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    Default what does unlocking a phone mean?

    and can it be done with a Samsung Instinct?

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    basically unlocking a phone is that you remove the SIM Card restrictions from your phone. EG. You can use any SIM card for your phone.

    This can be done for any phone, either by phoning your service provider or do-it-yourself (not recommended for beginners)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jayjaybird View Post
    and can it be done with a Samsung Instinct?
    In some countrys the phone manufacturers and network operators have deals, and a particular phone can be used with only a particular network. In order to use it with any other network, it must be "unlocked". You can't unlock a phone if it's not locked beforehand.

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    Default what does unlocking means?

    I think it means to recover your phone to its original state after f**king it!

    thats the perfect definition!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliImran008 View Post
    I think it means to recover your phone to its original state after f**king it!

    thats the perfect definition!
    that's....not really it.

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    My Instinct does not have a sim card can it be "unlocked"?

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    If it has no SIM Card then Im guessing its CDMA , In that case it can not be unlocked... Only GSM phones can..

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    Mobile Phone Unlocking

    Unlocking a mobile phone is a procedure to remove any SIM/Network restrictions set on the phone by either the manufacturer of the phone or by the mobile phone's service provider. After unlocking a mobile phone, you can still use it with it's existing network or switch over to any other supported network.
    Unlocking Benefits

    a) Switch to any other network: Once you unlock your phone you can switch to any other network and use the same phone.
    b) Cut roaming costs: With an unlocked phone, you can go to any country/state and save money by using a local network rather than paying high roaming costs to your home network.
    c) Higher resale value: Unlocked mobile phones generally have a higher resale value than a locked phone.


    Yes you can unlock the Samsung INSTINCT,To Unlock it get the unlock code from the site ***************.com and unlock it.
    Last edited by venmalathy; 28-11-2011 at 01:44 PM.

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    thanks to u all