There are numerous websites on the Internet state that they can “Unlock” your iPhone from AT&T. However , not all the unlocking options are the same as a lot of websites simply charge for “free” software unlocks and this DOES NOT unlock your iPhone permanently (it will get locked again after a firmware update). These temporary unlocks usually cost between $15-$40 so you know right away by the price that this will not permanently factory unlock your iPhone as factory unlocks cost more. We have had numerous visitors confused by this so this is simply to help the ones who don’t know the difference.
If you are looking to have your iPhone unlocked for life, what you need is a “Permanent Factory Unlock solution” anda site that we have found to be reliable and trustworthy is http://www.officialunlocks.com . They can Factory Unlock your iPhone even if it’s still under contract! Along with AT&T iPhone’s, these guys can alsoFactory Unlock iPhones from TELUS and KOODO Canada.
After getting your iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S Factory unlocked through them , you will be able to use any carrier, any plan in any country. The unlocking process is legal and100% genuine plus you’ll be able to upgrade to any future firmware without getting locked again. They support all firmware and baseband including iOS6. Please note that this is not a cheap Temporary Software Unlock or a Gevey SIM / Hardware Mod
For any queries you can ask them directly on their twitter handle @Officialunlocks or FacebookPage
They offer two options to Factory unlock iPhones from AT&T (depending on how quick you need the unlock done).
§ 1 Business Day service for each iPhone3GS, iPhone 4 and 4S is – $100 (Works on weekends too)
§ 2-3 Business Day service for each iPhone 3GS ,iPhone 4 and 4S is – $85 (No Weekends)
§ Require your IMEI number, you can find your iPhone IMEI number in the About screen on your iPhone. From the Home screen,tap Settings > General > About and scroll down.
§ Instructions :
1. Launch the OfficialUnlocks web portal
2. Click on “Proceed as Guest” OR Sign Up for an account on the top right section of the
3. Once logged in , Type your 15 digit IMEI number.
4. Choose the AT&T– iPhone 2G,3G,3GS,4,4S unlock option from the drop down menu.
5. Select the brand as Apple, and your iPhone model i.e. iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 , iPhone4S
6. Fill out the rest of the form
7. Proceed to payment andthat’s it
Factory Unlock iPhonesfrom TELUS , Koodo Canada (4S Included) costs $90 and takes 24 Hours.
Again, if there are anyquestions please contact them directly as we cannot answer questions on their behalf.