1. Are you ready for the Galaxy S20? Here is everything we know so far!

Will updating firmware via Kies Lock my Unlocked Galaxy Mega?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by Equinista, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. Equinista

    Equinista Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi,

    I need an answer as quick as possible...please..

    I have an AT&T Samsun Galaxy Mega which is unlocked for use with MetroPCS (has MetroPCS sim card)

    If I update firmware, or any kind of updates, via Kies, will this Lock my unlocked phone?

    Thank you so much.
     



    1. Download the Forums for Android™ app!


      Download

       
  2. Equinista

    Equinista Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Please can anyone help me? I really want to do the firmware update but I want to make sure it is not going to lock my unlocked phone if I do so.

    Thank you!

    -Jenn
     
  3. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Did you buy it unlocked?
     
  4. codesplice

    codesplice Elite Recognized Moderator
    Moderator

    Hi Equinista, and welcome to Android Forums :)

    It is my understanding that SIM-unlocking a device (to be able to use an AT&T phone with a Metro PCS SIM) is permanent. Installing an OS update (either OTA or via Kies) shouldn't cause any problems for you.
     
Loading...

Share This Page

Loading...