Can you unlock a blacklisted phone?
The only way that you can bypass a blacklist or unlock a blacklisted phone is through a third-party unlocking company.
An unlocking company can only do so much as well.
Why is my phone blacklisted?
If a phone is blacklisted, it means that the device was reported lost or stolen. The blacklist is a database of all the IMEI or ESN numbers that have been reported. If you have a device with a blacklisted number, your carrier may block services. In the worst-case scenario, the local authorities could seize your phone.
How do I check if my iPhone IMEI is blacklisted?
Step 1Check for your IMEI number by dialing *#06# on your iPhone, and a 14-16 digit serial number which identifies your mobile device will appear on your screen. Step 2Go to https://www.t-mobile.com/verifyIMEI.aspx, and enter the IMEI number in the box for IMEI Status Check. Then click “Submit”.
Can you Unblacklist an iPhone?
There’s no way to unlock a blacklisted iPhone (bad ESN) or unblacklist iPhone for free in case you’re wondering.