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danshere

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#8759 28-Jul-2006 06:21
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Bought a Phone off ebay that was blocked. I was aware it would not work in the UK as I was off to Kiwi land next month and thought I could wait. I have the problem now where I have delayed my departure and need to use the phone. Is there anyway to unblock (not unlock). Help.......

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johnr
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  #42636 28-Jul-2006 07:13
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So youe aying its black listed?

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#42638 28-Jul-2006 07:42
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Honestly I have no Idea, I have not actually got the phone yet, in the post. Thought it was a good idea at the time!!!....doooh. Would not have thought it was stolen, but you never know...The egg might be on my face indeed,

Two options:
Contact the service provider and ask how much to unblock (prob have Mr Plod knocking on my door soon after)
Visit my local Street maket and ask the Mobile man
Or anyone on this forum know how to unblock.

mmmmmm....

 
 
 
 


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#42645 28-Jul-2006 09:06
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It will be blocked on the network side not the handset.

The reason they do this is cause the handset is reported lost or stolen

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#42785 29-Jul-2006 08:57
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New question then, can you unlock a mobile that is sim locked under 3

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  #42835 30-Jul-2006 02:34
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welcome to geekzone. please post your new question in a new thread, as your 2nd question is unrelated to the title of this thread.

Thanks :-)







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