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If I factory reset my unlocked phone, will it re-lock itself?

post #1 of 22
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Just need a real quick yes or no

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post #2 of 22
No.
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Turns out it did.
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post #4 of 22
It definitely shouldn't.
Unless it was an Android.
Not sure how they do their unlocking etc.
Every other phone I have ever unlocked never locked after reboot etc.
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Hah it was an android.
And we don't have T-mobile anymore so I doubt they will help us re-unlock it.
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post #6 of 22
Well i have a G1 with a AT&T sim and i've rooting and factory restored and everything. Never lost my unlock...
post #7 of 22
Try sending their customer services an e-mail or something, even if it's not in your area.

You should be able to get it re-unlocked anywhere though (paying a small fee), we've got shedloads of shops that'll unlock (got my Samsung GT-i5700 unlocked from one), failing that Davinciteam will be able to do it for around the same price.

I had one phone lock up after restoring factory defaults before, the bloke that did my Spica said it'll lock if I reset it, glad I reset it after my Uncle gave it to me, before the unlocking. tongue.gif
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Well it looks like after a reboot it is still unlocked. Not sure what happened
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post #9 of 22
A factory reset would never cause an unlocked phone to become locked.
post #10 of 22
Factory reset should just wipe the /data and /cache partitions and shouldn't effect whether the phone is unlocked or not
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