If youâ€™re planning a trip abroad this spring or summer, youâ€™re probably going to want to take your smartphone with you. The only problem with this is that your local cellular carrier can (and usually will) charge you a ridiculous amount of money to access talk, text and data while youâ€™re outside the country.
This is where unlocking your smartphone comes in. Having an unlocked smartphone allows you to use SIM cards from different carriers and gives you the freedom to choose a roaming solution that best fits your needs and budget. The process of getting your phone unlocked is actually easier than you might think too, and comes without the risks you might have heard about. Read on to learn more.