This method works with both rooted and unrooted prevails. It still shows up with 'getprop ril. Those who are aware of this locking system may prefer to spend more money to make sure that the model they buy is the unlocked one. Today begins the end of my relationship with Sprint. This may be either pre-paid or post-paid service. To accomplish this task, you need to know what band your provider is operating on in your area. Verizon Wireless assumes that the phone is not subsidy locked, and programs the phone regardless.
However its been about 36 hrs and nothing yet. These options can be used accordingly in order to activate the phone on the appropriate network. So I am really confused. Be sure to select the previously activated option as only then will the activation website give you the master subsidy lock code. Changing that buffer length from 07 to 20 had things like weather and news loading up faster. Well, the wireless provider can implement a combination of either one or two methods in order to recoup their susbidy interest in your phone.
Can I use the one-time service programming code to change the master subsidy lock? Its at the beginning of this post. If that doesnt work try just typing getprop. The site will give you detailed instructions on how to reprogram your wireless telephone number into the phone you are trying to activate, and in the process will give the end user the programming code. The device manufacturer uses this code to make sure that its customers cannot wipe their phone number and reprogram their device to work with another different carrier, which most customers want to do. Users of the Nokia 6185 have reported that they have sucessfully changed the master subsidy lock by using the one-time code. A lock code of 000000 effectively means that the phone is unlocked, as the phone will not prompt the user for a programming code when the current code is set to 000000. .
Do I need to be on a stock rom? My phone has never been activated before. Customers who buy their device thus not only get the device, but also a permanent phone number that cannot be changed. How does the provider recoup the subsidy if you did not sign a contract, or if you are using pre-paid service? For some reason when you enter the wrong msl it gives you the right one when looking at the logs with alogcat. Sorrry for my wrong info in the first post. How does the provider recoup the subsidy if you did not sign a contract, or if you are using pre-paid service? Please let me know if this actually works for you guys as I have only been able to test it on 3 phones so far. Therefore, when finally releases its illustrious Galaxy S6 model, its locked version, which is obviously cheaper, also emerges in the market. Probably works on other devices as well.
I did, however the information in these threads are wrong and need to be corrected. Not all Sprint phones can be activated on another system; please see note below. That is an awesome hack!!! Device manufacturers often cooperate with certain carriers like when they introduce new models. Everyone is business friendly and polite but it ends there. This practice can easily be seen when a wireless reseller is giving away free phones.
Another option to try: 1. They will begin to set up an account and telephone number for you, and will most likely guide you through the programming instructions over the phone. Is the information on this site helpful to you? Well, the wireless provider can implement a combination of either one or two methods in order to recoup their susbidy interest in your phone. I was referring to phones from Sprint, Verizon, and U. First off I'll start by saying I have tried this on my phone custom rom obviously and on both my sister's and father's phone, both of which ran the official sprint update. Calling Sprint and asking for it. As long as the one-time code has never been used before, it can be used in this case to change the master subsidy lock.
There is a database that prevents the use of a iPhone on a different carrier. Users of the Nokia 6185 have reported that they have sucessfully changed the master subsidy lock by using the one-time code. So what are you waiting for? My phone has never been activated before. Again, my experience with customer service has been excellent. I tried the ip number trick but with no luck. Best little hack so far. If this is as easy as toggling an already existing option, how difficult would it be to have Sprint send out an official fix? I also have a 4s that sprint gave me the unlock code for but will not give any instructions on how to unlock To use with verizon.
For now the fastest way Is to download terminal emulator from the market. I purchased both phones new from Sprint 15 mo ago. And if you are calling during normal business hours, get comfortable, it'll be awhile. Heres some good reading for you: Wireless telephone providers often subsidize the cost of the handsets that are used on their system. Root your device and use the latest Galaxy S6 tools to unlock your device.
Been getting the run-around from sprint. I have done the buffer length hack I have it at 13 right now. So I am really confused. It will show a long list, scroll down to the section that starts with ril. To accomplish this task, you need to know what band your provider is operating on in your area. A: The script knows if the file exists or not.
It cuts and rings when listening to music, why not data? Mark, This is a very easy option to do. The site will give you detailed instructions on how to reprogram your wireless telephone number into the phone you are trying to activate, and in the process will give the end user the programming code. Use any apps that allow you to view your Android device logs. As a member you'll also see less advertisements. What does this script do? Verizon has stated time and time again that they are an open network and openly encourage the activation of non Verizon devices on their service.