aaargh! HTC Desire, Orange, Network Locked


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  1. dd1989

    dd1989 Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Debranded my Orange phone when I got it about 4 months ago, everything worked fine until last night.

    Update came through OTA, upgraded the phone, rebooted and it's now Network Locked.

    Tried to downgrade the ROM again and I get 140 Bootloader Error...

    Help please!
     

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  2. anoniemouse

    anoniemouse Well-Known Member

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    looks like you will have to get it unlocked, their is one on ebay doing unlock codes for
     
  3. Pedro7

    Pedro7 Well-Known Member

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    can this be a problem caused by debranding?

    was about to jump into creating a goldcard and get the debranding process underway but im unaware of the problems that can be caused..

    is there a compiled list anywhere?
     
  4. anoniemouse

    anoniemouse Well-Known Member

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    Orange branded phones are the most prone to simlock after you update the radio using the goldcard method.
    Apparently some other branded phones can simlock too.
     
  5. lekky

    lekky Lover VIP Member

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    Like anoniemouse says, updating the radio causes a sim lock on orange phones which have been unbranded. The OTA will have included the updated radio resulting in the sim lock.

    dd1989 have you tried flashing hte previous radio?
     
  6. dd1989

    dd1989 Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    I was getting pissed off so I just used some unlocking website and got a code for bout 12 quid.

    Working now.

    I guess now I am properly unlocked I won't have issues again.
     
  7. kappayi

    kappayi New Member

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    I found a seller on eBay called swiftsales714, they sell unlock codes for this. Really helpful, answered all questions and very fast code delivery.
     

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