How to Unlock In-Contract AT&T iPhone for Deployed Military Personnel
Finally deployed military workers are allowed to unlock in-contract AT&T iPhones. The well-known U.S. carrier now offers such a service, and this complimentary unlock of smartphones is confirmed and available for women and men who work overseas. This also includes the iOS 6 unlock possibilities.
There have been a lot of speculations of the AT&T policy. This company doesn’t like to unlock the iPhones for Americans. But it has changed its policy rules just for the U.S. military personnel who are working outside the country and dream about contacting their families and friends any time of the day and now they can unlock AT&T iPhone for free.
How to Qualify for the Service
Only active military employees can quality for the service and unlock in-contract AT&T iPhone. How can you order this service? Your account should stay in good standing. Besides this, you are required to send your deployment verification to the U.S. mobile operator. There are no other hoops to undergo, so the process if pretty easy as you can see.
This should be great news for all men and women whose work is done outside the United States and who spend several months of the year staying far away from people they love and care for.
As federal law states, mobile operators must suspend service without penalty for military workers who present their military orders. This law doesn’t push AT&T carrier to unlock the devices of deployed soldiers, Marines, sailors, and airmen. The operator has decided to do it on its own.
The New Unlock Service
The iPhone unlock in-contract AT&T iPhone service [for deployed military personnel] is a part of the new portal created by AT&T. It is designed for users who are off-contract and wish to unlock their devices. These people can apply for the service online. In order to be qualified they are required to complete their AT&T contractual obligations and have a handset that is not said to be stolen or lost.
Supported iPhone Basebands
- iPhone 4s – all
- iPhone 4 -all
- iPhone 3gs -all
The new service is useful for people who like to travel abroad and dream about using their SIM-card from carriers in the country they are currently visiting.