Unlock Eligibility

  • 13 March 2021
  • 2 replies


I just received a text  message (supposedly from T-Mobile) saying that my device has reached unlock eligibility.  What does that mean and is it  really from T-Mobile  or is it some sort of scam. I have an Android LG phone.

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Yes, it’s from 456. Thank you very much Syaoran for the quick response.  I’ll look into it more now.

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Is it from shortcode: 456?  If so, then unless spoofed, it is a safe bet it is from T-Mobile.  If your device is ready to be unlocked, then you can try the T-Mobile Unlock app that is pre-installed on your device.  Select permanent unlock and continue.  Some devices have the unlock integrated into the settings menu.