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Check device unlock status

Learn how to find out the status of your request to unlock your AT&T phone, tablet, mobile hotspot, or other device.

How can I check the status of a device unlock request?
Get the request number from your unlock request confirmation email, and your device IMEI. You’ll need both to find out the status of your device unlock request.

Check your unlock status now, go to

About checking the status of a device unlock request

What you need to know

  • It can take up to 2 business days for us to respond to your device unlock request. Check back if you filed your unlock request in less than 2 business days.
  • Links in confirmation emails expire in 24 hours. Be sure to use the link in your confirmation email within 24 hours. Otherwise, we’ll cancel your unlock request, and you’ll have to submit another unlock device request form.

Find out the status of your device unlock request

  1. Visit
  2. Add the device IMEI number
  3. Enter the request number from the device unlock request confirmation email.
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