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How to Unlock Your Samsung Galaxy S3 & Note 2 (No Rooting)

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DaveenJay

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cmiEZcw1z8

T-Mobile Users might have to downgrade to unlock your device. I have listed all the phones and providers that worked. If you have a different carrier and a different model, and if it works please leave a comment on my YouTube video! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cmiEZcw1z8) Thanks.


Unlock your Samsung Galaxy S3, Note 2 and Ruby. Free. No Rooting. No Hacking.

Just dial the following keys *#197328640#

Main Menu
[1] UMTS
[1] Debug Screen
[8] Phone Control
[6] Network Lock
Options [3]Perso SHA256 OFF
(after choosing this option, wait about 30 seconds, then go back one step by pressing the Menu button then select Back, now you are in
[6] Network Lock then choose
[4] NW Lock NV Data INITIALLIZ ..... wait for a minute then reboot your phone

Don't pay high unlocking fee's on eBay! Say no to them with a big smile


Comfirm Works on:
Rogers Note 2
Bell Note 2
Bell Galaxy Rugby LTE
Telus Note 2
Wind Mobile Note 2 Thanks Deafmented for confirming this
Mobilicity Note 2 Thanks liveevil for confirming this
Wind Mobile S3
Mobilicity S3 YMMV
Bell S3
Koodo S3
Telus S3
Rogers S3

(http://forums.redflagdeals.com/free...2-all-gsm-carriers-galaxy-rugby-bell-1266487/)
 
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Meanee

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Found this on previous thread.

Worked on 4.1.1 perfectly. Tested with AT&T Mini SIM, was able to make phone calls and send texts.

Edit
Baseband T889UVALK8
ROM: Tweaked 1.4
 
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_Dennis_

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Found this on previous thread.

Worked on 4.1.1 perfectly. Tested with AT&T Mini SIM, was able to make phone calls and send texts.

Edit
Baseband T889UVALK8
ROM: Tweaked 1.4

Works as long as
1) your on a touchwiz ROM
2) your baseband is before ALL4 (for tmobile)

And you are correct there are about 5 threads in this section, and probably the same number in each other note 2 forum.

Really with people would search before posting.

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fix-this!

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so basically this method is a backdoor. is anything in the software affected by using this backdoor over the pin? does using the pin the "same exact" end product to the backdoor method? that's all i want to know

im not sure but i do not think this affects the software what so ever. this method has been used by alot of people with no ill effects on the device. this just circumvents waiting for tmobile to release the code.
 
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Anyone try to put a AT&T sim in the tmobile phone? Just curious if it works?

Yes, it does work with AT&T and any other Sim cards. It is completely unlock
just like using the code from T-mo.
However, you HAVE to be on UVALK8 or lower for this method to work.
It will NOT work with LL4, as they patch the "hole".

This method is some months old and from time to time somebody resurface it, but that is not bad as people tend to forget.

Here is the original thread:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=34661189
Or here for T-mo:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2015121&highlight=unlock
 
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cmiEZcw1z8

    T-Mobile Users might have to downgrade to unlock your device. I have listed all the phones and providers that worked. If you have a different carrier and a different model, and if it works please leave a comment on my YouTube video! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cmiEZcw1z8) Thanks.


    Unlock your Samsung Galaxy S3, Note 2 and Ruby. Free. No Rooting. No Hacking.

    Just dial the following keys *#197328640#

    Main Menu
    [1] UMTS
    [1] Debug Screen
    [8] Phone Control
    [6] Network Lock
    Options [3]Perso SHA256 OFF
    (after choosing this option, wait about 30 seconds, then go back one step by pressing the Menu button then select Back, now you are in
    [6] Network Lock then choose
    [4] NW Lock NV Data INITIALLIZ ..... wait for a minute then reboot your phone

    Don't pay high unlocking fee's on eBay! Say no to them with a big smile


    Comfirm Works on:
    Rogers Note 2
    Bell Note 2
    Bell Galaxy Rugby LTE
    Telus Note 2
    Wind Mobile Note 2 Thanks Deafmented for confirming this
    Mobilicity Note 2 Thanks liveevil for confirming this
    Wind Mobile S3
    Mobilicity S3 YMMV
    Bell S3
    Koodo S3
    Telus S3
    Rogers S3

    (http://forums.redflagdeals.com/free...2-all-gsm-carriers-galaxy-rugby-bell-1266487/)
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    Anyone try to put a AT&T sim in the tmobile phone? Just curious if it works?

    Yes, it does work with AT&T and any other Sim cards. It is completely unlock
    just like using the code from T-mo.
    However, you HAVE to be on UVALK8 or lower for this method to work.
    It will NOT work with LL4, as they patch the "hole".

    This method is some months old and from time to time somebody resurface it, but that is not bad as people tend to forget.

    Here is the original thread:
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=34661189
    Or here for T-mo:
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2015121&highlight=unlock
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    Aaaarrrrrrrrrrrr

    STOP ASKING IF YOUR PONE WILL REMAIN UNLOCKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i just read through 10 pages of the same nonsense questions. you made it this far now just read from previous posts. flashing/upgrading/updating new /roms/kernals/modems will not do anything. you will always be unlocked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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    Samsung galaxy s3 - 4.1.2 updated unlock

    As you know those who updated to 4.1.2 the unlock method from the service menu will NOT work , so after a friend came at me today to update his S3 to 4.1.2 i found a method to unlock:
    - you will need to root the phone u will find many ways , then install from recovery mode the SIM_Fix_v.0.1 , then install busybox from google play , the use GalaxSimUnlock.apk and voila ! phone unlocked !

    If someone needs one of the apps i can upload them !
    If someone needs instructions or someth wont work announce me and we will makeit work !

    Best regards , Bogdan
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    Found this on previous thread.

    Worked on 4.1.1 perfectly. Tested with AT&T Mini SIM, was able to make phone calls and send texts.

    Edit
    Baseband T889UVALK8
    ROM: Tweaked 1.4