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16th February 2013, 03:58 AM   |  #1  
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Guys is there anyway to unlock me device? I got it from UK but now it is locked in India

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16th February 2013, 04:24 AM   |  #2  
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Re: Unlock i9305
Here is a tutorial I found in a quick Google search:
http://www.mobilepoint.us/2012/12/sa...edure.html?m=1

But it is most likely outdated so I recommend going onto the official site of Z3X ( http://z3x-team.com/category/news/)
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16th February 2013, 06:01 AM   |  #3  
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Hi,

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1. Start the phone WITHOUT SIM card
2. Open the phone application and enter the following code: *#197328640#


3. Then go in the following menus:
Main Menu [1] UMTS


[1] Debug Screen


[8] Phone Control


[6] Network Lock


Options [3] Personal SHA256 OFF


On this screen, do nothing. JUST WAIT ABOUT 30 SECONDS.
Then go back by pressing the Menu button (touch left of Home button) then select Back

you are in [6] Network Lock
then select [4] NW NV Lock Data INITIALLIZ


On this screen, do nothing. JUST WAIT ABOUT 1 MINUTE.
Then restart the phone.

4. Now your Galaxy i9305 LTE S3 must be unlocked. There is no confirmation message. The way to check is to insert a SIM card from another operator.

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Originally Posted by owl74


Before doing the instructions below, please double check your phone that it is actually LOCKED by inserting a sim card from a different carrier/provider...
you may or may not leave that sim card on the phone while unlocking

Note: your phone must be running at least Jelly Bean 4.1 otherwise some of the menu choices are not present

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16th February 2013, 08:35 PM   |  #4  
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I unlocked my S3 GT-I9305 UK LTE successfully using this thread.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2014982
16th February 2013, 08:47 PM   |  #5  
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Hi,

you just had to look my last post...
the most important is that your phone is now unlock
18th February 2013, 12:33 AM   |  #6  
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Hi,

you just had to look my last post...
the most important is that your phone is now unlock


I can confirm it work !!!
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18th February 2013, 04:56 PM   |  #7  
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This will not work on 4.1.2. You have to downgrade to 4.1.1, do the above, then use OTA to go back up to 4.1.2.

Doing this then following the above tut worked for me the other day.
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19th February 2013, 05:27 PM   |  #8  
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Originally Posted by HeresJohneee

This will not work on 4.1.2. You have to downgrade to 4.1.1, do the above, then use OTA to go back up to 4.1.2.

Doing this then following the above tut worked for me the other day.

Hi, I tried this on 4.1.2 and it did not work, can you please tell me how to downgrade to 4.1.1? I know how to use Odin and all, I just don't where to get the firmware file, (maybe from www.sammobile.com ?)
19th February 2013, 06:52 PM   |  #9  
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Re: Unlock i9305
Hi,

Choose your original firmware 4.1.1 from sammobile.com and flash with Odin

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20th February 2013, 12:20 PM   |  #10  
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download app galaxsim from play store cost 1.60 work on my s3/note 1 and s2

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