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[Q] SIMLOCK on my sprint HTC One

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By satban, Junior Member on 6th March 2014, 09:03 AM
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Hi all,

First of all hats off to all the contributors of this site. Really, without you guys, many people will be wasting money and wandering around for solutions. This site has amazing content.

So, to start with. I have a Sprint HTC One which says SIMLOCK enabled when i switch it on. and when I insert a SIM, it says some UICC code not set something..like that...

I am in India now, and I want to use this phone with the local carriers here.

Here are the details of the phone:
Model No: HTCPN072
UICC ID : Not available
IMSI(UICC) : Not available

After doing initial research on this forum, I understood that, I need to unlock bootloader first, and then root and flash ROM.
when i go to bootloader (press volume down + power button) the first line shows 'unlocked' on the screen. Does it mean , bootloader is unlcoked?? Please confirm.

All I want is to use this phone in India. I found various methods to unlock, root and flash custom ROMs, but I wanted to go with XDA - but unfortunately, when l opened forums for Sprint HTC One, I see lot of posts and threads, and the result is I am lost. I dont know where to start.

I know you would have answered many questions like this, I dont want to waste your time though so point me in right direction by providing links
I would be grateful , if you direct me to the right threads for this. Also please give me links where we have all-at-one-place.




Thanks again.
satban
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6th March 2014, 09:10 AM |#2  
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Yes it means your bootloader is unlocked. For SIMUnlock read here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=48867255

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6th March 2014, 09:42 AM |#3  
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Yes it means your bootloader is unlocked. For SIMUnlock read here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=48867255

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Ok. thanks for your reply.
In that URL i see " The unlock works only on SENSE ROMs" how to identify what ROM i have ??
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I see, I have SENSE 4.1.2 , so that works.
now, how to root my phone... please post links.... im a novice.
6th March 2014, 11:09 AM |#5  
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Originally Posted by satban

I see, I have SENSE 4.1.2 , so that works.
now, how to root my phone... please post links.... im a novice.

Ok read here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2244060 You have already an unlocked bootloader, so skip this part and go directly to flash recovery (I suggest TWRP)
The recovery will ask if you want to root
Finally install the "Sprint HTC One SIMunlock helper" from play store and follow the instructions

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