What are unlocked cell phones?

Answer Most cell phone service providers prevent consumers from using the cell phone provided to them with another carrier by locking it. However, people can "unlock" their phone, usually by changing a fe... Read More »

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What does it mean to have an unlocked cell phones?

According to Phone Scoop, many cell phone providers lock the phones they sell to prevent customers from using them with a different carrier. To use a locked cell phone with a different carrier, it ... Read More »

What is the difference between unlocked and locked cell phones?

All cell phones come in a locked state from the manufacturer to prevent users from switching to a competitor. Unlocking is done by secret code, a SIM card or by the manufacturer.FunctionCell phone ... Read More »

Can all Nokia cell phones be unlocked?

Cell phones tend to be locked into one phone service carrier. This is not determined by phone brand. If you want an unlocked Nokia phone, you must purchase it from a third-party provider in its ori... Read More »

Can all Nokia 3587 cell phones be unlocked?

You cannot unlock a Nokia 3587. That device runs on the Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) network, which does not support unlocked phones. Only the GSM network used by AT&T and T-Mobile have unl... Read More »