The US mobile market is weird in that almost all the phones floating around here are locked to one carrier or another. You can usually request an unlock code from the carrier if you are not under contract or still paying off the device, but Sprint is different. It claims it doesn’t have any mechanism to unlock phones for use on other US carriers right now, but that’s going to change next year.
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PSA: Sprint Is Planning To Make All Its Devices From February 11, 2015 Onward Domestically Unlockable was written by the awesome team at Android Police.