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I purchased the Samsung Galaxy 2S 4G Epic Touch with CDMA dedicated to Sprint . I need to unlock it and ...

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    Default unlock Galaxy S2 4G Epic from Sprint

    I purchased the Samsung Galaxy 2S 4G Epic Touch with CDMA dedicated to Sprinticon. I need to unlock it and ask for suggestions. i.e. Will the upcoming releases of ICS ROM flashed to the phone unlock it as well?
    If not then are there any recommended code generators based on cmda and the IMEI?
    Thanks!!
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    Default Re: unlock Galaxy S2 4G Epic from Sprint

    Quote Originally Posted by RICMS View Post
    I purchased the Samsung Galaxy 2S 4G Epic Touch with CDMA dedicated to Sprinticon. I need to unlock it and ask for suggestions. i.e. Will the upcoming releases of ICS ROM flashed to the phone unlock it as well?
    If not then are there any recommended code generators based on cmda and the IMEI?
    Thanks!!
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    Are you asking about SIM unlock? If so a CDMA phone cannot be unlocked and it does not use a SIM card.

    Typically a Sprinticon phone can only be used on Sprint.
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    Default Re: unlock Galaxy S2 4G Epic from Sprint

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlyee View Post
    Are you asking about SIM unlock? If so a CDMA phone cannot be unlocked and it does not use a SIM card.

    Typically a Sprinticon phone can only be used on Sprinticon.
    Correct! But you will need the MSL code if you want to reprogram the phone, change internal settings (not recommended), or to use it on Metro or Cricketicon type providers if they allow that phone on their network.

    The easiest way to get your phones MSL is to log in to your Sprint account and start a chat session. Just tell the rep you reset the phone, and now data isn't working. They will take you through the steps to reprogram the phone. The first step they will have you do is enter a six digit code (123456), this is your MSL. I know your phone is OK. You don't need to do what they are telling you to do, but just pretend to go through the motions.

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    That certainly sounds like an ideal plan but I am not connected with Sprinticon in any other capacity than their name is on my phone! They would somehow refuse to help my phone in this instance.

    Thanks for your suggestion!!

    Cheers!!

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    Default Re: unlock Galaxy S2 4G Epic from Sprint

    Quote Originally Posted by RICMS View Post
    That certainly sounds like an ideal plan but I am not connected with Sprinticon in any other capacity than their name is on my phone! They would somehow refuse to help my phone in this instance.

    Thanks for your suggestion!!

    Cheers!!
    True, that is no help to you then.

    But this might:

    Guide How to Read MSL/SPC code - xda-developers

    Their maybe other ways to get it, but you will have to search the site.

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    Thanks for your help!!

    I have decided to sell the phone. anybody interested? Never been used!!!

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    Default Re: unlock Galaxy S2 4G Epic from Sprint

    Unlocking the phone is not the issue. Getting the MSL/SPC is trival process especally on a rooted phone. Non rooted, use cdma work shop. The msl allows you to enter the required settings to get it working on the new network. The issue is getting the new carrier to enter the meid into their system. Good luck getting Verizonicon to enter the meid into their system or Sprint entering a Verizonicon meid into their system.

    Once you leave the land of subsidized phones, moving CDMA phones from one CDMA carrier to another CDMA carrier is pretty common.

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