Question: Is My Phone Blacklisted?

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, 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.