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Nokia 2730c-1 Unlock problem


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Hi.My Brother got a Nokia 2730c-1 Locked to Orange from his daughter as she got a new one.It was a contract phone

Now he has a T-Mobile sim card and we thought that it would work as both the same company now I believe, but no it did not work.

So I reset the phone to factory settings hoping that would do the trick but no it will not accept the T-Mobile sim card.

Now the real problem is setting it to factory settings removed a lot of the programs that were already on the phone.

I am taking it down to the local market tomorrow to get it opened for any sim card.

Now if I do that then press phone updates will it reinstall lost programs or will it actually revert back to a locked Phone.

I don't want to be parting with £10 if it is going to lock up again.

That will learn me to mess around with something I know very little about.

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Nope no good.

Modern phones cannot be unlocked by codes anymore.As far as I know it has all got to be done by computer now.

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Click Orange Shop then Free SIM in the sidebar of the Orange Website if you are worried by previous link.

(note: I got a free SIM that way with a unique False name last year. 6 weeks later I got an email from Facebook saying someone had opened a Facebook account in that name, using my email address! Weird)

To unlock the phone, have you called Customer Services from it? They may give you the code for free if the phone/contract is old enough. Certainly Vodafone and O2 have done that for me.

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Phone is only about £60 new so do not want to spend much on opening it.

I will get the details of my brother when he comes back on Tuesday and will give orange a phone to see if they can help.

I just hope running the phones updates will put everything back that got moved when I set it to factory settings.

Thanks for the info.

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