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Top 5 Phone Unlocking Websites I Used in 2016

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  • Nov 11th, 2017 11:02 am
Newbie
Jul 11, 2016
25 posts
9 upvotes
people, ONLY BUY UNLOCK CODES FROM EBAY!
if you go directly to the unlocking service, you get no paypal protection and can't leave public feedback.
Penalty Box
Dec 27, 2013
6126 posts
2220 upvotes
Toronto
i have a rogers phone that i want to unlock.. are you guys saying it can't be done???? wtf
Member
Oct 18, 2013
350 posts
47 upvotes
Oshawa
daivey wrote:
Nov 12th, 2016 11:39 am
i have a rogers phone that i want to unlock.. are you guys saying it can't be done???? wtf
It can be done but they want $100-$125. Little steep..
Deal Guru
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Feb 24, 2003
12177 posts
992 upvotes
Toronto
daivey wrote:
Nov 12th, 2016 11:39 am
i have a rogers phone that i want to unlock.. are you guys saying it can't be done???? wtf
For iPhones, try to get the carrier to unlock it. For everything else, check out eBay or mobifree.
Penalty Box
Dec 27, 2013
6126 posts
2220 upvotes
Toronto
GeneP66 wrote:
Nov 12th, 2016 11:39 am
It can be done but they want $100-$125. Little steep..
wtfffffffffffffffffffff sigh...... so im stuck with a locked phone?? but these websites are offering codes for like $12 to $40... is it not going to work?
Member
Oct 18, 2013
350 posts
47 upvotes
Oshawa
No...they are scammers. Trust me I resently got scammed for $20. From a kijiji ad.
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Newbie
Oct 20, 2016
15 posts
8 upvotes
I am not defending anyone but you think websites that unlock hundreds of thousands of phones with thousands of great reviews are in it to scam you and steal your precious 20 bucks? If that seriously makes sense to you then I am out of here lol

You need to understand that unlocking phones is tricky, if you can't prove to them that the phone is fine and that the only issue is their unlock code of course they won't refund you!
Member
Oct 18, 2013
350 posts
47 upvotes
Oshawa
samLuk wrote:
Nov 12th, 2016 9:43 pm
I am not defending anyone but you think websites that unlock hundreds of thousands of phones with thousands of great reviews are in it to scam you and steal your precious 20 bucks? If that seriously makes sense to you then I am out of here lol

You need to understand that unlocking phones is tricky, if you can't prove to them that the phone is fine and that the only issue is their unlock code of course they won't refund you!
I guess your living in a bubble? Many losers out there can create fancy website, fake reviews and promise money refunds if not unlocking your phone. They pay to have there ads on the top page, promptly responding to your emails until they get your money! $20 is they work on volume? Scam 100people out of $20? That's a good return!
Deal Addict
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Mar 26, 2011
2484 posts
586 upvotes
Toronto, ON
ChokeArtist wrote:
Nov 8th, 2016 1:52 pm
people, ONLY BUY UNLOCK CODES FROM EBAY!
if you go directly to the unlocking service, you get no paypal protection and can't leave public feedback.
That's not true. Buyers have protection when using Paypal on 3rd party (non ebay) unlocking sites.
Member
Oct 18, 2013
350 posts
47 upvotes
Oshawa
mobifree wrote:
Nov 12th, 2016 11:57 pm
How did you get scammed?
If someone is only charging $20 for any iPhone unlocking in Nov 2016, that should raise red flags immediately!
His ad was well put together. The red flag should have been when he said he doesn't take PayPal, EMT only. I figured $20 what the hell. I never expected a scum bag could be so creative to scam people out of $20? I guess a ball of crack at a time is there thinking?
Deal Guru
User avatar
Nov 28, 2013
12444 posts
4036 upvotes
Oakville
daivey wrote:
Nov 12th, 2016 2:25 pm
wtfffffffffffffffffffff sigh...... so im stuck with a locked phone?? but these websites are offering codes for like $12 to $40... is it not going to work?
If it's not an iPhone, all those 3rd party unlockers should work just fine. If it's an iPhone, your only way is to get it to unlocked via the carrier.
Public Mobile
Deal Addict
User avatar
Jul 5, 2001
4889 posts
1728 upvotes
I used cellsunlock over the weekend and got my code in an hour. Had a question and they respond within 10mins.
Newbie
Jul 11, 2016
25 posts
9 upvotes
mobifree wrote:
Nov 12th, 2016 11:57 pm
That's not true. Buyers have protection when using Paypal on 3rd party (non ebay) unlocking sites.
you are right, IF paypal was used with 3rd party vendor.
and I was wrong about not being able to leave public feedback.
by posting here, I am leaving feedback in a way, about how you never refunded me my money after the code didn't work, and when i provided video proof, and ignored followup emails from me.

folks, please stick to using ebay for unlock codes. much less hassle that way.

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