Most people who purchase a new iPhone prefer to conclude a subscription to a mobile operator to take the device to a subsidized price, given that anyway will pay a monthly sum of money to recharge a prepaid card or for a subscription. These iPhones taken as a subscriber are often encoded or blocked. It is not mandatory for any iPhone took as a subscription to be blocked since each operator decides whether to block or not the phones sold.
How to decode an iPhone?
Decoding it at the mobile operator: The most recommended and safe way to decode an iPhone is appealing directly to the operator in whose network the device is locked. This option falls from the start for those of you who own an iPhone encoded in a network from a foreign country in which you do not plan to travel very soon.
Unlocking using a third-party service
If your iPhone is locked to a network in another country than where you are now and so it is impossible to contact the operator or sending the device in service, then you have to orient yourself to an alternative method to unlock.Although not exactly the most recommended, many people use the services of third-parties. On the Internet, there are lots of companies that sell iPhone unlock codes, and their services are legal in many countries. Some of these websites are reputable and will decode devices after you pay for the service you want, and some, as in any field, are nothing more than scams.
Another way is using unlocking software. Unfortunately, this is the most outdated of all and even if it was the only one that was free, so immensely popular, there are many years since it is no longer available on new iPhones.Hardware unlockingFinally, the last way you can unlock an iPhone is the hardware. In turn, hardware decoding is possible in two ways: by changing internal components of the device and through an intermediary SIM.
So we have all seen that there are lots of ways of unlocking iPhones, but not all could fit your needs, be compatible with the terminal that you have or work as you would expect. By far, it is best to call directly to the mobile operator to make the unlocking of the iPhone, but only if you have the opportunity to address it, so only if the operator is in the country where you live.