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26th November 2012, 05:32 PM   |  #1  
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Please read the whole thread if you can or at least the whole OP down to the bottom before asking questions as your question might have already been answered... Thank you...

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Hi guys, you can unlock you N7105 via the Samsung hidden menu. [Also works with N7100 and some Galaxy S3 (SIII) variants - NOT ALL]



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I can confirm the unlock survives ROM flashing



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Before doing the instructions below, please double check your phone that it is actually LOCKED by inserting a sim card from a different carrier/provider...you may or may not leave that sim card on the phone while unlocking



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Unlock your N7105:


Note: your phone must be running at least Jelly Bean 4.1.1 (if 4.1.1 does not work, try 4.1.0) otherwise some of the menu choices are not present

Just dial the following keys *#197328640#

Main Menu > [1] UMTS > [1] Debug Screen > [8] Phone Control > [6] Network Lock > Options [3]Perso SHA256 OFF > (after choosing this option, wait about 30 seconds, then go back one step by pressing the Menu button then select Back, now you are in [6] Network Lock then choose [4] NW Lock NV Data INITIALLIZ ..... wait for a minute then reboot your phone... enjoy!!! There is no confirmation on the phone that the unlock was successfull.... just reboot your phone....


To test, just insert a sim card from a different carrier/provider. If the new sim card works then your phone is now unlocked.

I have done this to my other Note 2 N7105 originally locked to Orange.....


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Do this procedure AT YOUR OWN RISK


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To those who were able to unlock their phone with the method above, can you please post in the thread and let us know which phone model (N7100 or N7105) you have, Country and Network/Carrier your phone was locked to...... and if I have saved you some cash, please click the Thanks button or the Donate button on the left just below my name to buy me a can/bottle of Heinekken, Quilmes, Budweiser, Fosters, Tiger, Stella Artois, or San Miguel ...

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NOTICE:

To those having "Conditional Call Forwarding" pop up message or similar pop ups appear everytime you make a call (but they disappear within a few seconds), this is normal with an old sim card, or when using a ported number. There is no restriction to calls or internet or whatever. This is confirmed by my provider when I walked in and asked them about it. They even showed me one of their sample Note 2's and S3's having the same message.


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I have mentioned in my old thread that there was a pop up message that says "Conditional call forwarding active" everytime I make a phone call using another SIm card that the phone was not able to use before unlocking.

I can confirm that this was due to my Sim card. It is a very old O2 sim card that I have used for years. I have tried that Sim card on another factory unlocked phone (Galaxy i8160 bought from P4u) and it had the same message.
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26th November 2012, 06:30 PM   |  #2  
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Can anyone confirm that this is a full sim unlock?
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26th November 2012, 06:40 PM   |  #3  
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Can anyone confirm that this is a full sim unlock?

I have tried 3, O2, giffgaff, and an Asian roaming sim and the phone have signal and does not prompt for network password like it did before unlocking...
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26th November 2012, 09:04 PM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by owl74

HI guys, you can unlock you N7105 via the Samsung hidden menu.

I have mentioned on my old thread that there was a pop up message that says "Conditional call forwarding active" everytime I make a phone call using another SIm card that the phone was not able to use before unlocking.

I can confirm that this was due to my Sim card. It is a very old O2 sim card that I have used for years. I have tried that Sim card on another factory unlocked phone (Galaxy i8160 bought from P4u) and it had the same message.

Just dial the following keys *#197328640#

Main Menu > [1] UMTS > [1] Debug Screen > [8] Phone Control > [6] Network Lock > Options [3]Perso SHA256 OFF > (after choosing this option, wait about 30 seconds, then go back to [6] Network Lock then choose [4] NW Lock NV Data INITIALLIZ ..... wait for a minute then reboot your phone... enjoy!!!

I have done this to my other Note 2 N7105 originally locked to Orange.....

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Looks like it worked for me on T-mobile USA model also.
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26th November 2012, 09:17 PM   |  #5  
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Looks like it worked for me on T-mobile USA model also.


That's really good to hear!!! thanks for letting us know...
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That's really good to hear!!! thanks for letting us know...

No problems. I did the steps did not work. Did them a second time, looks like it worked.
Used a verizon LTE sim, but they are a CDMA carrier. First time I tried the verizon sim asked for unlock code. Tried steps again and second time it did not calk for sim unlock code. I got signal but the notification bar still said searching.
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Works perfectly on the AT&T SGH-I317! T-Mobile SIM had no issues.
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27th November 2012, 12:32 AM   |  #8  
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OMG it work im in the UK & my note 2 WAS lock on EE now im using my o2 THANK U i don't have to pay EE to unlock my phone
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Wow. I fricckin paid $25x3 codes for ours...

Could have saved me $75 bucks.

I wonder if this works on galaxy s3??
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27th November 2012, 01:20 AM   |  #10  
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Thanks for sharing !


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