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[Q] I need help unlocking my Spring Galaxy S4 mini SPH-L520

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27th May 2014, 04:03 AM   |  #11  
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Originally Posted by Taylorl4

Do you think it would work if we flashed a custom room almost like they did with the s4?

Its worth a try.
15th July 2014, 01:51 PM   |  #12  
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Originally Posted by Quickvic30

Its worth a try.

That's not working either. I have installed Cyanogenmod following:
but no signal trying to cannot on GSM network.

I have also tried:
but of course that didn't work too, and since Sprint unlock codes doesn't work either it looks like we are stuck

My baseband is L520VPUAMK1.

Any help would be highly appreciated,

16th July 2014, 03:55 PM   |  #13  
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Originally Posted by Kittypoop2

So, I'm a total beginner with regards to understanding how to mod your cell phone, but I am tech savvy. I've spent the last week of my life attempting to understand how to Sim unlock my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 mini Sph-L520 so that I would be able to use a prepaid Straight Talk wireless card with it. At first, I thought the process was going to be rather simple. I thought I could just buy a code online. Turns out that this phone isn't a GSM phone, so this type of unlocking isn't possible. I next heard as tip about getting my phone flashed, but apparently flashing is just installing another operating system on your phone. Though I could see how that might be able get around the Sim Unlock, if possible I would like to keep this stock OS. Also, I'm not certain if flashing my phone would automatically enable me to use another carrier. I then learned what rooting was. Though I now understand that I could simply use Kingo to root my phone, I don't know how that would allow me to use another carrier. So i've spent my last week or so understanding all this new terminology, but I still don't have a definitive answer. I really want to thank this board for existing because I've learned a tremendous amount just reading these threads. So if anyone could help me out here that would be great!

Sprint L520 S4 mini is completely unlocked for use of any CDMA 1x/evdo/4G LTE services in the world. Carriers like Smartfren, Intertelekom, Reliance, Tata and MTS will work flawlessly on this phone. Only read its SPC code, make it RUIM only from DFS and insert any CDMA carrier's SIM
12th September 2014, 10:13 PM   |  #14  
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I olso bin interested next week I will get a Samsung s4 mini locked Drei (from Autria) I dont still know witch will be the firmware installed but I found a few links+ video (and I think they got something reading this forum I dont know rules if is ageinst then sorry and remove it,I will post a video from youtube I think taht is very clear (also written another way to get in service menu) this is link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bl8y8D6ECCA I ripit not sure if that works but if u reade somebody posted another way to entr service not evan sure if that work olso with the mini version (i hope so olso for me ) but if the handy are similar maybe yes the only problem can be the firmare version (and taht is olso my problem i cant fine any downgrade firmware for Drei brand s 4 mini,olso if I unlock it sure I will louse warrenty.
Let me know if the link was usefull for u
Take care

13th October 2014, 04:40 PM   |  #15  
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galaxy s4 mini sph-L520
How to convert galaxy s4 mini sph-L520 in gsm for France?
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27th November 2014, 07:28 PM   |  #16  
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The GSM portion of the s4 mini can be unlocked .I'm more than sure of it because I have a friend who has his own method .Look up randy unlocks on ebay.He can do it remotely and will call you on the phone and it only takes thirty minutes. I've unlocked plenty of regular Sprint s4's myself ,that process is very easy.The s4 mini would be too if you could find the modems anywhere.He has never told me how he does it but get ahold of him.
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