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How to unlock my iPhone 6?

Can someone point me in the right direction on how to unlock my iPhone 6? 

 

My 2 year contract naturally expired yesterday and the phone plan of my contract is now all paid off in full. I did Google this but it said I can only do this via the My O2 part of the website (I'm not even sure how I would do this ?!) and by connecting my iPhone to iTunes with a different sim inside??

 

im sure I've seen a link somewhere on here where you can request this? 

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Re: How to unlock my iPhone 6?

In your MyO2 there is an unlock request under your device details.
You shouldn't need to connect to iTunes anymore once the request is processed you just put a non o2 network sim in it.
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Re: How to unlock my iPhone 6?

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Re: How to unlock my iPhone 6?

This seems a much simpler way to do it

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Re: How to unlock my iPhone 6?

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@MI5 wrote:
In your MyO2 there is an unlock request under your device details.
You shouldn't need to connect to iTunes anymore once the request is processed you just put a non o2 network sim in it.

Is this within the My O2 app on my phone or are you talking about on the web?

 

And will I get some kind of confirmation that my phone has indeed been unlocked? 

 

Can I carry on using an O2 sim in it once it's been unlocked?! 

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Re: How to unlock my iPhone 6?

Yes it's in the app itself. Once it's unlocked you can use any sim you want 

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Re: How to unlock my iPhone 6?


@DinoF wrote:

@MI5 wrote:
In your MyO2 there is an unlock request under your device details.
You shouldn't need to connect to iTunes anymore once the request is processed you just put a non o2 network sim in it.

Is this within the My O2 app on my phone or are you talking about on the web? Both

 

And will I get some kind of confirmation that my phone has indeed been unlocked?  Yes, an email.

 

Can I carry on using an O2 sim in it once it's been unlocked?!  Yes


 

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Perfect, cheers guys. Will look inside the app and see what I can find!!! 

 

EDIT - Well that was simple! Hit the request button and now I just gotta wait! It said it should take 24 hours but could take up to 7 days. I guess I just now wait for the email to confirm unlock! 

 

So what exactly happens when I put a new sim in? How does my iPhone grab the new sim's settings for data etc?! 

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Re: How to unlock my iPhone 6?

Once you insert the sim it will recognise the carrier of the sim you put in. If not then do manual selection & find the right one. The APN's for the right sim should be easily found online

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Re: How to unlock my iPhone 6?

It will ask you if you want to accept a new carrier update which will include the correct settings for the new network.
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