iOS 8.1 is finally released and is now active on millions of iPhones around the globe. For us and our readers – that only means one thing – how to unlock iOS 8.1 iPhone 6, 6+, 5, 5c, 5s, 4 & 4S.

Unlock IOS 8.1

The firmware was released to the public on 20 October, 2014, and it has generated thousands of good reviews among people who have the firmware.

Unlock iOS 8.1 active iPhones

With the launch of iPhone 5s and 5c, iPhone 5 was discontinued. But several around the world have this phone. The good thing is that your iPhone running iOS 8 can be unlocked. And iPhones with iOS 7 can’t be updated to iOS 8.1 unless they are factory unlocked.

iOS 8.1 unlock is not available on the web, and there is no word when it will come out. Chinese hackers have not said anything too, so the firmware to be unlocked would take something special.

Our readers have been constantly asking for iOS 8.1 IMEI unlock status for iPhone 6, 6+, 5s, 5c, 5, 4s and 4. The grey market in China says there is no progress so far. Some development is expected in the near feature as the firmware is now available.

Unlock IOS 8.1 iPhone

Unlock iOS 8.1 with R-SIM/ X-SIM/ Gevey SIM

The great news for users of Gevey SIM is that some sources are reporting iPhone 6 plus and iPhone 6 with iOS 8.1 fimrware can be unlocked with Gevey SIM (R-SIM Air/8/9), but no statement has been given on whether it will be compatible with every device.

iOS 8.1 software unlock – Ultrasn0w

The software unlock made possible by ultrasn0w is not available with iOS 8.1. However, development teams are not working on updating the tool, either. Ultrasn0w’s latest version – 1.2.8 – hasn’t been updated so far, and the team behind the tool has been recommending users to make use of a factory unlock solution if they look to unlock the device.

IMEI Factory unlock IOS 8 iPhone 6+, 6, 5s, 5c, 5, 5s

OfficialiPhoneUnlock, our official partner, has confirmed it is providing a full factory unlock service for iOS 8.1 on iPhone 6+, 6, 5s, 5c, 5 and 4s. The official unlock solution is available for all major carriers from the US, Canada, France, Switzerland, Germany, UK, Canada and Sweden, and other countries. Follow the steps to factory unlock your iOS 8.1 iPhone:

  1. Go to the Official iOS 8.1 unlock website.
  2. Select your Country & Carrier.
  3. Select the Device model & Enter your IMEI Code.
  4. Complete the payment & wait for confirmation email.
  5. Connect to PC & Open iTunes and the device will be unlocked.

After the unlock, your handset will work on any carrier in the world, and will be compatible with all future basebands and firmwares without getting relocked. If you are ready to permanently Sim-Free your device forever – Get your iOS 8.1 iPhone Unlocked NOW.

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Stephan Popov
When iDevice users experience problems with the iOS software or unlocking, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My passion is providing answers to your problems. I help iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users by recommending fixes for common iOS bugs and tools that improves your experience. I conduct in-depth research for every topic i cover on this blog, to ensure that I cover everything Apple users need to troubleshoot their issues. When not writing for UnlockBoot, i enjoy swimming in my backyard pool. P.S. i prefers the Maldives for holidays. Connect with me on Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.

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