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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by k0r3andud3, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. k0r3andud3

    k0r3andud3 Newbie
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    How can I check if my Galaxy Nexus is SIM unlocked? I bought it in South Korea, but when I put my AT&T SIM into it, it recognizes the phone number and network type but says my Network is "unknown," my Service State is "Out of Service," and my Mobile Network State is "Disconnected."

    My AT&T SIM obviously doesn't work in South Korea, but can someone tell me how to figure out if the phone is actually SIM unlocked? Thanks.

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  2. jhonb

    jhonb Android Enthusiast

  3. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja

    The GSM nexus can(or should) be able to accept any SIM card that is a GSM carrier version. I am not sure why your phone doesnt recognize this as the correct carrier, can you obtain a new AT&T SIM card by any chance that you know works or a brand new one and try again?
  4. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum

    If the phone were locked, it would prompt you for an unlock code when you put sim in that wasn't for the original network. It's unlocked.

    I think he's putting a U.S. sim in his phone while still in South Korea. You have to let AT&T know (so they can soak you for additional charges) if you take your sim/phone overseas.
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  5. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja

    yeah didnt know if he was in SK or not, so i went on the assumption he wasnt :( bad Saint BAD!
  6. k0r3andud3

    k0r3andud3 Newbie
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    Thanks everyone! An additional benefit of using an American SIM appears that Google Play is no longer restricted to Apps only - and I can also download restricted apps, including Netflix and Hulu.

    In any case, thanks for the help everyone!

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The Galaxy Nexus release date was November 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.65" inch screen, 5MP camera, 1GB RAM, TI OMAP 4460 processor, and 1750mAh battery.

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