At our cellphone repair store many customers ask for buy unlocked phones. We usually sell a number of phones at any given time but unlocked phones are always in demand. It’s not a problem if the phone is locked to a specific carrier but it limits the potential customer base. The benefit of unlocked phones is the phone can be used for any carrier and anywhere in the world.
At Fixit phone repair in Boca Raton, FL we see many customers from different parts of the world. Most of the customers from S. America and the Caribbean are interested in unlocked phones for family. We see a lot of customers looking to buy for relatives in countries that can’t find good reliable devices. We make it a priority to keep as many unlocked phones on hand as we can to meet this need.
The easiest way to purchase an unlocked phone is to buy it from a reliable source. Many phones on the market are locked to a specific carrier, like sprint which you can’t unlock. The major GSM carriers in the US, which is T-Mobile & AT&T can be unlocked for a cost. If you can find a device from Verizon than you’re golden because all of these are unlocked phones. The best way to make sure the phone is unlocked is to try a sim card from a different carrier. If you can make a call using the different sim card that means the phone is unlocked.
Another factor to consider if you buy a phone is to make sure it’s paid off. If you plan on using the device in the US and the original owner never paid it off than it will become blacklisted. This is a different scenario when looking for unlocked phones as many unscrupulous sellers will never tell you it’s not paid off. It takes about ninety days for the carrier to blacklist the phone since the last payment received.
Cheap Unlocked Cell Phones Boca Raton
Fixit Phone Repair in Boca Raton is not just an awesome repair store they also sell unlocked cell phones. When buying any cellphone it’s very important to make sure the phone is unlocked. An unlocked cell phone means it free to use on any carrier and in any country. When you get a new phone as part of a contract the cell phone is locked to that carrier. In order to use the phone you need to have a contract or plan with that carrier or one of its affiliates. Even though the phone is in your possession you don’t actually own it until the contract is fulfilled. The actual cost of the phone is spread out over the length of the contract and is not unlocked until the contract is completed. Most carriers give the option to purchase the phone upfront or pay it off early. But until that happens, you don’t have a unlocked cell phone that’s usable with any carrier or in any country.
How to buy a unlocked cell phone?
The best way to check if you buying an unlocked cell phone is to try a sim card from a different carrier. If the phone is unlocked than any sim that is inserted will work, unless that carrier has a stipulation. Some carriers require any phone you use on your plan to be added by submitting the imei number, which is easy enough. Once you determine the phone is unlocked than you are free to use it anywhere and for any carrier. There is a high demand for unlocked cell phones especially in countries outside of the US. Fixit Phone Repair offers a large variety of unlocked cell phones that are usually purchased by individuals form S. America and the Caribbean islands. If you’re in the market for a good unlocked cell phone than come see us at Fixit Phone Repair, 1941 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL. At any given time we offer many unlocked iPhones and Samsung phones, all of which are unlocked. We use social media like, OfferUp and Facebook Marketplace to market our phones for sale. All of our prices are at or below market value and we guarantee the phone is unlocked or your money back. If you need an affordable unlocked cell phone today than try us out.