How to Check iPhone is Locked or Unlocked

by Unlocker on May 7, 2013

How to check if any iPhone is locked or unlocked? This an important question for both users who are buying or selling iPhones. We all are aware of the fact how much the Cupertino-based tech company loves to lock its smartphones to one carrier network. So if you are planning to buy an iPhone from Amazon, eBay or even from your friend, you have to make sure that this iPhone is not locked to specific carrier to be able to use it on your carrier. Now, let me show you how to check if iPhone is locked or unlocked in few simple steps.

iPhone 5 locked or unlocked

How to check iPhone is Locked or Unlocked:

Step 1: Get your IMEI (dial *#06# or by going to Settings > General > About). In case you can’t access to your iPhone, you can use iTools application (you can download it from

iPhone locked or unlocked

Step 2: Go to iPhone IMEI Checker, then place your IMEI check order.

Step 3: You will receive a report like below one which stating if the iPhone is locked or unlocked.

iPhone is locked or unlocked Unlocked

Our recommendation: If you gonna sell your iPhone, we highly recommend to unlock it before selling, as unlocking will increase the value of your iPhone. For buyers, you should also check the IMEI of the iPhone which you gonna buy in order to make sure that this iPhone is unlocked.

For those who are looking for unlocking their iPhone, you can use iPhone IMEI Unlock via My IMEI Unlock LTD, their unlocking services are well priced and extremely reliable.


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