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Meaning of AT&T Fuze Unlocked .....

2nd January 2009, 07:36 AM |#1  
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Hi there,
I am pretty new to the forum and I havent had much experience with locked / unlocked devices so my question might be a bit naive.
I wanted to buy the AT&T Fuze from ebay and the offer says its unlocked.
Does that mean I can use it in Pakistan and Middle East. And secondly, can I change its ROM to the standard middle east rom version.
I ll be thankful if someone could guide me regarding the problem.
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2nd January 2009, 07:41 AM |#2  
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yes you can
2nd January 2009, 08:26 AM |#3  
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unlocking your phone will allow you to use your phone with another service provider (instead of just At&t).

You can change your ROM regardless of whether your phone is unlocked or not.
2nd January 2009, 02:20 PM |#4  
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I'll get specific for you.

1. Sim unlocked
(the most common unlocked terminology) means you can put any sim in the device and use that carriers network.

As far as ROM flashing goes (don't get the two confused)

2. Security unlocked and Hard SPL.
Hard SPL is for flashing a ROM, However since you live outside the U.S. you might want to flash a Radio, This is were Security Unlocking comes into play.

If you want my recommendation, Use "Olipro's" unlocker in the Raphael Rom Development section. It is worth the money and very easy to use.
2nd January 2009, 02:22 PM |#5  
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Originally Posted by trancer_84

unlocking your phone will allow you to use your phone with another service provider (instead of just At&t).

You can change your ROM regardless of whether your phone is unlocked or not.

I really hope no one reads this post and just decides to take a Stock Fuze and flash it without HARD SPL.
2nd January 2009, 03:51 PM |#6  
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thanks for your comments..
really informative ..
but can anyone please suggest some thread for explanation of terms like hard spl and radio etc ...
2nd January 2009, 04:55 PM |#7  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fahadriaz49

thanks for your comments..
really informative ..
but can anyone please suggest some thread for explanation of terms like hard spl and radio etc ...

I already did, read post 4
2nd January 2009, 05:05 PM |#8  
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Everything you ever wanted to know is in the WIKI.

http://wiki.xda-developers.com/index...me=HTC_Raphael
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