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7 Messages

Sunday, October 25th, 2020 9:27 PM

Is military deployment/international move unlock just international?

I am being deployed for a year next month. I just got the iPhone 12 on 30 month installments. I submitted the unlock request via email on Friday and received the unlock confirmation email on Saturday. I’ve followed  the instructions to insert a non AT&T SIM card (used Verizon) but I continue to get “SIM not supported”, and on the “About” screen, it still states SIM locked. I then tried to reset the phone as the second option on the instruction list and insert an AT&T SIM card. The “SIM locked” does not go away. Which leads me to believe the unlock is for international only. I have no way of testing until I get overseas, but I’m also uneasy about not knowing if an international SIM card will work once I get there, and if it doesn’t, how will I communicate with AT&T once abroad. Can anyone confirm that an unlock is just that, an unlock? Or are there tiers to unlocks, such as international only versus international and domestic. Thank you in advance.

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7 Messages

2 years ago

Alright, thank you. I’ll wait an actual business day. I appreciate the help.

New Member

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7 Messages

2 years ago

I submitted the email request again to AT&T, and they submitted the unlock again and it was successful yesterday morning. Thanks for the assistance, guys and gals.

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62.2K Messages

2 years ago

Glad it worked out for you. Thanks for the update.

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