Almost all of you must know by now that you can get your iPhones unlocked for free through AT&T.
According to reports, AT&T has changed their iPhone unlocking policy, and they said that they would start the free iPhone unlocking process from the 8th of April, 2012.
So, if you are interested in unlocking your iPhone 4 with 4.11.08 baseband and aren’t sure if you are eligible because you are on the baseband 4.11.08, then read below to see if your device is eligible for the free unlock or not.
The first condition which you have to meet in order to be eligible for the iPhone 4 baseband 4.11.08 unlock is that your contract period with AT&T is over. This means that if your iPhone 4 is under a contract or a term commitment with AT&T, then you will not be able to get the iPhone unlock.
It could happen that you bought the iPhone from someone who paid an early termination fee. If that’s the case, then your iPhone is eligible for the free unlock. So, if you are unsure about it, then just ask the previous owner if he or she has paid the early termination fee or not.
There are also many people who have commented that they bought their iPhone 4 from Amazon or eBay and that is why they are unsure if their devices can be unlocked or not. We have the answer for such people. The terms of the iPhone unlock policy states that you need to be an AT&T customer and buying from Amazon or eBay means that you aren’t an active customer, and that is why you are not eligible for the unlock.
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For people who have a locked iPhone4 on the 4.11.08 baseband, well you need to contact AT&T by emailing at AT&T Partnerships Operations at email@example.com or simply visit the AT&T website. Alternatively, you can call them at 1-800-331-0500.
If you aren’t an AT&T customer and currently not living in the US, then the chances of you getting the free iPhone unlock are slim. However, you should contact AT&T to get your iPhone 4 unlocked and see if you are one of the lucky customers !