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    Default Orange phones are locked!

    I asked at the orange shop if i could use other SIM cards on this Sumsung and they said its not locked. Used this orange card for a while and today tried to use a foreign SIM. Network code is required! The IMEI code is not provided. Should i go and return this phone?
    Anyone had the same problem?

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    Go back to the office and ask that they unlock the phone. Its standard here that phones are locked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by miozio View Post
    I asked at the orange shop if i could use other SIM cards on this Sumsung and they said its not locked. Used this orange card for a while and today tried to use a foreign SIM. Network code is required! The IMEI code is not provided. Should i go and return this phone?
    Anyone had the same problem?
    I dont know where you bought the phone, but if from the Orange shop in Sosua, in the small plaza next to Banco Popular, the shop is not able to unlock the phone. Instead, they will refer you to a small shop in the same plaza that specializes in unlocking phones.

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    You can also unlock the phone yourself. Just google "unlocking orange phone" you shouldn't have to pay more than USD$10 for the code. Do you know how to get the IMEI code?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seamonkey View Post
    You can also unlock the phone yourself. Just google "unlocking orange phone" you shouldn't have to pay more than USD$10 for the code. Do you know how to get the IMEI code?
    You can get most phones unlocked at any "Phone Kiosk" for RD200, why bother?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tamborista View Post
    You can get most phones unlocked at any "Phone Kiosk" for RD200, why bother?
    Really? cool. Some are charging up to USD$70 in North America, which is why $10 is a bargain.

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    The locked phones should cost 10 times less and i would say i overpaid exactly that! Thank you for the info guys, i'll try to go to that store at la Serena, PP.

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    If you can please let us know how it went and the price they charged you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seamonkey View Post
    If you can please let us know how it went and the price they charged you.
    Sure i will, but this will be next week when we go shopping there...

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    ahhhh, island time

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