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Unhappy [Q] [Help] - How to unlock sim network in "LG Optimus G E970"

I bought the device from the days of the Amazon "LG Optimus G E970"

but, there is mistake from my side when insert SIM card of our network
1- phone ast to write PIN
2- i write wrong PIN many times
3- there is one message when i try to write correct PIN which u set as following : " this phone is permanently locked and can not be unlocked "

please kindly from to help me to fix mistake and unlock this phone

accept my best regards
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I bought the device from the days of the Amazon "LG Optimus G E970"

but, there is mistake from my side when insert SIM card of our network
1- phone ast to write PIN
2- i write wrong PIN many times
3- there is one message when i try to write correct PIN which u set as following : " this phone is permanently locked and can not be unlocked "

please kindly from to help me to fix mistake and unlock this phone

accept my best regards
Looks like you screwed up, and if i am not mistaken you can no longer sim unlock that phone. It is locked to AT&T now. I hope I'm worng, but if there is no fix then you might as well sell it to someone in the US.
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Is there a solution to the problem?
Download new Firmware modified, for example,
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Is there a solution to the problem?
Download new Firmware modified, for example,
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2425816
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So far I could not solve the problem of network lock
 
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So far I could not solve the problem of network lock
From what i understood in the posts i directed you too, you need another sim unlocked E970. Then you make an EFS backup of the second phone and replace the EFS files from your phone with the ones on the second phone. Downsides: Your phone will be a "clone" of the second phone since they will have the same imei, and you need to find another unlocked phone.
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Running EG8 Rom

Samsung Galaxy S
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Where you can find it in the phone specifically what are the method of installation please
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Where you can find it in the phone specifically what are the method of installation please
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"Introduction
I bought an AT&T LG Optimus G E970(1) on Ebay and I though it was asking my SIM code, so I put it 4 times and it got a hard lock:
"This phone is permanently locked and can not be unlocked"
I tried to find some kind of information about unlocking it but I was unsuccessful. I tryed flashing roms or restoring factory etc but nothing worked.
Even thinking was not really a hardware problem I though I can sell it for parts and buy another, because there was not any solution.

A kind of solution:
As I said I bought another E970(2) and I unlock it, in the process I make a backup of efs files and that gave me an idea.
I used the 3 files of my new unlock E970(2)
/dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/m9kefs1
/dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/m9kefs2
/dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/m9kefs3

on the E970(1) and it bypass the hard-lock (IDK how is it made, but is not matter) working as a new cellphone clone of E970(2).
The plan was to put E970(1) hard-locked efs on the E970(2), and since it's not hard-locked, unlock the imei and put it back on the E970(1) since if you put a unlock efs imei it bypass the hard-lock but I failed (by mistake I deleted the backups of E970(1) efs).

I don't know how to change the data of those archives or generate new ones (and I don't want to upload mine because I have now 2 clones) but I guess if someone could help with that.

I hope it can help. "

You can make the EFS backup using freegee.
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Xperia Ion
Running Aoba_PureBlack_Ultimate Privacy(sold! Really miss it though)

Lg Optimus G(AT&T) (Sold 2 of em so far, expecting my 3rd)
Running EG8 Rom

Samsung Galaxy S
(loaner from a friend)

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