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— Posted by mrjingles on 12:47 am on Mar. 29, 2002

recently i went to ireland and bought a nokia 3310 and wen i got back to australia and tried to put a new sim card in it wouldnt let me , its like got some sim card block thing … yeah so does any one hav any ideas how i could remove the block or watever so i could put a new sim card in …. thanx

— Posted by David carr on 3:15 am on Mar. 29, 2002

Take it 2 ur local phone shop and ask them 2 unlock it costs 10 pounds (uk) or buy a data cable

— Posted by mrjingles on 6:14 am on Mar. 30, 2002

yeah i went to the phone shop but they reckon i need to send it back over seas to get it done or something, and i was told it costs like $200 for them to unlock it, i was just wondering if there were any other ways around paying alot of money

— Posted by Guybrush on 6:21 am on Mar. 30, 2002

mrjingles, your phone shop is bullshitting you. just go to another store.

well, smack my pony!

(Edited by Guybrush at 6:23 am on Mar. 30, 2002)

— Posted by thadon41 on 11:36 am on Mar. 30, 2002

Buy yourself whats known as a datacable for your model of Nokia. This costs around 13(uk), then you can download some free software from say http://mobile.box.sk
which will unlock it. Beware though some of those applications are outdated and might not work, you will just have to try a few until you get one that does.

— Posted by mrjingles on 5:41 am on April 1, 2002

cool thanx.

— Posted by qube on 1:57 pm on April 1, 2002

The 3310 can be unlocked easier than the newer phones that are availible now.
You should get a Flash cable, this cable “flashes” new software onto the phone, but unlocked software, this is safer than using a data cable since you can go back on your actions. If you get the datacable idea wrong (which is usually does go wrong) your going to be left with a fucked phone.
Your phone shop is bullshitting, since they can unlock your phone with the “Mastercode” which is availible to them.

— Posted by chroniccrescent on 5:10 pm on April 1, 2002

hey, im getting an ericsson T68 (voted best mobile) 2morro!! nebdy know where i can get a camera cheap or a bluetooth handsfree headset?

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