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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by vandeyla, Jul 13, 2013.

  1. vandeyla

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    I have a GSM Galaxy S2 through the Walmart Family Mobile plan.

    I will be going on a trip to Canada and wanted to unlock the phone so I can put in a simcard from a Canadian provider to use up there.

    My understsnding is once I unlock the phone then I can put in another simcard, but does that mean I will need to be assigned a new phone number when I input the new simcard?

    thanks!
     

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  2. dontpanicbobby

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    Welcome to the forums vandeyla. You can take your S2 to Walmart and ask them to unlock it for you. Unfortunately it is still illegal for an end user to unlock their phone in the US.
     
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    What version of android is on it? There is a way of doing it but it does require you to root it.
     
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    Hi,

    I thought the unlocking was already legal in the US. What can you say about the following text?

    SIM lock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Regards
     
  5. jhawkkw

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    If you actually scroll down to the segment for the US, it states verbatim:

    They butchered the January 29th day because it was actually January 26th due to 90 days not equalling exactly 3 months, but it has the notice of the change.
     

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