Region Lock

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By Karam., Senior Member on 24th January 2014, 04:01 PM
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I had a new S3 last week , a friend bought it from France , I9300 , unbranded , No carrier
But I found it to be region locked , with a french sticker indicating that

What I done so far : - tried regionlockaway for note 3
- rooted , tried galaxy sim unlock apps > they think I'm unlocked
- tried Cm 10.2 roms , revolution hd
- edited csc/customer.xml , actually cm deletes it all
- flashed csc for middle east
- tried the nv_data unlock method at 00181460 > all FF
- flashed various modems
- tried stock Egy jellybean and ICS ROMS
- all possible combinations for modem/rom/csc
- tried the service menu method > no Perso SHA option
- cm says Iam perso locked , personalisiob menu says I'm sim locked

EDIT : added to things I read about and used : azira patch

What Should I try ???
Last edited by Karam.; 24th January 2014 at 11:04 PM.
24th January 2014, 07:12 PM |#2  
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Your question has been posted multiple times . Forum rules require you to search before posting .
Google <<< I9300 your search terms > xda

one answer only works pay for an unlock code .
See multiple identical posts .
24th January 2014, 11:02 PM |#3  
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I just had the device

and I posted all solutions I used

do you really think I didn't read every post about sim lock ?!

NOTE : I'm talking about region lock not SIM lock
please refer me to the post I missed about i9300 region lock ???
25th January 2014, 09:10 AM |#4  
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Multiple identical posts same as yours >> Region lock = pay for unlock code .
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