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Know if an Android Phone Has Been Unlocked

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I am curious as to whether or not my phone is locked or not?

I downloaded "Phone Info" in the play store, but Nowhere does it say specifically that my phone is locked or Unlocked. The issue I am having Only is sending & receiving photos / MMS messages (Which are at times Long texts which render themselves as MMS types.

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The original carrier was AT&T but they screwed me over, so, with a quick trip to BYOP @ Wally-World (Wal-Mart), they had me up & running on STR8-Talk in minutes, However, I locked myself out of That phone by performing a hard reset & NOT having a G-Mail acct., it will Not allow me back in! That phone was replaced through "Geek-Squad" protection, they sent me a new one, never asked for the other back, so I have 2 now, 1 I'm locked out of & 1 that will Not send MMS's, if Anyone has an answer, Thanks!   Hackie-Sack  OH, the phone is a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

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Is my used phone locked to Sprint?

I have a used Samsung S4 with the carrier SPRINT. I inserted my SIM card and powered the phone up. It is saying "invalid card - Emergency call only"... I have tried: re-inserting the SIM card. I think it was caused by: I am not sure if I bought a locked phone

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Besides given advice in the article, you can perform the following:

  1. 1
    install GalaxSim Unlock;
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  2. 2
    launch the application
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    If the application offers to unlock your phone, then your phone has a carrier lock.
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Method 2 step 5 in know if an Android phone has been unlocked, I can't find that link, where is this link?

Method 2 step 5 in know if an Android phone has been unlocked, I can't find that link. I have tried: I have went to the website and I do not see the link, I have tried typing the IMIE number in but I don't see where it shows if the phone is unlocked or not

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Checking if my Android phone is unlocked from Telstra?

When typing this code #06# into my phone app, a message reads "requested service unknown". . . Does this mean my phone is locked???. I have tried: That is all I have tried, I don't have another SIM to test & I'm reluctant to buy an international SIM unless I am sure. I think it was caused by: Not a fault, I just want to learn as to whether my phone is locked or not

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I bought a used boost mobile phone. I need to check if it is locked or not?

It does not have a data plan. I need to check if it is locked or not? I'm looking for a cheap or free 2G or 3G connection to surf the internet with? I have a very little knowledge of 2G and 3G. I once found a 3G AT&T connection that worked on my Kocaso tablet by changing two settings in the Data settings; I cannot find that setting anymore.. I have tried: None. I think it was caused by: None

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Is my old cell locked to my provider?

Hi The real problem :) I've gone to an IMEI site to check if my old cell is locked, but am not finding a "warranty/lock" tab...any idea what I should do to find out if it's locked?. I have tried: Gone to IMEI site. not finding "SIM lock & warranty" tab. I think it was caused by: N/a

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I typed *#06# and nothing happened?

I even tried placing the call--again nothing

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From this article I am not able to figure out if my phone is locked or not, it only tell me about the warranty?

I have a Moto g and the seller says it is unlocked but my phone asks for SIM network unlock pin. The steps described in the article is not answering my question. I have tried: I tried using the site of the link given. but it does not tell me if my phone is locked. I think it was caused by: The page only tells you about the warranty and not whether the phone is locked or not

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My Meid number is not listed It is from an old Android?

The number which comes up is A000003174749E and I cannot find out if it is locked or unlocked and I want to get a different carrier.

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