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TMobile NOTE 3 - BAD IMEI works on Tmobile?

OP kweese

14th May 2014, 08:34 AM   |  #1  
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I'm a Canadian (Rogers) customer. I just picked up my TMobile (bad IMEI) Note 3, that I purchased off EBay, hoping to unlock it and use it on the Rogers Network back at home. I was told that the IMEI is bad. I'm staying here (USA) for a few days so I bought a TMobile Pay as you Go Sim for my Unlocked S4. Experimentally, I slipped the SIM card into the NOTE 3 that was supposed to have BAD IMEI, and it works!!! Is it supposed to? It's on 4.4.2, now i'm hearing its not unlockable.. true??? HELP HELP HELP!!
14th May 2014, 09:43 AM   |  #2  
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It's not supposed to. Keep using it and see what happens and report back to us
15th May 2014, 02:05 AM   |  #3  
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This worked to unlock mine. I'm on T - Mobile and I'm no longer carrier locked.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...regionlockaway

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15th May 2014, 04:20 AM   |  #4  
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samething happened with me. Have you checked the imei with the imei checkers online? I Traded phones it was clean at the time. I unlocked it then used with att. tmobile blocked it 1 month later and i've been using it on att for the past year. you should be fine till you put your rogers in.
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16th May 2014, 07:16 PM   |  #5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kweese

I'm a Canadian (Rogers) customer. I just picked up my TMobile (bad IMEI) Note 3, that I purchased off EBay, hoping to unlock it and use it on the Rogers Network back at home. I was told that the IMEI is bad. I'm staying here (USA) for a few days so I bought a TMobile Pay as you Go Sim for my Unlocked S4. Experimentally, I slipped the SIM card into the NOTE 3 that was supposed to have BAD IMEI, and it works!!! Is it supposed to? It's on 4.4.2, now i'm hearing its not unlockable.. true??? HELP HELP HELP!!

Try checking the imei on T-Mobile USA website it should tell you if bad, swappa lags behind on status. If it is bad it will probably take a month or or more to actually register on the network and get flagged
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