Unlocking iPhones network locked to O2 UK

by fonesunlock on March 4, 2019

iPhones that are carrier locked to the O2 UK network can be unlocked using a service that involves connecting to a computer via a USB cable and using iTunes. iTunes? – you might ask, yes that’s right, and it means that it’s an official factory unlock from Apple themselves! This also means that it’s a full permanent unlock so there’s no chance of the iPhone ever locking up again after a firmware update.

Does it void the warranty of the iPhone? – That’s a simple No, since it’s a factory unlock from the Apple servers.


Remote unlocking of mobile phones

by fonesunlock on April 30, 2010

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Unlocking mobile phones is a way of making a handset accept any SIM card and work with any network. Unlocking can either be done remotely, by the provision of a code which is typed into the handset or physically using a cable and ‘clip’.

In most cases when you buy a new mobile phone you are in effect buying three things; the hardware, software for running the phone and some form of deal with a network provider. In most cases these are bundled together and effectively locked.

There are many reasons why a person may want to unlock a phone, for example; to change network provider at the end of a contract, in preparation for resale or to use a different network whilst abroad without high roaming charges. In the case of some older mobile phones it is possible to acquire unlocking codes from free websites. For more modern phones there are two main choices; go to a professional phone unlocking service, or go back to the current network provider.

Companies which provide professionally generated, remote unlock codes will generally state what they charge and the speed with which they will provide the code. As long as the phone is legitimately held by the customer this service is completely legal. The customer needs to provide the International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number, which can be obtained by pressing *#06# and is normally printed on the phone near the battery. This along with the handset model number and current network provider information is normally all that is required.
Network providers vary in the charges they make for providing unlock codes and in the time they will take to respond to a request for an unlock code. An individual may have to wait for up to 28 days to receive an e-mail response and may be charged nothing or a flat rate fee.

Unlocking a mobile phone will enable it to be used with other networks. The handset owner may still be liable for any contract fees should with their existing provider and in the case of new phones it is possible that any warranty or network provided insurance would be invalidated.

An unlock code may also be known as a subsidy password, based on the idea that the network provider has subsidised the cost of the handset based on expected income from the call contract.

Unlocking is a completely legal process under the Mobile Telephones (Re-Programming) Act 2002. It should not be confused with unblocking which may be required after a wrong PIN code has been entered. For this service a Personal Unblocking Key (PUK) is required from the network provider. Unlocking should also not be confused with re-programming, or otherwise making usable a phone which has been barred, blocked or blacklisted due to being reported stolen.


MX KEY Activation

April 12, 2010

MX KEY Activation: MXKEY has now released an update to unlock all Nokia DCT4 Plus ASIC 11 type phones. These include Nokia 1202, 1661, 1662 & 5030, not only these models but ALL DCT4 Plus phones, without having to worry about the firmware version! – ANY version can be unlocked, including all future ones! This [...]

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Unlocking your BlackBerry phone.

February 8, 2010

You want to keep your BlackBerry right? But you want to change networks? We generate BlackBerry unlock codes which is unique to your handset.
This means the unlock code is a legitimate BlackBerry unlock code which is specific to your BlackBerry and will not work on any other mobile phone or BlackBerry handset.
How do you unlock?
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Unlocking your phone: Cable versus Remote Unlock Code

January 6, 2010

Unlock your mobile and it’ll accept any network’s Sim card, giving you access to change networks whenever you wish to accept the best promotional offers, cheaper texts, lower roaming costs and the ability to pass on your phone to others.
One phone unlocking method is by using a clip and cable. This involves unlocking the phone [...]

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Unlocking a mobile phone

January 5, 2010

How do I unlock my mobile phone and change networks?
Unlock your mobile phone. Free yourself from your mobile network with a remote network unlock code (NUC). We cover a wide range of GSM mobile phone brands and models on all mobile networks. Remote unlock codes are easy to use, with simple steps provided you can [...]

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