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need to get into a samsung sgh d900, PLEASE

by mko / October 13, 2012 2:02 PM PDT

hi all. i have an older but GREAT samsung. it's the sgh d900 UNLOCKED. i need to get into the phone and change the settings from tmobile to att.

i remember there was some kind of admin code but i never took down the procedure.


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Now I'm confused.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2012 2:03 PM PDT

An unlocked phone does not need to be changed. That is, I slip in my ATT sim and it's done.

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that's weird
by mko / October 13, 2012 3:22 PM PDT
In reply to: Now I'm confused.

this is a great phone that i bought when it came out in 2006. i had verizon but i switched over specifically because of this phone. anyway, in order to make this phone work on tmobile, i had to get into it and enter data like "profile title"(t-mobile gprs), connection profile, name (in this case it was i only know all this because i have all that info copied on my hd. i remember i had to dial in an odd sequence of numbers, hit call, and when asked for a password i entered something like 00000. it took me to all those settings that i had to change.

i remember getting this info from some forum long gone by now.

so you're saying all i have to do is pop in a sim card and all that stuff gets reset? i oughta go ask att.

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No I didn't say that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2012 2:26 AM PDT
In reply to: that's weird

You wrote it was "unlocked" then later asked a question about changing it.

Here I take an unlocked phone, slide in the sim and can make calls. I would be guessing that this phone is not really unlocked.

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by mko / October 14, 2012 6:12 AM PDT
In reply to: No I didn't say that.

there were no settings in the phone so i had to go in and configure them for tmobile

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So that's it. It is not "unlocked."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2012 6:31 AM PDT
In reply to: well

I suggest a forum where folk twiddle with phones a lot like HOWARDS FORUMS. You may have to repeat the same settings changes you did before but something is odd here. I've used unlocked phones (have one on my desk in fact) and never had to do anything you noted for the usual unlocked GSM phone.

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by mko / October 14, 2012 6:56 AM PDT

either what i did 6 yrs ago was unnecessary or sim card technology has changed since then.

i talked to support and they said all i have to do is pop in a sim card and activate.
i posted on howardforums replies

thx, guys

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