How to Buy iPhone XR Unlocked in the USA

Although Apple hasn’t given a direct option for purchasing a SIM-free iPhone XR, if you Pay in full with a one-time payment, you’ll get an unlocked iPhone XR with SIM card for the chosen carrier. The device will be ready to use with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.

If you choose carrier financing from AT&T or Verizon though, your iPhone XR will be locked to your carrier.

How to Buy iPhone XR Unlocked (SIM-free)

  1. Go to the iPhone XR buying page on Apple Store (link →).
  2. Select your carrier.
  3. Then select the iPhone XR color and variant you want to purchase.
  4. On the payments option page, select One-time payment.
  5. You’ll see the “Unlocked iPhone with [carrier name] SIM” text mentioned on the next page. This means that your iPhone XR is unlocked and will ship with a SIM card of the selected carrier.

Note: Don’t choose carrier financing. If you choose carrier financing from AT&T or Verizon to pay for the full amount, your iPhone will be locked to your carrier.

Also read: How to use Dual SIM on iPhone XS and iPhone XR