AT&T’s off-contract iPhone 5 can be unlocked with an easy reset
Off-contract AT&T iPhone owners can skip waiting for the carrier to unlock their smartphones
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One would think that if you bought an iPhone 5 at full price and off-contract that it would already be unlocked. Apparently, that is only partially correct.
While Verizon sells Apple’s next-generation smartphone at full price already unlocked out of the box, that is apparently not the case with AT&T. Usually, AT&T customers who opted to pay the full $649 price instead of agreeing to a two-year contract for a subsidized iPhone must follow a lengthy process to get…
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