How can I check to see if my phone is unlocked?

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I have a Galaxy S4, and I don't use it anymore, as I upgraded to a Galaxy S6! I want to sell my S4, but I don't know if my S4 is unlocked or not. I bought it from Koodo, but I've paid for it in full. How do I check to see if it is unlocked or not? Thank you in advance! 
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Posted 2 years ago

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Normally unless you paid for an unlock code and used it it is safe to assume the phone is locked unless it's a Nexus device or The S4 (I had two come unlocked)

Easiest way to tell is to insert a sim from another carrier other than Telus, koodo, or public mobile.
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I don't have any other sim cards! There's no feature on the phone where I can check?
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Not really because the phone wasn't originally intended to be unlocked. Goto the mall or any of KOODO's competitors kiosks and ask them to try their sim in your phone.
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Thank you :)