We'll be travelling to the Philippines for a few weeks shortly and I was wondering whether it is possible to get my iPhone 4 unlocked so that I can use it there with a local carrier?
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No this will not work. You can ONLY unlock it via Rogers if you bought the phone outright from Rogers OR have the phone attached on a montly plan with Rogers. Pay as you go will NOT work.
All in all, you can not do anything unless the phone is attached on a Rogers account meaning month to month or contract and if you bought the phone straight from Rogers.
Try calling around a few phone unlocking stores, or going to the Fli markets on a weekend. As an experiment, i called a few places and some of them actually do unloking without jail broking, its third party, but since its not jail breakin it wont re-lock if you re flash your phone softwar or do a restore. you might want to call around and confirm with the actual retailers which ones do this and which ones do not, and make sure you specifically ask for permanent unlock not jail broken, and you should be aware of all risks involved and make sure you ask the retailers specifically what the risks are.
No one on here can give you a unlock code. You will need to visit the Rogers store OR call Rogers & they will be able to unlock it for you. The phone has to be on Apple's white list to be unlocked & only the carriers can do this.
The phone must be active on a Rogers wireless account. This is the only way it can be unlock via Rogers. It will cost you $50 as well.
Now you can go to a local fle market or cellphone store & see if they can unlock it BUT please be aware that you will lose all your warranty on the device this way. The risk of doing it this way be resort to this.
I have now had Rogers try to unlock my iphone4 twice, am in Florida..and the SIM cards from 2 US providers are not working. How can I confirm my phone is in fact unlocked.
You will need to plug in the phone into ITunes. This way the phone will be unlocked. iTunes will need to set the phone to be unlocked & go on the white list. Try that & see if it works.
I'm not sure if this has been covered on this thread but I have bought an iPhone 4 on ebay. I know that the unlocking policy has changed to 9 months and you pay $50 dollars. I do not own a rogers account, but am I still able to go to a rogers store and pay $50 to unlock? Assuming that the contract is over.. that is
The policy is 90 days. Not 9 months.. Also no you can not. The ONLY way you can unlock a phone is have the phone active on a Rogers wireless active line.
If the phone is locked to Rogers & you are not in the country, then you either have to go to your local cellphone store & unlock it or jailbreak it. Must warn you tho some people tend not to know what they are doing or trying to scam so be careful where you go to unlock the device.
Rogers can NOT unlock your device unless you have a Rogers wireless account with them & the phone's IMEI number active on the account.
I have bought an iphone 5 via amazon.
Unfortunately, the IPHONE 5 is unlocked and it is from ROGERS carrier. I live in ARGENTINA and I am unable to send it back to US in order to refund me the money.
Is there any chance that the IMEI can be unblocked by ROGERS?
Thanks in advanced for the HELP you can give me.
I would suggest taking your number out. People can spam call you & such. Please remove it.
Second if you live in Argentina, Rogers can NOT unlock it for you unless you have a active Rogers Wireless account & the IMEI number of the iPhone 5 is on the account.
Sadly your only options are to go to a cellphone store & unlock it.
Thank you for the quick response.
I can give you the IMEI of the phone and you can open an account if that will solve the problem.
Which store do you mean I can go and unlock it? Here in Argentina we do not have APPLE Store or similar.
I am asking your help because I was cheated by amazon & the iphone seller; please can you find out another path to help me?
Thanks in advanced
Meowmix doesnt work for rogers.
Nor can anyone at rogers do anything.
You need to be here, to set up an account with rogers, they will need to get personal information, credit check, etc to be able to set it all up, etc.
As meowmix said, your better choice is to look at 3rd party ones. In canada/US, there are sometimes stores which can do the unlocking (sometimes legaly, sometimes illegaly). You might be able to find an online one, etc.
No i will not do that. No one here will do that. Sadly you need to do that your self or if you have friends or family here, they may be able to do it for you.
Any cellphone store or stores that sell used phone. You can also check online & see which sites unlock iPhone 5.
Thanks again for the answer.
Let me figure this out: My iphone is LOCKED with ROGERS - I really want to understand what is the risk for the company to unlock it - as I am in Argentina and will never use it in CANADA.
Get my point? I can give you the IMEI and you can check that the iphone is LOCKED by ROGERS.
so, please can you HELP ME????
IF you unlock it from any company or store you go too, all they will do is unlock the network settings so you can use the phone on the carrier you want it for. Make sure tho that the carrier you go with, has the same frequency as Rogers.