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Old 11-02-2008, 03:49 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Not even upgrading to a new OS will re-lock a Blackberry once it's been unlocked.
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Old 11-03-2008, 09:21 AM   #22 (permalink)
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ok..let's say i pay horizon or a 3rd party vendor to unlock my at&t blackberry...then switch to tmobile a prepaid plan...then in the future i want to switch it back to at&t...do i have to unlock it again? or once i unlock the phone...i can switch from one carrier to another anytime i want?
Yikes! Please read up on subsidy/SIM locks (Google is your friend). A "locked" device means that it can only be used on the carrier the device is locked to. An unlocked device can be used with any GSM carrier. That's it! You don't "unlock to" each carrier.
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Old 11-03-2008, 01:03 PM   #23 (permalink)
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AT&T will not unlock a device for a non-customer. you must be an established customer in good standing in order to receive a free unlock code.

your best bet is to use Horizon wireless
well i manage my company backberry...i'm gonna give at&t a call to demand they give me unlock code..thx..u save me a few bux.
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Old 11-03-2008, 01:14 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Good luck. To you and your company. Yikes indeed.
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:41 AM   #25 (permalink)
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well at&t just gave me the "unlocked" code. and it was a long ass numerical #'s. they said once i go to tmobile and put in their sim card, it should automatically ask me for the "unlocked" code and put in what at&t gave me and it should work. is that true? is that the proper steps to unlock a device? thx in advance.
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:48 AM   #26 (permalink)
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I am glad it is a numerical number.

BlackBerry FAQ - BlackBerryFAQ

Read it from end to end. Twice. Find the section entitled "How Do I unlock My BlackBerry".
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:55 AM   #27 (permalink)
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yes i unlocked my curve!!!

a quick question...when i was entering in the unlocked code..on the screen...it said something about (10 tries or mepd or something like that left). what does that mean? does it mean u can unlock your device 10 times or you have 10 tries before it wipe your blackberry or what?
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:00 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Please, please, please, read the FAQ.

All of your questions in this thread could have been found by searching BBF or the FAQ.

Really.
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:17 AM   #29 (permalink)
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He's begging you to read the FAQs.

PLEASE READ THE FAQs.
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Old 11-04-2008, 11:32 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Umm... wow.
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:06 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:30 PM   #32 (permalink)
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I have an 8320 on T-Mobile and am moving to AT&T because it is cheaper. Do I need to unlock it or will it just work? Do I have to use that SunsetWireless company to unlock or can I call T-Mobile for a code? Will my unlocked T-Mobile phone on AT&T work if I visit Mexico or do I need another code?

What does FAQ mean? Why is the guy with the Razr Flip as his avatar so mean?
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:34 PM   #33 (permalink)
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I have an 8320 on T-Mobile and am moving to AT&T because it is cheaper. Do I need to unlock it or will it just work? Do I have to use that SunsetWireless company to unlock or can I call T-Mobile for a code? Will my unlocked T-Mobile phone on AT&T work if I visit Mexico or do I need another code?

What does FAQ mean? Why is the guy with the Razr Flip as his avatar so mean?
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:38 PM   #34 (permalink)
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You guys are so mean. I would NEVER say anything like that.
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:39 PM   #35 (permalink)
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... or can I call T-Mobile for a code?
I suggest you call them and demand they provide you with the unlock code for your device, as you're obviously entitled to it!
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Old 11-04-2008, 03:54 PM   #36 (permalink)
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I suggest you call them and demand they provide you with the unlock code for your device, as you're obviously entitled to it!
yup...i yelled at the rep when she said what code??? i said let me speak with ur supervisor b!tch. then she said ok sir...here is the code. remember when u talk to the rep...sound like u r angry...that usually does the trick.

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Old 11-04-2008, 03:57 PM   #37 (permalink)
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You my friend are a retail NIGHTMARE. Good luck in life speaking to people that way.
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Old 11-04-2008, 05:40 PM   #38 (permalink)
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Why do I feel like closing this thread?
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Old 11-04-2008, 05:43 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Wow, just wow!! I couldn't believe what I just read in this thread, it is absolutely mind-boggling. (smfh)
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Old 11-04-2008, 05:51 PM   #40 (permalink)
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I have the honors.

Closing this ridiculous thread.
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