I have no idea how to get my old number on my new phone. It seems to already have a sim inside because it shows the carrier and I have a signal. There should be no signal that will interfere with your activation process. Before you hit submit put the sim back in the phone. Whatever the case, I suspect anyone new to T-Mobile will run into the same head-scratcher: Got the iPhone 6; now what? Instructions not included Because calling customer-service departments ranks up there with getting a tooth filled, I went to T-Mobile's Web site. Part 5: I've unlocked my iPhone.
While both of them are perfectly legitimate means of unlocking your iPhones, I personally lean more towards the dr. Today I received a brand new iPhone 6 that I ordered via Apple's website. This will wipe your phone clean. My other alternative is to visit a store. They are a 100% solution, especially considering they're a third-party tool which makes them less biased as they don't have an incentive to keep you from unlocking.
Once you have successfully opened Safari and got connected then you have successfully activated your unlocked iPhone to T-Mobile network. That was my thinking when I from T-Mobile. A T-Mobile phone requires activation on their network before you can use it. Once the process is done, your unlocked iPhone is activated on the T-Mobile network. The only option would be to go to a store which I am trying got avoid. Part 4: How to check if my iPhone is unlocked or not Before you take some drastic and time consuming measures it might be helpful to confirm whether you already have an unlocked phone. There was no information in the box about activating the phone, creating a T-Mobile account, porting my current number, or anything else.
Any way to activate the phone online without having to talk to a human? The point is it should have instructions. This only works if you already have t-mobile sim. You can back up easily with iCloud. Following that you'll be asked for your Network Provider, for which you should choose T Mobile. The told me there was a T-Mobile outlet in my nearby Walmart. Scroll all the way to the bottom and type in the sim number.
We will have to wait for a future software update to have that functionality. Or you could skip T-Mobile altogether According to a T-Mobile rep, if you paid full price for the iPhone 6, it's already unlocked. Also all calls route to us directly when a sim is not activated. After a Google search, I did find -- but the first thing it asks for is an activation code, which was nowhere to be found. All features such as: iMessenger, Facetime, 3G, 4G, Wifi, Contacts, Phone.
The process usually takes about 1-5 days. As it turns out, my phone number was not transferred so now I need to get back on the phone to make that happen. Before you can use your iPhone for T-Mobile, it is important though to keep certain factors in mind. Bottom line: This was a terrible customer-service experience from start to finish. You just install the app and you can apply for the unlock code with two simple steps. Then you will receive a confirmation email that your phone is unlocked successfully. The reason I ordered it in the mail instead of in-store pickup is to avoid going to a store the Apple store here is a zoo without a new product release.
You then need to turn the Data Roaming option on. In this case the process is a little longer. Worked for me and in 20 seconds my iPhone 6 was ready to use. Doing this is going to allow your iPhone to pick up the network of T-Mobile. Because if there are problems, all those people are going to be calling T-Mobile when they should probably be calling Apple. I have the same problem too! Within the guaranteed period generally 48 hours you should receive the T Mobile iPhone unlock code.
After that you will be connected to a real person. In this case just follow the following steps: 1. Though many T-Mobile employees post here, these views are their own and do not represent the views of T-Mobile. Normally, this is done at the store where you purchase your T-Mobile phone. Call Tmobile, and wasn't activated. I could call them, stop by a store, or try their website. Do the following to activate the unlock: Step 1: Back Up.