1. Tess Stickles's Avatar
    hey guys,
    i bought a z10 not too long ago, on a 2 or 3 year contract with tbaytel as carrier. Im travelling to thailand for a month and wanted to buy sim card there, to use on their network. i have watched the video on how to enter password. basically just wondering, if my steps are conrrect and if it will work with my phone and carrier.

    Go to an unlock website, pick my carrier and they sent password to my email. enter it, and when i get to thailand just put one of their sim cards in.. correct??

    please help i leave sunday..

    Thanks
    04-17-14 08:20 PM
  2. anon721037's Avatar
    Yes just check in your sim settings to make sure you have three unlocked sections.
    04-17-14 08:29 PM
  3. Tess Stickles's Avatar
    in sim card option i have

    Pin lock
    sim card pin lock... off

    PIN 2
    change pin 2 (button)

    phone network lock
    unlock network (button)

    network subset- unlocked
    service provider- unlocked


    this is what that menu says... is my phone unlocked already?
    04-17-14 08:39 PM
  4. Tess Stickles's Avatar
    my last visit to thailand in november 2013, i tried to get it unlocked, but they couldnt get it to work. maybe it was too new?? i dunno...so thats why i was wondering if it was even possible to unlock this phone and use a thai sim card.. i just dont wanna pay 600 $ to use my phone while im there
    04-17-14 08:42 PM
  5. anon721037's Avatar
    Yes your phone is unlocked , I would think your phone should work, have you checked to make sure your device model works in there network.
    04-17-14 09:15 PM
  6. Tess Stickles's Avatar
    after comparing it to a video on yourtube, in the sim card setting after the guy unlocks it he has an extra option.

    mines says

    network subset- unlocked
    service provider- unlocked

    his says:

    network - unlocked
    network subset- unlocked
    service provider- unlocked
    04-17-14 09:44 PM
  7. Tess Stickles's Avatar
    was this what you were referring too?? by 3 unlock section?
    04-17-14 09:46 PM
  8. anon721037's Avatar
    Oh sorry that's not unlocked , I thought you said above you had three.
    04-17-14 09:46 PM
  9. anon721037's Avatar
    was this what you were referring too?? by 3 unlock section?
    Yes
    04-17-14 09:47 PM
  10. Tess Stickles's Avatar
    hahaha, ok!.. so my phone is not unlocked, but still can be unlocked right??? just by purchasing the code?
    04-17-14 10:01 PM
  11. scrannel's Avatar
    Yes. Once you get your unlock code, and assuming it's correct, you can unlock your Z10 w/o putting in a different SIM. You no longer have to install an "alien" SIM to unlock. I unlocked mine with t-mo using my stock SIM and I've never even tried another SIM. However, if the code does NOT work, don't keep trying over and over. Remember, you have ten tries and then the phone locks permanently to your carrier.
    04-18-14 08:20 AM

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