The LG GT540, also known as the GT540 Swift or the GT540 Optimus, is a smartphone from LG, operating on the popular Android software. It is thought to be a mid range smartphone that is ideal for first time users, as its easy to use and eases people into the world of smartphone apps and features. Here is how to get an Unlock codes for a LG Swift.
The LG Swift/Optimus was originally released and shipped with the Android 1.6 Donut operating software, and was officially upgraded to Android 2.1 Eclair operating software when it came out. The Swift/Optimus was made for first time smartphone users/owners and comes in a choice of four different colours, black, white, pink and silver. The device can be bought from service providers worldwide, and has had nothing but good reviews from users. It may not be enough to satisfy a seasoned technology user and gadget lover, but for a first timer it is reasonably priced, straightforward to use, and ideal for easing into the world of mobile internet browsing, app markets, and Android.
Unfortunately, there is one feature this smartphone lacks, and that is the capability to be used on any network, due to the SIM lock placed on it by the manufacturer LG. This however is easy, cheap, fast and most importantly legal to rectify, and simply requires a new SIM card that is not on the network the phone is locked to (cheap and readily available from any mobile phone store, supermarket, or the internet) and an unlock code.
How do I use my Unlock codes for a LG Swift / Optimus GT540
To get hold of the unlock code, first try asking the people who requested it be put there in the first place, your network service provider. If you have been with them a long time they will most likely offer you the unlock code for free, and if you take it in store they may even unlock it for you.
If you don’t want to go through your network, you could always go to a third party vendor. These independent unlocking services can be found on the internet or often on your local high street, and charge a small fee for the unlock code, or a higher fee for the unlocking process.
Once you have your unlock code and new SIM card, its time to use them! Follow these simple steps to unlock your LG LG Swift / Optimus GT540:
1. Remove the current SIM card and insert the new one.
2. Then enter the unlock code you earlier obtained.
It’s as easy as that, your handset should now be unlocked! If there are any issues, contact your network service provider or the source for your unlock code LG Swift / Optimus GT540.
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