Unlock your Globe or Smart locked iPhone for use with a different or international SIM

Discussion in 'iPhone and iPod Touch' started by Adarna, Nov 30, 2017.

  1. emiaj12

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    Update: Issue Resolved - Globe created a case about my concern when I told them Apple insisted that it is their responsibility (showed them a screen shot of my chat conversation)
     
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    Hi everyone,

    Just want to ask if Globe will unlock an iPhone if I will secure a letter of request and a photo copy of the owner of the device. My sister gave me her iPhone 6S Plus and the phone is already out of contract and they were given a new iPhone as part of their retention plan. My sister is now out of the country and will return after 6 months.
     
  3. neilrg

    neilrg PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Hmm. Have your sister message them either on Twitter (@talk2Globe) or Messenger (Gie of Globe) so you wouldn’t have to do all that unnecessary paperwork :) They should be able to process that thru those channels
     
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  4. Adarna

    Adarna Well-Known Member

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    Pushing this up for iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr owners.
     
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    This is very good information, i was not aware that this is possible, i usually ask the mobile admin at the office to set my account for international roaming when i go abroad, didn’t know this was even possible, thanks for sharing!
     
  6. Jayjay18

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    Hi! I have a question po. I have here my 5s smartlocked bought galing online. Papaunlock ko sana, nagrerequire ba sila ng name ng 1st owner or just the imei lang ang isusubmit? Thank you!
     
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    Yes. The IMEI is link to the postpaid number. So they will have to ask for personal info. Or if you know the first owner, you might need an authorization letter.
     
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    Hi po. I'll be out of the country next month but my iphone 6 is currently locked with smart and contract will end by next year 2020 pa. Possible po ba na mapa openline ko to kahit d pa out of contract?
     
  9. b0gni

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    Globe sends this message with the unlock code, during the unlocking process: "Please note that non-Globe sim cards can use call and texts only."

    Does this mean I can't use data with a non-Globe sim?
     
  10. l7224

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    Nope, i had my previous iPhone unlocked by Globe and now my nephew can use data with a Smart sim.
     
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    What’s the best third-party provider I can go to in the Philippines to have my iPhone unlocked?
     
    #31 galaceuriel, Jun 30, 2019
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  12. loko__loko

    loko__loko Well-Known Member

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    Hassle sa Smart, they are a telephone provider, for the convenience of the public and yet they asked their clients to go to their business center to do transaction ..




     

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