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I have a cell phone that has been out of service for a long time and i forgot the phone number to it. it is locked and i remember that the unlock code is the last 4 digits of the phone number. what do i do now to unlock it so i can activate it? LG vx3300 is the type of phone.i cannot afford to buy a new phone.

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  • fastfixpcs
    fastfixpcs May 11, 2010

    You can also contact your cell phone provider and tell that you wish to sell your cell phone and need to unlock it. They will give you the code you need.

  • Kevin Shafer
    Kevin Shafer May 11, 2010

    Ummmm....contact your cell service provider. They will tell you what your phone number is.

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Please help me how to unlocked my new phone


Hi,

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Let me give you a little background and then some solutions. This is generic because I don't know your carrier. I'm using AT&T as an example. Most carriers use the same procedure but the wording may differ.

Phones are naturally unlocked, but a service provider might lock them when originally manufactured, all GSM cell phones are unlocked. That is, they can be used with any SIM from any cellphone service provider - always assuming, of course, that the cellphone service provider has compatible GSM service on the same frequency bands that the phone can operate on.

Most cell phone service providers electronically 'lock' the phone so that it can only be used with their service. There are obvious reasons why they choose to do this - in particular, to force you to pay what are usually very high roaming charges when you take your phone out of their network and use it elsewhere in the world.

Fortunately, this locking is reversible. With some phones, it is possible to simply enter an unlocking password code into the phone and it is immediately then unlocked. Other phones need to be connected up to a special unlocking data terminal.

Your phone has to be unlocked by the carrier. LG, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Nokia and most of their ilk, will not give consumers the unlock codes but don't despair.

A PUK (PIN Unlock Key) code is required to unlock SIM cards that have become locked following three successive incorrect PIN entries. If your SIM card becomes locked, you will need to get a PUK code from your carrier. For example, if you have AT&T to unlock your SIM card, you can obtain your phone's PUK code from AT&T by:

? logging in to your my wireless Account online
? using their Technical Support Chat
? calling Customer Care at 1-800-331-0500

To get your phone's PUK code online from ATT:

? Log in to your my wireless Account.
? Select My Services under My Account.
? From the My Services screen, select My Phone/Device.
? Select Unblock SIM Card.
? The Unblock SIM screen will display your PUK code.


Once you receive your PUK code, you will need to enter it into your phone to set a new PIN code.

Note: If you enter the wrong ATT PUK code 10 times in a row, your SIM card will be invalidated, and you will need to purchase a new SIM Card. The phone will display the following error: "PUK blocked call operator."

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There are three other ways to unlock a phone:

? The carrier will unlock the phone for you at one of its retail outlets;
? You can do it yourself by trying some of the YouTube entries. I used to recommend one or two but found them all to be scams. The same with the $1.99 sites. They seem to all have codes for phones no one has ever heard of (In the trade it's known as bait-and-switch). If you see language such as: "FREE Cell Phone Mobile Unlock Code with TrialPay", remember that most things in life are not free.
? Pay $5.99+ at the following website: www.theunlockshack.com/. I have absolutely no affiliation or relationship with The Unlock Shack or its principals. However, they seem to be reliable.

I trust that this is helpful and solves your problem. All the best

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Minimum price http://unlockgenie.com/
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anyway try this two sites they offer you free services
http://unlockitfree.com
http://unlock.nokiafree.org/

here is the unlock page for your mobile;
select country
select service provider
put your IMEI no
that's it

Free Nokia Cell Phone Unlock Codes

1) Unlock Nokia 6600 (Orange, UK)
#pw+399466210777312+1#
#pw+719950237732007+5#
2) Unlock Nokia 3390 (Fido, Canada)
#pw+6595657252+1# or
#pw+4474052474+1#
3) Unlock Nokia 6102 (Cingular, USA)
#pw+939652056653040+1#
4) Unlock Nokia 6820b (AT&T, USA)
#pw+895421713251412+1#
5) Unlock Nokia 6102b (Cingular, USA)
#pw+324556243142742+1#
6) Unlock Nokia 6010 (T-Mobile, USA)
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7) Unlock Nokia 3120 (Vodafone, Spain)
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8) Unlock Nokia 6101 (T-Mobile, USA)
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9) Unlock Nokia 6230 (Vodafone, UK)
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10) Unlock Nokia 7600 (3 Network, UK)
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note: {To get the p push your * key 3 times, the w is the * pushed 4 times and for + is the *pushed2 times. }

let me know if it's helpful to you

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