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Default [Q] LG Nexus 5 from t-mobile is Factory unlocked ? or locked ?

LG Nexus 5 from t-mobile is Factory unlocked ? or locked ?

if its locked , can we unlock it for using any GSM sim ????

 
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Nexus 5 comes unlocked.
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From play its unlocked. Previous nexus devices have come locked before so we cannot rule it out as being locked. Need someone with a T-Mobile supplied unit to confirm.

Since T-Mobile exists in multiple countries, probably a good idea to be explicit about which country you're asking about

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i bought mine directly from tmobile, its always unlocked from tmobile if its a nexus. most their phones are unlocked generally. and any tmobile member can ask to get any tmobile phone unlocked, for free, provided they have been with tmobile for 6 month or more. but anyways, the tmobile nexus 5 is the same exact unlocked nexus 5 that you get from the play store, but only the 16gb version is available.
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i bought mine directly from tmobile, its always unlocked from tmobile if its a nexus. most their phones are unlocked generally. and any tmobile member can ask to get any tmobile phone unlocked, for free, provided they have been with tmobile for 6 month or more. but anyways, the tmobile nexus 5 is the same exact unlocked nexus 5 that you get from the play store, but only the 16gb version is available.
Sorry this is a little off topic from OP but I was just searching for a little info from someone w/ a tmobile purchased phone. On my Google purchased N5, in build.prop, there is the item: ro.carrier=unknown. @simms22, does your phone say unknown here also?? I'm just wondering if putting in "T-mobile" would help with voice/signal/data issues for people on T-mobile. Anybody have knowledge on this matter??? Thanks, (and pardon me, OP)
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Sorry this is a little off topic from OP but I was just searching for a little info from someone w/ a tmobile purchased phone. On my Google purchased N5, in build.prop, there is the item: ro.carrier=unknown. @simms22, does your phone say unknown here also?? I'm just wondering if putting in "T-mobile" would help with voice/signal/data issues for people on T-mobile. Anybody have knowledge on this matter??? Thanks, (and pardon me, OP)
also unknown, but im using an aosp based rom


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All nexus devices are whether it's from Sprint or T-Mobile or bestbuy or anywhere really.
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