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How to unlock your mobile phone for free?

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If you want to know how to unlock a cell phone, you’ve come to the right place. Although you think this is only available to people with great computer skills, the reality is that it is not something so complicated as it seems.

So get ready, because we’ll explain exactly how to unlock your cell phone so that you are independent of any company and you can choose the one you want, both with Android and with iPhone.

How to unlock an Android or iPhone mobile phone for free?

A picture is worth a thousand words and that’s why we want to start by showing you one very good video and completely updated, in which you will see the different ways to unlock Android mobile phones:

As you can see, after you have completed your time with your carrier, They are required to provide you with a free unlock code so that you can unlock it..

You will just need it you have the IMEI code at hand. To get it, it’s as easy as accessing calls and dialing * # 06 # so that it appears on the screen.

That being said, we’ll explain how to unlock your cell phone with main operators in Spain:

1. Unlock your mobile phone with Movistar

  1. Call 1004 or access https://atencionalcliente.movistar.es/pregunta-frecuente/liberar-mi-movil to carry out the management yourself.
  2. Ask them for the unlock code. They will probably ask you for the IMEI code of your mobile phone, which you should have on hand.
  3. Once you get the unlock code, write it down.
  4. Insert the SIM card of the desired operator into your mobile phone and enter the unlock code when requested by your mobile phone.

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2. Unlock your mobile phone with Vodafone

  1. Access My Vodafone and log in with your user data.
  2. Select the «Contracted products» option and choose the mobile phone number you want to unlock.
  3. Go to «My mobile and SIM» and select the «Unlock mobile phone» option.
  4. You will receive an email with the unlock code, write it.
  5. Insert the SIM card of the operator you want into the mobile phone and enter the unlock code when the mobile phone asks for it.

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3. Unlock your mobile phone with Orange

  1. Go to https://areaclientes.orange.es/ and log in.
  2. Go to the «Help» section and select the «Contact email» option.
  3. Select «My mobile» as the reason for the query, «Unlock your mobile phone» for what you need and ignore the topic option and click «Next».
  4. Fill out the form (remember you will need IMEI) and click «Submit».
  5. You will receive an unlock code, enter it.
  6. Insert the SIM card of the operator you want into the mobile phone and enter the unlock code when the mobile phone asks for it.

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4. Unlock your mobile phone with Yoigo

  1. Access https://areaclientes.orange.es/
  2. Enter the IMEI to get the unlock code.
  3. After a while, the code will appear on the screen, make sure you write it well.
  4. Insert the SIM card of the operator you want into the mobile phone and enter the unlock code when the mobile phone asks for it.

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Alternative method to unlock iPhone for free

If for any reason everything we proposed didn’t work for you and you have an iPhone that you want to unlock, we suggest an additional method:

  1. Make sure you have a computer with the latest version of iTunes.
  2. Turn off your iPhone and insert the new SIM card you want to use.
  3. Turn on your iPhone and enter the PIN for your new SIM card.
  4. Connect your iPhone to the computer that has iTunes installed with any USB cable.
  5. Open iTunes (remember you must have the latest version, so make sure you check for updates).
  6. Basically, if everything worked, a message should appear on your computer telling you that your iPhone has been unlocked. Easy right? But wait, don’t disconnect your iPhone yet!
  7. Now turn off your iPhone and turn it on again.
  8. An automatic process will begin which you must complete (takes a few minutes).
  9. When you’re done, you’ll see a message confirming that your iPhone has been properly locked. The process has been successfully completed!

By the way, you might also be interested in the following articles on unlocking your mobile phone:

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