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How can I check if my Samsung phone is unlocked?
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Chad Burr, Mobile Master

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Insert a sim from another carrier, if it doesn't ask you for a subsidy code, chances are good it's unlocked.
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Heather Elaine

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AND if it does ask for a code, and you are out of the country (in Costa Rica) and don't have access to a cell phone until yours is unlocked ... how do you get the code?
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You need to contact Telus or Koodo to get the unlock code.

If you are away, you could use facebook to contact Koodo, or use Skype or viber to call Koodo.
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Any friend on another carrier with the same sized SIM as your phone uses would allow you to complete the test. No need to wait until you are distant.
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Heather Elaine

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Azure123 - Thanks! I've can't do anything tomorrow but will try again or on Skype on Wednesday. It sucks not having a phone just because they can't answer their email or Facebook page!

And David, I knew my phone was locked but wasn't prepared to pay to have it unlocked when Dec. 1st was the deadline for free unlocked phones.
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Саня Мин

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unlock phone imei XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
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Allan, Mobile Master

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You can unlock your phone via self serve or by contacting Koodo.
Also this is a public forum so I wouldn't post your imei number.
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Саня Мин

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Thank you
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Goran, Mobile Master

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For the future please don't post in an old thread and start a new one as it isn't related to your concern.