1. Muhammad Eeqan's Avatar
    Hi, i bought Note 10 +5g from local market of dubai and now i insert sim its show. doesnt activate to another carrier network. kindly help me out how can i unlock network.
    01-09-2020 10:38 AM
  2. mustang7757's Avatar
    Hi , welcome!
    Can you take it back to where you bought it? If not you'll need to find 3rd party Sim unlock service. Not sure why you didn't check it before you purchased.
    01-09-2020 11:10 AM
  3. SpookDroid's Avatar
    If the device is carrier-locked, you need the carrier that issued the phone to unlock it for use with other networks. Also, you need to be sure that the specific networks being used are fully supported by the phone (not all models support all networks).

    There are 3rd party (paid) services that offer to give you an unlock code/method, but that's not guaranteed (nor something we do in this site). Additionally, check if the phone doesn't need to be region-activated too (Samsung has been known to only activate phones meant to be sold at a certain region if the first call is placed on a carrier from that region, hence, deterring grey market imports).
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    01-09-2020 11:11 AM
  4. j_hansen's Avatar
    That is potentially a very expensive paperweight, for the region lock you need a local sim and you don't even know if the phone is originally from Dubai (check CSC if you have access to the phone)
    If network locked you need the NAC code from the carrier or you a 3rd party service which could brick your phone if you are unlucky
    01-09-2020 01:43 PM

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