Unlock iPhone 5
From any Carrier by IMEI

iPhone 5

Unlock your iPhone 5 from only $20.00

iPhone Approved Unlock can unlock your Apple iPhone 5 quickly and easily with our secure unlocking service. All of our unlocks have a 100% success rate and come with a money back guarantee*, ensuring your peace of mind.

How to Unlock your iPhone 5
with iPhone Approved Unlock

Get the Ball Rolling

Give us some basic details like your IMEI number so we can start processing your unlock.

We Process your Unlock

We whitelist your iPhone 5 in Apple's database, ensuring a permanent and approved unlock.

Your iPhone is Unlocked

Confirmation will be sent to you via email and your unlock is delivered over the air using 3G/4G/WIFI.

How to Unlock iPhone 5 by IMEI

Think your iPhone 5 is locked? Want to use your iPhone 5 with a different carrier?

If your iPhone 5 won’t work with a new carrier, it could be locked. This often happens if you purchase your phone from a carrier shop and not an official Apple iPhone store. To find out if your iPhone 5 is locked, try inserting a new sim. If the iPhone 5 doesn’t work with the new sim, it is probably locked. This can be a problem if you want to use a local sim or change your carrier. If you think your iPhone 5 is locked, you’ll need to use an official online unlock service to ensure a legal and reliable unlock. This is where we come in!

Here at iPhone Approved Unlock, our Apple tech experts can unlock your iPhone 5 within 24 hours. Our official iPhone 5 unlock process whitelists your cell phone in the Apple database, which ensures a permanent unlock. We offer the fastest and cheapest online unlock service and a full money back guarantee. All we need is your IMEI number.

iPhone 5 Unlock FAQ

How to unlock iPhone 5 questions answered.

How long does unlocking my iPhone 5 take?

iPhone Approved Unlock offers the fastest way to unlock your iPhone 5. We can usually unlock your iPhone 5 instantly, most within 24 hours but sometimes it can take a little longer than this, we offer a live tracking service to check the progress of your iPhone 5 unlock.

Do I have to send my iPhone 5 away to be unlocked?

No. Our iPhone 5 unlock method is 100% remote! Everything you need to unlock your iPhone 5 will be sent to you by email and the process is conducted ‘over the air’ using 3F/4G or Wi-Fi.

This means you can keep your iPhone 5 with you throughout the unlock process and there will be no interruptions to your network service.

You can track the progress of your iPhone 5 unlock live online or you can speak to our helpful customer support team 24/7 if you have any questions or concerns.

Why should I choose IMEI unlocking over another service?

iPhone Approved Unlock will unlock your iPhone 5 officially by IMEI. Our iPhone unlock service works by whitelisting your phone in the Apple Database, which means your iPhone 5 is unlocked permanently. To do this, all we need is your IMEI number.

What do I need to unlock my iPhone 5?

All we need to unlock your iPhone 5 is the iPhone’s IMEI number. Your iPhone 5 IMEI number is a set of 15 identification digits that can identify your specific iPhone. Once we have your iPhone IMEI number, we can identify your device remotely and officially unlock your iPhone by IMEI.

How do I find my IMEI Number on my iPhone 5?

On the following iPhone models, you will find the IMEI number on the back of the phone.

  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5

How do I find out what carrier my iPhone 5 is locked to?

Before we can unlock your iPhone 5, we need to know what carrier it is locked to. For various reasons such as not yet owning the device or simply forgetting you may not know what carrier your iPhone 5 is locked to, in which case you can use our carrier check. Our carrier check will instantly tell you what carrier your iPhone 5 is on.

What if I am still under contract?

If your iPhone 5 is under contract with a network provider, you can still unlock it using iPhone Approved Unlock. You must keep up on the payments of the existing contract unless you can break out of it. You can use an unlocked iPhone 5 on any other carrier whilst still paying for a contract on the network the iPhone 5 was originally locked to.

Is unlocking my iPhone 5 legal?

Yes, our safe and permanent IMEI unlocking service is 100% legal. Not only is it fully legal but your warranty will remain fully intact.


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Why Unlock iPhone 5
with iPhone Approved Unlock

  • Internationally Unlocked

    Roam around the world and insert a local, cheaper SIM card!

  • Keep your iPhone 5 whilst it is Unlocked

    We unlock your iPhone 5 remotely, you can still use it whilst it is being unlocked.

  • Permanent Unlock

    Your iPhone 5 will be unlocked permanently, so updates will work as normal.

  • Warranty Remains Valid

    Your iPhone 5 warranty will not be affected by our unlocking service!

  • 100% Success Rate

    Our iPhone 5 unlocking service has a 100% success rate!

  • Recommended Method

    IMEI unlocking is the method Apple and Carrier use themselves.

  • Step-by-Step Instructions

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  • Permanent Unlock

    Your iPhone 5 will be unlocked permanently, so updates will work as normal.

  • 100% Legal

    IMEI unlocking your iPhone 5 is 100% legal in the US and around the world.

  • Customer Support

    We have a dedicated customer support team to help you every step of the way.

Apple Models

We offer a unlocking service for all iPhone, iPad and iWatch models – find your device here.

24 hour unlock delivery

Instant unlocking for many mobile networks.

Highly Skilled Tech Team

Experienced in all AppleTM iPhone

Your Phone is Safe

You keep your device throughout the entire process.

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