Pre-order the New Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 & Galaxy Z Fold4 and, for a limited time, get twice the storage and a free case!
Fever09's profile

Tutor

 • 

5 Messages

Wed, Nov 19, 2014 4:58 PM

Is it possible to unlock lost iphone 5 from att?

hi , I saw an iphone 5 in the street months ago, is it possible to get unlocked?

deenalove08

Guru

 • 

901 Messages

8 y前

So you found an iPhone 5 and now want to unlock it?  Have you tried to find the owner for it?  

Tutor

 • 

5 Messages

8 y前

nope because the simcard is dead already and the phone is already reseted, just want to know if this phone is still usable or just a dummy phone now 

kdfederer

ACE - Expert

 • 

12.6K Messages

8 y前

Usually if a phone is lost, the owner reports it to AT&T and the phone is blacklisted. Once it is blacklisted, it is unusable as a phone.

Tutor

 • 

5 Messages

8 y前

ok. thats such a waste lol. it looks new though, well. thanks atleast I know now.

GeekBoy

Master

 • 

4.1K Messages

8 y前

It may be better for you anyway. If it was reported lost/stolen, and you have it in your posession, most states would consider that posession of stolen property, which could entail jail time if it is linked to you...
cousintim

Professor

 • 

1.7K Messages

8 y前


@GeekBoy wrote:
It may be better for you anyway. If it was reported lost/stolen, and you have it in your posession, most states would consider that posession of stolen property, which could entail jail time if it is linked to you...

Not at all true.

Tutor

 • 

5 Messages

8 y前

ya right.

ATTDmitriyCM

Community Manager

 • 

10.1K Messages

8 y前

 

Hi @Fever09 

 

You can return it to a corporate AT&T store and they will be happy to try to return it to the previous owner and if they can't, they'll recycle it responsibly.

 

Thanks,

Dmitriy

Tutor

 • 

5 Messages

8 y前

my phone get unlocked after 5 days 😄 thanks AT&T

Need help?
The new iPhone 13
Fix, replace or check device delivery
New to AT&T Community?
New to the AT&T Community? Start by visiting the Community How-To.
New to the AT&T Community?
Visit the Community How-To.