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About Unlocking phones

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Verizon: Until very recently, Verizon did not lock phones. If your phone is paid off with Verizon, you are free to take it with you. However, moving forward, Verizon will lock phones at the time of purchase until they have been in service for 60 days and are paid off.

AT&T: After 60 days, if your phone is paid off, you can request to unlock it. AT&T will direct you to a website and text you a code to enter to submit your unlock request. Please note it can take up to two business days to unlock.

T-Mobile: After 40 days, if your phone is paid off, you can request to unlock it by contacting customer service. They will send you a link and code to unlock your phone. Please note it can take up to 72 hours to unlock.

Sprint: After 50 days, if your phone is paid off and your account was established after 2015, it can be unlocked by contacting customer service. Please note it can take up to two business days to unlock
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[B]Sprint: After 50 days, if your phone is paid off and your account was established after 2015, it can be unlocked by contacting customer service. Please note it can take up to two business days to unlock
What is the policy for account established before 2015?
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What is the policy for account established before 2015?
https://www4.sprint.com/legal/unl...olicy.html

For devices that are not SIM Unlock-capable, Sprint may be able to provide a Master Subsidy Lock ("MSL") code to eligible customers.

The MSL code was utilized to lock many devices manufactured prior to February 2015. For these MSL-based devices, Sprint will provide a bill notification and/or text message when you are eligible to receive your MSL code. The bill notification will direct you to Sprint Customer Care who can provide you the MSL code.
Please note, while Sprint can provide the MSL code to eligible customers, this does not mean that device will be accepted by another carrier or interoperate with another carrier's network. Whether another carrier will accept and activate a device is subject to that carrier's policies and capabilities. Additionally, Sprint devices which the owner has attempted to reprogram or activate on another carrier's network or otherwise altered from its initial programming or settings may not be able to be reactivated on the Sprint network.
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