Most of you guys have an iPhone or you want to purchase one than this is the most important thing that you should keep an eye on, Whether your iPhone is Locked or Unlocked. This is quite important because Apple is very interested to lock the smartphone to one carrier network so that it can get the loyalty of a customer and make the contract possible which is an important business deal between the Phone Manufacturer and the carrier.
If you have bought an iPhone and you want to check whether it is a locked iPhone or is it Unlocked one, you have to follow these steps in order to confirm the status of Your iPhone is Locked or Unlocked.
How To Check your iPhone Locked or Unlocked Status:
1st Step: In first step you need to get the IMEI number, IMEI is actually the abbreviation of International Mobile Equipment Identity Number which is basically an international serial number for your phone, which helps in identification of the device.
How to know your IMEI number? For that you have to dial *#06# from your iPhone dialer. It will come up with your device’s IMEI number. Yet there is another way to find the IMEI number by going to your iPhone’s Setting> General> About and you can find the IMEI written at the end of the information shown.
2nd Step: After having the IMEI you can visit the iPhone IMEI checker and you can insert the number there to check your IMEI status. The website mostly used for the verification of IMEI status is or
3rd Step: After pasting the IMEI number into one of those sites you will receive a report which will assure you that whether your iPhone is a locked device or it is Unlocked. The report will look like the images posted below.
This is how you can be assured about the status of your iPhone whether it is locked or unlocked.