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15th April 2012, 06:03 AM |#1  
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Hey, I just bought a samsung galaxy s2x for telus, its the T989D, I was wondering if its completely compatible with all the tmobile roms and etc....also, how would I go about unlocking and rooting this phone. Thanks
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Hey, I just bought a samsung galaxy s2x for telus, its the T989D, I was wondering if its completely compatible with all the tmobile roms and etc....also, how would I go about unlocking and rooting this phone. Thanks

Every T-Mobile ROM is compatible with our phone. Rooting, there is a thread on development for that, and unlocking you need to pay for that service. There is no way to do it through software like the original Galaxy S Vibrant.

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15th April 2012, 07:59 AM |#3  
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Every T-Mobile ROM is compatible with our phone. Rooting, there is a thread on development for that, and unlocking you need to pay for that service. There is no way to do it through software like the original Galaxy S Vibrant.

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Not true! You can simply call customer service and request an unlock code. Sometimes customer service reps don't know the policies, so you may need to ask to talk to a manager or to tech support.

Tell them that you are planning to leave the country soon and want to unlock your phone so that you can use a foreign prepaid SIM, or something to that effect. Keep in mind that you have to have been a customer for 45+ days, or be a prepaid customer for 60+ days with a balance on your account of at least $10.
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Not true! You can simply call customer service and request an unlock code. Sometimes customer service reps don't know the policies, so you may need to ask to talk to a manager or to tech support.

Tell them that you are planning to leave the country soon and want to unlock your phone so that you can use a foreign prepaid SIM, or something to that effect. Keep in mind that you have to have been a customer for 45+ days, or be a prepaid customer for 60+ days with a balance on your account of at least $10.

On Telus? D: I know they charge $50 to unlock in store, I didn't think it was as easy as calling them up though..

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15th April 2012, 12:56 PM |#5  
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On Telus? D: I know they charge $50 to unlock in store, I didn't think it was as easy as calling them up though..

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Yea IDK if this will work on Telus, but knowing their rap sheet - i HIGHLY doubt it.
15th April 2012, 04:29 PM |#6  
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$50 in store, $50 over the phone. They'll just add it to your bill, cheaper to go to any of the unlocking sites on the internet.
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$50 in store, $50 over the phone. They'll just add it to your bill, cheaper to go to any of the unlocking sites on the internet.

I used mobileincanada.com it was cheaper than $50 and it was flawless
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Yeah, I kinda figured. Seemed too good to be true

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15th April 2012, 05:25 PM |#9  
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As far as rooting...

http://androidforums.com/galaxy-s2-t...ide-steps.html

is the one i used
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Phone is flawless on tzones. Love it. Mine came rooted.

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