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    fuelman
    Re: Unlocking mobiles (untested)
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    • 21st Sep 03, 7:03 PM
    Re: Unlocking mobiles (untested) 21st Sep 03 at 7:03 PM
    Insert by Martin

    The original post on this thread has dissappeared, so I thought I would write a mini-intro to start it off.

    What is unlocking?

    This means enabling your phone to work with a compatible Sim card from any mobile network. It is possible to simply unlock a mobile phone by putting in a code found via software. *

    Isn't it illegal?

    Nope, this is a common misunderstanding.

    UNLOCKING - which means being able to use your phone with any network's sim card in it ( legal).

    UNBLOCKING means making a phone work when a phone is rendered unusable after a report of theft. *Unblocking is illegal and therefore should not and does not form a part of this thread.

    Many mobile retailers and networks will offer to Unlock a phone for you - for a fee, this thread is about how to do it for free.

    Martin


    As the top thread is deleted, I have copied links from MoneySaver Rebel's post below, to some websites which offer unlocking codes.


    http://www.unlockme.co.uk/dct4free.html

    http://www.irwebonline.com/

    http://www.dr-nokia.co.uk/

    http://www.techgsm.com/

    http://www.cubwolf.co.uk/

    All Sites are legal and software is also legal freeware.

    rebel
    ________________

    Now back to Fuelman's own post

    well spotted, i have downloaded the unlocking program and it works. I just unlocked my nokia 3510i which was locked to orange.I might start a wee sideline now. ;D
    Last edited by MSE Martin; 27-01-2005 at 1:02 AM.
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