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> Q. What does "Unlocked" Mean?
You can use the GSM half of the phone on other providers by swapping the sim
> I found and changed the default "Security Code" and changed it.
> That works okay.
Keyboard lock or security lock is not what most people are talking about,
unlocked aka sim free means the phone will take any sim vs only one
> I tried to do the exercise to request PIN for Power On.
> I ended up with a request for PUK
> It accepts the default PUK
> then and asks for NEW PIN
> and New Pin Again.
> I have tried 4 digit pin, 5 digit PIN and 7 digit PIN.
> It keeps taking me back to "Enter PUK"
> How do I get out of this loop?
You may have locked your phone. After a number of failed wrong codes the
phone may have to be unlocked by cable.