“AT&T has just launched a new webpage that allows you to request a SIM unlock for an out of contract iPhone,” Chris Oldroyd reports for iMore.

“AT&T has always made it reasonably difficult to unlock a device on its network but now it seems to be softening its approach and actually trying to make it easier for iPhone users,” Oldroyd reports. “The form is fairly simple to fill in and if you meet a few simple requirements you can have your iPhone unlocked in 5-7 days.”

Oldroyd reports, “Anyone with an out of contract iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS considering selling to fund the iPhone 5 when it is released, should take advantage of this free service from AT&T. Having your device unlocked officially by AT&T will certainly increase its value and salability.”

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