Factory unlock phone

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If someone gets a factory unlocked phone as should be if purchased outright with no term? And it locks to a provider, can you call the brand of the phone to get a free unlock code or your stuck paying to unlock the phone through the provider it locked to
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Timo Tuokkola, Mobile Master

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If you buy a phone other than a Nexus or a Pixel from a service provider, whether you buy it outright or not, you are buying a LOCKED phone. The manufacturer will not provide a free unlick code for you.
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What if you buy it out right from samsung your not tied to a provider , does it lock when you do put it to the provider ?
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It should not, but you would be better served by confirming that with samsung, rather than a complete stranger on a public forum.
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This is true, thanks !