1. anthony2558's Avatar
    I really like the build quality and size of the First. Only problem is I'm on t-mobile. Can this phone be unlocked and if so how. I checked gsm unlock codes website but they didn't have any codes for the phone yet.

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    04-25-2013 10:44 PM
  2. ticktock5's Avatar
    BUMP. Same question.
    05-01-2013 11:59 AM
  3. ticktock5's Avatar
    just fyi i called AT&T, they will unlock it for you if you buy it outright (providing you're a customer in good standing and no contract)
    anthony2558 likes this.
    05-05-2013 10:33 AM
  4. anthony2558's Avatar
    Good to know, but I was planing on purchasing it on eBay, then unlocking and then activate it on T-Mobile. I hate to spend the money on one just to find our that it doesn't work. I'll give them a shout as well.

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    dezyre7 likes this.
    05-05-2013 12:16 PM
  5. kpetrie77's Avatar
    If you are rooted you can SIM unlock for free. The guide I wrote is at the link: FREE SIM unlock for the HTC First Facebook Phone Android Fan Network

    Best Regards,
    Kevin
    05-13-2013 10:05 PM
  6. anthony2558's Avatar
    Thanks for the great write up. Looks straight to point. I'm having a feeling that this phone will only work on the Edge network tho. Your thoughts?

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    05-15-2013 10:41 PM
  7. kpetrie77's Avatar
    Thanks for the great write up. Looks straight to point. I'm having a feeling that this phone will only work on the Edge network tho. Your thoughts?
    Yes and no. It has the bands for T-Mobile's refarmed 1900 so there is 4G there.

    LTE 700/1700 (bands 4/17)
    HSPA+ 850/1900/2100
    GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
    05-16-2013 06:54 PM
  8. anthony2558's Avatar
    Yes and no. It has the bands for T-Mobile's refarmed 1900 so there is 4G there.

    LTE 700/1700 (bands 4/17)
    HSPA+ 850/1900/2100
    GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
    So would there be a negative. What's the worst that could happen? With the Nexus i get HSPA. With the S4 I get 4G(not LTE)

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    05-16-2013 09:20 PM

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