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    • #1
    • 12th Oct 04, 1:44 PM
    THANK YOU 12th Oct 04 at 1:44 PM
    Having recently been made redundant and having a student loan, I found this site amazingly beneficial, so thank you for that.

    I am seeking a tip on unlocking my mobile, the phone is my own, 12 months contract ended in March this year, Orange costs on day calls are the same as TMobile, therefore am switching to PAYG - TMobile quote 15.00 to unlock, is this the only option I have. 15.00 is more than 25% of my Job Seekers Allowance!

    Thank you.
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    • GlennTheBaker
    • By GlennTheBaker 12th Oct 04, 3:30 PM
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    • 12th Oct 04, 3:30 PM
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    • 12th Oct 04, 3:30 PM
    Out of interest, which make and model phone do you have?
    • thefirs
    • By thefirs 12th Oct 04, 3:35 PM
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    • 12th Oct 04, 3:35 PM
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    • 12th Oct 04, 3:35 PM
    It rather depends on the phone. Quite a lot of phones can be unlocked using free code generators - have a look at for a selection of discussions on the subject, or (a Swedish site, this is the English languageversion). It seems that most Nokias are a doddle, wheras some Siemens require you to open the casing and cut things on the circuit board!

    I've successfully done a number of Nokia 3510s. Failing this you could reduce the cost from 15 down to 10 or even 5 at a small electronics shop or market stall.
  • Jindee
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    • 12th Oct 04, 4:04 PM
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    • 12th Oct 04, 4:04 PM
    Thanks folks. The phone is a Sony Ericsson T68i, I have found a site on the net that will unlock for 3 but request credit card details etc., I may just give that a go.

    Thanks again.
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