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(keitai-l) Re: [SPAM] Re: FOMA phones hacked?

From: Arnold P. Siboro <asiboro_at_maltech.jp>
Date: 09/19/06
Message-Id: <20060919170503.750D.ASIBORO_at_maltech.jp>
Pada Tue, 19 Sep 2006 16:47:24 +0900
si martyn_williams_at_idg.com bilang:

> 
> > > *)Completely changing the firmware to foreign ones (like writing 6630
> > > firmware to 702NK) will of course remove the sim lock, but it's not
> > > easy and expensive.
> 
> From what I've read that won't remove the SIM lock -- actually, let's get
> the terminology correct. Sim lock is incorrectly used all the time. A Sim
> lock means the phone won't work with any other SIM. What we are talking
> about is the network lock, which locks the phone to a particular network
> and won't let you use a SIM from another network.
> 
> Anyway, everything I've read on the Nokia phone hacking forums indicates
> that a firmware flash won't change the lock status.
> 
> Martyn

I don't understand what incorrect use you are talking about.
SIM lock does mean network lock that won't let you use SIM other than
the one it is locked to.

I do have to admit that my comment was not correct, as what I meant was
not firmware but board inside the phone. I have no experience at all but
I read it on the web. Some people paid some 25,000yen to have their
702NK changed to 6630.
Received on Tue Sep 19 11:11:54 2006