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By sharizan78, Junior Member on 18th December 2012, 06:57 AM
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I've purchased the Straight Talk (Tracfon) Samsung Galaxy S2 Model SGH-S959G. However, the sim is locked. Is there anyway that I can unlock it and also root the phone?

Please help me.
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30th December 2012, 03:15 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by sharizan78

I've purchased the Straight Talk (Tracfon) Samsung Galaxy S2 Model SGH-S959G. However, the sim is locked. Is there anyway that I can unlock it and also root the phone?

Please help me.

i have the same phone and want to root it too!
ill post here when i find out, im having a heck of a time trying to find out tho!

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I've purchased the Straight Talk (Tracfon) Samsung Galaxy S2 Model SGH-S959G. However, the sim is locked. Is there anyway that I can unlock it and also root the phone?

Please help me.

Hello! Did you find a way how to unlock this phone? Thanks!
7th October 2013, 10:51 PM |#4  
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Hello! Did you find a way how to unlock this phone? Thanks!


http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=33902328
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So New Kernel == Unlock?
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=33902328

That thread shows how to install a new kernel on the device, which is great. But does that mean it is also unlocked (besides rooted)?

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That thread shows how to install a new kernel on the device, which is great. But does that mean it is also unlocked (besides rooted)?

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Nope, there used to be an app to unlock it, downloaded it from google play store, but I think you can only find it here at xda developers now.
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I think you need to Odin the i777 firmware to it before you can use the app to unlock.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1982571


http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=565
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