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The Right Ways To Unlock Your Cellphone

Mobile phones make use of two major communication systems. The coded response system or CDMA links the phone to its user to a certain system and number. This is popularly used in United States and other countries of the world. GSM is another system. This means Global System for Mobile Communication. This is getting usually used in United States, and it is common standard in many countries in the world.

In order for the GSM cell phones to communicate with a certain network, it uses SIM card. The network provider can lock the mobile phones in order for it not to respond to a SIM card from the other provider. This is unfair for many people even though this is used for competitive purposes. When you buy a cell phone, you should have the right to change the SIM card and use the phone based on the network you choose to use. As a result, the phone can be used in traveling especially in other countries without paying extra roaming charges.

However, one question you may have in mind is how do you unlock the cell phones. You should know the kind of phone you have. You should not unlock the CDMA mobile phones because it does not use of a SIM card. Once you have determined that it is a GSM phone, then see to it that it is really locked.

You can borrow a SIM card from a friend with various service provider to see if the SIM card works on your phone. When the SIM card works on your friend’s phone, then it means it is not locked. If it is locked, you will receive some error message.

After that, you should search the internet. Search for a company that provides the unlocking code. You will need to pay the charge after the company emails you with the code. You can unlock the cell phone by inserting the code. You will usually get an encouraging message from your cell phone. However, to evaluate further, you can insert it with another SIM.

However, some mobile phones are not unlocked even if you use a simple code. The mobile phone service provider who gives the code can know if the model of your cell phone can be unlocked using the code or not. There are times when the cell phones should be connected to a piece of hardware through a USB cable just to be unlocked. There are experts who can do this for you. You can also buy the hardware and unlock the phone yourself.

However, you may need to pay more.
The owner should not be deprived just because of an unlocked cell phone. It is best to correct this since this is unfair.