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HTC Desire - Is it unlocked ?

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Hello everyone

Im new to android and have just bought myself a second hand HTC Desire ( it didnt come with a box or any instructions, just a charger and head phones ), i was told it is on tmobile and that they would not accept it back if i got it unlocked.

Im on O2 pay as you go and i thought lets just try my sim in the desire and well it worked

So now im not sure if this phone is locked or unlocked or what network it was bought on, is there anyway to find out for sure or should i just assume its unlocked as my O2 sim worked ?

Thank you for any help

Kevin

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safe to say, if it was on tmobile and your o2 sim works it is probably unlocked. And if the sim you want to use is working, why even worry about it ;)

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As already stated - the fact that its not asked for an unlock code indicates its already SIM unlocked.

If you're curious as to the original network you could try to check the software version.

Click (Menu button -> Settings -> About Phone -> Software Information)

There should be a Software number there somewhere, eg mine is 2.33.161.2

The 3rd number of 161 indicates that my phone is a Vodafone branded phone (although there's no other indication, as apart from that its the same as the unbranded version. Vodafone phones are generally unlocked on contract.)

If the software number is x.x.405.x it is an unbranded software version (or has been altered to an unbranded software version), and will probably be unlocked. You can't tell what network it was originally supplied on with this version.

If the software number is x.x.161.x it was a vodaphone software version

If the software number is x.x.110.x it was a t-mobile software version

If the software number is x.x.207.x it was an 02 software version

If the software number is x.x.771.x it was a 3 software version

If the software number is x.x.61.x it was an Orange version

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