If your Metro Pcs mobile phone is SIM locked and does not work with other mobile carriers, it will usually ask you for a SIM network unlock code or it will display SIM restricted message. We can provide required SIM network unlock (PIN) code that will unlock your mobile phone and allow to you to use any SIM from any mobile carrier.
Metro Pcs activates a SIM network lock on some of their mobile phones. These devices will only work with Metro Pcs's SIM cards and when other providers' SIMs are inserted, your device will usually display SIM locked message and it will ask you to enter a SIM network Unlock Code.
SIM unlocking is quite simple. When you insert a SIM from another provider, your mobile phone will ask you to enter the SIM network unlock code. When you get this code, you will only need to enter it on your device and it will be unlocked instantly.
You can easily obtain SIM network unlock PIN code on our web site. SIM Network unlock codes are assigned by device manufacturer during the production and these codes are stored in the manufacturers' device information databases. Manufacturers allows access to these codes by authorized users (carriers, authorized service center, data provider .etc). We obtain unlock codes from manufacturer or carriers' device information databases through our data providers, using device's unique Imei (serial) number and deliver them to our users who request them.
We will obtain and provide the original SIM network unlock codes, assigned by device manufacturer, so we guarantee these codes will unlock your Metro Pcs device.
We will not charge you untill delivery of the code or remote unlock service completed. There will be only a temporary authorization hold and you will only be charged after delivery of unlock code or completion of the service. This is a zero risk order and you can cancel your order at anytime without any fees.
We offer 100% satisfaction guarantee for our unlock services as our first priority is always customer satisfaction. You can view our Satisfaction Guarantee here.
Mostly, no conditions are required to unlock your phone. It doesn't matter if your phone has an active plan or ongoing contract with your current carrier or is used with another mobile account. You can unlock your phone and use it freely with any mobile service provider you want.
We believe that the unlocking a mobile device should be affordable. In particular, it should not increase the total cost of "used mobile phones" over the value.
In order to offer the best price, we optimized our service databases and search algorithm. We list the best price by device and carrier selection. Also, we will not list unnecessary services and will not waste of your time.
We would like to give brief information about the topics that our visitors are most curious about.What is SIM Network lock?
This lock is set by mobile device manufacturer company, upon the request of Metro Pcs. When this lock is activated, your device will only work with Metro Pcs and other providers' SIMs and services won't work unless this lock is removed.Why is SIM lock Activated on My Device?
There are various reasons for this. Some companies sell their devices at promotional (discounted) prices and want to guarantee their devices are used with their services only so they will able to redeem this discount. Some companies prefers this method to prevent phones from being lost during shipping or in their store. Some companies sell phones in installments to users and want to prevent the phone from working with other service providers' SIMs until the installments are over. This may protect service providers and dealers, but this can hurt users who buy the phone as a second hand or those who want to use their phone with other carriers.Can SIM lock be removed?
Yes, it can be removed. Removing the SIM lock is mostly an easy process. In general, it is easy for most devices, although some models may require little effort on rare occasions. Most devices on the market can be unlocked by entering the SIM network unlock (PIN) code. Altought Some devices require database update (such as Apple Iphones and devices that store SIM lock information in online databases), this is actually easy when you get help from professional companies like us.What is the SIM Network Unlock PIN?
SIM Network Unlock PIN (also known as Network unlock code) is the unlock code that is used to remove SIM Lock (Carrier lock) from Metro Pcs mobile devices. It will remove network lock and allow, locked devices to be used with different carriers' SIMs and services.How Safe Is Unlocking?
If you install an unreliable software you found on the internet, it is possible that you may damage your phone or install a malicious software. We offer unlock code method. This is the standard method determined by the manufacturer and used by carriers and service centers. You enter the code on your phone via the keyboard to unlock. With this method, it is not possible to damage your phone and its software. The SIM Network unlock Code method is both the standard determined by the manufacturers and the safest on the market.How Are You Sure The Codes Are Valid?
SIM Network unlock codes are programmed by device manufacturer during production. After manufacturers assign these codes to device, they take a backup and store them in their own database. When necessary, they allow mobile operators, service centers and authorized data providers to access these codes. We obtain unlock codes from the manufacturer device database through our data providers, these codes are the original codes assigned by the manufacturer, so we can guarrantee of their accuracy.Is SIM card PIN and SIM Network Unlock PIN same?
Sometimes mobile phone owners may be confused about SIM card PIN and SIM Network Unlock PIN codes. We would like to give a brief information about this.
SIM Cart PIN is a 4 digit code and is stored inside the SIM card. Restricts access to SIM Card menu and Phone book. It is carried to other devices along with the SIM card.
SIM Network Unlock PIN is a 8 to 16 digits unlock code. It is stored in the device and allows only Metro Pcs's SIM cards to work with device. It is activated by device manufacturer by the request of Metro Pcs. In order to use device with other providers, the SIM network unlock code programmed by the manufacturer must be entered.My Phone Is Not Asking For an Unlock Code, Is It Still Locked?
Some devices may not ask for a Network unlock code. These phones are unlocked by updating the SIM lock status in the device information databases. In addition, Apple devices (Iphones and Ipads) will not ask you to enter any code. These devices are unlocked remotely by updating the SIM Unlock status in the Apple Device Database.
If you are unsure whether your Device is locked or not, please don't hesitate to contact us. We can assist you in identifying if your device is SIM locked.Is unlocking legal?
Unlocking is completely legal. Since the device is yours, you can use it as you wish. No one can hold you responsible for any changes you make to your device as long as you complete the payment of it.Have More Questions?
If you want to get more detailed information, you may visit our Metro Pcs unlocking guide page. On this page, you can find answers to almost any technical and non-technical questions about Metro Pcs SIM network unlocking.
Although SIM unlocking instructions may vary depending on the brand, they are mostly similar. For most brands, another carrier's SIM card is inserted into the device and the process is completed by entering the valid unlock code. We want to give general information for device brands.
Apple Iphones: iPhones have advanced software and online services, so they often store information in online databases. Iphones store SIM lock information in Apple or Carrier databases, so they often don't ask for an unlock code. When you insert a foreign SIM into your phone, you will receive an 'Invalid SIM Card' or 'SIM not Supported' warning. Unlocking of iPhones is done with database update. The SIM lock information is updated as 'Unlocked' via the appropriate data provider and the user connects his phone to the internet via WI-FI and automatically updates the Lock information in the phone's local memory. No action is required for this. After updating his phone's SIM lock status, we will send a message and you will connect the phone to the internet and confirm it automatically. Iphone is one of the easiest phones to unlock.
Alcatel: In Alcatel Phones, the unlock code is mostly defined as Network Unlock Key. When the foreign SIM is inserted, it will ask you to enter the Network Unlock Key. You can complete the process by entering your unlock code.
HTC: HTC Phones will ask you to enter Network unlock code or SIM unlock code. When you get the Enter code message, type your unlock code to complete unlock process.
LG: Most LG phones are unlocked with the network unlock code. In rare cases, some phones may ask for the service provider code. Our LG unlock code service provides both codes, so you can enter the code asked and unlock your phone instantly.
Nokia: When you insert a SIM card from another operator in your phone, your Nokia phone will ask you to enter the SIM Network Unlock Code. By typing the code, you can easily complete the unlock process.
Motorola: Motorola phones are unlocked with the 'SIM Network Unlock PIN' code. After receiving the valid code, enter the code on your phone when prompted and your phone will be unlocked instantly. Unlock is permanent, you do not need to re-enter unlock code.
Huawei: Your Huawei phone will ask you to enter the SIM Unlock code. This code is actually the SIM network unlock code. In rare cases, some phones may ask for the Service provider code. If you need this code, you can get it by choosing the appropriate service when ordering. For Unlock, it is sufficient to enter the code when requested.
Samsung: Samsung phones are unlocked with the 'SIM Network Unlock PIN' code. After receiving the valid code, enter the code on your phone when prompted and your phone will be unlocked instantly. Unlock is permanent, you do not need to re-enter the code.
Some Samsung Phones may have 'Service Provider Unlock Code' active. In this case, you need to enter the service provider code. We provide this code with some of our services, if you need the service provider code, you can choose the service that provides this code during the order.
On Samsung phones, if you enter the unlock code incorrectly many times, the unlock code entry counter on your phone will be reset and you will be asked to enter the MCK (Master Reset Key). If you need MCK, you can order it by selecting the appropriate service.
ZTE: ZTE phones are unlocked with the network unlock code. When your phone asks you to enter the code, you can enter the unlock code and complete the unlock process.
Unlock App: Some USA Carriers' phones are unlocked with the unlock app developed by them. If your phone can only be unlocked with the unlock app, updates in carrier or manufacturer databases are required. For phones that can only be unlocked with the Unlock App, we make the necessary updates through our data providers and update the phone's status to 'Unlocked'. When you receive a confirmation email that the update is complete, you can connect your phone to the internet via WI-FI and click the unlock button in the application to complete the process. Your phone will confirm its status from the carrier or manufacturer and complete the unlocking process automatically. You do not need to do anything during this time.
As you can see, unlocking the phone after obtaining the valid code is quite easy and does not require any technical knowledge. However, if you encounter any difficulties, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will do our best to solve the problem.