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using the web on unlocked phones

by jlt. / March 22, 2006 1:13 AM PST

Hey, i was just wondering, i plan on buying a treo sometime in the near future but the problem is i have t-mobile, so the next step would be to get the phone unlocked, but usually when u get it unlocked and use it with a carrier your not suppose features such as web and e-mail aren't active. I know companies such as nokia give you software to bypass that but does any one know of a way to do it for the treo

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unlocked cell phones... not really an issue at all.....
by DH950 / March 22, 2006 12:54 PM PST

good day. i currently have 3 unlocked phones right now... 2 nokia 8801's all metal/chrome phones and a brand new samsung sgh-Z510 phone straight from italy; just released in feb. and i have had absolutely no issues with getting them to work with any and all services for t-mobile as my main carrier... with GRPS, MMS and all other services to be used with the phones. i even have access to a cingular chip and it also works well on all 3 phones as well overall. it is all in making sure youhave gone and simply programmed your unlocked phone properly to work on the direct services the carrier has to offer.

you can do 2 things.... just get your cell phone carrier to tell you how to prggram it... or... go to this company's website down on florida. they are absolutely wonderful in both selling unlocked phones and also helping to get them programmed. all you have to do is go to a page where they will send you to their own link - where you put in the type of phone you have, the carriers service you are using... and wholla! they will e-mail you instructions in about 4 days as to how to program your unlocked phone to work with all services, etc.

so if you travel a lot around the globe like me or just in need of a hot savvy new phone set (like me - as a gadget freak).... then get you a few unlocked phones.. have fun with them... and take them to europe or brazil or where-ever and they will work fine.... no problems or hitches....

hope this helps some one...

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forgot to tell ya the company name in florida!!
by DH950 / March 22, 2006 12:58 PM PST

i forgot to post the name of the company and their website to go to for help with unlocked phones. it is:

cellular concepts... www.cellularconcepts.com... it is a orange colored based web site... really cool stuff there and i think they sell unlocked treo's there too along with a ton of other great unlocked phones.... good pricing on them too and great service......

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cellular concepts not recommended
by Elliot B. Faster / September 22, 2006 5:44 AM PDT

One thing about cellular concepts is that they will spam you and then make it as difficult as possible to opt out. here's an email I got from them:

From: New Products at Cellular Concepts <newproducts@cellularconcepts.com>
To: ''special email address I created just for cellular concepts''
Subject: New Sony Ericsson Z610i Tri-Band 3G Phone with 2.0 Megapixel Camera [ISO-8859-1] (Black Color)

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The new Sony Ericsson Z610i Tri-Band 3G Phone with 2.0 Megapixel Camera (Black Color) has just arrived.

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...a link here which I edited out...

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Your order will be shipped from our warehouse on the same business day if received before 3:30 pm eastern time, or the next business day if placed after 3:30
pm eastern time. For Saturday delivery, all orders must be placed before 3:30pm eastern time on Friday.
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