What does unlocked GSM phone mean?

Answer Unlocked Global Systems for Mobility (GSM) phones are cellular telephones that are not locked to one wireless provider's network. In the United States, unlocked GSM phones can be used on T-Mobile a... Read More »

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What does it mean for your phone to be unlocked?

When you unlock a phone (or get one that is unlocked) it means that the phone would be able to work on any carrier such as t-mobile and at&t. And if you're going somewhere outside the US and going ... Read More »

What does an unlocked gsm cell phone mean?

GSM (Global System For Mobile Communications) is a form of cellular technology that requires a SIM card to be inserted inside the carriers phone to make and receive phone calls. The most popular GS... Read More »

What does unlocked mean on a Cingular cell phone?

An unlocked Cingular phone is one that accepts any subscriber information module (SIM card), so you can use it with any service provider. Unlocking your phone allows you to keep it even if you swit... Read More »

What does it mean when a cell phone is unlocked?

"Unlocked" cellphones have gained immense popularity in recent years. This is because unlocked cellphones have a wider variety of features and options available for use than do their locked counter... Read More »