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Sunday, May 17th, 2020 9:38 AM

Need to Unlock Phone without another SIM Card

I have been sent the email with the information to unlock but do not have another SIM Card for my Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Can I do the unlock process without a SIM card in the phone at the time?

I also need to unlock my husband's iPhone 6. Same problem.

Thank you

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ACE - Sage

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4 years ago

IPhones do not have an unlock code and the unlock is processed through Apple servers, and does not require a SIM card from another carrier.
Android phones require another sim card to trigger the pop up box to enter the unlock code.

A work around with older Samsung may apply:
To trigger the pop-up try entering this code into the dial pad.
#7465625*638*#

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4 years ago

I  needed to unlock my 2yr old out of contact Galaxy J3 (2017). I duly received an un lock code from my carrier but did not have an another sim card to trigger the pop up box to enter the provided code. However an internet search for possible alternative methods brought me to this page and I bravely tried the work around code given by lizdance40.

IT WORKED

The pop-up box appeared, I entered the unlock codes provided by my carrier and I now have an unlocked Android Galaxy.

Wonderful !!

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1 year ago

This worked on a Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra.  Thank you!!

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10 months ago

This worked on a S22+. I received the unlock code from ATT, installed a non-ATT SIM I got for cheap off eBay, and verified it was unlocked. I had ATT eSIM, so I had to turn this off.

Code above for unlock code prompt:    #7465625*638*#

Thanks!

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