The difference between iCloud unlocking and network carrier unlocking

iCloud unlocking. Network carrier unlocking. No two terms in the cell phone unlocking industry cause greater confusion. And the important thing to realize is they are not the same. An iCloud locked iPhone has a security feature preventing anybody but the owner from using it. The only way to disable the iCloud Activation Lock is


Do you know the difference between a blocked and a locked cell phone?

Although blocked and locked are similarly spelled, there is a world of difference when it comes to the meaning of each word. Network carriers block the IMEI number of cell phones that have been reported lost or stolen by the owner or because one or more bills have not been paid on time. A locked


How to find out the original carrier of your cell phone… and much more!

The transition from the Industrial Revolution to the Information Age is exciting but isn’t all plain sailing, however, at doctorSIM, our mission is to make the process as smooth as possible. At no other time in human history has it been so important to be well informed. And with the rapid rise and expansion of


Check if your phone is blacklisted due to theft, loss or unpaid bill for FREE

Are you in the market for a second-hand phone? Are you unable to make calls or connect to the internet and unsure why? Do you want to make sure your phone cannot be used if stolen? Find out in a matter of seconds if your phone has been added to the GSM Association blacklist, whether


5 things to do before selling your phone

Are you looking to sell your phone so you can buy a new one? Is it finally time to upgrade to that new smartphone you’ve had your eye on for months? Do you want to make some quick money getting rid of all those old phones cluttering up your home? doctorSIM recommends these five steps,


Check to see if your phone has been added to the GSMA blacklist

doctorSIM’s obsession with empowering phone users and helping them save money knows no bounds. Our new IMEI check services will let you know if your phone has been reported to the GSMA due to loss, theft or unpaid phone bill. In line with our desire to keep your wallet in your pocket, our new services