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Topic # 127414 9-Aug-2013 11:31
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I have a Huawei Sonic sim locked to Skinny. Does anybody know if these handsets can be used with a telecom sim on the XT network without having to be unlocked. I realise Skinny is a subsidiary of telecom and uses the XT network. Thanks.

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  Reply # 874478 9-Aug-2013 11:33
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No they are locked to Skinny SIMs

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  Reply # 874487 9-Aug-2013 11:39
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no, it wont work.

how long have you had the handset?
If longer than 9 months you can get it unlocked for free by skinny
If less than that, you can pay $30 to have it unlocked.


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  Reply # 874493 9-Aug-2013 11:43
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What everyone else has said.

It's very straight forward to go into the Skinny portal and get the phone unlocked by paying the unlock fee.

Skinny is a completely separate company with totally separate issued and managed sim cards. So a Telecom XT Sim won't work in a sim-locked Skinny phone.

Should really respond the same way here:

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