Re: Unlocking iphone 5s

Good luck. Let us know the outcome
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