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Fri, May 8, 2020 1:42 AM

Looks like the IMEI number you entered doesn’t match an AT&T device.

I'm trying to unlock an old iphone 6s my mother was using prior to upgrading but I receive: "Looks like the IMEI number you entered doesn’t match an AT&T device. Try entering it again. Dial *#06# on your mobile phone to make sure you have the right IMEI." The 6s has been paid off for years...any help?

dwill05

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3 years ago

You’ll likely have to call and talk to tech support. AT&T has been removing the IMEIs of old phones from their database, and your mother’s iphone 6s might have been purged.

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Thanks @dwill05! Do you know a direct number? I worry I'll be bounced around representatives...

ACE - Sage

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Number is 611 from an AT&T mobile phone, or 1.800.331.0500
Be aware that hold times are very long because most business is being conducted over the phone. You will have to be patient

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3 years ago

@ATTHelp I can't seem to fix this...please help

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4 months ago

I was in the same situation - the website unlock service couldn't unlock my old iPhone6 and the AT&T customer service refused to do anything more about it.

I got it successfully unlocked (by AT&T technicians) within a week after filing an FCC complaint https://consumercomplaints.fcc.gov/hc/en-us

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