Can Sprint cell phones be unlocked?

Can Sprint cell phones be unlocked?

Sprint will automatically unlock your device within two days of it becoming eligible if it is technically possible for us to do so remotely. If it is not technically possible for Sprint to remotely unlock your device, you will receive a notification with next steps to complete the unlock process.

Can you unlock a Samsung S3?

Samsung S3 unlock instructions with the above example codes: Turn on the S3 with a non accepted SIM card (Any other SIM card than the network the phone is currently locked to). The Unlock is complete and your Samsung Galaxy S3 will now be factory unlocked.

How do you unlock a locked Galaxy S3?

Forgotten screen lock.

  1. Turn your phone off. You may need to remove and insert the battery.
  2. Hold the home button and volume up key.
  3. Turn your phone on.
  4. Using the volume down key, highlight wipe data/factory reset and press the power key to select.
  5. Use the volume down key to highlight Yes — delete all user data.

How do I unlock my galaxy S3 without resetting it?

Bug allows complete lock screen bypass on Samsung Galaxy S III

  1. On the code entry screen, press Emergency Call.
  2. Press Emergency Contacts.
  3. Press the Home button once.
  4. Just after pressing the Home button, press the power button quickly.
  5. If successful, pressing the power button again will bring you to the S3’s home screen.

How do you unlock a Samsung Galaxy S3 if you forgot the password?

Forgotten screen lock.

  1. Turn your tablet off.
  2. Hold the volume up key and home button.
  3. Turn your tablet on.
  4. After a few seconds you’ll see the Android system recovery menu.
  5. Using the volume down key, highlight Wipe data/factory reset and press the power key to select.

Can you unlock a phone that hasn’t been paid off?

Can you unlock a phone that is not paid off? No. If you ask for the code to unlock your phone and it isn’t paid off your carrier won’t provide the code.

Can a Samsung Galaxy S3 be unlocked on Verizon?

Ensure that your phone is a GSM phone. You cannot unlock S3s that run on the CDMA network. In the US, this is Sprint. AT, Verizon, and T-Mobile all run on the GSM network, which allows you to SIM-unlock the phone. This method is not guaranteed to work with all versions of the S3, but you will do no damage in trying.

Do you have to unlock your phone to use sprint?

I’ve been told by another carrier that Sprint needs to unlock my SIM slot in order to use my phone on the other carrier’s network. For SIM unlock-capable devices, Sprint will unlock the SIM slot for devices that are eligible under the Unlock Policy outlined at

How can I unlock my Samsung Galaxy 3?

There are couple ways to do this with your Galaxy 3. If your carrier won’t unlock it for you, there are couple of other methods you can try. Contact your network provider and request an unlock code. If you meet your carrier’s requirements, they will typically provide you your unlock code for free.

Can a Sprint Galaxy S3 be used on any carrier?

After your change your SPC to “000000,” you can upgrade your radio again. Your Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 should now be carrier unlocked and ready for any CDMA carrier to be used.