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Samsung Galaxy S5 also region-locked, here are the details

11 April, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung Galaxy S5 also region-locked, here are the details - read the full textJust like the Galaxy Note 3 before it, the Samsung Galaxy S5 packs a region lock. To get rid of it, Galaxy S5 customers need not only to activate, but also make a cumulative calls over 5 minutes in their region before transferring and using it overseas carriers. Back in November last year,...

 

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> In reply to Unna @ 2015-02-25 11:08 from H4vy - click to readMy phone is not work on sim

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  • 2015-03-22 09:13
  • rKJ$

> In reply to AriYa @ 2014-10-24 01:25 from t}gh - click to readgo to your near mobile canter and pay money and he unlock your phone

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  • 2015-03-16 16:16
  • 0B%S

> In reply to vijay @ 2015-03-05 15:56 from t}b} - click to readme too bought that s5 did u got any solution for that problem
den let me know plz

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  • 2015-03-10 13:57
  • Hktx

> In reply to Mayank @ 2014-10-18 09:21 from Hktq - click to readU hd solution

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  • 2015-03-05 16:18
  • t}b}

I have taken samsung s5 in bangkok.nt sim working in india pls help

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  • 2015-03-05 15:56
  • t}b}

> In reply to sadiq @ 2014-12-08 16:47 from mDfE - click to readWhat you describe is a solution for a sim card lock but not for region lock. These are two different issues.
You may buy an unlocked version from Europe, bring it to China and it still does not work. That is called region lock. Call 5 min with a European sim and all is fine for good.

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  • 2015-02-28 15:21
  • vexy

Samsung A7 network error unlock SIM pin no

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  • 2015-02-25 11:08
  • H4vy

Sir i have bought note 4 from singapore to india it requires region code pls help

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  • 2015-02-23 14:06
  • rKTH

i am fed up with this region lock system. have been using samsung for a while, but didn´t know about this region lock thing. have sent one phone from europe to china, but the phone does n´t seem to be working with this thing. guess its time to go back to Iphone. regret sending the samsung phone there, should have sent an iphone instead. my fault! Samsung has let me down.

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  • 2015-02-08 11:59
  • n7sH

Sumsung galaxy s5 sim network unlock pin no

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  • 2015-01-24 16:05
  • U@ZL

I cant use my galaxy s5 in canada(mobilicity sim) which ibbought from India.i m kinda fed up with this..is there a solution to overcome this situation.kindly help me @nas00008888@gmail.com

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  • 2015-01-06 16:53
  • Q}3J

i did the same thing i.e.
dialed *#0011# on the dialer pad then it displayed
service mode
no service
network:unblock
IMEI certi:pass, 1

and when m trying to do further steps as said, i.e. to click on "back" is is not responding.
i'VE inserted the sim card but no network is showing it is just showing the details of the sim card being used in the menu thats it but no network. And when m trying to register the network through setting it is sayihg insert sim card.
The phone was bought from japan n now m using it in India

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  • 2014-12-17 09:32
  • u7K7

> In reply to sadiq @ 2014-12-08 16:47 from mDfE - click to readWell under CDMA the option 9 is not available. I have GSM devise

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  • 2014-12-16 12:53
  • utP3

Here is the solution that I tried on the chinese s5 and note 4

1- In the dial pad, enter "* # 0011 #", will enter ServiceMode interface (if no response, just wait a while and try again)
2- Click on the top right corner of the three-point menu, press Click "Back", then click on menu, select "Key Input", enter a capital Q, point "OK", and then point to the menu, select "Key Input", enter "000000", click "OK".
3- patiently waiting for 5-10 seconds, will enter the "Main Menu" menu, click "[2] UE SETTINGS & INFO", "[1] SETTING", "[1] PROTOCOL", "[3] CDMA" , "[9] CTC SIM LOCK", "[1] SIM Lock", "[2] Disable SIM Lock is"
4- when you see the future "SIM Lock is Disabled", turn off the phone, insert your UIM in slot one.

It should work now

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  • 2014-12-08 16:47
  • mDfE

> In reply to AriYa @ 2014-10-24 01:25 from t}gh - click to readAm struggling with the same problem( trying to use S5 Korea copy in Inda), if you have a resolution now, pls let me know

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  • 2014-12-07 14:07
  • 7tRG

> In reply to AriYa @ 2014-10-24 01:25 from t}gh - click to readi have same problem with galaxy s5 (region lock) if you get solution please let me know thanks

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  • 2014-12-02 23:31
  • Hktp

I m using S5 from dubai just wanted to know weather this fone is suitable to use in Singapore region or not?

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  • 2014-11-19 13:12
  • vbUe

> In reply to singh @ 2014-10-09 11:28 from uu4u - click to readCall customer service number at T-Mobile. They can unlock your Galaxy S5 for you if you have met the following criteria:

-You have had your phone and plan for more than 14 days
-You have paid $100 into your plan already

Hope this helps you!

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  • 2014-10-26 02:12
  • 7IL5

hey im from India and I buy samsung s5 from bangkok bt my india sim is not working if i insert my sim phone shows emergency calls please can u say how can i get a network in my phone

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  • 2014-10-24 01:25
  • t}gh

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