1. newbie101's Avatar
    Hi, Just a quick question..are iphone 6 plus bought at apple store unlock (GSM Version)?

    is it the same when you get at AT&T or T-mobile?
    10-20-2014 01:28 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    If you buy one at full retail price, they should be unlocked... if you buy at a carrier subsidized price, they're locked to the carrier no matter where you buy it... exception: the Verizon models will be GSM unlocked...
    Last edited by kch50428; 10-20-2014 at 02:59 PM.
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    10-20-2014 01:34 PM
  3. 21stNow's Avatar
    Hi, Just a quick question..are iphone 6 plus bought at apple store unlock (GSM Version)?

    is it the same when you get at AT&T or T-mobile?

    If you want to buy an unlocked iPhone, go to the Apple store and specify that you want an unlocked iPhone. An AT&T iPhone is locked to AT&T, no matter how much you pay for it.
    10-20-2014 02:58 PM
  4. Xm_jdm's Avatar
    If you want to buy an unlocked iPhone, go to the Apple store and specify that you want an unlocked iPhone. An AT&T iPhone is locked to AT&T, no matter how much you pay for it.
    Good luck finding one too!
    10-20-2014 03:37 PM
  5. JustZE's Avatar
    If you want to buy an unlocked iPhone, go to the Apple store and specify that you want an unlocked iPhone. An AT&T iPhone is locked to AT&T, no matter how much you pay for it.
    My plus is AT&T and it is unlocked .. I paid full price and Im using tmobile service right now
    10-20-2014 04:37 PM
  6. 21stNow's Avatar
    My plus is AT&T and it is unlocked .. I paid full price and Im using tmobile service right now
    Did you buy it unlocked or get it unlocked after you bought it? If it were an AT&T iPhone, it would have been locked.
    10-20-2014 06:19 PM
  7. the_tech_eater's Avatar
    If you buy one at full retail price, they should be unlocked... if you buy at a carrier subsidized price, they're locked to the carrier no matter where you buy it... exception: the Verizon models will be GSM unlocked...
    I purchased an Att iPhone 6 on eBay, will I be able to unlock it and use it on Verizon if I wish to?
    10-20-2014 06:28 PM
  8. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    I purchased an Att iPhone 6 on eBay, will I be able to unlock it and use it on Verizon if I wish to?
    No. Theoretically yes, but Verizon won't enable anything not originally provisioned to them. If you could get by with just data and VoLTE, then maybe it would work, but the 3G CDMA for voice and data will not.
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    10-20-2014 06:35 PM
  9. the_tech_eater's Avatar
    No. Theoretically yes, but Verizon won't enable anything not originally provisioned to them. If you could get by with just data and VoLTE, then maybe it would work, but the 3G CDMA for voice and data will not.
    What about third party carriers that run off Verizon's network like Straight Talk or Net10?
    10-20-2014 06:36 PM
  10. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    What about third party carriers that run off Verizon's network like Straight Talk or Net10?
    Not afaik. But Straight Talk supports several different carriers including AT&T.
    10-20-2014 06:38 PM
  11. the_tech_eater's Avatar
    Not afaik. But Straight Talk supports several different carriers including AT&T.
    Ok. It's just at this point I have cricket, which runs off Att, and I don't have the best of coverage at my house, Att is also in the process of converting the alltel network to gsm, so I'll prolly just wait it out.
    10-20-2014 06:40 PM
  12. vsnlweb's Avatar
    No. Theoretically yes, but Verizon won't enable anything not originally provisioned to them. If you could get by with just data and VoLTE, then maybe it would work, but the 3G CDMA for voice and data will not.
    VoLTE and data needs a sim card. You won't be able to use it. What is supposed to happen is that when you purchase an iPhone 6 full price and not do it through an upgrade then it will be unlocked. Speaking from experience.
    10-21-2014 04:07 AM
  13. princessiphone's Avatar
    No. Theoretically yes, but Verizon won't enable anything not originally provisioned to them. If you could get by with just data and VoLTE, then maybe it would work, but the 3G CDMA for voice and data will not.
    Not true. I unlocked an iPhone 6 AT&T and put a Verizon sim in it and everything worked. Even volte.
    10-21-2014 04:11 AM
  14. princessiphone's Avatar
    Not true. I unlocked an iPhone 6 AT&T and put a Verizon sim in it and everything worked. Even volte.
    *even 3G voice, etc.
    10-21-2014 04:11 AM
  15. Cleveland's Avatar
    If you want to buy an unlocked iPhone, go to the Apple store and specify that you want an unlocked iPhone. An AT&T iPhone is locked to AT&T, no matter how much you pay for it.
    This is incorrect ... If you buy an AT&T model at full retail it comes unlocked on any gsm carrier
    10-22-2014 06:02 AM
  16. 21stNow's Avatar
    This is incorrect ... If you buy an AT&T model at full retail it comes unlocked on any gsm carrier
    When did that start happening?
    10-22-2014 08:33 AM
  17. Cleveland's Avatar
    When did that start happening?
    Ever since the iPhone 4S/5 I believe so 2011/2012
    10-22-2014 08:38 AM
  18. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    This is incorrect ... If you buy an AT&T model at full retail it comes unlocked on any gsm carrier
    It may actually be locked to begin with but since you paid full retail, you can just request AT&T to unlock it.
    10-22-2014 08:40 AM
  19. Cleveland's Avatar
    It may actually be locked to begin with but since you paid full retail, you can just request AT&T to unlock it.
    Not a single one ever came locked when paying full retail from Apple ... Maybe from AT&T yes
    10-22-2014 08:41 AM
  20. Cleveland's Avatar
    Did the same with my 6+ used iTunes to recover my encrypted backup and screenshot this for a friend who didn't believe me as well lol Are all iphone 6 plus unlock? GSM VERSIO-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1413982026.765023.jpg
    10-22-2014 08:47 AM

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