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    stolen mobile phone and imei code!

    hi, if my phone gets stolen and i report it along with the imei code, can my phone be used by someone else?
    can it be unlocked?

    thanks

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    it cant be used & its illegal to unblock a imei code blocked phone.

    Original Poster

    richp;7521151

    it cant be used & its illegal to unblock a imei code blocked phone.



    thanks, thats good to know, feel safer now.

    It can be used outside the uk.

    I think 02 block whole of Europe now??

    My phone was stolen on Friday night so have been looking into this too.
    It is illegal to change an imei but it can be done. I have also been told it also depends on the network if they phone can be blocked.
    The police said they tend to be sold on gumtree & some other site but like you I just want my phone back

    Sorry to hear about your phone.

    dcx_badass;7521367

    All UK networks block them. IMEIs can be changed but you need special … All UK networks block them. IMEIs can be changed but you need special equipment.


    Yeah a usb cable for some phones:whistling:

    jammiev;7521173

    thanks, thats good to know, feel safer now.



    Why do you feel safer though? What were you fearing?

    harlzter;7521577

    Yeah a usb cable for some phones:whistling:

    Thats mainly for S/E you will find that you will need pro unlocking gear ;-)

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