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How long to unlock an iPhone

How long, on average does it take to unlock an iPhone for use with a different carrier?

 

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Re: How long to unlock an iPhone

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hi @Anonymous Have a look at this thread. https://community.o2.co.uk/t5/How-to-guides/Unlocking-an-O2-phone-to-use-a-different-SIM-card/ba-p/1014131

It can be between 24-48hrs....(though some have experienced shorter and longer waiting times)

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Re: How long to unlock an iPhone

They quote 72 hours but usually it's quicker than that.
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Re: How long to unlock an iPhone

Thanks - I noticed after I had filled in the form that it said that I would receive a text or email within 28 days to say it had been unlocked!!!!  This was after I was told within 72 hours by the online chat gurus.

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Re: How long to unlock an iPhone

Online chat are correct in this case for an iPhone.
Just put your new sim in once you receive the email to say it's unlocked.
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Re: How long to unlock an iPhone


@Anonymous wrote:

Thanks - I noticed after I had filled in the form that it said that I would receive a text or email within 28 days to say it had been unlocked!!!!  This was after I was told within 72 hours by the online chat gurus.


Yes we had someone else today saying they had the same response, though honestly it doesn't take that long....Thats just a standard response.

 

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