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Is the Carrier version unlocked?

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By Rasumgal, Junior Member on 15th February 2014, 10:46 PM
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I have scoured the net but find conflicting answers. Is the Tmobile version of the Nexus 5 locked down to T Mobile? I know the Play Store version is unlocked (as with all Nexus devices obviously), but what about the carrier versions?
 
 
15th February 2014, 10:50 PM |#2  
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As far as I know they should be unlocked.
15th February 2014, 10:51 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by Rasumgal

I have scoured the net but find conflicting answers. Is the Tmobile version of the Nexus 5 locked down to T Mobile? I know the Play Store version is unlocked (as with all Nexus devices obviously), but what about the carrier versions?

first of, questions go into the q&a section, not general http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2477886
2nd, you must not have searched too hard, lol.
3rd, its the exact same phone(16gb) that you buy at the play store or tmobile. all they do is sell it, they do not add any software or bloatware to it.
they are all carrier unlocked. you can buy it at tmobile and use it on att if you want.
16th February 2014, 01:19 AM |#4  
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The T-Mobile rep told me it's locked to T-Mobile I found out later it's not lol

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I bought mine from Sprint, and it is unlocked. Also, since the N5 is cool like that, it even works 100% with AT&T and T-mobile (which I use now, same phone)
16th February 2014, 03:10 AM |#6  
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I bought mine from Sprint, and it is unlocked. Also, since the N5 is cool like that, it even works 100% with AT&T and T-mobile (which I use now, same phone)







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The T-Mobile rep told me it's locked to T-Mobile I found out later it's not lol

Thank you both. This is exactly what I was hoping. I was curious about the Sprint version as I currently have them, but don't want to be tied to them because they suck and plan on switching to Tmobile or AT&T but don't want to buy a phone if I don't have to.

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I have scoured the net but find conflicting answers. Is the Tmobile version of the Nexus 5 locked down to T Mobile? I know the Play Store version is unlocked (as with all Nexus devices obviously), but what about the carrier versions?

I know the Bell version is unlocked, but I'm not ware of the others. What carrier did you get the device from?
16th February 2014, 05:52 AM |#8  
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Thank you both. This is exactly what I was hoping. I was curious about the Sprint version as I currently have them, but don't want to be tied to them because they suck and plan on switching to Tmobile or AT&T but don't want to buy a phone if I don't have to.

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AT&T man

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