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Old 11-09-2008, 05:48 PM
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Unlocking question

Hi everyone, I've just got a N95 8GB from UK. It's locked to Vodafone, I thought it would be ok because I'm with Vodafone as well. But when my Vodafone (czech republic) card is inserted it says: Invalid SIM card. What should I do to unlock it?
So please help me N95 gurus solve this problem.
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Old 11-09-2008, 06:29 PM
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If it is locked to Vodafone UK, you need Vodafone UK to provide an unlocking code to use a SIM card even from another Vodafone country operator.

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Old 11-09-2008, 07:09 PM
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So only solution is communication with Vodafone UK? Will they be helpful? There is no code generators or such things?

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Old 11-09-2008, 09:45 PM
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only the networks have the code gens/ so thats your only route.

They will be helpfull as they will want 20 if things arent out of contract.
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Old 15-09-2008, 01:42 PM
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Hi guys,
Has anyone experiences with this service: http://www.fonesunlock.co.uk/shop/home.php?cat=126
Can I trust them?

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Old 15-09-2008, 02:52 PM
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Cant you just call / mail vodafone UK telling them the situation??


No point in paying someone else is there?
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Old 15-09-2008, 03:06 PM
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I did and they want me to buy vodafone UK sim card and pay 20 pounds because I'm not from UK. I'm using Vodafone for few years (Australia, Czech Republic) so I thought they'll be more helpful. That is why I'm looking for alternative.

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Old 15-09-2008, 03:36 PM
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Ahhh right... thats possibly the only route then.

You might be able to get a sim for free or at least a couple of pounds and then call them in the same way...

Its pretty well strapped down getting the codes that I hear of for the BB5 set.
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Thumbs up To unlock phones

Ussualy these types of thing are done by hand but i have found a website that actually does it... It allows you to choose model and even country.....

It worked for my uncle who went to spain and bought a sim there....


here it is **removed**

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Old 25-09-2008, 10:02 AM
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I just got little plastic piece called Sim Ulock Card. I put it under the Sim and it works like a charm.

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Old 25-09-2008, 12:37 PM
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pics?
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Old 25-09-2008, 01:36 PM
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Pics are here:
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Old 25-09-2008, 02:27 PM
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My apologies, it doesn't work. Only thing you can do after you put that plastic thing in the phone is making a calls, you can't receive them or send msgs.
This thing was made for iPhone 3G and works with that. Not fully suitable for N95 8gb

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Quote:
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Hi everyone, I've just got a N95 8GB from UK. It's locked to Vodafone, I thought it would be ok because I'm with Vodafone as well. But when my Vodafone (czech republic) card is inserted it says: Invalid SIM card. What should I do to unlock it?
Go to ebay and search for x-sim unlock

These devices appear to bo compatible with most Nokias, including the N95 and should work on another mobile in the furture if you buy another locked handset.
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Old 26-09-2008, 07:21 PM
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interesting Mr Bond...
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