[Guide] How to check if your iPhone or Android is Factory unlocked

Carrier locked devices award users the ability to purchase new smartphones and extremely low subsidized prices. However these locked handsets may find themselves on eBay and to the hands of a new user who will be faced with the difficult task of unlocking the handset.

However now there is a new service which makes it extremely easy to check if you iPhone, Android or Windows Phone is unlocked. The entire process is done through a website and if you are an Android user there is even an app you can download through the Google Play Store.

So if you want to find out if your device is locked, you can use our guide on how to check if your iPhone or Android is Factory unlocked which follows:

[NOTE] This service works with various different devices and isnt restricted to only the iPhone or Android. You can use the service for check if a device on a different platform is locked to a carrier.

[NOTE] Please keep in mind that we do not recommend sharing your IMEI number. While your IMEI number is required to use this service, please note that you are proceeding at your own risk.
  1. Head over to IMEI.info and enter your device IMEI number in the dialog box.
    [NOTE] You can check your device IMEI by entering *#06# on your phone dialer.
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  2. Once entered press the ‘Check’ button.
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  3. Next you will be taken to a new screen with your device information
    • Click SIMLOCK & WARRANTY and wait a new minutes.
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  4. Once the process is complete you will get info on which network the device belongs to and if it’s unlocked or not.
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If you are an Android user you can opt to download the IMEI.info for Android app from the Google Play Store or by using the link which follows.
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Download
Price Free
Requirements Android 2.1 or greater
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You get the same features available through the website with the convenience of a mobile application. The website also offers methods to unlock your handset.

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