If you want to unlock your Alcatel Idol 5 and use it with other providers, you have come to right place. SIM Network Unlocking will remove network (carrier) lock from your phone and allow you to use it with any compatible SIM card, from any provider you want.
Some Alcatel Idol 5s are restricted (locked) to a specific provider, meaning that your device will only work with their SIMs and does not accept SIM cards from other providers. SIM network Unlocking means, you remove this network (carrier) lock, and use your Alcatel Idol 5 with any SIM card from any mobile network provider.
Unlocking your phone is quite easy. Most Alcatel Idol 5 phones can be easily unlocked with an unlock code. We can provide this code and you can enter it on your device and unlock it permenantly. Some carriers models also support remote unlocking, so you can easily unlock your phone without any technical knowledge. For more detailed information about the unlock process, you can browse frequently asked questions or technical information section below.
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Some carriers activate SIM Network Lock on some of their devices and restrict them to their network and services. This lock will prevent your device from working with other providers' SIMs and services. SIM Locked Alcatel Idol 5 only work with specific providers' SIMs unless this lock is removed.How Alcatel Idol 5 SIM Lock is Removed?
Majority of mobile devices on the market can be unlocked with SIM network Unlock PIN Code. When you insert a SIM card from another carrier into your phone, it usually asks you to enter the SIM network Unlock (PIN, Key, Me .etc) Code. After You enter this code, your phone will be unlocked permanently.How Does the Unlock Process Work?
Unlocking is actually a simple technical process. When device manufacturer (Alcatel) activate the SIM Lock, they generate a random SIM unlock code and they assign this code into your Alcatel Idol 5. This unlock code will remove SIM Network Lock when entered and the Phone will no longer checks if a SIM card is allowed or not and it allows all compatible SIM cards to work with the phone.
It can be said that this code will confirm that you are allowed to unlock your Alcatel Idol 5 and use other provider's SIM cards. The unlocking is simple. Insert another Carrier's SIM card into the phone and you will be prompted to enter the SIM Network unlock code. You can type the code via your phone's keyboard and complete the process. The unlock process is permanent, you will not be prompted to re-enter the code.How SIM Network Unlock Code is Obtained?
When the phones are programmed at the factory, the manufacturer activates the SIM lock upon the request of some mobile operators (carriers) and assigns a SIM unlock code. This code can unlock your Alcatel Idol 5 when necessary. Manufacturers store backups of these codes in their own databases. They can share these unlock codes with providers, service centers and authorized data providers. We obtain these codes through our data providers and provide them to our users.Is Unlocking my Alcatel Idol 5 Safe?
We offer various unlocking methods and all of these methods are absolutely safe.
- The most popular and most used method is entering the SIM Network unlock code and does not cause any change in your Alcatel Idol 5's software or hardware. This method is preferred by most manufacturers, so it is a safe method.
- The second method is remote database update for phones that store the SIM lock information in the online database with Unlock App. This also does not cause any change in the phone. Only the SIM lock status of the phone is updated as Unlocked in remote database and the process is completed. It is the safest method on the market.
- The third method is to connect your Alcatel Idol 5 to the PC via USB and unlock it with a software. In this method, the software reads the unlock code from the device's memory and shows it to you on the dialog screen. The process is completed by entering the unlock code on the phone. The software only reads from the device and does not make any changes to your Alcatel Idol 5 software or hardware. So it is a safe method.
All the unlock methods we offer are safe and do not affect the device's warranty.
If you want to get more detailed technical information, you can visit our detailed Alcatel unlock guide page. On this page, we tried to answer almost every question you wondered about Alcatel SIM Unlocking.
Mobile phones can be unlocked by various methods; The most popular is using unlock code and carrier/manufacturer database update method. Manufacturers/Carriers have device information databases for their mobile devices and unlock data is stored in these databases. If your device is asking for a SIM unlock code, we will obtain this code from carrier/manufacturer databases via our data providers and deliver to you via email (Codes can also be displayed on tracking page). If your phone is locked by database restriction method (by a private Unlock App from your carrier), We will update unlock status in these databases and remove network restriction, so your phone will accept any SIM from any compatible mobile provider. Once you receive Idol 5 unlock confirmation, you only need to follow simple instructions to complete unlocking. You do not need any technical knowledge or skills, usually entering unlock code or confirming database restriction removal via WI-Fi is enough to complete unlocking.
If you want to get more detailed information, you can visit our unlock guide page.
Unlock App: Phones that are locked with Carrier's Unlock App may not ask you to enter an unlock code. This phones are unlocked with database network restriction removal service (Updating phone's lock status as "Unlocked" in carrier/manufacturer database). Once network restriction status is updated (restriction lifted) and you got unlock completed confirmation email, insert your new SIM card and turn your device on. Set Wi-Fi connection and connect to the internet. Follow the instructions provided to complete unlocking.
Unlocking is very easy and simple process. If you have any difficulties or have anything to ask, please do not hesitate to contact us.