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    Re: Unlocking mobiles (untested)
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    • 21st Sep 03, 6:03 PM
    Re: Unlocking mobiles (untested) 21st Sep 03 at 6:03 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.


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

    All Sites are legal and software is also legal freeware.


    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 12:02 AM.
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