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My boost screen displays please wait to enter special code and its 8 digits

I put my boyfriends Nextel sim card in my prepaid boost i455 phone to try to download ringtone.Now my screen displays please wait to enter special code which is an 8 digit code

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Re: my boost screen displays please wait to enter special...

The phone is locked to your carrier. An unlock code must be entered to use the SIM of another carrier in the phone. Check with boost for an unlock code. There are also tons of unlock calculatrs out there, but be careful ... if the wrong code isentered too many times the phone will be permanently locked to boost.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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