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How to unlock special SIM code on Sidekick LX (T-Mobile) from USA

Dear All Experts,

I have a problem now. When I visit Cambodia, I took my phone to use a SIM in Cambodia. But Sidekick LX doesn't allow me to use it. It request me to enter special SIM code.

Please help me to slove this problem.

Thank you very much.

Sothy

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  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2008

    I Too have a T Mobile Sidekick LX but need to unlock it to use in MEXICO Any Ideas?

  • kariel May 01, 2008

    I have a sidekick lx, and I live in the Philippines, how can I unlock the code so I can use the sim card here? Thanks.. Email me.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2008

    i bought a sidekick lx and it keeps on asking me for this special code and as i have read u need the imea code but i can't find any other info please help it will be a pleasure

  • Anonymous May 11, 2008

    same here!!

  • anthslv Aug 07, 2008

    I have a sidkick lx and i live in italy i need too unluck it for my sim card

  • talk2mikelmi Sep 23, 2008

    pls anyone out who knows how to unlock sidekick 2

    it always ask me of a special code to enable sim to work my imsi is 6212037001818503

  • chelle_1990 Sep 29, 2008

    i have bought a sidekick lx from the us and i live in the uk. it asks me to enter my pin number and then asks me for the "special sim" code. how do i get the code as there are no codes in the instruction manuals

  • pashamorato7 Oct 14, 2008

    hey everyone, i am asking you that if my friend in US gift me a sidekick LX then how will it accept here in the philippines? because i live here in the philippines...please instruct me so that i will understand......please help me everyone who will know or will have experience....


    PASHA


  • jhatta Nov 25, 2008

    it sak me for a code when i put in my sim

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    i put nextel simin sidekick id need special code helpppppppppp???

  • samuelsinn Mar 26, 2009

    I need help too!!!! Please help me.....
    "Enter special code to enable sim card"
    Please Email ma at: samuel_sinn@hotmail.com



  • naoufal May 11, 2009

    hi I did try all this it didnt work wen I cam to select network it dont find any think can u help

  • Anonymous May 14, 2009

    How to unlock Sidekick LX? Will i be able to use it in the philippines?

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Hey. I own a Sidekick and I'm from the Philippines and you actually can use it anywhere, I figured.

Procedures:
1. Place the SIM Card and open the phone. A window will immediately appear demanding for your SIM PIN. Just press CANCEL.
2. Press Options/Menu or whatever the 3-horizontal bars on the upper left of your phone's called. Go to SETTINGS, then SIM CENTER.
3. Press Unlock SIM CARD
4. If you have a SIM PIN Code, type it. If not, just type 1234. then ENABLE. T he code won't be accepted. Press CANCEL.
5. Press CHANGE SIM PIN
6. In the Old SIM PIN, type your PIN. If you don't have one, just type 1234 again. Type 1234 for the other 2 questions.
7. SUBMIT
8. When "Waiting to register...." appears, all at once press OPTIONS, Letter L and that key on the lower right of your phone.
9. Exit
10. Go to settings again. then NETWORK OPTIONS
11. In the NETWORK SELECTION, press SCAN AND SELECT MANUALLY. Your phone will look for networks and when it's over, press DONE.

OK!

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I dont know if this can help you but heres a simple tip. turn on your sklx with your sim inserted then wait for the phone to ask you for the special code. Cancel this twice.Then go to settings and sim center. go to change sim pin. put in a default number like 1234. then enable. you will see the emergency screen.. press menu then call and text. go to settingsthen network options. select network. Wait until your sklx find a suitable network for you then eneble.. I hope this can help you with your problem..

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

You ahve to pay someone to do it. mine costed 125$ canadian.

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I have done all this process but i can,t use the internet. help me
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