How can I filter unlocked phones only?
When you buy a phone from a specific carrier (device + SIM card), that phone is usually 'locked', meaning that it won't work if you try to use it with a different carrier. Unlocked phones are phones which are not tied to one specific carrier.
In almost every case, refurbished phones are sold unlocked so that they may work with every network. Still, if you would rather be sure, here is how you can filter unlocked phones only:
How to filter refurbished iPhones by carrier or unlocked
At RefurbMe, we offer a few Carrier filtering options. When you search for an iPhone, click on More Filters:
Scroll down to Carrier and select Unlocked:
As you can see, one of these options is "Unlocked". Unlocked phones are compatible with any carrier. This can be a good