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Re: Phone restricted?

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Phone restricted?

Hello there,

I have a Nokia 6230.
When i switch it off then switch it back on it sometimes flashes a 'phone restricted' warning. Then prompting me to enter a code.
However, once i switch the phone off and on again its back to normal!
Any idea what thats about?
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Mobile Emperor
Posts: 28,516

Re: Phone restricted?

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It's probably caused by your sim card being old, loose or dirty. It could also be a sign that the sim reader on the phone is failing.

What you should do is give it a good clean and if he sim looks worn then contact your network for a replacement.

It may also be wise to back up your phones contents in case it fails completely.

You may want to ask a nokia care point for help but if your phone is outside of it's 2 year warranty then a cheaper option may just be to replace the phone.

Care points/service centres and repair info:

CanadaMiddle East and Africa

Elsewhere: Click here, select your country, go to the support section, then select repair.

Message Edited by psychomania on 17-Sep-2008 02:21 PM
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Registered Member
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Re: Phone restricted?

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hi, today when i swithed on the nokia 6233 it shows phone restricted and a undo option when i tried to search on web i came to know that my phone is bb5 phone and cant be unlocked anyone know how to unlock it my network is TATA DOCOMO



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New Member
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Re: Phone restricted?

Hi, Everybody. My Nokia phone 6020 that I have been using for ages with an Orange sim card asks me to enter a "restriction code ". please, help me with the code with how to enter it.

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Mobile Overlord
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Re: Phone restricted?

Did you just change service providers? Your phone is restricted by your original network to work with their sim cards only. Contact your service provider for the restriction code. Once you have it you can unlock it using the procedure outlined in the link below.



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