How to unlock an iPhone for free in a few minutes

Unlock an IPhone For Free

If you have an iPhone, the unlocking procedure is slightly longer than for other smartphones because it requires an extra step to unlock an iPhone for free .

On this page, we detail the last step of the unlocking of an iPhone at Bouygues Telecom, Orange, SFR, Virgin Mobile or another operator. Before reaching this point, you must have requested the unlocking of your iPhone from your operator. If it’s not done yet, here are our different pages to help unlock your iPhone for each operator:

After completing the unlock request with your service provider, return to this page to complete the procedure.unlock iphone all operators

Unlock your iPhone with its new SIM card

If you are already in possession of your new SIM card, here are the steps to follow to finalize the unlocking of the iPhone:

  • Insert the new SIM card into your iPhone
  • Launch iTunes on your computer
  • Connect your iPhone to your computer (your iPhone needs to be turned on)
  • This one should sync automatically. so once synchronization is complete, a message appears on your computer screen indicating that your iPhone is unlocked.

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Unlock your iPhone with its old SIM card

  • Insert the SIM card you have in your iPhone
  • Open the iTunes software on your computer
  • Plug your iPhone into your PC or MAC (iPhone needs to be turned on)
  • Your iPhone will be recognized by iTunes, then click on the logo of your iPhone at the top left.
  • Sync your iPhone
  • Save your data by clicking “Back up now”.
  • Once the backup is complete, click “Restore iPhone”.
  • After the restoration, your iPhone will suggest you to choose a backup. Then select your last backup to recover your data.

Unlock your iPhone without any SIM card

If you no longer have a SIM card for your iPhone, you can still complete the unlocking process.

  • Go to Settings> iCloud> Backup and Back up now (connect to a Wi-Fi network)
  • When the backup is complete, go to Settings> General> Reset and then Clear contents and settings.
  • Wait for the deletion of your data
  • When you turn your iPhone back on, follow the prompts until you are prompted to restore from a backup. From there select “Restore from iCloud” and choose the last backup.
  • Wait for the end of the restoration.

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