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Unlocking a T-Mobile Phone

I'm wondering if phones offered by T-Mobile can be unlocked, meaning, if they will allow that. I'm looking to possibly getting the Nokia 6263, and while I don't mind getting T-Mobile, I'd like to be able to pick my carrier in case I'd prefer a different one.

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T-mobile can use unlocked GSM handsets, just like At&t assuming the device operates on the correct frequencies.

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No no

I meant, does T-Mobile allow the phones it offers to be unlocked and used with another carrier. Meaning, the phones "locked" to T-Mobile.

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Sorry if I misread the original post but T-mobile does not restrict anybody from using an unlocked device on their network (as all GSM carriers). You may have to manually configure internet/messaging settings.

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Thanks for the info!

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