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How to free SIM UNLOCK your G300

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Hello everyone in this fabulous forum.Here is how I managed to unlock my G300 from the network where I picked up the phone on contract.

[b]Its only working when you are in stock rom[/b]

FIRST: you need files that are used to zero the IMEI.Here is the link([url="http://g300.thebronasium.com/files/g300-downgrade.zip"]http://g300.thebrona...0-downgrade.zip[/url]

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SECOND: make your IMEI to be 0 or other than your IMEI.
THIRD:follow this tutorial:

[color=#4E565E][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3]1. You must enter the [/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]engineering menu. Dial [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]* # * # 2846579 # * # *[/background][/size][/font][/color]
[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]2. Go to ProjectMenu/Background setting/Usb ports setting and select Manufacture mode
3. Back to [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]Background setting and go to [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]Qualcomm background open setting and select background open (pass is 0 (ZERO))
4. Exit the [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]engineering menu and turn on [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]USB debugging ([/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]settings/developer tools/usb debugging)
5. [/background][/size][/font][/color]
[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]6. On PC install the DFS Tool ([/background][/size][/font][/color][url="http://cdmatool.com/Demo"]http://cdmatool.com/Demo[/url][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]).Connect the phone and run DFS tool.[/background][/size][/font][/color]
[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]7. Go to Ports and double click on [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]dbAdapter Reserved Interface. [/background][/size][/font][/color]
[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]8. Close the Ports window and click on SPC.In DFS log must write UNLOCKED DEVICE.[/background][/size][/font][/color]
[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]9. If this OK go to Programming and type your IMEI in right place. (you can read Imei from phone box)
10. Click write.[/background][/size][/font][/color]
[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]11. When all finish go to ports and disabe [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]dbAdapter Reserved Interface.U[/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]nplug your phone.[/background][/size][/font][/color]
[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]12. Go to [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]engineering menu again.
13. [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]Go to ProjectMenu/Background setting/Usb ports setting and select Normal mode[/background][/size][/font][/color]
[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]14. Back to [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]Background setting and go to OTP NV filter switch and click Confirm
15. [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]Back to [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]Background setting and go to [/background][/size][/font][/color][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]Qualcomm background open setting and select background close.[/background][/size][/font][/color]
[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]16. Restart Phone.

Thats all.. you now have YOUR IMEI!!! Dial *#06# for check.[/background][/size][/font][/color]

[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]Thanks to cicki for founding this tutorial and thanks to tutorial maker :)[/background][/size][/font][/color]

[color=#4E565E][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)][color=#FF0000][b]YOU DO IT AT ONLY YOUR RISK!!![/b][/color][/background][/size][/font][/color]
[b]Now when you finish with that you can go to Toolbox5irom.apk on your phone and make a backup of UNLOCKED IMEI of your phone.[/b] Edited by margityu
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mediafire link isnt working and cdmatool demo is 404
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The link is now working.
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[attachment=83963:DFS 4.0.0.4.sfx.part1.exe][attachment=83964:DFS 4.0.0.4.sfx.part2.rar]
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feedback, anyone ?
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This works and it's been posted already:<br />[URL]http://www.modaco.com/index.php Edited by Dellboy2012
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Maybe there is already a topic on this, but I think this deserves to be on the front page of the forum related to the G300.
When I click on your link, gives me the first page and not the MoDaCo forum post where was explained the process of unlocking.
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does this work on any rooted android phone?
because that would be epic Edited by grizzlyflea
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[quote name='grizzlyflea' timestamp='1350842078' post='2041529']
does this work on any rooted android phone?
because that would be epic
[/quote]No
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Tried on G300 and work 100%.I do not know for the other models of phones.
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[quote name='grizzlyflea' timestamp='1350842078' post='2041529']
does this work on any rooted android phone?
because that would be epic
[/quote]Specifically look for your model here on MoDaCo section for ZTE, there is a tutorial to unlock ZTE Skate.There are even a video from YouTube wich explanes what you need for unlocking and how to do it.
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[quote name='margityu' timestamp='1350842891' post='2041536']
Specifically look for your model here on MoDaCo section for ZTE, there is a tutorial to unlock ZTE Skate.There are even a video from YouTube wich explanes what you need for unlocking and how to do it.
[/quote]Her is the link of tutorial for ORANGE MONTE CARLO,I do not know whether the MONTECARLO and SANFRANCISKO are same models, that should check with some people who are more competent on the matter.
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I'm assuming if you reflash the phone with a non-stock ROM it'll revert back to being locked?
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It will not be,because a custom rom is flashing with CWM.
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[quote name='margityu' timestamp='1350840595' post='2041520']
Maybe there is already a topic on this, but I think this deserves to be on the front page of the forum related to the G300.
When I click on your link, gives me the first page and not the MoDaCo forum post where was explained the process of unlocking.
[/quote]

Yeah, Tapatalk f..ed my post. Here is right link:

[url="http://www.modaco.com/topic/355974-how-to-get-your-imei-back-without-5irom-folder/#entry1991493"]http://www.modaco.com/topic/355974-how-to-get-your-imei-back-without-5irom-folder/#entry1991493[/url] Edited by Dellboy2012
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Yes, but in this post you made ​​no mention of the phone remains unlocked to all networks.
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Hi All,

Can anyone please confirm if this can be used to unlock a Vodaphone locked UK pay as you go handset?

Thanks
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This is work on any G300 phone on any network.Just follow the tutorial step by step.
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This method works only on GB stock?
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Its working on GB stock and on ICS stock.
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[quote name='margityu' timestamp='1351258813' post='2043893']
Its working on GB stock and on ICS stock.
[/quote]

Just to confirm before i take the plunge - you[b] have[/b] to either be running a complete stock version of GB or ICS and you [b]can't[/b] do this if you're running a custom ROM (like Cyda's [url="http://www.modaco.com/topic/358371-romics-stock-rom-b944-overclock-kernel-ad-block-host-miui-security-updated-1710/"]Stock+ ROM[/url])?

And again, once you've done this sim unlock, flashing other ROM's won't remove it? Or (as you mentioned in the other thread), is it a case of doing a 5irom IMEI backup once you've done the unlock and then restoring that IMEI backup after you've installed different ROM's?


Certainly be interesting to hear from others if they've done this!
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[quote name='margityu' timestamp='1351258813' post='2043893']
Its working on GB stock and on ICS stock.
[/quote]

I tried getting my IMEI to 0 by downloading that 5irom backup from mediafire and restoring it, but when I rebooted it it went into recovery mode and restored everything to the factory settings, the IMEI remaining the same.

I am on stock ICS
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[quote name='derfuhrer2007' timestamp='1351268112' post='2043937']


I tried getting my IMEI to 0 by downloading that 5irom backup from mediafire and restoring it, but when I rebooted it it went into recovery mode and restored everything to the factory settings, the IMEI remaining the same.

I am on stock ICS
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I seem to be having the problem too
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Thought i might see if it can be done on a custom ROM but the 'Qualcomm background open setting' password is different on my G300 running Stock+.
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I wonder if someone can help me I was on B888 rom downgraded to b882 so I could unlock the phone and the OTA automatic update came and took it to B885 I have changed my IMEI it didn't go to 0 it changed to some other IMEI but as the guide said that was ok I continued I have tried the dfs tool but I get stuck at option 8 where it says [color=#333333][font=Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif, Georgia, Courier, 'Times New Roman', serif][size=3][background=rgb(251, 251, 251)]8. Close the Ports window and click on SPC.In DFS log must write UNLOCKED DEVICE. I cannot find anywhere that says SPC.In I checked everywhere in the log window, the dfs tool window could someone please advise? [/background][/size][/font][/color]
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