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Tips On How To Unlock Your Mobile Phone

Most if not all of our mobile phones are built with a locking mechanism that enables it to only work with a particular network provider. Basically, this only means that our cellphone cannot read other SIM cards other than the one given by our network provider.

If you are one of the people who has a locked cellphone, you must get it unlocked to avoid problems in the future. Here is an example, if you plan to travel abroad, you won’t be able to use your locked cellphone. Instead of buying a local SIM card, you will be left with no other choice but to use the SIM card of your network provider and pay for the roaming charges. This is both inconvenient and costly.

Most if not all reputable network service providers lock their cellphones for the benefit of their business. Countries like the US, Canada, Australia, and many other countries have network providers who do this.

If you have a locked cellphone, do not worry because there are ways on how to unlock it. The most common way to unlock one’s cellphone is to obtain it’s “unlock code”. Each and every cellphone has it’s own unlock code that will depend on it’s brand and model. This is very easy to do once your contract with your current network service provider is about to expire. Even though you still have a couple of years left in your contract, it is still not a hindrance for you to get your phone’s unlock code from your network service provider. All that you need to do is to call their management and come up with a good excuse. It is recommendable that you just tell them you are spending a couple of weeks abroad for a vacation. Once you receive the unlock code for your phone, unlocking it is a breeze.

You don’t have to worry if your network service provider denies your request to get your phone’s unlock code, always remember that you can still take your phone to a 3rd party to unlock it. When all else fails, taking our phone to the nearest cellphone repair shop will be our best solution.

Look for good cellphone repair shops online. A lot of successful and good cellphone repair shops already advertise their services online. It is by visiting their websites that we become more aware of their capabilities and services. If possible, you may also ask for recommendations from your friends and family. You can never go wrong with a recommendation from someone you trust.

Once you get your cellphone unlocked, you are now free to change network providers.

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