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I think what you mean is that you want o unlock it. This a CDMA phone, but there is also an S2 Sprint model which have a min-SIM card (the Samsung SPH-D710). But then again I'm not sure that it can be unlock. One way would be to contact Sprint, they will ask you for an ESN (located under the battery). To flash any firmware you need the firmware and Odin, this is a tool to flash firmware to Samsung devices. But that won't unlock your device.
I recommend that if possible, visit a Metro PCS store or Kiosk, maybe they can sell you a mini-SIM card and unlock it for you. Metro PCS use CDMA technology as Sprint and Verizon, but Metro PCS is now accepting GSM phones. Best of luck.
Flash or Flashing--Technically, flashing refers to the overwriting or
re-writing of the phone's firmware. There are many phones which can be
flashed to cricket with all features working. On most CDMA phones,
programming the phone can be done "over the air" by dialing a special
code, usually *228 or some variation. Colloquially speaking, flashing
can also loosely mean making a phone from one carrier work on another
carrier. The easy way to tell the difference is that if your phone does
NOT take a SIM card, then it is probably CDMA.
To flash a phone
to cricket you will be overwriting th phones firmware. The firmware is
software in the phone that doesn't change when you turn it off, and it
cannot be deleted unless it is overwritten, hence flashed. It requires
specific files called prl files.PRL or PRL File--Short for Preferred
Roaming List--A small text file containing instructions for how a phone
connects to a specific network's radio towers It is usually loaded by
connecting the phone to a computer to overwrite its data. There are a
few tools used such as a pst PST--Short for Phone Service Tool or
Tools--Special software used by phone manufacturers to program their
phones. And also a monster file - -"Monster File"/"Monster Pack", ROM,
or "Kitchen"--System software that is needed to flash a phone.
almost all case you will need to access the phones service programming
menu- - -Service Programming Menu--A special menu typically hidden from
the primary User Interface that allows for "deep programming" of a
phone.You will also need access to msl and spc codes specific to the
device you are flashing.MSL/SPC--Special six-digit codes needed to
access service programming features on the phone. Access to the service
programming menu can be disabled in a phone's firmware.
on your phone, it may require extra steps to unlock or get WAP and MMS
working. That is why you need the msl/spc codes to allow deep
programming to unlock these features. Not all phones will be capable to
access wap or send and receive mms.
Ringtones generally have to
be prepaid using a flex bucket. It is best to download ringtones before
you flash your phone to cricket since they have a limited selection of
ringtones and wallpapers.There are cases were flashed phones will not be
able to download ringtones directly from cricket.
outlined above will not only work with cricket but you can also flash
phones to metro pcs using the information provided above. It is best to
do all your research before purchasing your phone to ensure that the
cell phone you are interested in can be flashed to cricket or metro PCs
yes but your cricket samsung sch-r560c is not supposed to have a sim card for it because metro pcs does not have a sim card and if your samsung does not have a sim card yes u can unlock it to metro pcs
You have to be more specific...HTC Touch Pro is available for sprint and Verizon...and can be flashed for metro pcs and cricket pcs.. for metro pcs, go here: http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=1559514
it can be unlocked by calling your carrier and they will give you the infomation unlock code as long as the account is current and not delienquent if canceled it will cause some of the features not to work on the device