Did you know you can unlock a carrier locked Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ without rooting or using a third party app on your device? Yes, that is absolutely possible and accessible at the length of your thumb. Nobody wants to go through the hassle of carrying an old mobile phone while travelling to another country where most probably you would be using the local SIM.

Moreover, when you have spent a fortune in getting your hands on one of the best smartphones ever produced by Korean tycoon, you ought to show off. That’s what it is all about, isn’t it? So why won’t you want to hang on to your device with the comfort of your home SIM.

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First things first, you should have a clean record with your carrier as in all your bills should be paid and nothing due on your part. Now here we go and tell you the simple steps.

How to unlock your S8/S8+ without a third party app or rooting your device:

1 Dial *#06# and write down the displayed number on your screen. That is your phone’s IMEI number.

2 Call your carrier customer service and ask for your device’s unlock code.

3 Upon providing the customer service office with your phone’s IMEI number, the operator will let your know that they have generated the unlock code for your phone and shall be delivered in five working days.

4 After receiving the unlock code at your postal address, you are safe to remove your home SIM and insert any other carrier’s SIM card.

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5 As soon as you do that the prompt will ask for your device’s unlock code. Enter it and you are good to go. 


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