1. tim horton's Avatar
    To get the lock status of S3, I am supposed to key in *#7465625#. It did not work on my S3. My phone was upgraded to AT&T jellybean and rooted, is that the problem?
    To unlock the phone, one method is to insert a sim card from other network and the phone will ask for the unlock code. The other method without sim card from other network is to key in #7465625*638#. Did anyone have success in this method? And what OS the phone had when it was unlocked?
    01-08-2013 11:23 PM
  2. D16RR's Avatar
    There is another command set that is purported to work, though I have never had an ATT phone unlock until the foreign chip was in and the imei specific unlock code entered.
    01-08-2013 11:36 PM
  3. tim horton's Avatar
    I tried the above unlock command as well as another one I found. No response from the phone to enter the unlock code. I can only speculate it is from the way I rooted the S3 with Jellybean. I used Mr. Robinson's method to flash the file root66.. with Odin. I think some of the so called Samsung secret commands were not incorporated in root66.
    01-09-2013 07:59 PM
  4. Sailindawg's Avatar
    The only way to carrier unlock the S3 is to insert a sim card from a different carrier, reboot, then enter the imei unlock code when prompted. The ability to make this change via the dialer was taken away. One can simply call att international and request the imei unlock code. Being rooted has nothing to do with the imei unlock.
    01-10-2013 06:07 AM
  5. GTWalling's Avatar
    Which in the US is currently illegal to do. Unlock codes must come from the Carrier at this time.
    06-19-2013 05:43 PM
  6. akarande's Avatar
    The number is incorrect it should be
    Enter the following number on your dial paid (including the # sign)
    #7465625*638*#

    After entering it, it will show you the unlock screen. Enter your unlock code and hit okay. Your phone is then unlocked successfully.

    NOTE: This should work for any of the samsung devices. I am not sure if it works for others (i.e. htc or motorolla)
    03-24-2014 01:21 PM
  7. ellisroy's Avatar
    hi somewhat new to Android. don't know if I'm doing this wrong but when I enter a code on phone dailer then call it I always get a Verizon message that call can't be completed. pretty sure I'm not doing something right. any help would be appreciated.

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    03-24-2014 08:34 PM
  8. D16RR's Avatar
    ...don't know if I'm doing this wrong...

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    Have you tried the Verizon S3 forum?
    03-29-2014 06:20 PM
  9. Aklambert67's Avatar
    The number is incorrect it should be
    Enter the following number on your dial paid (including the # sign)
    #7465625*638*#

    After entering it, it will show you the unlock screen. Enter your unlock code and hit okay. Your phone is then unlocked successfully.

    NOTE: This should work for any of the samsung devices. I am not sure if it works for others (i.e. htc or motorolla)
    This saved me hours of torture talking to an AT&T rep..thank you so much!!
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    11-01-2015 09:34 PM
  10. MelissaB1's Avatar
    This worked thanks...
    11-06-2015 09:51 AM
  11. Shay N's Avatar
    The number is incorrect it should be
    Enter the following number on your dial paid (including the # sign)
    #7465625*638*#

    After entering it, it will show you the unlock screen. Enter your unlock code and hit okay. Your phone is then unlocked successfully.

    NOTE: This should work for any of the samsung devices. I am not sure if it works for others (i.e. htc or motorolla)
    Worked on my Galaxy S6.
    11-09-2015 12:37 PM
  12. erczch's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by akarande View Post
    The number is incorrect it should be
    Enter the following number on your dial paid (including the # sign)
    #7465625*638*#

    After entering it, it will show you the unlock screen. Enter your unlock code and hit okay. Your phone is then unlocked successfully.



    I have not tried a new sim card yet, but I did do this procedure just now with a AT&T Mega 2 and AT&T Note 4 and it said "device successfully Unlocked". Thank you!
    12-08-2015 11:04 AM
  13. nightmarejack's Avatar
    Hi all ... where do you go to get the unlock code with out a sim card please thank you
    01-15-2016 07:28 AM
  14. Androidps3's Avatar
    Vm gave me a 6 digit unlock code. I input tht code in the lock screen an phone went back dialer...??
    04-21-2016 06:13 PM
  15. X3medude's Avatar
    The number is incorrect it should be
    Enter the following number on your dial paid (including the # sign)
    #7465625*638*#

    After entering it, it will show you the unlock screen. Enter your unlock code and hit okay. Your phone is then unlocked successfully.

    NOTE: This should work for any of the samsung devices. I am not sure if it works for others (i.e. htc or motorolla)
    Worked on two GS5's on Bell Canada
    04-28-2016 03:19 AM
  16. besbes12's Avatar
    #7465625*638# i already use it its correct

    How about network Lock code? 8 digits?
    09-17-2016 06:05 AM
  17. mathx's Avatar
    When I dial this # I get "mobile network not available" with my foreign sim in. (And no "enter sim unlock code" dialog pops up when I boot. Just a notification "sim is from unknown network" or so).
    10-13-2016 04:45 PM
  18. bucker's Avatar
    Thank you very much this worked on my phone!!! Galaxy Note 4 that was locked to Rogers.
    08-02-2017 11:50 AM
  19. bucker's Avatar
    Can an unlock code be used more than 1 time on the same make of phone but different IMEI?
    08-02-2017 12:39 PM
  20. Kainie Adil's Avatar
    This worked thanks...
    Need help sir.. how to get unlock code my phone is invalid sim problem.. Samsung J510f this is my imei number [redacted by Mod] pls help me guys sent me a code..pls
    08-11-2017 07:26 AM
  21. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Please do not post sensitive information like your IMEI. Have you contacted your carrier about this SIM issue?
    08-12-2017 12:24 AM

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