1. gameson's Avatar
    I have a Samsung Captivate that is rooted and installed Cyanogen Mod OS.

    I called AT&T and they gave me unlock code, but the code would NOT unlock the phone.

    I wonder if having a rooted phone would affect the unlock in anyway, or should I go back to Samsung OS, unlock and then Cyanogen Mod again?

    Please advise.

    Thanks.
    04-05-2013 06:13 PM
  2. nedywest71's Avatar
    That is what I have done with my DEFY and TMO UK.
    Went back to stock ROM > UNlocked with original unlock code > rooted again > enjoy with every SIM card you have got
    04-06-2013 05:21 AM
  3. gameson's Avatar
    so that's what happened? rooted android would cause the phone not being able to be unlock? and not a bad cyanogen mod OS?

    and you successfully unlock by going to stock OS?

    The other thing is that I already punch the unlock code 4 times. I think for Captivate, you have 5 tries? Does it mean the tries is reset if I go back to stock?

    Thanks.
    04-06-2013 02:58 PM
  4. gollum18's Avatar
    If you are running an aosp rom, it won't work. Reason being you don't have the manufacturer specific apps for it to work. You have to be on a stock rom for any dialer codes to work. Backup your rom and flash stock, unlock it, then reflash your backup.

    Sprint GS3 Running TN's Msg and Chubbs
    06-18-2013 12:05 PM

Similar Threads

  1. Does Rooting Actually Void the Asurion Insurance?
    By Saiyaman156 in forum Motorola X Rooting, ROMs, and Hacks
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 10-27-2014, 09:56 PM
  2. exactly what does rooting do to your phone?
    By ooak in forum HTC EVO 3D Rooting, ROMs, and Hacks
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 02-10-2012, 10:32 AM
  3. Unlock the phone before rooting?
    By Rizz1-2 in forum RAZR Rooting, ROM's, and Hacks
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-22-2012, 09:15 PM
  4. does hotspot stay on the phone with temp rooting?
    By smokinHawk in forum Rezound Rooting, ROMs, and Hacks
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-27-2011, 12:57 PM
  5. A way to use the scroll button to unlock the phone?
    By Nephilim_80 in forum Verizon Droid Incredible
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 06-18-2010, 09:07 AM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD