How to Unlock iPhone 8 Plus

How to Unlock iPhone 8 Plus

Wondering how to unlock iPhone 8 Plus? Scroll below and follow the steps.

There are many reasons why users want to unlock their iPhone 8 Plus. There are cheaper competitors or better coverage. A lot of users want to know how to unlock iPhone 8 Plus. It’s quite complex but I have laid out approved steps that might help you.


How to Unlock iPhone 8 Plus

How to Unlock iPhone 8 Plus

Step 1: Before following these steps, contact your carrier or network provider as only they can help you with the unlocking.

Step 2: Request them for an unlock.

Step 3: To unlock your iPhone 8 Plus, your account must meet the requirements of unlocking.

Step 4: Once you submit the request, it will take a few days for it to complete.

Step 5: You can also get the status of your request by contacting the carrier.

Step 6: Once the network provider or carrier validates that your iPhone has been unlocked, follow the rest of the steps.

Step 7: If you own a SIM card other than your current network provider, remove it, and insert a new one.

Step 8: In case, if you don’t have a new SIM Card, take a full backup of your iPhone.

Step 9: Reset your iPhone and restore the backup that you had taken.

Step 10: Connect your iPhone to a PC.

Step 11: If you see this notification pop-up: “The SIM card inserted in this iPhone does not appear to be supported. Only compatible SIM cards from a supported carrier may be used to activate iPhone. Please insert the SIM card that came with your iPhone or visit a supported carrier store.” – restore your iPhone to factory settings.

Step 12: You’ll need to get in touch with the network provider/carrier.

Step 13: Ensure that they have applied the unlock in their systems.

Step 14: Now, restore your phone from the last backup.


This is how to unlock iPhone 8 Plus. Even Apple has approved the aforementioned steps. Try it out and let us know how it works for you.


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