November 24th, 2013, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by alextop30
Well you can do that with the unlock code - I personally did it and they are extreemely problematic or you can load google edition / or cm / roms and just unlock the phone from the shutdown menu. Way easier than having to mess around with silly T-Mobile that think that they hold the key to your life when they have the unlock code for your phone.
That is my personal experience and just a word of advice
They do hold the key to your phone's network capabilities since January 26th 2013 when it became illegal to SIM unlock your phone without your carrier permission.
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