Last summer, President Obama signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act into law. This made it legal for consumers to unlock their cell phones, but until now, carriers haven’t been required to sell unlocked phones or honor unlock requests (although most did anyway). That’s going to change on February 11th. DON’T MISS: I took the same photo with an iPhone 6 and a 6 Plus, the difference is incredible As Android Police noted in a recent post, starting later this week, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular will have no choice but to unlock your phone if you ask them to (under a certain set of conditions). If you want to see the full unlocking policy for each carrier, you can check
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If you have an Android phone, you can use T-Mobile's Device Unlock app to request T-Mobile unlock your phone. Others will need to contact customer support at 877-746-0909.