Samsung is one of the leading companies in smartphones selling a variety of products from where you can purchase any device based on tech specifications and your desired budget. Samsung Galaxy S6 was launched during March 2015 worldwide and it was available for a price of rupees 23,999 for the 32 GB variant. The phone had a superb LED display of 5.1 inches touchscreen with good battery backup of 2550mah and a rear camera of 16-megapixel and front camera of 5-megapixel.
The handset is a single SIM device and only could connect to Nano SIM cards. Many customers had a complaint that the device is locked to a particular network like Verizon or AT&T and they could not switch over to other networks. When you decide to invest in a smartphone, you wish to gain a complete authority over the device. So, this sort of locked network connectivity led to a serious hue and cry and hence switching over to unlocking methods became a compulsion.
To get an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S6 from the Verizon network, you may have searched various websites online. Either you have already received your answers or you are stuck midway. Do not worry. If you are seeking help to unlock your Samsung Galaxy S6 with Verizon network, this article is for you.
The good thing is, the unlocking policies for Verizon in easy going and much relaxed as compared to the other networks which are way popular. This is because the company providing Verizon network does not literally lock their phones. The 4G LTE phones are unlocked as soon as you take them out of the box, however, some of the 3G phone Phone-in-the-box prepaid phones might be locked.
If your device is already unlocked after you take it out of the box, you can easily unlock the device and switch to another network only if you meet the specific requirements given below:
- If you have purchased the handset based on a 2 years contract, then your payments for all the 24 months should have been already cleared and all the terms and conditions of your plan must be fulfilled. The account which you have used to make the payments must be in good standing now.
- If the purchase of the device was financed by any other 2-year payment plan or by Verizon Edge, then the payments should be completed and there should be no overdue bills left to be paid.
- Your Samsung Galaxy S6 must not be reported as lost, stolen or be related to any other fraudulent activity.
If you meet all these criteria, you can easily unlock the device by pulling out the SIM card of Verizon network and replace it with the SIM card of any other network.
If you have a locked 3G phone-in-the-box prepaid phone, then you can dial *611 or call 800.922.0204 from your Verizon Wireless phone for assistance. Or, you can refer to the user manual. There you will find the code of either “000000” or “123456” to program your device and unlock it. Or, you can call the customer care and they will unlock the SIM card as per your request.