need help about cell phone locking and unlocking???

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by the_music_man, May 18, 2003.

  1. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    well you know those deals when they give you cheap phones with a plan and they are locked...how do you unlock and can u explain it more. thanks
     
  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    You need a data cable, and a bit of knowledge.
    I'm pretty sure it's illegal though, or at least in some way a violation of the terms of owning the phone.
     
  3. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    well if i did it its only b/c i need to use it over seas..
     
  4. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Ask your provider about roaming.
     
  5. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    heck no. its like 1000000000000000 dollars per minute
     
  6. Nick M

    Nick M Moderator

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    Unlocking a phone is illegal. Check phrack.
     
  7. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    i think we already established that! but thanks for your opinion
     
  8. theone1

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    its not illegal....
     
  9. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    I'm sure that it differs in different countries (ah, the wonder of the net ;P)
    Here in the UK there are shops and stores that will gladly unlock your cell, so I dont think its illegal here, probably just frowned at by the service providers.

    Prodj, It will depend on what model phone you get, basically get the modem/manufacturer of the phone you want, then pop something like "Nokia 2385723847-10 Unlock" into google and see what comes up.
     
  10. mbunny

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    Its a little data cable that flashes the rom on your mobile.

    Careful though... ROM's don't take well to lots of flashes....
     
  11. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    If you get it right you only need to do it once ;)
     
  12. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    told u rami that they are locked u didnt beleive me! ur an idiot! and i know how to unlock them, by the way i havent seen many programs to unlock the phone u want (the phone i currently have) Nokia 3650 WHHOOOO HOOOOO THIS PHONE IS GREAT!
     
  13. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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  14. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    dur dur i knew that