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Topic # 7836 14-May-2006 22:47
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Hi,
I had a phone brought from Vodafone UK which it couldn't be used in Vodafone NZ sim card. Is there a chance to unlock it ? Cheers

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  Reply # 35700 14-May-2006 22:56
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send a PM to muppet here on GZ




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  Reply # 35703 14-May-2006 23:38
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i'm very new in this forum which luckily i pickup from Google so don't know how to contact him. Would you guide me to send him a PM ? Navigation button in GZ quite difficult for me. Cheers

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  Reply # 35719 15-May-2006 08:07
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sony_pte: i'm very new in this forum which luckily i pickup from Google so don't know how to contact him. Would you guide me to send him a PM ? Navigation button in GZ quite difficult for me. Cheers




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  Reply # 35721 15-May-2006 08:15
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mmmmmmmm yeah... can be a bit confusing,.....

I have paged him.

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Reply # 35724 15-May-2006 08:18
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I would be amazed if muppet can flash sharp handsets

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  Reply # 35726 15-May-2006 08:18
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Hi guys,

Sorry but I really only have tools to unlock SonyEricsson phones and Nokia phones (and even then only older models now)

I'm too busy these days with other things so my little unlocking hobby has kind of fallen by the wayside.

I'm not sure if Kiwiboi still visits these forums or not (as I haven't visited in quite a while) but he might be worth contacting, he seems to "know what he's talking about" when it comes to unlocking.

Cheers,

Tim aka muppet

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  Reply # 35727 15-May-2006 08:20
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To PM someone on GZ is easy:

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  Reply # 35728 15-May-2006 08:31
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I PMed Kiwiboi weeks ago for someone else, and he hasnt read the message yet, so may not be visiting GZ at the moment.




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  Reply # 35729 15-May-2006 08:46
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Vodafone UK will give you the unlock codes but the usual catches apply - if the phone was purchased on contract or subsidised prepay then they will generally give you these codes after 12 or 18 months. If the phone is newer than that then you should be able to get the codes if you pay for it.




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  Reply # 35745 15-May-2006 12:03
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I bought the phone on Ebay so not sure how it was purchased. So there is no way to unlock it here ???? Anyway, thanks for all the help, I really appreciate that. Cheers

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  Reply # 35750 15-May-2006 12:47
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Take it to some Asian looking mobile shops they will unlock it for you but you will have to pay $50. I know one in Christchurch, but again, I'm one eye blind so don't know lots about elsewhere.




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  Reply # 35753 15-May-2006 13:38
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I already went to those shops but they said the phone too new so they couldn't unlock it. I might try to buy usb cable to unlock it myself. Thanks heaps

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  Reply # 35764 15-May-2006 16:46
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The Sharp phones are one of the worst/hardest phones to unlock, good luck.

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Reply # 35772 15-May-2006 17:00
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and so many people say getting a import phone is cheaper and better. Think of the headaches people have



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  Reply # 35883 16-May-2006 17:09
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Yeah, u rite, no wonder why cellphones in NZ are a bit higher price compared to others country. My have no ideas what to do with my Gx29 now, maybe send it back to Asia to unlock it

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