Leagal iOS 8 iPhone Unlock in U.S. and Worldwide!
Till August 2014 it was illegal to unlock iOS 8 iPhone without your carrier’s permission, but it is now officially allowed to do once President Barack Obama signed the unlocking bill into law. This is wonderful news for anyone who is getting ready to purchase the locked iPhone 6 and order iOS 8 unlock at once.
You will not have to ask your mobile operator whether you are allowed to unlock iPhone 5S on iOS 8 or any other model [5c, 5 or 4S as earlier versions are not supported by this firmware]. The official release of the iOS 8 operating system should happen in September.
Once you order unlock for iPhone 6 iOS 8 or other handset version you will be able to insert different SIM cards and switch your carriers with ease. This makes you ready to use ALL carrier’s SIMs in any country of the world.
How can you unlock iPhone 5 iOS 8 [iPhone 5S, 5c and 4S]?
There are a lot of methods you can choose from now on. There are older R-SIM unlocker or Ultrasn0w, X-SIM and Gevey-SIM tools and newer factory unlock by IMEI. From now on all these methods are legal so it’s up to you which one to choose. Everything will depend on your iPhone model and support for iOS 8 which is not officially released yet.
The only permanent method that exists right now is factory IMEI unlock which guarantees the result, doesn’t install anything on your smartphone and the best part – doesn’t void Apple warranty.
The beta version of iOS 8 which is already available to all registered developers and some users [it is possible to install betas without the UDID number] can be also unlocked if you wish. It was unveiled on June 2, 2014. Developers are working the whole summer testing it and searching for bugs.
Before you select the method to unlock iPhone 4S iOS 8, you should know that this model gets new baseband 5.4.00 after update. The iPhone 5S and 5c models have the same baseband 3.09.01 once you install iOS 8 on them and the iPhone 5 iOS 8 baseband is 7.03.00. Some tools work with particular modem firmwares so it’s better to know how baseband changes after iOS 8 update.
Apple offers a lot of new features for its next firmware. It is also rumored that the next iPhone 6 would cost more than the current iPhone 5S, thus it could be better to stay on version 4S, 5, 5c and 5S with legal unlock instead of purchasing the new device.
It is said that Gevey SIM and R-SIM will definitely support iOS 8 devices once the firmware is available to public. Factory IMEI unlocking method also works on all operating systems, iPhones and basebands so there will be no problem with ordering this method of becoming SIM free.
Don’t worry about your carrier, as it will surely be possible to unlock iOS 8 smartphones for all big mobile companies like unlock AT&T carrier from the U.S. or carriers from Germany, France, Canada, Australia, the UK, Sweden, Italy and other countries. Al you’ll have to do is visit the unlocking company’s site and order iOS 8 iPhone 5S, 5, 5c or 4S unlock which is legal!