Question about Nokia N73 Cellular Phone
Got N73 from vodafone UK with IMEI number: 353640010199756 and reported lost. They blocked the sim card and also the phone, now got a new sim card from vodafone and try it on N73 it appears on the screen " Call Not Allowed". Does it mean i can no longer use this phone? What about using other network? Can anybody help me unblocked or unlocked this phone.
I think they lock the imei too so what you can do is unlock the phone either in repair store or online
Posted on Mar 31, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: N73:call not allowed
If the owner of the phone lost it or had it stolen, they can have the phone blocked, using the IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number. If that’s the case the phone can only be unblocked by a repair shop.
The SIM card is blocked because the person who's phone it was, doesn't want to pay for calls made by someone else. So the SIM card is never going to work again.
This is not a security code, but it works like one! To help combat mobile phone thefts, the networks share a database of the IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) of mobile phones that have been reported stolen. Once a phone is on this list, it will not be allowed to use any of the networks.
This can be a risk if you buy a second-hand phone, because if it has been stolen, or if an unscrupulous seller makes an insurance claim after selling, the phone you bought in good faith may be permanently disabled.
Be very careful to check the source of a second-hand phone!
Posted on Apr 01, 2008
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