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Old 07-17-2006, 06:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi All,

I received a nextel 7100i and when I put my telus sim card in i can make and recieve calls no problem. Does that mean it is already unlocked? When I goto options --> advanced --> sim card and type in 'meppd' i get the 5 extra options and they all say 'unknown'... is it supposed to say that? Thanks.

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Old 07-17-2006, 06:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Unlocking is for GSM based phones/BBs only. No use on an iDen device.
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why is unlocking iden useless?
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You don't need to unlock it. You need to convince Telus to allow you to use a "foreign" device on their network. From other threads, that is not easy.
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oh ok... thanks
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Telus will NOT allow foreign PIN, ESN or IMEI's on their network, end of story. Try as hard as you may your SOL. Sell it and buy a Telus BB and save yourself the trouble.
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