How to Unlock my Mobile Phone

The phone companies typically have locking devices that sell so that they only can be used by that operator. However, there is a way to free them

In some cases, and depending on the mobile brand, the process to follow is quite simple; in others, it can be quite a complicated process. If you still do not know your device's complexity and want to unlock your phone, Here is how to do it step by step. Keep reading!

Steps to follow:

Step One

The IMEI is the international identification code of your mobile, and you will need it to unlock your device. Dial * # 06 # with your mobile to get your IMEI code. Please write it down on paper when it appears on the screen.

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Hasn't it worked for you? If the first step has given you problems, you should know that another way to get the IMEI code is by consulting the manufacturer's label. These digits are usually found under the battery, as well as on the original terminal packaging box.

How to unlock my mobile phone - Step 1
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Step Two

The first method that you should try to try to unlock your cell phone or mobile phone will be to contact the telephone operator or company to which the terminal in question belongs, and that is since 2014, free phones have been sold or unlock codes are offered to those who bought them, before this date.

Therefore, call the telephone company's customer service number to which that mobile is associated and, providing them with the IMEI code that you have obtained in the previous step. They will be able to give you with a code to unlock the mobile and use it with a SIM of any other operator.

How to unlock my mobile phone - Step 2
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Step Three

You can try to free your phone first to turn off the mobile and remove the SIM card. Without re-inserting the card, please turn on the device and don't bother inserting it until it prompts you to. It is now when you will need to enter the IMEI code to be able to unlock it. However, each mobile and model brand has different requirements, so you will need to take different steps to unlock your mobile.

Step Four

If you want to release a mobile from a specific company, below we are going to discover the different methods that you must follow according to your operator:

  • Unlocking a Yoigo mobile: To do this, you will have to access the special section of the Yoigo website adapted to make the phone totally free. Once there, you must follow the steps indicated.
  • Unlocking a Movistar mobile: To unlock a device from this company, you should know that the procedure is somewhat slower and, in fact, you have to call 1004 with your IMEI number to be able to do this process.
  • Unlocking a Vodafone mobile: you will have to enter the Vodafone website and enter your "My Vodafone" section by following this link. Here you will have to locate the option "My mobile phone and SIM" and then click on the option "Unlock mobile."
  • Unlocking an Orange mobile: you will have to access the customer area of ​​this company and, here, contact by email putting in subject 1 "My mobile," then "Unlock my mobile," and in this way, you will be able to make the request.

More Tips

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  • It is often impossible to free the mobile phone because you have a permanent presence in your telephone company, so make sure that it is possible to do so.
  • If it is possible to unlock the mobile but you cannot, it is best to go to a professional to do the job.
  • If it is possible to unlock the mobile but you cannot, it is best to go to a professional to do the job.

Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff

Sources: Uncomo