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T-Mobile Device Unlock app brings limited mobile freedom

Unlocking a device can be downright annoying, but T-Mobile is ready to ease the process by releasing its new Device Unlock app.
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August 8, 2014
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Unlocking a device can be a bit of a complicated process. In fact, altering firmware to unlock devices was illegal until a week ago. Even if some carriers unlock devices for free (under certain conditions), it takes contacting customer service and dealing with cumbersome calls.

Even if some carriers unlock devices for free, it takes contacting customer service and dealing with cumbersome calls
T-Mobile is ready to ease the process by releasing its new Device Unlock app. This application does exactly what its name entails, it provides a systematic and simple way to GSM unlock your T-Mobile smartphone. Before going into the details we must tell you the app’s main limitation, which is a bit of a big one.

Device Unlock only works with the Samsung Galaxy Avant, at least for now. In addition, the app does not offer a way to unlock your devices like it’s just free game. It seems to carry all the limitations and rules customer service representative follow.

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Device Unlock offers two ways to unlock your device: one is temporary while the other is permanent. The temporary unlock gives you a 30-day window to use any SIM of your choice, and it’s meant for those traveling to other countries. The permanent unlock will forever free your smartphone, but it is subject to some eligibility requirements (these probably include the same minimum service requirements we have seen before).

They have been revolutionizing the US mobile market for some time, and will have to keep pleasing the consumer if they really want to become #3 in the USA.
The Uncarrier is taking a big step with this app release, but it’s no longer surprising for Magenta to make some bold moves. They have been revolutionizing the US mobile market for some time, and they will have to keep pleasing the consumer if they really want to become #3 in the USA.

We are not sure if this app will be compatible with other devices in the near future, but that is something we can probably assume. For now, those with a Samsung Galaxy Avant can enjoy the Device Unlock app, which is readily available from the Google Play Store.