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Wed, Mar 21, 2018 9:14 PM

We can't unlock this device because it hasn't been active for at least six months of paid service.

When i tried to unlock my att prepaid iphone se, I got denied for the above reason.

I have used the phone for roughly 6 months, but I don't know the exact time. How can I check how long I have been active for paid service? (since I don't have the account any longer, so I can't really check the history) 

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ACE - Sage

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5 years ago

Check your payment history.   

The phone must have continuous service for 6 month to be eligible 

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5 years ago

Thanks.

1) I'm using an MVNO service which uses at&t, does that count for the 6 months of use?

2) Let's say I have used it for 5 month, but since I have cancelled my service already, do I need another 6 months of continuous use or just 1 additional month?

Anonymous

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5 years ago

Has to be at&t. Not another company

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4 years ago

This is not really true. I am getting same message "We can't unlock this device because it hasn't been active for at least six months of paid service."  My device is activated 6 month ago.  I have international trip on 29Mar2019.  

 

ACE - Sage

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4 years ago


@sileixu wrote:

Thanks.

1) I'm using an MVNO service which uses at&t, does that count for the 6 months of use?

If you bought an AT&T phone and it worked on an MVNO, it may be denied.  Won’t know as it hasn’t been asked before.  

2) Let's say I have used it for 5 month, but since I have cancelled my service already, do I need another 6 months of continuous use or just 1 additional month?    Yes, the clock restarts if there is a gap in service.  


 

ACE - Sage

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@ravindran.mani wrote:

This is not really true. I am getting same message "We can't unlock this device because it hasn't been active for at least six months of paid service."  My device is activated 6 month ago.  I have international trip on 29Mar2019.  

 


The computer has its accounting which requires 6 continuous paid and completed months.  You can call tech support to see why the computer and you don’t agree.

 

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