I tried to use the koodo SIM in my blackberry in my new phone (LG) and i get the message that the SIM is locked...any ideas?

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Lori Hyde

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Is your LG phone a Koodo phone?
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no...neither the blackberry or the LG are koodo phones - the LG should be "unlocked" however
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Did you pay to have it unlocked or did someone sell it to you "unlocked"
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i just purchased it on its own from a computer store - i did not purchase it through a provider so i assume unlocked?
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Does your SIM still work in the Blackberry?

Does the phone ask you for a PUK code?
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You may have set a pin on your sim (happens accidentally when people are trying to set passwords on their phone). If you get that wrong too many times it'll ask for a PUK code that you'll need to call Telus for.

If it's not asking for either of those it likely isn't unlocked.
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the sim still works in the blackberry - it is not asking for a PUK code...what should i do?
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Ack ack! Sorry, I totally read that as NOW asking for a PUK code.... it really seems like as if your LG is locked after all, Lori!

And sorry again for my previous answer :)
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thank you guys! Is it difficult to unlock the phone?
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No, it's dead easy! You'll need to find a reputable site that unlocks phones, such as cellunlocker.net or unlockbox.ca and follow the instructions.

I priced unlockbox.ca and they charge $4.99CAN to unlock any LG phone, can't go wrong with that really but make sure you price cellunlocker.net as well just in case :)
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thank you so much! i really appreciate your help

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