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Old 09-09-2007, 11:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, I have searched and read ALOT and I still cannot find what unlocking does.
I have read that AT&T would most likely give me the unlock code but what are the obvious advantages?

Is it only to allow you to use another service, ie: International travel or going to another US service?

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Old 09-09-2007, 11:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Unlocking simply allows you to use your phone with other sim cards. That's it.
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To further explain, you can use an unlocked GSM BB on any other GSM network, i.e. an ATT BB 8700c on the T-Mobile network. Or when traveling overseas, you can purchase a SIM cars from a local GSM provider and it shoudl work in the BB. You may not have full data service, but you should have voice.
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Thanks folks..

No real need to unlock it if it was a Cingular BB and I am on Cingular network..

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Thank for the answer..

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