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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by gcairns84, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. gcairns84

    gcairns84 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Hey peps little help here got ma desire from carphone warehouse
    Software version 1.21.405.2 is this an unlock vrrsion or branded to a network?
     



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  2. Steven58

    Moderator

    Welcome to Android Forums :)

    I don't know. I'll move this to where you can get help. Thanks for joining! :)
     
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  3. anoniemouse

    anoniemouse Android Expert

    If you got your phone from carphone warehouse you will find it is an unlocked & unbranded one.
     
  4. Fatwaz

    Fatwaz Well-Known Member

    That software version says it'd unbranded and unlocked.try to update and you should get the update.
     
  5. bt23

    bt23 Lurker

    Can someone confirm that this version is branded? because i bought it unlocked, i have the htc start screen and i can use every carrier, but i cannot find the update...

    Firmware: 2.1-update1
    Build: 1.19.161.5 CL171460
    Software: 1.19.161.5

    thanks in advance
     
  6. gcairns84

    gcairns84 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    think this might be vodafone software tag. if it is you'll have to wait till vf change what they need about it.
     
  7. bt23

    bt23 Lurker

    is there a possibility to find out if my desire is locked and if it is, to which brand? cause the store where i bought it says it is unbranded, and as i said before, i have the htc start screen and i can use every carrier, but still no update....
     
  8. Phenomenological

    Phenomenological Android Expert

    Your software version doesn't match the unbranded one. What country are you in?
     
  9. Evil Genius

    Evil Genius Android Enthusiast

    this is a vodfone firmware. i have the same. unlocked and unbranded but still controlled by vodafone.

    go to menu > scenes

    if you can see vodafone (or another carrier), then your phone has carrier firmware and not generic firmware.
     
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  10. bt23

    bt23 Lurker

    ok, thanks a lot. definitely vodafone. guess i have to contact my lawyer and see what i can get back from this *** shop....
    austria, btw
     
  11. bt23

    bt23 Lurker

    any ideas how i can "unlock" my desire? i have no idea whom to ask. there is no vodafone in austria and my carrier does not offer the desire. and i am not sure if a normal "unlock" will work. because i can use every carrier.
    does anyone have experineces with this "unlocked and unbranded but still controlled by vodafone"-desires?
     

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