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How to unlock your Android phone?

5 May 2012 5 Comments

Lots of Android phone users want to unlock their most favorite phone to use them with different local and international SIM cards on different domestic carriers or while traveling that do not propose an Android for sale. Luckily, this is simply achieved with a certain unlock code and a 2nd SIM card. You should research before trying to unlock your Android phone, because unlocking may cause unintentional consequences for example decreases information and data speed. Follow these easy steps in order to unlock your Android phone safely.

Step 1: Obtain certain unlock code. Normally T-Mobile users need to wait 3 months from the beginning of their contracts and then they can request for a certain free phone unlock code. If anyone is not a T-Mobile user but wants to unlock his/her phone instantly, buy a phone unlock code from online. He/she will need to provide his/her phones IMEI number, which he/she can get from “Settings” then “About Phone” and then “Status”.

Step 2: In this step, you need to “Turn off” your phone and need to remove the backside cover and battery. Search for the SIM card in your Android phone, and take away the one that is presently in your Android phone. Put it aside. Then insert the new SIM card in your phone and replace the phones battery and backside cover. Then “Turn on” your phone.

Step 3: When the phone turns on, it will show a display asking for a phone unlock code for the new SIM card. Enter this unlock code here. Now your Android phone is unlocked. Unlocking Android phone is very risky because if anyone fails to unlock correctly then some major problems may occur. So, before unlocking, try to understand these above steps very carefully.


  • brandon said:

    My phone is a net 10 tracfone and I believe runs off sprint can I still get it unlocked if there is no sim card for my phone?

  • Jacob said:

    I have a motorola cliq 2. Which means I used to be on T-Mobile. Now my question is, can I go down to T-Mobile and get an unlock code for it still? I am on sprint now and own an iPhone.

  • michelle said:

    what if someone has tried to unlock your phone and it permantly locks and u do not know how to unlock it?

  • Babyface said:

    I put a code on my phone and feel asleep. When I woke up i couldn’t remember the password. It has been like this for four days now. I have an andriod and im with c-spire. I don’t remember my google account. So what do I do?

  • aid said:

    I have the same as brandon does? Any solutions?

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