07-11-2017 09:41 AM
It doesn't look like there's been an unlock experience shared recently.
So I'll start one.
Bought on eBay - over 1 year on contract.
Contacted EE. Got a text while on the phone with their rep (19:25HRS 06 Nov 2017).
"Hi from EE. Thank you for your handset unlocking payment. Your authorisation code is NNNNNN. Your Apple handset will be unlocked within 48 hours . Please follow the instructions at www.ee.co.uk/appleunlock after this time to complete the process. Thank you."
We shall see.
07-11-2017 03:33 PM
Unlocked from EE (no update notification - just tried and it seemed to work). (15:20 HRS 07 Nov 2017)
It took less than 20 hours in total.