Subsidized iPhones purchased through retailer or carrier comes with 2-year agreement and it is locked to a single network. For instance, if you buy an iPhone from Orange then your device will obtain signal solely via their SIM card. It will not support any other carrier SIM cards because you need to get Orange unlock first.
Why Is the iPhone Locked?
High-end mobile phones like iPhone are very expensive. Usually, carriers subsidize purchase price in trade for 2-year contract. Ultimately, consumers end up paying a lot less. If you desire to buy an unlocked device, you will have to pay full upfront.
This binding agreement makes sure that the carrier can recoup the subsidy over the two years. If consumers desire to terminate the contract early then ETF is charged.
Main Reasons to Unlock Orange Phone
Once GSM devices are unlocked, they can be applied on any suitable carrier. It becomes just easy to pop out from current SIM card and inserting a preferred SIM card. For example, T-Mobile consumers, eligible to unlock can easily switch to Orange without changing their devices. Both carriers apply GSM technology, so swapping SIM card becomes simple.
Second hand Orange unlock devices can be sold at a better rate all around the world in comparison to locked ones. A new owner will not be influenced to buy a locked second hand device because he/she will either need an Orange SIM card or go through the legal unlocking process. This factor will dramatically decrease the cost of your old phone.
Orange iPhone unlock service comes with a small fee for our customers. It is helpful, when you desire to switch networks or are travelling abroad and want to avoid paying the roaming charges. Legitimate reasons like need to use mobile in regions with poor coverage or using local SIM on foreign turf or anything that sounds rational will be accepted without any extras. Request to unlock Orange phone for legitimate reasons make them believe that you are not selling the phone or ending your contract. Never lie but tell the truth naturally.
A few years ago, people used to employ software, which needed jail breaking, but Apple has eliminated that possibility.
Is It Legal to Buy Orange Unlock From You?
Third party shops and websites are authorized to unlock. You can trust them, though you need to select carefully. They may sell or use your IMEI numbers. In case of illegal unlocking process, an attempt to update you OS can cause it to re-lock. According to 2014 law, third party is allowed to unlock your device, only when the contract has expired.
We provide legitimate factory unlock and then it would not re-lock even when you update the operating system. Before you buy a second hand iPhone, ensure that it is not hacked or you will not get repair support from Apple.
Orange iPhone unlock need to meet certain criteria to get it officially unlocked. Before you attempt for Orange unlock make sure you are eligible.
Check your eligibility for unlocking
• Contract has expired and all terms are fulfilled
• If you need early termination pay extra ETF charges
• Your account stands good without any debts or device reported to be misplaced or stolen
• Prepaid phones must be in service with Orange for minimum 60 days
• Pay-as-you- go account must be active with Orange for minimum 6 months
Before making request to our unlock service, gather some information. Check your IMEI number. Type “#06#” and hit CALL or SEND button. A message regarding your IMEI number will appear on the screen.
Now you are all prepared to make a request to us for your Orange iPhone unlock process.
Open our online store and pass on your unlock request with the IMEI number. Every iPhone has a different identifying code under which it is registered in the Apple’s global database as locked. This code also includes other phone details like the year of production, memory size, model number, color, and locked/unlocked status. In IMEI unlocking the carrier will legally change your iPhone status in Apple’s database as unlocked.
After this is done, you will need to reset your iPhone first, before using it with other network. This is the only safe method, where there is no need to download any kind of software or change internal mechanism of your device. It is simple just alter your locked status to unlocked.
We do not unlock SIM’s over the phone, but funnels request via an online form. On passing your IMEI number, you will get Orange unlock confirmation via email.
Activate unlocked status via iTunes
Before you activate Orange iPhone unlock status use iTunes to backup your files because unlock process needs a total wipe of the device. It is better to safely store the backup data on the clouds.
After the e-mail confirmation from the carrier, reconnect the iPhone via iTunes. After the completion of backup & restore, iTunes will display, ‘Congratulation’ message of being unlocked.
If you are going to use different carrier, then there will be a necessity to change some features to ensure proper performance. The changes vary from one carrier to another.
How much unlocking services cost?
Basically, we only take a small fee for unlocking process, but this depends on mobile devices and carriers. All the unlocking services charge you, so shop around our store if you are going to use it. However, bear in mind that this approach is 100% safe and comes with money back guarantee also.
It is not a crime to unlock your device, but tampering it without paying it fully can affect your warranty. The carriers will not take the device, but refuse to repair the tampered phone. With our official factory unlock your warranty will not get affected.