Samsung clarifies operation region lock on new appliances




Samsung clarifies operation region lock on new appliances

By Jochem de Goede , Friday, November 15, 2013 19:36, replies: 91 , views: 17,101 • Feedback

Samsung has the requirements for undoing the lock region clarified. The inserted SIM card must be from the area where the smartphone is bought and there should be a five minute call to the device. Samsung helpdesk can raise the region lock if problems occur.

Samsung Netherlands has the effect of region lock, the company with the Galaxy Note 3 introduced , illustrated Tweakers. It was already known that the first SIM card that is placed in the region of the phone where the unit was purchased. Come Samsung now makes it clear that to be without turning off the unit before it can be. A SIM card from another region used is called additional five minutes It does not matter whether it is inbound or outbound calls go. According to Samsung the Netherlands region lock then expire “automatically and forever.”

The smartphone giant made shortly after the introduction of the region lock clear that it has taken to counter the gray imports these measures and that the region lock only applies to the first SIM card is inserted into your device. Besides Note 3 have since July 2013, new versions of the Galaxy SIII, S4, S4 mini and Note II devices such SIM card slot. Samsung also states that the ‘consumer-friendly’ region lock mechanism will apply. Coming weeks in the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, which is rolled over the, air for these devices

If users encounter problems with the region lock, they can call the help desk to turn it off. It is unclear whether there are costs associated with the reversal of the impairment. Moreover, the region lock undone via unofficial way: in the Google Play store is a paid app that makes the lock, a device retted. The app can also use a side load to be installed, then the app free.


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