by sounds Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

HTC One M9 - Locked or Unlocked

Hi

 

I have a new contract with EE and am selling my old HTC One M9 to my friend who wanted it unlocked before she buys.

 

I got a 3 Sim to use so that I could test  if the unlock worked however before I unlocked it I stuck the 3 sim  in my old EE phone and it worked straight off on the 3 network no unlocking needed.

 

I am a tad bemused?

 

I thought EE phones were all locked? 

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by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: HTC One M9 - Locked or Unlocked

Hi, 

 

Did your upgrade the M9 via EE direct/EE store or a third party? 

 

Thanks, 




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by sounds Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

Re: HTC One M9 - Locked or Unlocked

Hi Northerner,

 

It was from a third party (Affordable Mobiles)

 

 

thanks

 

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: HTC One M9 - Locked or Unlocked

@sounds

 

Hi, 

 

EE don't provide third paty sellers with handsets so these phones so it will likely be unlocked by default. Most third party handsets are sourced from the EU so unlocked.

 

Phones running EE firmware or from EE direct/store will be locked to EE. 

 

Thanks, 




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EE standard opening hours are 8am to 9pm weekday, 8am to 8pm on weekends.
by sounds Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

Re: HTC One M9 - Locked or Unlocked

Many thanks for explaining!

by
EE Employee

Re: HTC One M9 - Locked or Unlocked

Hi @sounds,

 

Glad you got the answer you needed 🙂

 

Many thanks,

 

Lee

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: HTC One M9 - Locked or Unlocked

Your new phone may be unlocked cuz you got it from Affordable Mobiles, but that doesn't apply to the HTC. Where did you get that?

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by sounds Valued Contributor
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Re: HTC One M9 - Locked or Unlocked

I got it from Affordable,

by
EE Employee

Re: HTC One M9 - Locked or Unlocked

Hi @sounds

 

It should be unlocked when bought via a third party site.

 

Many thanks,

 

Lee

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