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Unlocking iPhone 7

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3: Seeker

Hi, I've just received my unlocking email, put the none Vodafone sim in and switched on as instructed but the phone just keeps saying Sim not Supported. Has anybody got any idea what to do. Thanks

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17: Community Champion

This is what i know about the process to unlock an iPhone @Duffs123 

 

The Vodafone Network lets a person know by email it's unlocking has been requested to Apple after accepting your Nuc online unlock request which I see you have received. 

 

Please Note > The iPhone isn't actually usually unlocked to all networks at this stage when Vodafone email you. 

 

What happens is Apple then process the Networks request and occasionally this can take Apple approximately from a few days upto a further 30+ days sometimes from Vodafone's email to complete an unlock request made by a Network. 

To complete the process please periodically insert an active i.e. connects to mobile network data, alternative Networks Sim Card in the iPhone with hooking upto iTunes is only typically needed if its an iPhone 4 or older although it wouldn't harm to do so. 

From the iPhone 5 onwards there's not normally the need to hook up to iTunes to complete the process. 

When it's unlocked you should see a pop up message and the alternatives Networks name will show in the iPhone's status bar. 

 

🌈 Stay Safe  🌈 

Current Phone > Samsung Note 10+ 5G

Samsung One Ui 2.5  / Android 10.

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3: Seeker

Hi, thanks, I'll keep trying the other sim every other day for a while are I'd it works.

 

😁👍👍

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17: Community Champion

No worries @Duffs123 

I hope it's sooner rather than later.

Hooking upto iTunes can help too if you are able to do that.

 

🌈 Stay Safe  🌈 

 

 

Current Phone > Samsung Note 10+ 5G

Samsung One Ui 2.5  / Android 10.

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