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Sim Unlock Procedure - Here it is - Hope it's Working?

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By axel06, Senior Member on 19th July 2014, 08:18 PM
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I do not own an S5 any longer, but this week a report was published for allegedly "working sim unlock procedure" - Hope it does the trick:

Quote: "Now, S5 users can unlock their device easily. An insider from Samsung managed to retrieve the unlock code and to apply them, users can follow the instruction below.

1. Insert the foreign SIM card into your Samsung Galaxy S5.

2. Turn your handset off and back on again.

3. On the dial pad on your phone, type in *#197328640#.

4. Then select [1] UMTS > [1] Debug Screen > [8] Phone Control > [6] Network Lock > Options [3] Perso SHA256 OFF.

5. Wait for 30 seconds or so before returning to your main menu by choosing back.

6. In the main menu, you should see a “Network Lock” message, now choose [4] NW Lock NV Data INITIALLIZ.

By now, your device should be unlocked. The process is a very simple one and word has it that it works for every other Samsung smartphone. If there is a time to perform an unlock, it is now. Users better act fast before Samsung change the codes accordingly." Unquote

If it works, please leave a Thank You!
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19th July 2014, 11:37 PM |#2  
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Doesn't work and there is a huge thread about this. 0 effort from this guy. Didn't even try on his own phone.
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21st July 2014, 05:24 AM |#3  
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STOP POSTING THIS CRAP!! it's very well known that this method does not work
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22nd July 2014, 12:40 PM |#4  
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Gheeez...Was just trying to be helpful - You all don't have to get hostile...

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23rd July 2014, 12:20 AM |#5  
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Insider from Samsung..... Jajaja

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28th July 2014, 12:10 AM |#6  
They need to dump this thread .........Had my hopes up until I read the first comment ..OP didn't even try this on his own phone ..Thanks for the buzz kill.
31st July 2014, 12:43 PM |#7  
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Working solution I used (and that I know of) is using these guys

http://www.cellunlocker.net/
8th August 2014, 01:02 AM |#8  
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Working solution I used (and that I know of) is using these guys

http://www.cellunlocker.net/

This isnt an unlock method . It is an unlock service . ... they need to remove this thread like i said before
8th August 2014, 10:55 AM |#9  
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Originally Posted by spirodave

This isnt an unlock method . It is an unlock service . ... they need to remove this thread like i said before

It's an unlock method that works via a paid service, because the phone IS getting unlocked. The pressing matter is the method used to unlock it. But I understand perfectly where you're coming from.
8th August 2014, 06:37 PM |#10  
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It's an unlock method that works via a paid service, because the phone IS getting unlocked. The pressing matter is the method used to unlock it. But I understand perfectly where you're coming from.

Yeah the title of the thread is misleading . I don't really need a unlock method right now unless I end up selling the phone its a good selling point. But I still like the option . I used a similar method on 2 of my galaxy phones. I might try region unlock and see if it will work
8th August 2014, 10:01 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by spirodave

Yeah the title of the thread is misleading . I don't really need a unlock method right now unless I end up selling the phone its a good selling point. But I still like the option . I used a similar method on 2 of my galaxy phones. I might try region unlock and see if it will work

region lock is no go..

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