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By htc-phones, Account currently disabled on 6th June 2012, 01:50 PM
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Right i been searching around trying to unlock my friends Desire S this method Worked perfectly.



1) You need root
2) You need Terminal Emulator (free from the market)

Open the Terminal Emulator app and type:

su [enter]
strings -n 8 /dev/block/mmcblk0p7 [enter]

you will then get loads of codes and other stuff.

Look for your IMEI number and the unlock code will be above. If u get just a date then sorry you cant get the unlock code Write the unlock code down and put a sim that normally wouldnt work into your phone and power it on. then enter your unlock code u just wrote down

look at the piccy below the unlock code is marked with the arrow.





This will only work with Sim LOCKED devices. as mine is already sim unlocked by htc i cant unlock mine and i get a weird code. but my friends unlocked fine with his code I take NO responsibility if u break or damage your device. this is for educational purpose only


the code may not exist in a factory-unlocked phone (only a carrier-locked one).
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6th June 2012, 01:51 PM |#2  
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i need people to confirm this working for them
7th June 2012, 02:46 PM |#3  
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I also got the same key. 00000108 as in your screenshot. I've not tried yet. As I'm in the office and I don't have any other sim card with me now.


Is there a way , a shortcut key or somewhere in settings where I can put the key. ?
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7th June 2012, 02:49 PM |#4  
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Is there a way , a shortcut key or somewhere in settings where I can put the key. ?

Borrow someone else's SIM card?
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Borrow someone else's SIM card?

colleagues whom I can ask for their sim have iphone, and their sim doesn't fit in desire s.

there should be a secret code to enter the key.
7th June 2012, 03:04 PM |#6  
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I've just tried it, but after entering the strings command the reply is "strings not found" are you sure that the command is written correct (with all the spaces correct). Or maybe I am doing something else wrong? I have root and s-off...
7th June 2012, 03:08 PM |#7  
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I've just tried it, but after entering the strings command the reply is "strings not found" are you sure that the command is written correct (with all the spaces correct). Or maybe I am doing something else wrong? I have root and s-off...

I've just tried it and the command works fine for me. i got the similar result as shown in the screenshot. Hope this helps.
This is what I entered in the console.
su [enter]
strings -n 8 /dev/block/mmcblk0p7 [enter]
7th June 2012, 03:11 PM |#8  
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I get the same code.... 00000108 and i don't think all sim locked Desire s have the same code.
7th June 2012, 08:26 PM |#9  
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I tried according to the instruction and It didn't worked.
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7th June 2012, 11:57 PM |#10  
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Has this worked for anyone? Did this ever work for anyone from the HTC v forum where it originally came?

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8th June 2012, 12:26 AM |#11  
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I'll take another look I know that the only code I used to unlock a phone so I know thas the command but I think I might have done the wrong block location. I'll update it 2morrow guys been really really busy
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