Unlocking a Samsung phone for free only takes a few steps. First you need a Samsung unlock code for your phone. You can get a free unlock code by using some SIM unlock software or by calling your phone carrier. Furthermore, you will need your Samsung phone’s IMEI number to enter in your unlock software or it will be requested by your phone carrier. You can get your Samsung phone’s IMEI number simply by entering *#06# on your keypad.
Once you have your free unlock code we can begin unlocking your Samsung phone. These steps are partly based on this forum post. Here are the free steps:
How To Unlock a Samsung Phone
1. Power on your Samsung mobile phone with the UNACCEPTED SIM card inserted.
2. Your Samsung phone will prompt for a password (unlock code).
3. Now enter your Samsung unlock code.
Otherwise, if your Samsung mobile phone displays “Insert Correct SIM Card” then:
1. Turn on your Samsung phone with an UNACCEPTED SIM card inserted.
2 – Type: #0111*CODE# (Where CODE is your Samsung unlock code
Once you have unlocked your Samsung phone you will be able to use it with any phone carrier or network. Most websites would suggest paying for high priced unlock codes and instructions. Always try calling your phone carrier before resorting to paying for an unlock code. If this phone guide did not help unlock your Samsung phone, you can try reading my previous phone guide on How To Unlock A Samsung Mobile Phone.