Unlocked iPhone Buyers Guide

Unlocked iPhone Buyers Guide


Buying an Unlocked iPhone may sound confusing, but Swappa is here to make the process easy. The following guides will walk you through everything you need to know about purchasing an unlocked iPhone.

Unlocked iPhones Compatibility

Select the phone you’re interested in from the list below and we’ll help point you in the right direction:

What is an Unlocked phone?

An Unlocked phone is one that is not restricted to a specific carrier network.

Can Unlocked phones be used on any carrier network?

While an Unlocked phone is not restricted from working on any carrier network it may still have some technological restrictions, such as missing network bands, that keep it from working optimally.

LTE Network Bands

For reference, the common LTE network bands used by the major US carriers are provided below:

Verizon AT&T T-Mobile Sprint
Band 2
Band 4
Band 5
Band 13
Band 2
Band 4
Band 17
Band 30
Band 2
Band 4
Band 12
Band 25
Band 26
Band 41
Updated on January 15, 2018 • On iPhone