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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by *wilson*, Apr 19, 2010.

  1. *wilson*

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    hi everyone, im new to the forum :) from the uk just got a HTC Desire. loving the phone my first android. was a toss up between that and the iphone, think i made the right choice.

    il get to the point my phone is locked to oranage uk but i need it unlocked tried a shop near me that unlocks phones but he says he cant get a code cos the phone is too new! so i tried foneszone and they said the same thing:mad:. anyone know of a website that can supply me with a code??? any help much appreciated :D
     

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  2. marky9074

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    Plenty do a google search... though not made up my mind yet.... waiting for a reply on one I saw for
     
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    can anyone recommend a web site that actually gave a sim unlock code that worked with the desire?
     
  4. marky9074

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    Bugger....
     
  6. marky9074

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    I have to ring up T-Mobile to see about porting my number so I will ask how much from them...
     
  7. *wilson*

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    i didnt think it would be so hard to unlock one phone! this is driving me mad now, all i want to do is use my new phone :mad:
     
  8. ephumuris

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    Htccode.com
     
  9. *wilson*

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    trying them right now but keep getting this error message |Server response|: Login or Password Incorrect
     
  10. PJD007

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    It was said in another thread that T Mobile will unlock the phone for
     
  11. marky9074

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  12. marky9074

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    You cannot order from the web site.. just got an email saying paypal direct to their email address $35 or 25 euros..

    I just emailed back and said too expensive (given T-Mobile
     
  13. Karolis

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    I used Swift Unlocks on eBay - responded very fast.

    By the way, you might have problems with Orange. They like messing-up the unlock procedure. Or at least that was the case with HTC Hero.
     
  14. ephumuris

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    And the Tattoo on Orange too!
     
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  16. *wilson*

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    starting to give up on this now! htccode did not work. will t-mobile unlock a phone on orange?
     
  17. marky9074

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    Probably not! :D :D Best you ring Orange and see how much they want to provide an unlock!
     
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    I used them too, had the code for my Desire in about 18 hours.
     
  21. blue90

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    Has anyone successfully unlocked htc desire on orange? How much does orange charge for the code and are there any websites that will provide codes for orange uk desire?
     
  22. nx1977

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    Orange used to charge
     
  23. nicmel

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    htcunlock.com worked well for me, on orange. I did debrand the phone first, dont think that'd matter though.
     
  24. stueyboy

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    +1 for ^^ gave me an unlock code in 20 minutes
     
  25. SUroot

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    There are ways of unlocking phones without unlocking phones.

    The phone reads the network lock from the sim card. You can actually cut this part of ths simcard off.
     
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