1. Giorgos Karatzenis's Avatar
    hello everybody,i got an used passport from ebay locked to ee uk and asked two providers to unlock it for me.both have failed. i didnt include the /number part of the imei cause it wasnt refered in the about section of the phone. any ideas ? any similar experiences?
    Btw im from greece so i cant contact them...
    01-11-16 04:19 PM
  2. JustTooFresh's Avatar
    Are you absolutely sure it's locked to EE?

    I know that sounds like a stupid question but I was under the impression that the only place you can buy a passport (instore) is Carphone Warehouse and they don't lock their devices to a network... I have a passport from carphone warehouse and used to be on EE (now O2) but EE told me they don't even offer the passport on EE contracts.

    Not sure if that helps you at all though, sorry!

    Written with my  Passport
    01-11-16 07:33 PM
  3. GusBandicoot's Avatar
    Yeah as above...EE don't sell it

    Posted via CB10 - 9900 -Playbook- Q10 - Passport SE
    01-12-16 12:27 AM
  4. Giorgos Karatzenis's Avatar
    How can I check? When I send an emai it says sent from my blackberry smartphone on ee network...

    Posted via CB10
    01-12-16 01:45 AM
  5. BlackCatCycles's Avatar
    I've got a passport and got it from ee....

    Posted via CB10
    01-12-16 02:08 AM
  6. Zdravko Jesus Raves's Avatar
    For imei type in phone app *#06# and you will got imei code.

    Posted via CB10
    01-12-16 02:08 AM
  7. Giorgos Karatzenis's Avatar
    Then what's the problem? I need to try more providers..

    Posted via CB10
    01-12-16 02:20 AM
  8. killianb's Avatar
    Have you put in a SIM from another carrier to verify it isn't working?

    Once you have the IMEI, you can call EE back and ask again. If it is not locked to them, they should be able to tell you who it is locked to (I think).

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    01-12-16 02:23 AM
  9. Giorgos Karatzenis's Avatar
    I haven't tried inserting a nano sim yet...but I don't think it will make any difference

    Posted via CB10
    01-12-16 02:25 AM
  10. GusBandicoot's Avatar
    Have you gone into a phone repair shop type place to unlock it?

    Posted via CB10 - 9900 -Playbook- Q10 - Passport SE
    01-12-16 03:48 AM
  11. Giorgos Karatzenis's Avatar
    It's my next step..although I think it will do the same job as the websites..

    Posted via CB10
    01-12-16 04:04 AM
  12. JustTooFresh's Avatar
    The email you signature that you mentioned would be left over from when the previous owner probably had the device with an EE sim. It's sets it automatically depending on the sim you first insert. I would just try inserting another nano sim and seeing if it finds a signal.

    I just tried a new sim in mine (different network) and it worked with no issues.

    Written with my  Passport
    01-12-16 04:32 AM
  13. Giorgos Karatzenis's Avatar
    Do you think there's a chance the phone to be automatically unlocked????

    Posted via CB10
    01-12-16 09:05 AM
  14. JustTooFresh's Avatar
    It shouldn't be locked at all. Just put a new sim in and it should work

    Written with my  Passport
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    01-12-16 09:25 AM
  15. Giorgos Karatzenis's Avatar
    I've inserted a new sim and it's locked...so I need a good unlocker!

    Posted via CB10
    01-12-16 04:34 PM
  16. Giorgos Karatzenis's Avatar
    Did anybody succeeded in unlocking a ee uk passport? BlackBerry source code told me that ee uk passports usually result as not found. So I need to go to the store propably..the thing is that I live in greece...

    Posted via CB10
    01-16-16 06:04 PM
  17. carlakinski's Avatar
    With EE, like Orange and T-mobile, you can usually find an unlock phone request form on the website and it should be processed within 10 days for roughly 9. Another way to unlock your iPhone would be through a third-party website that provide such service for a much smaller fee as compared to EE or any other huge carrier. You can look at the sites when you search through Google. This is handy if you're in the same situation as Giorgos. Another website is unlockyoursim.com) They offer to guide you and help you through the entire process of unlocking your phone with their given code in return for answering a short survey for them. I hope this helps!
    06-08-16 02:26 AM
  18. Superfly_FR's Avatar
    I've inserted a new sim and it's locked...so I need a good unlocker!

    Posted via CB10
    Can you please describe what you mean by "locked" ?
    Do you mean you need a password to use it or that you have a network (cell) error ? If yes, what's the information message ?
    06-08-16 08:16 AM

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