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Samsung SGH-A657 phone unlocking

Post by =(V)=~Sean~ » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:40 am

Hello all,

I have a really nice Samsung Rugby II (I believe it is called)

It is currently on the AT&T network. It does not work where I live. I have another (brand new) smart phone that I want to give to my lady friend, and power this baby back up, but am having trouble unlocking it. I have found the instructions to "root" the phone, but everyone wants money (like 28.00 bux) to provide an unlock code.

There are so many intelligent minds here, I figured someone would know where to obtain a code for free. Can anyone help me out ?

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Re: Samsung SGH-A657 phone unlocking

Post by =(V)=BloodyRabbit » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:52 am

If no one here can help id suggest searching google and yahoo and etc. Then I'd try searching the dark web and torrents.

Also email/call at&t and ask for the code. They may give it to you.

Be very weary of any downloads from suspicious sites. Always run security scans and virus scans. Check and make sure everything is up to date on whatever device you're using. Stuff like this is where they get ya with viruses
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Re: Samsung SGH-A657 phone unlocking

Post by =(V)=~Sean~ » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:10 am

https://unlockthatphone.com/Samsung/A65 ... eid=979071

That's a pic and one of the sites that I'm *not* giving my hard earned cash to. I saw some dude on fleaBay charging only 1.99.... but still.... I am sure these codes are available *somewhere* - just haven't found where yet.

I just hate my smartphone. Hate the soft touch keys. Don't even have the 'net enabled on it. Just unlimited talk and text. I work with the internet all friggin' day long as part of my job. Don't need the internet in my pocket.

That Rugby phone was the most durable phone I have ever owned. Like one of those old "brick" Nokias. AT&T just doesn't work where I live. Wanna unlock it to use with all 4 of the networks.

It's Mil-Spec and water resistant. There is a friggin' rubber gasket sealing the battery door shut. It's f'n bullet-proof !

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Post by =(V)=RocketJedi » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:43 pm

IF you dont find it here you are SOL https://forum.xda-developers.com/
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=(V)=RocketJedi wrote:
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:43 pm
IF you dont find it here you are SOL https://forum.xda-developers.com/
SOL because it doesnt exist? Or they refuse to give it out?
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During the Cold War, the U.S. considered airdropping enormous condoms labeled "Medium" on the Soviets
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Post by =(V)=~Sean~ » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:24 am

Nothing on that site, RJ. Will have to continue the quest for knowledge. Maybe someone "in the know" will see this thread.
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Post by =(V)=RocketJedi » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:07 am

if its not on xda developers you will have to pay
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Post by =(V)=~Sean~ » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:35 am

ok. I found that dude on eBay - 1.99 - hope he delivers.

thanx all.
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Post by BIG_JAKE-}X{_{HoF} » Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:33 pm

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Post by =(V)=BloodyRabbit » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:36 pm

I too thought unlocking was rooting. Bit it's two separate things BigJake.
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WTF I shot this twat-a-potamus and he didn't die!
=(V)=RocketJedi wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:01 am
wtf lag is that!
=(V)=RocketJedi wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:31 am
I cant believe i have to waste my time on this
=(V)=RocketJedi wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:44 pm
During the Cold War, the U.S. considered airdropping enormous condoms labeled "Medium" on the Soviets
=(V)=RocketJedi wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:36 am
A free picture of DEEZ NUTZ
=(V)=RocketJedi wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:12 pm
bahaha this is great news
=(V)=RocketJedi wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:33 pm
how about we mute the entire server then all you can do is play or rage quit.
=(V)=RocketJedi wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:02 am
FML im old and chics don't check me out anymore
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Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:49 pm
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Post by =(V)=~Sean~ » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:22 pm

Although this particular phone is internet capable, it is not on the Android O/S. But thanks anyways, Jake.
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Re: Samsung SGH-A657 phone unlocking

Post by BIG_JAKE-}X{_{HoF} » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:54 pm

Your welcome..I can dig some more. Been working on a phone I was told impossible to break but I was able to do it. I get OCD and refuse to give up. I have a bunch of pages of phone crap and a few people who i picked their brains for hours. I love a good challenge. I bricked my phone and then fixed it when I was told impossible..LOL!!
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Post by =(V)=~Sean~ » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:39 am

Update :

I reached out to both Samsung and AT&T. Their response :

AT&T : You will have to reach out to the manufacturer for phone unlocking.

Samsung : You will have to reach out to the carrier for assistance.

__________________________________________________________________

Oh yeah ? Well how 'bout I stab you both in the neck with a soldering iron ?!

lol

They know it's an awesome built phone, yet would rather I "Purchase one of our jazzy new Android Galaxy models."

eff that. The sound quality and over all build quality is the best I've ever seen.

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Re: Samsung SGH-A657 phone unlocking

Post by BIG_JAKE-}X{_{HoF} » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:07 pm

I just did a ATT phone a few months back. ATT will do it as long as you are the owner of the phone. You need to speak to the right person. Go here and they should help you out. att.com/deviceunlock.
Here is the email I got back from them.

Unlock request number: 2016427087

Thank you for contacting AT&T about unlocking your mobile device.

Congratulations! Here are your unlock instructions:

Your unlock code is: 49729719

Unlock Steps - Use Non-AT&T SIM Card

1. Power off the device, remove the battery, and insert a non-AT&T SIM card.

2. Re-insert the battery and power on the device with non-AT&T SIM.

3. The device displays "Enter the device unlock code."

4. Enter the eight-digit unlock code.

5. Press OK.

Note: You are allowed five attempts to unlock before your device permanently locks to the AT&T network.

Questions? Please call 800.331.0500, or dial 611 from your AT&T wireless phone.


Sincerely,
The AT&T Customer Care Team
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