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20 May 2015

Many novice cellular users who've attempted to change agencies have discovered themselves frustrated when trying to switch service providers. The majority of cell phones are locked with the company who issues the phones with a special Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card to encode their proprietary access code.

A locked mobile phone includes a code embedded in to the Sim that locks it to some specific provider. Online resources the cellphone won't have access to modify this software setting around the SIM card, thus the subscriber becomes associated with the device service carrier. Many people find it incredibly difficult to change their locking feature. The biggest benefit from an unlocked cell phone is it lets you switch...