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 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.