The US Copyright office killed cellphone
crippleware companies locking your phone to their sepecific service last week. We heard about this but didn’t post anything, as we didn’t see anything actually compelling cellphone companies to let you enjoy the full use of your phone. full phone portability.
However, Reader Mike says, “I called up t-mobile immediately [after reading this] and they sent the form off to the manufacturer to get the unlock code for me. Should take up to 7 days.”
If you would like access to
previously blocked features on your phone, like mp3 playing or certain kinds of video transfer, be able to take your cellphone to a different carrier, try calling up your cellphone company and ask for the unlock code. Let us know how it works out. — BEN POPKEN