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Topic # 229039 5-Feb-2018 00:01
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hi

 

i have a vodafone phone model vfd300, android version 6.0,n i have put my spark sim in and it is saying NETWORK LOCKED :( this is a phone given to me to use by a friend for my son.. is there anyway to unlock this phone so he can use it for FREE please???


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  Reply # 1951650 5-Feb-2018 00:06
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  Reply # 1951651 5-Feb-2018 00:09
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its older than 9 months


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1951652 5-Feb-2018 00:09
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Then follow above links.


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Reply # 1951655 5-Feb-2018 00:16
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As above if older than 9 months then unlock code is free direct from VodafoneNZ

 

Google search first link  https://www.vodafone.co.nz/help/mobile-phones/unlock/

 

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  Reply # 1951809 5-Feb-2018 09:42
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To Original Poster,

 

Please be aware that Spark and Voda use difference mobile frequencies. Generally only the mid to top end phones support quad band frequencies and can be used across networks.

 

I have doubt that the low end Vodafone mobile phones will work on a Spark's 3G and 4G network. Suggest going to the Spark web site and put in your phone IMEI number and it will tell you if your phone will work or not.

 

Good Luck


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  Reply # 1951859 5-Feb-2018 10:51
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smalltrader:

 

To Original Poster,

 

Please be aware that Spark and Voda use difference mobile frequencies. Generally only the mid to top end phones support quad band frequencies and can be used across networks.

 

I have doubt that the low end Vodafone mobile phones will work on a Spark's 3G and 4G network. Suggest going to the Spark web site and put in your phone IMEI number and it will tell you if your phone will work or not.

 

Good Luck

 

 

 

 

Vodafone and two degrees (and warehouse mobile a MVNO using the 2D network)  use the same frequencies on 3G but will be switching off GSM  30 March this year. GSM is 2G technology.


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Pretty sure that only 2deg are switching off 2G. No surprises as they don't own anywhere near as much spectrum as Vodafone.





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  Reply # 1952739 7-Feb-2018 07:16
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The phone is no use on Spark as it only supports 900/2100 3G and not the 850MHz 3G required for Spark. While the phone will work in major cities coverage will be extremely poor.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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