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How to Unlock Mac with Apple Watch

Jan 27, 2017 - 16 Comments
Unlock Mac with Apple Watch

Mac users with an Apple Watch can unlock their Mac by simply wearing their watch, thereby bypassing the need to enter a password at the boot and login screens. This great feature makes logging onto and unlocking a Mac remarkably easy and quite fast for Apple Watch wearers, but you’ll have to enable it first.

iOS 10: Where’s Slide to Unlock? How to Disable “Press Home to Unlock” in iOS 10

Sep 15, 2016 - 238 Comments
Press Home to Unlock iPhone with iOS 10

What happened to Slide-to-Unlock in iOS 10? If you’ve updated to iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad, you’ve undoubtedly noticed one of the most immediately noticeable changes; slide to unlock no longer works. Instead if you slide right on the lock screen of iOS 10 you end up in the widgets screen. Replacing that … Read More

How to Use iCloud Password to Login & Unlock Mac OS X

Mar 24, 2015 - 20 Comments
Use iCloud (Apple ID) as a Mac Login

Rather than remembering a separate password and set of login information for unlocking a Mac, OS X offers the option to use an iCloud password to login to the computer at boot, reboot, authentication, locked screens, and all login windows instead. This is a helpful feature for users who like to keep things simple and … Read More

Unlock iPhone in 30 Minutes: Unlocking is Faster than Ever with AT&T

Jun 20, 2013 - 33 Comments
Fast unlocking an iPhone through AT&T for free

Unlocking an iPhone through AT&T is now lightning fast, and in some cases you’ll have an unlocked iPhone in under 30 minutes. I recently had the chance to experience this directly while writing this article on checking the unlock status of devices, and was impressively surprised by the result. From filling out the initial unlock … Read More

How to Check if iPhone is Unlocked or Not

Jun 17, 2013 - 34 Comments
Check if an iPhone is factory unlocked

An unlocked iPhone means it can use any cellular network, so long as you have a compatible carrier SIM card. Due to this, unlocked iPhones are more valuable and highly desired for both local and international users, because it allows you to use any GSM carrier whether at home or abroad just by swapping out … Read More

You Can Now Buy an Unlocked iPhone 5 Directly from Apple, Prices Start at $649

Dec 2, 2012 - 3 Comments
Unlocked iPhone 5 prices start at $649

Unlocked iPhone 5 models can now be purchased directly from Apple at the full unsubsidized prices. The unlocked iPhones will work with any supported GSM network, such as AT&T or T-Mobile in the USA, and can be used abroad on compatible GSM networks with a nano-SIM card from local carriers. The factory unlocked models are … Read More

How to Use an iPhone 5 on T-Mobile Right Now

Oct 3, 2012 - 26 Comments
iPhone 5 on T-Mobile data speeds

Many of us were disappointed to learn T-Mobile didn’t officially pick up the iPhone 5, but it hardly matters when T-Mobile is making it easier than ever to use the newest iPhone on their network anyway. Not only that, but with the T-Mobile HSPA+ network rollout the reported data speeds in many regions are impressively … Read More

Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 Includes iPhone SAM Unlock Preservation

Apr 23, 2012 - 2 Comments
Redsn0w 0.9.10b8

Right alongside the new SAM iPhone unlock method is an updated version of Redsn0w which helps users preserve their unlock. Dubbed Redsn0w 0.9.10b8, the updated release does not include any new jailbreaks and is only useful for individuals looking to save an iPhone unlock achieved through the Subscriber Artificial Module spoof method. Download Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 … Read More

Unlock Any iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, or iPhone 3GS Right Now with SAM

Apr 23, 2012 - 108 Comments
iPhone unlocked using T-Mobile as carrier

A new unlock method has been discovered that works on every iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 3GS running iOS 5, iOS 5.0.1, and even iOS 5.1, the only requirement is the iPhone must be jailbroken already. If you’re already jailbroke go ahead, otherwise here are guides to jailbreak iOS 5.1 and another guide for … Read More

Unlock an AT&T iPhone from the Web with AT&T

Apr 21, 2012 - 319 Comments
Unlock iPhone from AT&T via Web Chat

If you own an iPhone that is not part of a contract with AT&T, you can now officially unlock the device for use on other networks. We’ve discussed this before and our previous guide on unlocking the iPhone through AT&T focused on calling a special direct line, but now we’ll show you how to unlock … Read More

How to Unlock an iPhone with AT&T

Apr 9, 2012 - 380 Comments
Unlock iPhone with AT&T

As expected, you can now unlock an iPhone that is out of contract with AT&T. The process is very straight forward and simple assuming you meet the basic requirements. Requirements: iPhone not in contract with AT&T, either having completed a contract or purchased without contract AT&T account in good standing iPhone IMEI number If you … Read More

AT&T Will Unlock Out-of-Contract iPhones Starting April 8

Apr 6, 2012 - 16 Comments
AT&T will unlock iPhones that are out of contract

iPhone owners who are out of contract with AT&T will be able to unlock their devices starting April 8. An unlock means the SIM card slot becomes usable outside of the AT&T network, allowing for an individual to swap SIM cards and gain service on another compatible carrier, like T-Mobile. This exciting news comes from … Read More

Unlock the iPhone 4S with GEVEY SIM

Feb 22, 2012 - 35 Comments
unlock iPhone 4S

If you didn’t buy an unlocked iPhone 4S from Apple to begin with, the phone is probably locked to its default carrier. In the USA, that is AT&T, and that means if you want to use it on another network either home or abroad it’ll need to be unlocked first. Currently there are no software … Read More

How to Activate an Unlocked iPhone 4S

Jan 9, 2012 - 47 Comments
Activate an Unlocked iPhone 4S

If you buy an iPhone 4S off-contract from Apple, the phone comes unlocked. This means the iPhone can be used on any compatible GSM carrier as long as you have that networks micro-SIM card, and the device is activated on that network. This guide will show you how to activate the iPhone 4S for use … Read More

How to Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 and Preserve Unlocked Baseband for iPhone 4 & 3GS

Dec 31, 2011 - 27 Comments

If you’ve maintained old iPhone baseband in order to utilize carrier unlocks, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now upgrade to iOS 5.0.1 and jailbreak untethered the iPhone while preserving the unlockable baseband. The procedure is done by using the newest version of PwnageTool 5.0.1, and if you’re familiar with past versions of … Read More

Unlock iPhone 3GS & iPhone 4 on iOS 5.0.1 with Ultrasn0w 1.2.5

Dec 21, 2011 - 10 Comments
unlock iOS 5.0.1 with ultrasn0w

Ultrasn0w 1.2.5 has been released and it allows for unlocking some iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 models with older modem firmware versions. Compatible baseband is as follows: iPhone 4: 01.59.00 iPhone 3GS: 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.13.04, 06.15.00 You can check baseband on the iPhone by tapping on Settings > General > About and looking for “Modem … Read More

Unlock the iPhone 4S with an iOS 5 Bug

Nov 17, 2011 - 16 Comments
Unlocked iPhone 4S

If you didn’t already buy an unlocked iPhone 4S from Apple or take advantage of Sprint and Verizons 90 day unlock request, you can apparently unlock the 4S’s GSM SIM card slot yourself by taking advantage of a strange bug in iOS 5 and how the iPhone 4S handles the Edge network. Here’s what you’ll … Read More

Buying an iPhone 4S Without a Contract Makes it Unlocked

Oct 25, 2011 - 96 Comments
unlocked iPhone 4S message in iTunes

Anyone can buy an unlocked iPhone 4S right now if you are willing to pay the full price of the device, meaning the lower carrier subsidized contract 4S prices do not apply. The unlock applies to both the GSM and CDMA carriers currently being sold, available at the following price points: iPhone 4S 16 GB … Read More

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