How Do I Unlock a Sprint Phone?

Switching phone carriers can be a real pain. If you know how to unlock your phone, you can help ease some of the pain by using your old phone on your new provider's network. Doing this is a multi-step process that can save money. Typically, the process is painless and safe if done correctly.

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Unlocking Sprint Blackberry for Free

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Wait 90 days after contract begins. Most phone companies will give you a free unlock code if you wait three months after signing the contract.

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Go to the “Settings” menu, and go to SIM Card. Press select.

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While holding shift, type “M E P D”. After doing this, you should see five categories: SIM, Network, Network Subset, Service Provider, Corporate.

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Holding shift, type “M E P 2”.

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Enter your code and hit select, Your phone will be unlocked. Entering the wrong code could alter the phone to the point that only the manufacturer can fix it.