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Can't remember phone lock code!

Is there any way round it?

JulieLou40
post 17.May.2012, 07:03 PM
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Location: Luleå
Joined: 19.Oct.2009

I have an old Samsung phone which used to be my Telia PAYG until i got an iphone in february on a contract. Anyway, my son's PAYG phone has died, and my old phone would be ideal to give him. trouble is, when I put his (also Telia) sim in and turned it on, it came up that I need to enter the phone lock code...which I can't remember because I haven't used the darned thing for over 4 months! Grrr.

Is there anything I can do to the phone, in order to reset it to zero?

My sambo was waffling on about how I have to have my sim in the phone because the phone is locked...but he's clearly getting confused over what a phone lock is. I'm not talking about when a phone is locked to a network or anything (not that it would be an issue because my son and I are both on Telia anyway), I just want to find or reset the actual phone lock pin code.

Any ideas would be appreciated-cheers!
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PDX
post 17.May.2012, 07:31 PM
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Location: Stockholm
Joined: 2.Aug.2011

QUOTE (JulieLou40 @ 17.May.2012, 08:03 PM) *
Is there anything I can do to the phone, in order to reset it to zero?

Why would you want to do that instead of just recollecting the code? You have not really forgotten it, see this paper for supporting evidence dry.gif :
http://www.cell.com/neuron/abstract/S0896-6273(09)00622-9
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/09/forgottenmemories/

As to the actual lock code, you may want to try something along the procedure proposed in the link below ( it is not very good but I have nothing better right now )
http://www.wikihow.com/Remember-Something-That-You-Forgot

~~~PDX~~~
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StephenR
post 17.May.2012, 07:48 PM
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Location: Stockholm county
Joined: 27.May.2011

The master codes for old Samsungs are generally quite freely available online. Here's a simple list: http://www.ipmart-forum.com/showthread.php...-Samsung-phones

You normally need to start the phone without a sim and enter the said code. I think the master rest code is *2767*3855# if you really don't mind wiping everything. I would suggest searching for master reset with the actual phone model because it could be different.
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SimonDMontfort
post 18.May.2012, 11:26 AM
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Location: Stockholm county
Joined: 8.Feb.2011

Thanks for sharing! smile.gif

Had problems myself with a phone code (3 years ago) and ended up paying a shop to unlock it sad.gif
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JulieLou40
post 18.May.2012, 12:04 PM
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Location: Luleå
Joined: 19.Oct.2009

Yes many thanks from me too. Will try these solutions later. Am kicking myself for forgetting the ruddy code grrr.
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jenkins.ray11
post 21.May.2012, 01:27 PM
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Joined: 17.May.2012

Hey PDX, Thanks for the post with links of articles that is helpful in recollecting the forgotten memories. I was searching it for someone.
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Migga
post 21.May.2012, 04:31 PM
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Joined: 26.Jul.2011

Me too but I can`t remember who...
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