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How to Unlock Your Phone

Do you want or need to unlock your phone? Here’s how to do so on all the major US carriers.

By Sascha Segan

Mobile phone carriers don’t want you to leave, especially if they helped pay for your phone. Most of the phones sold by carriers in the US are “locked,” meaning they can’t be taken to another carrier without being unlocked. From the carriers’ perspective, it’s mostly a way to stop…

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