1. Bryan Suazo's Avatar
    Hello WPCentral community, first of all I would like to introduce myself;
    My name is Bryan and I'm from Honduras, I've been using windows phone since I fell in love with the Nokia Lumia 900, since then I updated to an unlocked 920 and so far I don't see a reason to upgrade, my brother for other part had a Nokia Lumia 822 from Verizon, and here in my country Verizon doesn't need to be unlocked, works fine overall but he bought a L920 on ebay that was supossed to be unlocked but it isn't... Returning the phone and all that would be more expensive and we don't want to do that so I wonder if anyone here can help me to unlock from at&t this phone... I've been trying and what they ask me is an active number of at&t... So, I don't lose nothing by asking; should anyone be able to help me? or is harder than that ?
    05-03-2014 04:40 PM
  2. BIGPADDY's Avatar
    Welcome to WPC!
    05-03-2014 04:49 PM
  3. AlastorX50's Avatar
    You can either call AT&T and ask for the international travel unlock code, or simply click the "Chat Now" button on the right to start a session with the carrier reps, which seems to be the faster method to obtain the digits in question.


    After you've told the rep you will be traveling abroad, and need an unlock code for using the phone overseas, you will be asked for the IMEI number, which is on the box your handset came with, or in the Settings app - the "About phone" option.


    The reps will generate a 20-digit unlock code for you, then you have to take out your AT&T SIM, and put a card from a different carrier in your Lumia 920. Upon restart, the handset will ask you for an unlock code, key it in, press "enter" and you are golden.

    People in the comments of this news post seem to have luck with unlocking the Lumia 920,
    AT&T now unlocking Nokia Lumia 920 phones | WMPoweruser
    05-03-2014 05:05 PM
  4. rdubmu's Avatar
    Hey! Welcome to the forums! Did you do a bing/google search?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    05-03-2014 09:03 PM
  5. Guytronic's Avatar
    Hello+Welcome to the forum!
    Sorry about the difficulty with the brothers L920.

    Is there a network in Honduras that's compatible with AT&T by any chance?
    An unlock service might be another option...I wouldn't know who to recommend however.
    05-03-2014 10:01 PM
  6. pankaj981's Avatar
    Try cellunlocker or unlockthatphone, I've unlocked a couple of ATT locked phones through them before (Samsung focus flash, iPhone 4, Lumia 900, Lumia 920, etc.) but this was about 6-7 months ago and as per the recent unlocking policy changes (which is bull sh*t as usual) from ATT i wouldn't hold much hope for non ATT customers. Give them a shot, if not don't stress much and sell it off. You can definitely get a better unlocked Lumia 920 for a slightly higher price
    05-03-2014 10:23 PM
  7. Bryan Suazo's Avatar
    Thank you all for the replies, I did my homework on bing/google but I couldn't find a proper answer and that's why I ask you guys... I used to be able to unlock from at&t but indeed when they changed their policy now seems impossible for the moment, it's really frustrating but I guess I'll have to wait then for a new method
    05-03-2014 11:06 PM
  8. TechAbstract's Avatar
    05-05-2014 01:33 AM
  9. hopmedic's Avatar
    Welcome to WPCentral. I don't deal with ATT, so I don't know my way around there, but I do hope you find what you need to get the phone unlocked. The reason Verizon phones don't need to be unlocked is because one of the conditions that they agreed to in leasing their LTE band is that the phones using that band cannot be carrier locked. So any Verizon phone you get will be unlocked as long as it has LTE.
    05-05-2014 12:50 PM

Similar Threads

  1. SanDisk Ultra class 10 16 gb memory card problem on Lumia 520
    By ragnand2905 in forum Nokia Lumia 520
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 10-03-2014, 04:39 AM
  2. Camera Quality (Lumia 925 WP8.1 Dev Prev)
    By sagar.vijay in forum Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 05-11-2014, 08:09 AM
  3. Lumia 520 acting strange
    By Adam Fox2 in forum Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-04-2014, 12:03 AM
  4. Replies: 8
    Last Post: 05-03-2014, 04:56 PM
  5. Cortana quit my Lumia 920
    By Jazmac in forum Cortana
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-03-2014, 03:16 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD