Hi there, I'm just wondering about something - and I have done some Googling before posting here but really it's confusing the heck out of me what I've read so far.
I have a friend that bought a Samsung Galagy GT-I9000 on TradeMe and to his knowledge this was used previously with a Vodafone SIM. He is trying to use this with his Telecom SIM but in the settings it does not pick up the Telecom network. However it does pick up 2degrees and Vodafone. He reckons it might be SIM-locked.
What are your thoughts on this? I believe myself it's SIM-locked and if it is, how would he go about obtaining an unlock code for it? Where would he be able to obtain an unlock code for it? By giving Telecom a ring?
I was directed to this video not too long ago:
Suppose we did obtain an unlock code through that method, I'm not even sure how I would go about putting that code in. When he puts his Telecom SIM in, a window doesn't pop up asking for the unlock code when the phone boots up.