To debrand, or not to debrand a SE K800i? - HotUKDeals
We use cookie files to improve site functionality and personalisation. By continuing to use HUKD, you accept our cookie and privacy policy.
Get the HUKD app free at Google Play

Search Error

An error occurred when searching, please try again!

Login / Sign UpSubmit

To debrand, or not to debrand a SE K800i?

windhoek Avatar
8y, 4m agoPosted 8 years, 4 months ago
I just got my SE K800i unlocked from the Vodafone network. I'm now aware however, that I can also get the phone debranded. I'm not sure if I want to do this though. Is debranding simply about asthetic benefit? I've also read comments that suggest that debranding can affect the functionality of the phone. Please share your experience regarding phone debranding and how to do it should that be the way forward. Thanks.
windhoek Avatar
8y, 4m agoPosted 8 years, 4 months ago
Options

All Comments

(6) Jump to unreadPost a comment
Comments/page:
#1
basically, when you turn your phone on it'll just boot up as a 'sim free' SE phone.

Nothing about vodafone will come up.
#2
also on voda handsets, the red/green call keys will become the internet and activity menu keys when you debrand it
#3
Has anyone got a guide on how to do this and a link to the latest unbranded firmware?
#4
It wouldn't necessarily bother me if my phone had branding on, although if you were to use it on a different network you may want to de-brand (as there may be vodafone functions on the phone which don't function properly any more?) or if you were going to sell it you might want to de-brand it.
#5
Here is a guide i wrote on MSE
#6
[SIZE="2"]Thanks for the replys. I think I'll wait till I need to debrand (because of compromised functionalty issues caused by inserting non-vodafone sims for example). I can live with a Vodafone logo popping up from time to time. Thanks again, Windhoek.:thumbsup:[/SIZE]

Post a Comment

You don't need an account to leave a comment. Just enter your email address. We'll keep it private.

...OR log in with your social account

...OR comment using your social account

Thanks for your comment! Keep it up!
We just need to have a quick look and it will be live soon.
The community is happy to hear your opinion! Keep contributing!