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    Yet Another Unlocking Question

    A few years ago, I activated and used a QVC-purchased TF branded Samsung phone for about 6 months. I never got it unlocked as it was in use less than a year which was the requirement back then.

    I am going to give the phone to a family member who will reactivate it on TF.

    Question: Is that phone eligible for unlocking-- and if so, how long until it can be unlocked?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChasHam View Post
    Question: Is that phone eligible for unlocking-- and if so, how long until it can be unlocked?
    Usually, it takes the remaining of the previous 12-month term. Although I've read one answer that said 60 days.

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    Also, does it need to be reactivated with the original SIM that came in the phone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boz1 View Post
    Also, does it need to be reactivated with the original SIM that came in the phone?
    It does, and if it gets a new number that will disqualify it too based on the old requirement that the phone number must not be changed during the 12-month period.

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