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How to Unlock Your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Published on 10 December 16
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Here is the complete information for unlocking the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge so you can freely use it with other sim cards worldwide.

Samsung S7 edge is one of the 2 currently available Samsung S7 series which is produced and sold by Samsung electronics. The Samsung S7 series was first released on the 11th of March in the year 2016. The Samsung S7 edge has a dimension of 5.94 inches (150.9 mm) by 2.86 inches (72.6 mm) by 0.30 inches (7.7 mm).

The phone runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with a chip of either Samsung Exynos 8890 chip for the world version or Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip for the USA / Chinese version. The GPU of the phone is Mali-T880 MP12 and Adreno 530 for the World and USA / Chinese versions respectively.

The phone comes with a storage space of 32 or 64 gb as well as a 4 gb RAM. The Samsung S7 edge comes with a battery capacity of 3,600 mAh. The display for the Samsung S7 edge is 534 pixel per inch and 5.5 inches. The rear camera of the phone is 12 MP while the front camera is 5MP.

Why Unlock Your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Some cell phone producers as well as cell phone service providers often lock their phones electronically.

Cell phone manufacturers often make some phones for specific countries. The phone is therefore programmed (locked) in such a way that it can only be used in those countries and not outside of those countries. If you therefore buy a phone that is only made for the USA market outside of the USA, you would not be able to use the phone there. There are also scenarios where you buy the phone in the USA, but you need to leave the country for studies, work or other reasons, once you cross outside of the USA, you would not be able to use the phone in such countries. You would thus have to unlock the phone before you can continue using it.

Cell phone service providers sometimes subsidize specific cell phones that are popular in their area of operation. They do this to encourage people to patronize their services. Based on this, they lock the cell phone in such a way that you cannot use it with any other service except their own service. If you however get attracted to another service provider, or need to help a friend who uses a different provider assess his sim, the sim of the other service provider would not work, except you unlock the phone.

Procedure to Unlock Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Unlocking Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is extremely easy, especially at online websites like or for a very cheap price, which would just be a little fraction of your phone’s cost. All you have to do is provide the phone make and model, service provider the phone is locked to and the imei number. Next you make payment and an unlock code would be send to you, within specified time. When you put in a sim that is not supported by the phone or go to a different country, the phone request for an unlock code or unlock pin. Just put in the code they have sent to you and your phone is unlocked now.


When you buy a Samsung S7 edge that has been locked by a service provider or the manufacturer, you would need to get it unlocked to use with other GSM carriers.
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