To unlock the Google Nexus S you will need an unlock code. A Google Nexus S unlocked should work on any GSM phone carrier such as T-Mobile and AT&T. Our free guide shows you how to get an unlock code for the Google Nexus S and provides instructions to unlock your device. Most SIM based cell phones can come with a SIM lock the prevents them from working with other carriers. However, by using an unlock code you can remove this SIM lock on your Google Nexus S. Please note it is possible this SIM lock already is removed on your mobile phone but not likely unless explicitly stated. In order to get an unlock code for your Nexus S you will need your mobile devices unique IMEI number:
How To Find Google Nexus S IMEI Number
1. Type in *#06# on your Google phone.
2. Now hit enter or send.
3. The number output (usually 15-digits) is your Google Nexus S’s IMEI number which you can now use to get an unlock code.
You can now probably call up your current cell phone carrier and ask for a free unlocking code. In exchange, they will need your Nexus S’s IMEI number you get earlier. But if this method doesn’t work then I suggest you review the of the unlock services provided at the end of this post.
Once you have your unlock code, you can being to fully unlock your Google Nexus S. Simply follow the steps below and you will have your own Google Nexus S unlocked to any GSM carriers.
Google Nexus S Unlocking Instructions
1. Turn on your GSM mobile phone with an unaccepted SIM card.
2. The cell phone should request your unlock code or request a password of some sort.
3. Now enter your unlock code.
4. Your mobile device may reboot and should be fully unlocked!
Please keep in mind the Google Nexus S from Samsung has not been released yet, but most sources confirm it is a GSM or SIM card based cell phone. Therefore these instructions should help you unlock this device. Stay tuned as we learn more and await the release date of the Google Nexus S. Please feel free to leave your comments below.