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[Q] Unlock my Bionic

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By XxImAxBoXxX, Junior Member on 17th January 2014, 03:23 PM
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I'm looking for some help unlocking my motorola droid bionic. it's currently got the newest jelly bean software update, and it is locked to verizon. I am trying to unlock it to switch to another carrier. Can someone please help getting this unlocked?
6th February 2014, 02:08 AM |#2  
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That's a tall order. The Bionic doesn't actually have a carrier lock. Verizon uses a different type of network than most carriers (CDMA instead of GSM). It is possible to change the settings, but it involves connecting your phone to a Windows computer via USB, rooting it, and changing some RadioComm settings. Bricking is a strong possibility. I would recommend simply buying a new phone, perhaps an unlocked Nexus. If you're still interested, the necessary steps are scattered around several forums.. (I should probably make a complete guide sometime, but I'm kind of lazy.)
6th February 2014, 03:53 PM |#3  
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There are a few threads that might help...
That last one mentions another one that is probably more helpful for you. It looks like this will do pretty much exactly what you're wanting to do. Hope that helps!
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