Samsung Galaxy S6 Tips & Tricks: Unlock Your SIM

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 is without a doubt one of the top selling Android smartphones on the market right now. As such, you can get one from Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile and subsidized rates so long as you agree to sign up for a contract.

However the time may come where you may wish to switch carriers or be able to use other SIMs when you are overseas. The solution to this is to unlock your Samsung Galaxy S6 SIM. While this wasn’t easy in the past, nowadays carriers will allow you to unlock your SIM if your account is in good standing. To do this you will need to follow the steps below.

To request the unlock SIM code for your Samsung Galaxy S6, dial #06# to find your phone’s IMEI number. Now call your carrier’s hotline and ask for the SIM unlock code for your Samsung Galaxy S6. You could have to explain that you are traveling overseas and as such will need to be able to swap SIM cards. Next provide your IMEI number to the customer service agent so they may generate an unlock code for your Samsung Galaxy S6.

You will likely receive the code in 2 working days via email. So do check your inbox once you have submitted a request for one. Enjoy!

Mike is the man who reviews gadgets that aren’t mainstream or products that can’t exactly be classified as consumer electronics e.g. portable talking toilets. It’s always interesting to read about the crazy products we have here in Asia that just don’t get as much publicity as they warrant.