To unlock the LG GT550 Encore carried with AT&T you will need an unlock code. Our LG GT550 Encore unlock steps will allow you to use other carriers besides AT&T, such as T-Mobile. By default, most SIM card based phones have a SIM lock preventing form working with any phone carrier other then the accepted one. It is possible that there are pre unlocked versions of the LG GT550 Encore or CDMA versions that do not run off a SIM card. Other then that, first off you will probably need an unlock code for your LG GT550 Encore. You can sometimes get a free LG unlock code by calling up your current carrier and simply asking for one. They will probably need your LG GT550 Encore’s IMEI number in order to generate the unlock code. You can find the IMEI number by typing in *#06# on your phone and hitting the send key.
After getting your LG GT550 Encore unlock code follow the steps below:
LG GT550 Encore Unlock Instructions
1. Insert an unaccepted SIM card.
2. Turn on your LG mobile and it should display “Phone Restricted”.
3. Select “Cancel” and the LG phone will display “phone restriction code”.
4. Now, enter your LG unlock code.
5. Select OK and your mobile should be unlocked!
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