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[Q] I'm rooted and SIM unlocked, BUT!

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By Xaltotun, Senior Member on 25th October 2010, 06:25 PM
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I have lost my unlock code due to a HD failure. I am currently rooted and unlocked, and I run the leaked Froyo ROM.

What will happen in the future, should I want to flash, say, a Cyanogen ROM (*if* it becomes available)? Will I lock again? I understand my unlock codes were wiped when I flashed the new ROM.

Is there a way to insure I do not become locked again?

I have searched threads extensively, I do not think I have found a consensus on this? Anyone care to enlighten me?
 
 
25th October 2010, 06:29 PM |#2  
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I unlocked back on 2.1 (JF6), updated to JH7, flashed 2.2 (JI6), and have also flashed Cognition Betas 6, 7, 8, 8.1, and 9...and I'm still SIM unlocked. As far as I know, it's permanent no matter what ROM you choose to flash.
25th October 2010, 06:41 PM |#4  
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Your phone can relock if you dont remove your sim when you flash

I never remove my SIM.
25th October 2010, 06:45 PM |#5  
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I never remove my SIM.

That's what I did before I got my SIM locked, was playing around with JH7 a month or two back and somehow got it relocked.
25th October 2010, 07:01 PM |#6  
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That's what I did before I got my SIM locked, was playing around with JH7 a month or two back and somehow got it relocked.

Hmm...strange. I still have my code (saved on both my MicroSD and an external harddrive) but I might start removing it as a precautionary measure.
25th October 2010, 09:01 PM |#7  
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even i never removed my sim anytime while flashing or updating....mines still unlocked....i hope it doesnt get locked in the future, cant we permenantly unlock it. . . .
25th October 2010, 10:32 PM |#8  
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Originally Posted by RKight

Hmm...strange. I still have my code (saved on both my MicroSD and an external harddrive) but I might start removing it as a precautionary measure.

Keep it on Simplenote .
26th October 2010, 03:59 AM |#9  
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Thanks for all the info. I feel better now! And yes, I will remove my SIM before flashing :)
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