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Fire Phone - Sim Unlock?

30th July 2014, 08:11 PM   |  #1  
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Has anyone had their fire phone sim unlocked?
I would like to know if this might be different than any sim unlocking any other AT&T phone. I know it's exclusive, but that doesn't cause problems with unlock services.

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31st July 2014, 06:55 PM   |  #2  
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Has anyone had their fire phone sim unlocked?
I would like to know if this might be different than any sim unlocking any other AT&T phone. I know it's exclusive, but that doesn't cause problems with unlock services.

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it's locked to at&t, I dont think its possible to do anything .. Im returning the devices.
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Has anyone had their fire phone sim unlocked?
I would like to know if this might be different than any sim unlocking any other AT&T phone. I know it's exclusive, but that doesn't cause problems with unlock services.

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I unlocked mine. Just fill out the device unlock form that AT&T has and they will send you an unlock code within six hours. You have to be an AT&T customer or former AT&T customer. You can have a friend do it though. It's really easy.
13th August 2014, 10:14 AM   |  #4  
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is it possible to activate from other countries.
I got the fire pone as a gift. However I am not in the US and the phone is with me. The friend who got it from me has access to at&t. Is it possible? To activate from over seas.

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I unlocked mine. Just fill out the device unlock form that AT&T has and they will send you an unlock code within six hours. You have to be an AT&T customer or former AT&T customer. You can have a friend do it though. It's really easy.

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I got the fire pone as a gift. However I am not in the US and the phone is with me. The friend who got it from me has access to at&t. Is it possible? To activate from over seas.

Well, as it is the phone is locked to AT&T. Either he can activate it and send you a SIM card and you can pay a boatload of international fees or you can unlock the phone.

Well, actually he can unlock the phone for you. Give him your IMEI number. It will either be on the box or in the Settings under Device and Information about this Fire phone. Have him go to the AT&T unlock request form and put in a request. You can do it yourself if you have a former AT&T account.

They will send your friend a confirmation Email to which he has to click a link in. After that they say that they will get back to you within 48 hours or up to 5 business days but all three times I did it it took less than 12 hours.

Once they give you the unlock code you need to put a SIM card in the device that is not an AT&T SIM. It will ask for the code and you just type it in. Then, the phone will work on any carrier you want. I've unlocked two of them already.
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6th September 2014, 09:58 PM   |  #6  
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Well, as it is the phone is locked to AT&T. Either he can activate it and send you a SIM card and you can pay a boatload of international fees or you can unlock the phone.

Well, actually he can unlock the phone for you. Give him your IMEI number. It will either be on the box or in the Settings under Device and Information about this Fire phone. Have him go to the AT&T unlock request form and put in a request. You can do it yourself if you have a former AT&T account.

They will send your friend a confirmation Email to which he has to click a link in. After that they say that they will get back to you within 48 hours or up to 5 business days but all three times I did it it took less than 12 hours.

Once they give you the unlock code you need to put a SIM card in the device that is not an AT&T SIM. It will ask for the code and you just type it in. Then, the phone will work on any carrier you want. I've unlocked two of them already.

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