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  • Call Your Phone Carrier’s Support – A lot of people overlook this option and simply dismiss it. Although some phone carriers will not give you a free unlock code, there are many that will including: T-Mobile and AT&T. If you tell them you are planning on traveling abroad with your Nokia 1661 they will be more likely to help you out. In addition, most phone carriers require that you have had a contract with them for more then 3 months before they will give you a free unlock code for your Nokia 1661.

  • Unlock Code Generators – There are a tons of free unlock code generators that you can try using. Although not all of them will work with your particular phone model here is a few unlock code generators worth checking out: Unlock Nokia Free and Nokia Dct4 Code generator.

  • Download Free Unlocking Software – You could also try downloading some unlock software that will calculate an unlock code for your phone that will help to unlock it. Although using this method, may sometimes require special cables, etc. You can check out these downloads for more information.
Getting Your Nokia 1661’s IMEI Number In order to get your free unlock code for your Nokia 1661, you will probably need your phone’s IMEI number. You can find your Nokia 1661’s IMEI number by simply typing *#06# and hitting enter. Your 15-digit IMEI number will then be displayed on the phone’s screen.
Anyway, now that you have your phone’s unlock code, you can start the unlock process. This is actually probably the easiest part of unlocking your phone. I took these steps from my original phone guide on How To Unlock A Nokia Phone. Here are the steps:
Unlock A Nokia 1661 1. Type #PW+
2. Enter your unlock code (Warning: Entering more then 3 incorrect unlock codes may permanently lock your phone!)
3. Now type +1#
4. Your Nokia N79 should say “SIM Restriction Off”
You should now have yourself a fully unlock Nokia 1661! You can now use your phone with any phone carrier or network your choose .

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my imei is 862990011189890 pls. send it to me my unlock code.


It don't work like that. If your phone is locked to a carrier you have to go to that carrier and request they unlock it for you(different carriers have different stipulations on if they will unlock a phone or not, so you gotta check with them) or pay a site to unlock your phone (again, most sites will only unlock your phone if the account associated with the phone is paid, in good standing, and generally out of contract, and also not black listed (reported stolen)). Generally you are wasting your money doing it that way because most of those sites require the same things the carrier require to unlock the device, but some can do blacklisted phones and other unlocks, but some may also be scams and it's not easy to tell which are legit and which are scams. Best bet would be go through your carrier (or carrier that the phone is locked to, if it's not your carrier).

Jun 07, 2015 | Cell Phones

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forgot my phone lock n6120c how can i open?


If you forgot the password or don't know the security code, You have to master reset the phone. Contact your service provider to get a master reset code at free of cost....You can also visit http://www.unlock-zone.com/ and can see different options there to get unlock code for a price. Choose any price appropriate for you............

Dec 28, 2010 | Nokia 6120 classic Cellular Phone

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Welcome to FixYa
To unlock a LG phone you will first need an LG unlock code Link OR Click here when trying to find an unlock code. . You can get a free LG unlock code usually by calling your phone carrier. Depending on who your phone carrier is, this may or may not work. Your phone carrier will ask for your LG phone’s IMEI number. You can find your phone’s IMEI number by typing *#06#. If you cannot attain a free unlock code, then you may have to look into buying an LG unlock code. Again, I would suggest first trying to get a free LG unlock code by first calling your phone carrier. Once you have an unlock code for your LG phone, we can begin the unlocking process. I found these websites from several websites and these are the steps your phone carrier will normally give you if you request them. Here are the steps: Unlock a LG phone
1. Power on your LG phone with the original SIM card in.
2. Enter 2945#*700#
3. A menu will pop up, select SIM Unlock.
4. Enter your unlock code and hit OK.
5. Your LG phone may automatically reboot.
Now you can use your newly unlocked LG phone on any phone carrier your desire!
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Jun 23, 2010 | LG Dare VX9700 Cell Phone

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I am on Orange and im wanting to go back to o2, my lg KS360 however is locked to orange, so i now want to unlock it


Hello,

You can speak to your carrier to unlock the phone.
In fact they are they only ones that can give you the unlock code due to its being a different code depending on the carrier you have.

If you contact them they are obliged to unlock it even for a fee, although it should be for free.

Hope it helped.

Nov 26, 2009 | LG KS360 QWERTY Keyboard Phone BRAND...

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how i unlock my cell phone i616


if you ahve at&t
call 1-800-331-0500 and ask for the unlock code. not sure if they will do it for you, all depends on the mode of the tech spport
if you got any other company then contact that company. ull get it for free that way

if you have tmobil simply dial 611 on thier phone, or contact them by calling them directly. or vising thier website.

do the same if you have any other carrier.

what ever carrier the phone is locked to, they are the ones that will give you a free unlock code.

Nov 11, 2009 | Cars & Trucks

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