Hello iPhone Users!
Have you ever heard of unlocking an iPhone? Ever been wondering what exactly do people mean by’ unlock your iPhone’ or saying that they have unlocked their iPhone?
To make things more clear and easy, recall the concept of jail-breaking . I am sure most of you are pretty well aware of the concept of jail-breaking an iDevice. The Idea of unlocking is somewhat similar to jail-break.
by definition Unlocking is known as the process of modifying the iPhone’s software to allow the phone to work on cell phone carriers other than the official carrier in a given country.
Unfortunately Apple has set up its business strategy in such a way that they select one or a handful of official iPhone carriers in most of the countries.Apple does not sell iPhones configured to work with carriers other than the one they select.
So what happens when you unlock the device?
When you as a user unlock your iPhone, it enables you to use your iPhone on other networks that its compatible with.
As soon as you have successfully unlocked the iPhone, you can then decide what cell phone carrier you want to use your iPhone with.
Is it safe and legal to unlock the iPhone?
The fear of breaking the law or conducting an illegal act is always part of our consciousness.This is a good thing indeed,However you need not to worry about it when it comes to unlocking your iPhone,so just relax!
There are more than a million people in this universe who unlock their iPhone.This has really become a very common practice nowadays.
The Library of congress in USA, declared unlocking iPhone device as legal in july 2010.The authorities claimed that ‘users have the complete right to unlock their iPhone’ to work with carriers other than the official carrier