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Washington DC area Official Unlocking Service Provider

Unlocking your cell phone allows you to use your cell phone in the United States with other carriers, as well as using it with international carriers while traveling abroad.  You can unlock your cell phone with American Wireless either by visiting our RETAIL LOCATION or SUBMITTING UNLOCKING ONLINE.

Our support and quality of service has been the primary reason that we were chosen as the official unlocking service provider for American Wireless and why carrier locations such as AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint refer their customers over to us.

Choose your cell phone type for unlocking:

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Frequently Asked Questions

Cell phone wireless service providers use software "locks" on their devices. These locks are meant to ensure that devices can only be used on the networks of specific service providers.American Wireless can unlock these devices using factory codes which allows your phone to be used on any carrier worldwide.  This basically turns your limited use phone into a world phone that you can use anywhere in the world.
Unless you purchased a phone that specifically states "unlocked", you should assume that the phone is locked the service provider's network.This is true whether you purchase the device from a service provider, at a general retail outlet (in person or on the web), or through a third-party.
You can unlock your mobile phone by submitting the unlocking through our Online Order Form or by stopping by at our Retail Location.If you have any questions regarding the unlocking process feel free to contact our online live chat assistant regarding any questions.If you have already placed an order with us, on your order email you will also receive the contact information for your account manager which you can also reach out to with any questions.
The length of time it takes to have your cell phone unlocked varies by the model of your cell phone.Here is our general turnaround time for unlocking:
Cell Phone ModelAverage TimeMinimum TimeMaximum Time
Apple iPhone2 Business Days1 Business Day5 Business Day
Samsung1 Business Day1 Business Day3 Business Days
HTC1 Hour30 Minutes1 Business Day
LG45 Minutes15 Minutes1 Business Day
Blackberry10 Minutes 5 Minutes1 Business Day
Motorola1 Business Day1 Business Day2 Business Days
Nokia4 Business Days1 Business Day10 Business Days
Huawei1 Business Day1 Business Day2 Business Days
Pantech30 Minutes15 Minutes1 Business Day

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Carrier Trusted.

We are the chosen partner for carrier locations nationwide such as AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint.

Entrust your unlocking needs with the same company that your carrier uses.

Customer Approved.

Customer's put their communication needs in our hands. They understand the importance of having a job done right.

Thank you for making us the #1 unlocking service provider in the nation.