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Samsung t219 connectivity issue

Hi, I recently brought my Samsung T219 (US T-Mobile) to india and put in a freshly bought sim card. The phone displayed the expected "Wrong simcard" message, so I searched online and found the codes to input that would unlock the phone (amd remove all locks for the phone - network, sim lock, etc etc). I did that, and now the phone is unlocked. However, when I turn on the phone with the new sim card, It recognizes the carrier (Airtel) for about 30 seconds, and then it stops, and displays "searching" with a decreasing/increasing reception meter. When i went to the network settings, I found that the phone has deteted at least one network, but it cannot acess any of them. I tried putting an already active sim card (from another phone) into the slot and it would not work, saying simply that "only emergency calls can be made from the phone." Considering that I desperately need the phone in 2 days, I would really appreciate any help that might ameliorate this issue.

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  • nxspph Jun 02, 2008

    T219 unlocked as per T-mobile instructions. Yet, when an operating SIM card purchased in India is installed, it shows AIRTEL for 30 seconds, then keeps "searching for network"..When I try to connect manually it says "Not allowed"..

    -Nitn Sampat

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    have the same problem.. the phone connects to the vodafone network and then starts searching please help... thank you

  • dsbutler May 03, 2009

    exact problem as bluemt's. Funny thing the phone worked ok at Heathrow airport but when powered up again at Harlow it did not find Lebara network. The sim works ok in friends phone in Harlow but not samsung. manual network detects O2 and t-mobile but no Lebara. Help!!!!

  • debbie May 11, 2010

    i have the samsung t219 from t-mobile. i just entered the code #7465625*638*39887090# an it says that is the wrong password. i entered this password 5 differant times. same thing wrong password. could you please check an make sure this is the correct password an possible send instructions on how to put it in. Thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    when i try to turn on wifi it says turning on for about 30 seconds then says error. the add network button is always grey also. is there a way to fix this? the phone is currently not activated. im waiting on the sim card from at&t. the customer service rep said that should not stop the wifi from working.



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I tried ALLLLLLLLLLLLl the codes for the samsung SGH T729 andddddddddddddddddddddddddd finally after fifty million codes entered....i am a genius JK.....
place the sim card you are using in the phone and enter this code "#7465625*638*39887090#" after a minute turn the phone ON ...btw i have at&t and unlocked a t-mobile phone all for free thanks to debbie :)

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Codes are individual to IMEI. If you are able to pick up signal using the unlock code you found then you did it properly. I would suggest you contact the carrier for the SIM card that you bought. They may have activated a defective SIM that is not connecting preoperly.

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This is the code to unlock the phone if u didnt use this u didnt do it right i recievded this from tmobile them selves #7465625*638*39887090#

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Ensure that your battery is charged
Install a different sim card
Phone will display WRONG CARD
Enter *7465625*638*00000000*00000000#
Make sure you entries are correct
The 00000000 will shown as - - - - - - - -
When you enter the next entry, the display will not show those entry, enter carefully
Enter #7465625*638*00000000#
Turn phone off.
Turn phone back on.
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The second code disables the lock
Do not enter any other code

When your phone is locked and your had change the password
The factory preset 00000000 will not work
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Enter *2767*2878#

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