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Old 06-20-2006, 02:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've just received my bnib 8700v which I purchased from a seller on eBay. The unit was shipped over from the U.K. Upon inserting my sims (I am with both Rogers and Fido) it indicates an 'invalid sim'! When I purchased the unit it was advertised as unlocked. Is there anyway to have this unit unlocked without having to incur too much more expense? Thanks in advance.
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you might be able to call the original carrier
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Yet another burned by eBay... You can search unlock or unlocking and have a host of info you can try. Yes it will cost you $45-$80 US and from what I've seen most source have only been able to unlock the 8700c out of all the 8700 devices. You might want to contact the seller and request a refund? Good luck!
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I've just received my bnib 8700v which I purchased from a seller on eBay. The unit was shipped over from the U.K. Upon inserting my sims (I am with both Rogers and Fido) it indicates an 'invalid sim'! When I purchased the unit it was advertised as unlocked. Is there anyway to have this unit unlocked without having to incur too much more expense? Thanks in advance.
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