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Dodgy unlock?? Hi, I got my W850i unlocked from Orange to accept any network, although I primarily used O2. Anyway, I was suspicious from the start as I was told to come back in 2hrs as "it was taking longer than expected" I returned & was asked if I could give them another hour, I thought wtf?!, I've never had a phone take anymore than 10-20mins max to unlock Anyway it worked fine for about 3 months then, despite showing a full signal & completing network searches successfully, no matter what network SIM I try it has a little handset icon with a line through it & won't call out, accept calls or txts etc...nada Everything on the music side & installed java apps work providing they don't need to acccess a network I really liked my 850i and wondered if this could maybe be just a dodgy unlocking job?, it's never been soaked, had anything spilt on it or dropped etc so?? Anyone know about these mobiles enough to say if it's worth taking back to be unlocked properly somewhere else? Basically, I don't want to pay for getting it sorted if it can't be fixed, I like the fone but not that much lol

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It is not the unlock that has the phone like that, it would ahve to be a problem with the main-board, so you should take it abck to the carrier you first bought it from.

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