12-11-2014 01:49 PM
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  1. montsa007's Avatar
    I got a 1020 from Ebay, locked to AT&T.

    Checked with chat rep, its clean, ready to be unlocked.

    I stay outside states and have no at&t account or sim with me.

    Tried multiple unlocking companies, all are busted when I talk of 1020 on at&t.

    What do I do now?
    11-22-2013 10:44 AM
  2. squall_234's Avatar
    unlock that device right now is as hard as unlocking an iphone 5s, people which have unlocking slots will sell for iphones, not for lumias :(
    11-22-2013 11:15 AM
  3. Ukyo's Avatar
    Yeah, I bought mine locked and figured I can unlock easily with an unlocking service over the web but apparently they no longer do so. Should've bought a Rogers one...
    11-22-2013 11:36 AM
  4. montsa007's Avatar
    5S is being unlocked, pricey though, nobody is selling Lumia unlocks, they just refund :(
    11-22-2013 11:39 AM
  5. poken1151's Avatar
    From what I gather, you should be able to call AT&T and request the unlock code directly. If you haven't tried this, there's no harm in it. Did you have an account? No, but I purchased it from a re-seller and I am moving out of the states, can I have the unlock code? As long as the phone hasn't been reported as stolen or destroyed, it should be no issue.

    Otherwise, I'd suggest reselling it on Ebay with the same info you've discovered (Services like StraightTalk can still be used on the AT&T locked phones). So it shouldn't be too bad if you price it aggressively. If you do, shoot me a link ;).
    11-22-2013 11:47 AM
  6. illidanx's Avatar
    Yeah, I bought mine locked and figured I can unlock easily with an unlocking service over the web but apparently they no longer do so. Should've bought a Rogers one...
    Damn, 2 months ago, I bought an AT&T L1020 unlock code on ebay for a mere $3. Now they cannot even do it anymore. I wonder what happened...

    Edit: binged it and found several but damn, they are expensive now.

    http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53...item4acc508d7e

    http://www.attphoneunlockingshop.us/...lock-Code.html
    11-22-2013 05:06 PM
  7. Ukyo's Avatar
    Damn, 2 months ago, I bought an AT&T L1020 unlock code on ebay for a mere $3. Now they cannot even do it anymore. I wonder what happened...

    Edit: binged it and found several but damn, they are expensive now.

    Nokia Lumia 800 820 920 1020 at T ATT USA Factory Unlock Code Service 100 Work | eBay

    USA AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 Unlock Code - Unlock Nokia Lumia 1020 from AT&T USA
    $60 is still not bad for what I will save if I can switch back to Tmo at $30/m vs $45/m. I'd get back the savings within a few months. I might actually try it cuz the only other vendor I've found so far was asking for $159 USD!!

    *edit

    I was just about to place an order and saw the notice: Please do not Submit Order for AT&T Lumia & ZTE Models
    Guess I'll email them first... :P Oh and on the drop down list, every single AT&T Lumia model says (Not work).... so guess not...
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    11-22-2013 05:45 PM
  8. jenia90's Avatar
    i wonder why they stopped unlocking the phones. Guess I'll have to sell mine as well :(

    Sent from my GT-I9100 using Tapatalk
    11-23-2013 02:13 AM
  9. John20212's Avatar
    i wonder why they stopped unlocking the phones. Guess I'll have to sell mine as well :(

    ...
    My guess is that certain carriers put pressure on the right people to stop the unlocking.

    In ATTs case I guess they did not like people getting the 1020 (their flagship phone) and using it on T-Mobile.
    11-23-2013 04:55 AM
  10. montsa007's Avatar
    I will see that Ebay listing the guy posted there, the prices are kind of costlier now, its okay as long as they get the job done.
    11-24-2013 12:28 AM
  11. Ukyo's Avatar
    I will see that Ebay listing the guy posted there, the prices are kind of costlier now, its okay as long as they get the job done.
    Well let us know if you decide to chance it.
    11-24-2013 01:06 AM
  12. darthhen's Avatar
    Wow...this is sooo screwed up. If AT&T is really behind this, then it really gives me a reason to hate AT&T now. Gosh!
    11-24-2013 01:53 AM
  13. lstrike's Avatar
    I received an unlock code from ATT yesterday. I had to call and ask for a supervisor. They opened a case after I argued with them for a bit. I actually cancelled my service last week and even with the line cancelled they did send me the code. The phone is working on TMobile perfectly. So make sure to call and get a supervisor. Their website when inputting the IMEI for a 1020 pretty much says the phone can't be unlocked but that's fictions. Said the same about the HTC One. The only phone it accepted through the online system was an iPhone 5 I have. The supervisor also set up a case for the HTC and it also received an unlock code.
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    11-24-2013 06:11 PM
  14. thinkdan's Avatar
    I received an unlock code from ATT yesterday. I had to call and ask for a supervisor. They opened a case after I argued with them for a bit. I actually cancelled my service last week and even with the line cancelled they did send me the code. The phone is working on TMobile perfectly. So make sure to call and get a supervisor. Their website when inputting the IMEI for a 1020 pretty much says the phone can't be unlocked but that's fictions. Said the same about the HTC One. The only phone it accepted through the online system was an iPhone 5 I have. The supervisor also set up a case for the HTC and it also received an unlock code.
    Did you pay full price for the phone? or did you cancel and paid an etf?
    xandros9 likes this.
    11-24-2013 07:31 PM
  15. thuan hoang's Avatar
    I received an unlock code from ATT yesterday. I had to call and ask for a supervisor. They opened a case after I argued with them for a bit. I actually cancelled my service last week and even with the line cancelled they did send me the code. The phone is working on TMobile perfectly. So make sure to call and get a supervisor. Their website when inputting the IMEI for a 1020 pretty much says the phone can't be unlocked but that's fictions. Said the same about the HTC One. The only phone it accepted through the online system was an iPhone 5 I have. The supervisor also set up a case for the HTC and it also received an unlock code.
    Fantastic!. Hope someone to help me by this way. I appreciate to pay for that
    11-24-2013 10:26 PM
  16. montsa007's Avatar
    Well let us know if you decide to chance it.
    I ordered the service from ideviceguys.com for $65?, hopefully they give the code.
    That Ebay chap is ready to sell at 57 Euros, will ask him if idevice busts out.
    11-25-2013 10:42 AM
  17. Ukyo's Avatar
    Did you pay full price for the phone? or did you cancel and paid an etf?
    That's what I want to know too. I bought mine used off of Swappa so I'm guessing the guy was still on contract.
    11-25-2013 12:37 PM
  18. illidanx's Avatar
    I ordered the service from ideviceguys.com for $65?, hopefully they give the code.
    That Ebay chap is ready to sell at 57 Euros, will ask him if idevice busts out.
    Best of luck. I hope it went well for you.
    11-25-2013 12:42 PM
  19. thinkdan's Avatar
    I ordered the service from ideviceguys.com for $65?, hopefully they give the code.
    That Ebay chap is ready to sell at 57 Euros, will ask him if idevice busts out.
    Let us know how that goes.
    11-25-2013 02:50 PM
  20. thinkdan's Avatar
    I ordered the service from ideviceguys.com for $65?, hopefully they give the code.
    That Ebay chap is ready to sell at 57 Euros, will ask him if idevice busts out.
    By the way, the eBay guy is now asking $130 EUR.
    11-25-2013 02:51 PM
  21. John20212's Avatar
    By the way, the eBay guy is now asking $130 EUR.
    I always wonder how some of these people and websites get their hands on access to the unlock code databases.

    By the huge rise in prices it seems most of them have somehow been shut out and only few remain with access.
    11-25-2013 03:07 PM
  22. Dezires's Avatar
    Im wondering if it will ever go back to how it was before ATT shut down their services. Been trying hard to get ATT to unlock for me.
    11-25-2013 09:54 PM
  23. montsa007's Avatar
    By the way, the eBay guy is now asking $130 EUR.
    My reaction is only 3 words, begins with 'w', endswith 'f' and a 't' in the middle.
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    11-26-2013 08:25 AM
  24. thinkdan's Avatar
    My reaction is only 3 words, begins with 'w', endswith 'f' and a 't' in the middle.
    I also ordered from ideviceguys yesterday. Did you get your code yet?
    11-26-2013 11:05 AM
  25. illidanx's Avatar
    I also ordered from ideviceguys yesterday. Did you get your code yet?
    yeah, i'm also wondering the same thing. the ebay guy is ridiculous.
    11-26-2013 04:46 PM
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