How to Unlock Nokia Phones Online for Free

by Betshy Paola Sanchez Marr

Sim-lock is the term used to refer to what the GSM Server website describes as "a programmed limit in the phone to work with a single network." Consequently, a person can change the phone Sim Card as long as the new one belongs to the same network. However, there are ways to unlock most Nokia phones so that they will work with other phone networks, and you can do it online for free.

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Unlock your Nokia phone on the NokiaFREE website. According to the product's website, the NokiaFREE calculators will allow you to "repair, remove sim restrictions and unlock Nokia, Samsung, Siemens, Maxon, NEC, Sony, Panasonic, Vitel, AEG / Telital, Alcatel cellphones." To unlock your Nokia phone, just go to the NokiaFREE website and click on your phone model, enter your phone's information, and then click on "Get Nokia DCT... Unlock Codes!." You will get a list of codes for you to try on your phone.

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Unlock your Nokia phone with GSMLiberty. This website works similarly to the NokiaFREE website. To unlock your Nokia phone, just go to the GSMLiberty website and enter your phone's information, then click on "Unlock my phone." You will get a list of codes for you to try on your phone.

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Unlock your Nokia phone with the Peters1.dk website, which works very similarly to the above sites. The only difference is that this website does not provide a list of codes, but rather a single generated code to avoid the risk of hard-locking your phone. To unlock your Nokia phone, just go to the Peters1.dk website and enter your phone's information, then click on "Ok." You will get a code which you must enter into your phone. You will also get detailed instructions about how to do this.

Tip

  • check You can get your phone's IMEI by typing *#06#

Warning

  • close You have only three attempts to unlock your phone. If the three attempts fail, your phone will be hard-locked, which means that you will not able to unlock it using this method.

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About the Author

Settled in the U.K., Betshy Paola Sanchez Marrugo is a Colombian woman who has been writing since 2008. Her writing specialties are parenting, computers, the Internet, relationships, nature and health. She writes for sites such as eHow, Answerbag and LIVESTRONG.COM. She was awarded with a writing unit and an ESOL Level 2 Certificate from University of Cambridge.

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