1. AC Question's Avatar
    what is an unlocked smartphone?
    09-17-2015 06:24 AM
  2. Crashdamage's Avatar
    It's just a phone that is not electronically tied to - 'locked' - to a particular service provider. An unlocked phone is free to be used on any compatible network.
    belodion likes this.
    09-17-2015 06:57 AM
  3. belodion's Avatar
    Welcome to AC.

    One which is not tied to one particular network or carrier. An unlocked phone can be used with the network or carrier of your choice, and will also be free of the additional software - sometimes referred to as 'bloatware' - often installed on the carrier-locked devices.

    Edit... Posted same moment as above.

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    09-17-2015 06:59 AM

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