To unlock a LG Optimus 2X you will need an unlock code. Our LG Optimus 2X unlock guide has the steps to unlock your mobile phone to any GSM carrier or network. 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 Optimus 2X 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 Optimus 2X. 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 Optimus 2X’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 Optimus 2X unlock code follow the steps below:
How To Unlock A LG Optimus 2X
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!
Please note that the LG Optimus 2X has not yet been released, but has been revealed as a GSM or SIM card based cell phone. These instructions cannot be guaranteed but are provided as a guide for unlocking most LG cell phones that are SIM based. In any case you should always end up calling your carrier first for a free unlock code.