What Is Unlocking?
When you purchase a HTC either on pay-as-you-go or on a contract, the network carrier includes a SIM card.
Network carriers “lock” your HTC so it works only with their specific SIM card. The only reason they lock your HTC to work with there SIM card is to ensure you use their service for an extended period of time. If you attempt to use an alternative SIM card in a locked HTC, you will receive error messages, such as SIM Card Not Accepted.
Unlocking your HTC enables you to use it with any SIM card from any GSM network in the world.
Aside from being able to use your HTC with the GSM network of your choice there are many other great benefits Read about them below.
Unlocking Method: There are two primary methods for mobile phone unlocking. Via unlock code and via software, the method used to unlock a handset depends largely on the manufacturer, as well as the carrier. For HTCs it is possible to unlock absolutely all models via unlock code, which is great for you!
The easiest method of unlocking a handset is by unlock code. This requires a number of details about the handset, including: - IMEI# of the phone (press *#06# on your HTC to see the 15 digit IMEI#) - HTCs Model (Optional) - Network and Country it’s locked to (Optional)
These details are used by us to generate your unlocking code, Which is automatically displayed on the site after you pay as well as sent to you via email along with instructions on how to use it.
Once entered into your HTC following our super easy entry instructions, any existing restrictions are removed and you are free to use your HTC with the network of your choice!
Why Unlock Your HTC?
Unlocking your HTC may allows you to use it’s quad band capabilities, allowing you to use your HTC in more places around the globe at greater financial savings. An unlocked HTC allows you to use it with a SIM card from any GSM network. By opening up your HTC to other networks, you can take advantage of cheaper cellphone rates from locally competing networks at home or while abroad, drastically cutting down on the cost of calls and text messages.
Additional Phone Features.
An unlocked HTC can use a dual SIM adapter. This enables your HTC to accommodate two SIM cards so you don’t have to physically switch from one to another. A mobile phone with dual SIM cards is great for those who frequently travel abroad or who want to separate work and leisure calls. The majority of these SIM adapters no longer require you to modify your mobile phone, and the process is as easy as switching your phone off and on again. You can find many of these adapters in cellphone stores and on ebay.
Increased Resale Value.
If you decide to sell your HTC, you will find that an unlocked one is up to 300% more valuable than a locked one. Offering a handset that is unlocked and completely free of restrictions will be far more appealing to potential buyers as they will instantly be able to use their existing SIM card or one from their chosen carrier. Simple. Be assured the unlocking process is a simple and safe one. There is no technical knowledge required, and our user friendly and comprehensive instructions guide you smoothly through the process.
Unlocking your mobile phone is a completely legal process, and there are no risks whatsoever. You no longer need to send your cell phone away for unlocking. Our instructions and unlock code will allow you to unlock your HTC within a minute after receiving your unlock code. Unlocking a phone is simply a process that frees your phone from carrier restraints placed on it by your provider.
There’s no reason to have a locked HTC for a day longer. There are simply too many financial benefits and too much a sense of freedom not to spend a small amount of money to unlock your HTC today.