How long before Vodafone will unlock my phone?
Usual waiting times before Vodafone will unlock your device is 30 days. If you have a mobile phone locked to Vodafone but you are not the original owner you have 2 options.
Vodafone will unlock your phone for free, however they require you to have an active account.
1. Get a Vodafone SIM card:
If you sign-up to Vodafone with a pay-as-you-go SIM card you can wait 30 days and ask for an unlock code.
2. Use a third party: