1. unit_shifter's Avatar
    Having a samsung s1 captivate i897 (yes OLD) at&t branded cell phone that was 100% paid for, but never unlocked back in the day.

    Trying to unlock now to use as a second line, but REFUSES TO ACCEPT the codes from AT&T.

    The phone is useless if left on at&t (whose reception sucks in the big city and doesn't even work in the house) and i've got one attempt left to try to input the right code - with no idea why it hasn't worked so far.

    If I could reset the carrier unlock limit using root or something else, this would make it alot easier of course. I'm very new to all this phone modification stuff btw.
    06-28-2015 11:10 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    You mean the number of tries to unlock it? You need the PUK code (also from AT&T). Bring it to the store, ask them to put the PUK code into it, then the unlock code.
    06-29-2015 12:02 AM

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