Locked phone

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How do I tell if my cell phone is locked or not? Someone is interested in buying my old phone as I upgraded.
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Lisa Gagnon

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Posted 2 years ago

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Chad Burr, Mobile Master

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Unless your phone is a Nexus, the chances are good that it's locked to Koodo / Telus / Public Mobile

The way to tell is to insert a sim card from a carrier other than Telus / Koodo / Public Mobile. If the phone asks for a network unlock code then it's locked.

You can buy unlock codes from Koodo or get it from a 3rd party retailer like cellunlocker.net or eBay.

Hope this helps.
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Hey Lisa! Did Chad's suggestion help? Keep us posted! :)
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Lisa Gagnon

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Yes, everything worked out. Thank you!!

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