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[IT WORKS!!] Galaxy S6 Active for use on Tmobile

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gregk232

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Update - IT WORKS!!!

Phone is unlocked and Tmo LTE is a GO!
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I just picked up my galaxy s6 active, but I plan to use it with tmobile. From what I saw, it takes band 4 lte, which is tmo, so all I would need are the apn settings and I should be good to go.

Now I am very impatiently waiting for my unlock code from Theunlockingcompany.com

I'll report how it goes here.
 

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gregk232

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You can unlock any GSM phone regardless of if it is under any contract or not.

There are plenty of online services that give you unlock codes based on your imei
 

redeyss

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Tried one on eBay, came back as "this device is active on another user's account" which apparently means it's under contract. Bought phone on swappa so must've been an upgrade.
 

MizuRyuu

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So how would you be getting future firmware updates? Would you be able to get it OTA when AT&T release it for the S6 Active, or do you need to wait for it to be uploaded somewhere so you can download and install?
 

gregk232

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So how would you be getting future firmware updates? Would you be able to get it OTA when AT&T release it for the S6 Active, or do you need to wait for it to be uploaded somewhere so you can download and install?

1. Odin flash the update
2. I am counting on root and custom recovery being available at some point.
3. I believe I can still get an Ota even if I have a different carrier Sim in their via wifi.
 

MizuRyuu

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A question: for the Limited Warranty sheet, does it say that the warranty covers all of North America, or just the States? Trying to figure out if I'll lose the warranty for bringing the phone to Canada
 

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    Update - IT WORKS!!!

    Phone is unlocked and Tmo LTE is a GO!
    attachment.php


    I just picked up my galaxy s6 active, but I plan to use it with tmobile. From what I saw, it takes band 4 lte, which is tmo, so all I would need are the apn settings and I should be good to go.

    Now I am very impatiently waiting for my unlock code from Theunlockingcompany.com

    I'll report how it goes here.
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    Holy crap! You got a $700 brand new phone on CL for $450? Wonder why the person didn't return phone for refund instead since it's only been out since last Friday officially? Was seller an at&t employee or something?
    Sounds like it fell of the back of a truck deal to me.
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    Does not take band 12 but I'll take it anyway.
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    The details tab of AT&Ts S6 Active page includes band 12 under 4G-LTE bands:

    Wireless Technology
    4G-LTE Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 29 and 30
    4G HSPA+ with enhanced backhaul
    3G - UMTS 850/1900/2100MHz
    GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz

    http://www.att.com/cellphones/samsung/galaxy-s6-active.html
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    Hello guys, I own a galaxy s6 active unlocked outside of US, and it works just perfect without any extra settings from me. The thing is if I upgrade the firmware to 5.1.1 am I going to need to unlock my mobile again? Because this would be very difficult for me here in Greece .

    No worries. You don't have to unlock it again.