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Activating without simcard?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mikeh, Mar 20, 2010.

  1. mikeh

    mikeh Active Member
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    I have a HTC Hero locked to Orange UK - now, I do not have an Orange sim card, and when booting with another sim card, I just get asked for a sim unlock code, and if I do not enter a sim card, it just tells me to insert one.

    Is there any way or booting the device to get into usb debugging mode so that I might unlock it?
     

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  2. WIBBLA

    WIBBLA Member
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    White Van Man
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    I would just pop down road and get a pay as you go sim...
     
  3. antipesto93

    antipesto93 Well-Known Member
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    yeah most corner shops do them...i didnt even know my local shop did them
    they are free on the orange website
    or purchase an unlock code:)
     
  4. MindTwist

    MindTwist New Member
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    I would just purchase an unlock code. My Hero (new one) was also locked to Orange, when I bought it with the phone IMEI they got me the unlock code. First time I boot it up with my SIM (Vodafone), I got asked for the unlock code, enter it, and I am ready to go.

    No Orange SIM card needed...
     
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