Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Where do I find the #IMEI code?
On many devices, the IMEI number can be retrieved by entering *#06# or is located in the battery compartment.
Android : Settings –> About Phone
iOS : Settings –> General –> About
Sony Ericsson (New Devices) : Options –> status.
Sony Ericsson (Old Devices): Dial * Right * Left Left * Left
Blackberry : Options –> Status
What is an IMEI?
The IMEI (i.e. International Mobile Equipment Identity) number is used by a GSM network to recognize devices trying to connect to them and therefore may be used for stopping a stolen phone from accessing that network.
It is only used for identifying the device and does not have any permanent or semi-permanent connection with the subscriber. The IMEI number includes information on the source, version, and the serial number of the device.
What is a phone unlock code?
An Unlock Code is a numeric string. When entered into a locked handset it releases the SIM lock restriction and allows the handset to be used on other GSM carriers.
How do I know my phone is locked?
Insert a SIM Card from a different carrier than the one your handset is using. When power up is complete the handset will display a message like those below if it SIM locked: Enter Subsidy Code, Enter Unlock Code, Incorrect Sim Card, Insert Correct Sim Card, Invalid Smart Chip, Phone Restricted, Sim Network Unlock Code, Sim Network Unlock Pin, Special Code Required, Wrong Sim Card, Network Lock Control Key, Sim Password, Incompatible Sim, Enter Subsidy Pin
Is it legal to unlock my phone?
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, introduced an exemption on November 27, 2006, specifically allowing unlocking of mobile devices.
Why should I unlock my phone?
Unlocking your mobile phone has multiple advantages: It raises the resell value and marketability of your telephone by not limiting the phone to a certain carrier, it enables it to work globally, it removes roaming charges by letting you change to a local carrier in the local area.
Will you be able to see all the files from my computer?
Will only see the exact screen you see when you send us the id and password from Teamviewer. Normally is the Desktop, and if you have something on your desktop – that you do not want us to see, can move the content to a folder while we do the unlock.
With Teamviewer we are not able to access any file or folder from your PC without you seeing it, you see everything we are doing. We are not interested in your private files and will never try to open any private file from your PC.
You always have the control of your PC and of the connection and if you see something you do not like can always stop the connection by closing TeamViewer.
The discount code is not accepted, what can I do?
To be able to use discount codes you must be logged in, so if do not have an account please make a free account and log in and the code should be accepted. If you are logged in and the code is still not accepted, can be either because the code has expired or is designed for other products, but better contact us and let us know the discount code and the products you want to use it for and will help you with that.
I already paid for the unlock code by IMEI, when and how will I receive it?
For each IMEI unlock there is a different processing time that is specified in the product description (ex: Process time: 1-24 hours).
For some IMEI unlocks rarely may be small delays, but please understand we cannot cancel the order until the code is received from the server. As soon the code is ready you will receive an email with the unlock code and instructions to the email you specified when registering on the website or when making the payment.
Some email may end in Spam if you have strict Spam filters, so please verify there also. If you made an account on the website the unlock code will also show there. If still seems that too much time has passed please Contact us
I do not have a PayPal account, is there any other way to pay?
Even if you do not have a PayPal account should be able to pay using a credit or debit card by selecting at checkout “PayPal and Credit Card Payments” and you will be redirected to the PayPal website from where you will select the second option “Don’t have a PayPal account”, and you will just have to insert your credit card details and the payment will be processed by the most trusted online payment processor.
If your credit card is not accepted by PayPal or because of any other problem you are not able to pay by PayPal please Contact us and will guide you how to pay using a different credit card processor or payment method.
Why should I make an account since can buy as a guest also?
3 of the main reasons why is better to take 3 min and make a free account:
- You will be able to track your unlock process and see what stage is the unlock service, also as soon as the unlock code is ready will show in your account, at the order details
- You will be able to use discount codes, if you are not logged in, discount codes will not work
- If you need more unlock codes, after 5 unlocks done with us, you will get an upgraded account for better prices.
How to buy fast without making an account?
1.Find the unlock you want to buy,
- by using the fast select option from the right side of the homepage.
- by selecting the brand from the top menu and looking it there.
- by using the search option
2.Press Add to cart, then the Cart button from the top menu.
3.From Cart, just press Check out with Paypal button and will be taken to the PayPal page to pay either with your PayPal account or by credit card.
Is this online unlock option safe for my PC?
The connection to your PC for performing the online unlock is done using Teamviewer, which is the leading company for remote support services, having over 60 million users.
By using this program, we can connect to your PC for doing the unlock, you will see everything that we are doing, be able to control the PC and can close the connection anytime by closing the program.
This program generates a new password each time you restart it and only the person to whom you send your id and password can connect to your PC, and stay connected as long as the program Teamviewer is open.
Once the program is stopped the other person gets disconnected and will not be able to connect unless you reopen TeamViewer and send the new password.
What happens after I pay for an online unlock?
After you buy the unlock from our website, in less than 1 minute, should receive an email from us that also has the instructions you need to do on your phone and or your PC before doing the online unlock.
After you perform those instructions and is in our Online Program, you have to email us the id and password from TeamViewer and will connect and unlock the phone for you. The online unlock process should not take more then 5 min if you ‘ve done all settings correctly.