mic_888 · Jun 4, 2011 at 06:00 am

SGS II Free SIM Unlock via nv_data.bin

If you read our article on the SGS 2 SIM unlock application which was based on the work of XDA Recognised Developer Odia, you might be interested in finding out the nitty gritty or perhaps want more control over each of the steps.

The XDA devs original instructions are based on SIM unlocking via nv_data.bin and will only work on a rooted device. You’ll need to extract nv_data.bin and use a hex editor to take the hashes from a number of offsets and find the password.

From then on it should be plain sailing as all you need to do it insert your unaccepted SIM and then enter the unlock code when prompted.

For much more detailed information including troubleshooting, head on over the forum thread.

NB Odia gives credits to pulser_g2 and the Fall Guy for their help.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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