Quick Answer: Will EE Unlock A Second Hand Phone?

Can I check if my phone is unlocked with IMEI?

Fortunately, there’s a simple solution if you want to learn how to verify if your phone is unlocked with an IMEI number….iPhoneNavigate to the ‘Settings’ app.Select ‘General’.Tap ‘About’.Look for the ‘IMEI’ section.You should find a fifteen-digit number under the IMEI section.

This is your phone’s IMEI number..

Will EE unlock my old phone?

We can unlock EE phones and tablets if they’ve been owned before, as long as the device is over six months old and has not been reported as lost or stolen. … You’ll need to call us so we can give you the instructions to unlock your second-hand EE device.

Can I unlock a phone I bought from someone?

When a handset is locked it means it will only work with the provider from whom you bought it. If your phone is locked it won’t automatically become unlocked when your contract expires with your provider. You’ll have to specifically ask your carrier to unlock it.

Can a phone company refuse to unlock a phone?

Can my mobile service provider refuse to unlock my phone because I owe them money or am currently under contract? Yes. Providers do not have to unlock devices for existing or former customers that are not in good standing.

Can I unlock my iPhone if it’s still under contract?

It is not technically illegal to unlock a phone that is under contract. However, many cell phone companies lock the device if you have an installment payment plan so that they can guarantee that you will remain with them under contract until the phone is paid off.

How much does it cost to unlock a EE phone?

How much it costsType of deviceCostAn EE pay as you go or Flex plan deviceFree (if bought direct with EE by the requester) OR £8.99A second-hand device locked to EE, bought from eBay, Gumtree or handed down, etc£8.99An EE small business device£8.99 in contract OR free out of contract1 more row