It's the same great phone as the HTC One A9, but without unnecessary pre-loads or SIM restrictions. You'll experience more phone freedom than ever!

We're giving customers an even greater level of freedom with a special SIM Unlocked edition on HTC.com that allows you to pop in an activated SIM from the carrier of your choice* and change carriers at will.

When you buy from HTC.com, your HTC One A9 comes with 6 months of unlimited music on Google Play Music for FREE.

*AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint customers can use an unlocked HTC One A9 today.

Why would I want an unlocked HTC One A9?

Less pre-loaded software. Unnecessary pre-loaded applications have been removed from the unlocked HTC One A9. You'll enjoy a clutter-free, customizable experience.

Switching carriers is a lot easier with an unlocked HTC One A9. You'll be able to switch carriers at will with the HTC One A9 unlocked edition. Simply insert your activated AT&T or T-Mobile SIM to begin using your HTC One A9. Sprint compatibility requires separate hardware - HTC One A9 customers switching to Sprint will need to purchase a compatible device.

International travel can be a lot easier too. A SIM unlocked phone allows you to switch SIMs to the local carrier of your choice, maximizing your coverage and minimizing your cost.

Why do you have individual carrier logos on your buy page?

Many customers already have service through their preferred wireless carrier.

When you select your wireless carrier on the HTC One A9 buy page, we'll make sure your unlocked phone is compatible.

What US networks does the HTC One A9 Unlocked edition work on?

The hardware for the unlocked HTC One A9 will work fully on the following US LTE networks:

  • AT&T
  • Boost Mobile*
  • CellularOne
  • Consumer Cellular
  • Cricket
  • GCI (Alaska)
  • Good2Go
  • MetroPCS
  • NET 10
  • Real Mobile
  • Simple Mobile
  • Straight Talk
  • Sprint*
  • Telcel America
  • T-Mobile
  • TracFone
  • Virgin Mobile*
  • Voce Wireless
  • WalMart Family Mobile
  • *Sprint Unlocked SKU.

    Additional carriers may be supported. To confirm, check with your carrier to ensure the bands listed below are supported.

How can I buy a carrier-edition (locked) HTC One A9 without a contract?

You can buy an HTC One A9 at full retail value through AT&T and Sprint. Please check with AT&T and Sprint for additional detail on contract-free plans.

Does the HTC One A9 Unlocked edition support Voice over LTE (VoLTE), Wi-Fi Calling, Mobile Hotspot and LTE Carrier Aggregation?

Yes, unlike other mobile phone manufacturers, HTC is proud to offer the best user experience to our customers. We support Voice Services over LTE (VoLTE), Wi-Fi Calling, Mobile Hotspot and Carrier Aggregation. Our HTC One A9 has been built from the ground up for the North America customers and wireless networks. Some services may require the feature to be supported by your mobile operator before it will function on the HTC One A9.

I bought the HTC One A9 Unlocked edition directly from htc.com and I still have some carrier preloads.

You can now remove those applications by simply uninstalling them. When you upgrade to the HTC One A9 during setup, applications installed on your old device will automatically download to the new one based on your Google account settings. Now you can simply uninstall the applications you no longer need.

HTC One A9 Unlocked Band Support

AT&T, TMUS: LTE Bands FDD: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 29
2G GSM / GPRS / EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G UMTS 850 / AWS (1700) /1900/2100; 4G

SPCS: LTE Bands FDD: 2, 4, 5, 12, 25, 26 TDD: 41
2G GSM / GPRS / EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G UMTS 850 / AWS(1700) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA BC01 / BC1 / BC10 4G