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Feature #2101

Feature #2098: Support SIM network unlock

Document/implement the Replicant way of SIM unlock

Added by Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli 10 days ago. Updated 10 days ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Telephony and mobile data
Target version:
-
Start date:
07/30/2020
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Resolution:
Device:
Unknown

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Related to Replicant - Issue #1840: My SIM is locked and still doesn't work after unlocking it on lineageosClosed10/15/2017

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#1

Updated by Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli 10 days ago

From the #replicant IRC channel:

<@GNUtoo> while I'm at it, do you remember something about network personalization?
<@GNUtoo> Do you also have a tool for that?
<@GNUtoo> or pointers on how to do it?
<@GNUtoo> (SIM unlocking for XMM616/626 through the EFS)
<@GNUtoo> Several people are involved in finding and shipping to me some XMM616 devices with a valid EFS
<@GNUtoo> So I'll be able to test that soonish when they arrive
[...]
<@paulk-leonov> GNUtoo: I vaguely remember that setting some fields to 0 did the trick
<@paulk-leonov> back in the days this was avaialble on XDA
<@paulk-leonov> let me check if I have some notes
<@paulk-leonov> mhh looks like I don't
[...]
<@paulk-leonov> GNUtoo: https://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-s3/development/free-sim-unlock-via-nvdata-bin-sgs3-t1715149
<@paulk-leonov> gives an offset
[...]
<@paulk-leonov> GNUtoo: http://forumfreemobile.fr/viewtopic.php?p=50159&sid=905635b7599f97401ffc5cd3356d33a6#p50159
<@paulk-leonov> for xmm616
<@paulk-leonov> apparently

#2

Updated by Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli 10 days ago

If I remember well, we already got several reports that the official way of SIM/network unlocking was removed when running Replicant, and only the community way would work somehow on Replicant.

#3

Updated by dl lud 4 days ago

  • Related to Issue #1840: My SIM is locked and still doesn't work after unlocking it on lineageos added

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