How to Factory Unlock AT&T iPhone 6 and 6+ Plus

Jailbreaking and unlocking AT&T iPhone 6/6 Plus with an IMEI unlock service
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LOS ANGELES - Oct. 4, 2014 - PRLog -- This article will show you how to successfully jailbreak and factory unlock your AT&T iPhone 6/6 Plus step by step, explain what factory unlocking and jailbreaking means and the benefits of unlocking your AT&T iPhone 6/6 Plus, and recommend the best way to unlock your AT&T iPhone.

1. Why is my AT&T iPhone locked?

Wireless providers and carriers often lock handsets (mostly smartphones) to their networks, for several reasons, and AT&T is no exception. AT&T locks iPhones to their network, preventing non-AT&T SIM cards from being used on locked AT&T iPhones.

The main reason wireless providers lock phones to their network is monetary- the carriers (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint etc) subsidize the cost of a smartphone for the consumer, and carrier-lock their phones to prevent customers from switching to a competitor and taking the phone with them. AT&T makes the bulk of its money on exorbitant monthly plans and locked contracts.

Carriers also want you to pay rip-off roaming charges if you travel overseas, rather than just popping in an international GSM SIM card and using a local carrier’s network.

2. What is “factory unlocking”? What does an AT&T iPhone unlock mean ?

Factory unlocking an AT&T iPhone is a permanent way of unlocking your AT&T iPhone 6/6 Plus. It is an IMEI unlock, and is done through Apple servers and the carrier – when an unlock is complete, all you need to do is connect your iPhone to a PC/Mac with iTunes installed, and restore. An unlock message will then appear on iTunes.

AT&T iPhone unlocks can be done either directly by AT&T, or by legitimate cell phone unlockers. AT&T will not unlock phones that are still under contract and not been paid off, or have a balance, or reported stolen.

Unlockers can unlock an AT&T iPhone whether off-contract, still under contract, or even stolen or blacklisted.

3. How do I unlock my AT&T iPhone 6/6 Plus ?

Since the launch of the iPhone 5s, AT&T has cracked down on unlocking AT&T iPhones, and options are fewer than they have ever been.

However, there are two possible ways. You can try contacting AT&T directly through customer support or online to unlock your phone. However, this is difficult and AT&T will only unlock the phone under certain conditions (phone is off-contract, paid for full-price.)

The majority of locked AT&T iPhones do not qualify under this criteria and will not be approved. The most common way of unlocking an AT&T iPhone is through a legitimate third party cell phone unlocker, like iPhone Unlock Guys (

Beware of numerous illegitimate fraudulent websites claiming to be able to unlock AT&T iPhones. Always do research, and use common sense. Does the site look professional? Amateurish?

iPhone Unlock Guys provides an AT&T iPhone 6/6+Plus Factory Unlock service, as well AT&T iPhone 3G/3GS//4/4s/5/5S/5C Factory Unlocks. All that’s needed is the IMEI number of the phone, found by pressing *#06# on the keypad.

IMEI numbers are then processed, and unlock codes retrieved.

4. What are the benefits of unlocking my AT&T iPhone ?

Official Apple iTunes unlock. Warranty remains valid.
Factory unlock for ANY baseband/firmware, permanently.
Permanent. Stays unlocked forever. Upgrade to the latest version of iOS with no hassle.
Easy and Simple instructions. Just connect to iTunes and your phone is unlocked.
Use your phone with any GSM network in the world- no more exorbitant roaming charges, just pop in a SIM card of a local operator and it works.
Unlock iPhone 5s/5s on most world carriers/networks.

5. What is jailbreaking, and what is a jailbroken iPhone ?

Jailbreaking is a software hack that lifts restrictions Apple places on its iOS software on iPhones, iPod Touch, and iPads. Sometimes there is a way for the device to be unlocked when it is jailbroken, but this requires staying on the same software version and baseband/firmware, which is difficult and time consuming for the average consumer.

Jailbroken iPhones allow the device to be used and non-Apple endorsed third part apps to be downloaded, custom skins and themes downloaded, and more customization and control over the iOS, which Apple doesn’t allow on its own controlled ecosystem.

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