how to sim unlock lg v10 for free



At&t lg v10 sim network unlock code from imei number, bell verizon t-mobile lg v10 unlocking to work with any sim network and how to recover lg v10 unlock code.



                                       Lg v10 cdma /gsm/  evdo/ lte has snapdragon 808 chipset hexacore cpu with nano sim, 4gb ram and internal storage 32gb/ 64gb. It has android lollipop os version 5.1.1 and can be upgradable to android os version marshmallow 6.0. Lg v10 can record smooth video with rear 16mp camera and two 5mp front camera and having two screen main screen and second screen quad hd display resolution 2560x1440.


                                 I am providing you two different ways for sim unlocking lg v10 t-mobile at&t smartphone. In first method we unlock lg v10 android phone without sim network unlock pin or network unlock code so you can use your lg v10 unlocked mobile on any gsm sim network. In second method we unlock lg v10 by generating sim network unlock pin for free. And I also explain how to generate sim network unlock pin for lg v10 t-mobile.

                                        By above second method you can unlock lg v10 all models including at&t lg v10 h900 space black opel blue, unlock Verizon lg v10 vs990 luxe white, unlock t-mobile lg v10 h901bk space black, unlock lra lg v10 rs987, lg v10 h960 unlock, unlock lg v10 f600s – k – l, lg v10 dual sim h961n unlock and lg v10 dual sim 962 unlock. It also unlocks lg v10 h903/ h904 / h908 / h909.

Why you need to unlock lg v10 smartphone
                                          You have bought at&t t-mobile lg v10 with sim locked. Now you have two working sim card and you want to use those sim to lg v10 dual sim or you want to use another sim to your lg v10 android. When you enter new sim to lg v10 on your lg screen you get message that network locked sim card inserted, wrong sim card, invalid sim card unlock your phone, phone restricted enter phone restriction code, contact service provider to unlock lg v10. Now to use all gsm sim on your lg v10 you need to unlock lg v10 phone with sim network unlock code.

                                             Before continuing to two different methods for lg v10 unlock. I give you some tricks to recover network unlock code/ sim unlock code from your lg v10 mobile. When you mobile locked it’s unlock code must be within its android os file system. So first download any file explorer of lg v10, lg bridge also a good file explorer but I am not sure it can go deep into file system.  

                                    First go to lg v10 setting and enable root explorer and enable mount file system and also allow su superuser. Now search inside root folder there is an efs folder under efs folder find nvdata file. Nv data is a non volatile memory which contain all information about your gsm sim network. It may possible that you can find network locking code inside nv data file. So remove that code and unlock your lg v10. Also search inside root/carrier folder, root/system, system/bin folder for carrierlock file or networklock file or simlock file. If you find any such file that has hidden unlock code in hexadecimal. So open those files with hexa editor and calculate your unlock code. It is not necessary that such file always exist inside your lg v10 this is just one trick.

 First method to unlock lg v10 at&t , tmobile without sim network unlock code.
                                     This is only applicable to European version of lg v10 h960a android m unlocking. but if you are from other countries like united states of America, united kingdom, middle east eventhough you can try for this if you get unlock.bin file after registration then you are eligible for v10 unlocking. Here is the lg g5 sim unlocking for free by bootloader unlock method. You can also use below method for lg g4 and lg g5 unlocking.

       1.      First download android software developer kit from developer site. To download sdk kit for lg v10 go to developer lge site and then click on android. New page will be open. Then click on sdk & tool.

       2.       Now explore android software developer kit, from that your require
-          Adb /Android debug bridge exe file.
-          Adbwinapi.dll     this is for windows operating system. If you are using linux or mac pro then this file will be different.
-          Also download lg usb driver for android smartphone.
-          Adbusbapi.dll for compatibility with usb as you are connecting your lg v10 mobile to computer via usb cable.
-          Fastboot executable file.

        3.      Now enable usb debugging mode on your lg v10 android Smartphone. To enable usb debugging go to v10 android setting – developer option. Without this computer not able to detect lg v10 smartphone.

       4.      For adb- android debugging bridge also requires usb debugging enabled. Without that adb cant able to make bridge between lg v10 mobile and computer. Adb act as an interface between lg v10 smartphone and computer without this lg v10 can’t communicate with computer.


      5.      Now we are unlocking lg v10 h960a European and lg v10 android m via bootloader unlocking.

     6.      Now oem stand for original equipment manufacturer here it is lg electronics. To enable oem unlock go to lg v10 android setting – developer option – activate oem unlock option. But if you are doing lg v10 unlocking from imei generated sim network unlock pin, in that case you don’t need to activate oem unlock.

     7.       First go to developer lge website and not lg website. At the bottom of the page there is a mobile resource tab click on android.
Now new page open click on unlock bootloader tab.
At the bottom of that page click on starting unlocking the bootloader.
Then it ask for a registration, register yourself it is free. During registration it asks information about lg v10 smartphone.
- Your name, your email address- you will receive unlock.bin key file on this email id.
- Now select lg model as we are unlocking lg v10 smartphone for Europe. There are also lg g5 and g4 model which you can unlock with this method.
- provide lg v10 imei number or meid no.

8.  lg v10 device id. You can find lg v10 smartphone device id by following way.
 - Open command prompt on your windows computer or mac and change directory to where you have stored above software developer kit / sdk.
- Now enter this command -     adb devices.
- This will provide you the list of all external android devices connected to your computer. If lg v10 not in that list then install lg android usb driver to your computer. Now your computer detects lg v10 android.
- Device id of lg v10 consists of 64 characters that contain alphabet and numbers. You need to reboot your lg v10 smartphone and also remove all other android devices connected to your computer.
- Now at the command prompt enter following command –
 adb reboot bootloader.      
This reboot your lg v10 in fastboot / bootloader mode.

Now enter command -     fastboot oem device-id.

Command gives you below result
Lg v10 bootloader) device-id.
Lg v10 bootloader) 32 character string.
            Bootloader) another 32 character string.
                        Now lg v10 device-id is above 32character+32character without space that is 64 character device-id of lg v10 android.

9.      Now enter device id to registration form and click confirm to submit lg v10 all details for unlock.bin key file.

10.   After verification you will get lg v10 unlock.bin file to your email id.

11.   Now copy unlock.bin key file to your lg v10 mobile phone. Now you need to overwrite lg v10 memory with unlock key code so that you can use lg v10 on any gsm sim network.

12.   Now flash your unlock key file to lg v10 mobile by following command. After that your lg v10 fully unlocking and you can use any sim on lg v10.

13.   Now go to run prompt and type   --    adb reboot bootloader.

This will reboot your lg v10 mobile in fastboot / bootloader mode. Now go to the directory where you have copied your unlock.bin key file.

14.   Now type this command     --     fastboot flash unlock unlock.bin.    

This will fully unlock your lg v10 android smartphone.

15.   To check that lg v10 unlocked or not  first type this command

Adb reboot bootloader.

 By this lg v1010 enter into bootloader mode
-          Now enter command     --     fastboot getvar all.
-          Response of the command is
    Bootloader ) unlocked: yes

Now boot lg v10 into system mode by   -- fastboot reboot command.
 You have unlocked lg v10 mobile.

Second method How to sim unlock lg v10 mobile by imei generated sim network unlock pin for lg v10 all models like v10 dual sim h961n, h962 model, lg v10 h900 /901, h960, vs990, v10 f600s / k /l.

                       There are many lg v10 unlocker software tools available on net. You go to search result upto 4, 5 pages. There are many software unlock tool depending upon your lg models like at&t lg v10, lg g5, g4, t-mobile lg v10 etc.
 To generate sim network unlock pin for lg v10 at&t, t-mobile you need following information about your lg v10 android phone.
       1)      Imei number of your lg v10 mobile.

       2)      Make and model of your smartphone: that is lg electronics and models are lg v10 dual sim h961n, h962, h900 /901, h960, vs990, v10 f600 s / k /l.

      3)      Mobile country code / mnc : each country has its own mobile country code.

United States of America mnc is 310, Canada =302, United Kingdom=234, Australia=505, France=208, Germany= 262, Ireland= 272. Saudi Arabia =420, Oman=422, United Arab Emirates=424.


      4)      Mobile network code /mnc : each gsm sim provider has its own mobile network code. These codes are different for same sim provider for usa and uk. For example at&t usa mnc code are 070,090, t-mobile mnc usa=026.
O2 uk mnc =2, o2 germany mnc=7 /8. Sprint, Verizon, bell, telus each has its own mnc code for different country. You can get this from sim manual. You can find how to get lg imei unlock codes for lg g2 and lg g3 unlock code. Though all these method have same criteria to generate lg imei unlock code.


      5)      Sim serial number: some software tool require sim serial number but this number is not necessary.

      6)      Lg android installed with android os version: kitkat 4.4 – kitkat 4.4.4. , lollipop 5.0 – 5.0.1 and marshmallow 6.0 – 6.0.1.


After providing above information, it generate following different kind of sim network unlock code.

1)      Nck / network carrier code / network control key: this is most widely used unlock code. When you insert new sim to your lg v10 is ask for sim network unlock pin for your lg v10. Enter this nck code.  Nck code is a network unlock code for your lg v10 smartphone. To unlock o2, orange,At&t, t-mobile  lg v10 you should enter network unlock code nck.

2)      Spck / service provider code key : this is sim service provider unlock code. To unlock bell sim, telus and fido sim, you should use spck service provider unlock code. When you enter new sim to lg v10 android and if it prompt for sim network unlock code for lg then enter this spck code.  Many time you need to enter both nck and spck code specially bell sim unlocking metropcs sim and fido sim unlocking.



3)      Nsck / Sub network code key / network subset key: many gsm company in America use at&t, t-mobile gsm network as parent network and they only have sub network. In Canada many sim provider use bell, telus network and in UK and Europe many sim company use o2, orange and vodafone network and those sim provider only have sub network. So to unlock such a sim card you should enter nsck code- network subset unlock code when mobile ask for sim network unlock pin for unlocking.


4)      Cpck / cck /corporate unlock key: many major industry purchase buck of mobile for their employees and to unlock those lg mobile you require corporate unlock code.


5)      Simck / sim unlock key : this is sim unlock code. Enter this unlock code when lg v10 aks for sim unlock code. This is not widely used code

6)      Unfreeze / deepfreeze code: normally these codes are not used for lg smartphone. Cellphone got freezed when it has roaming lock or when you have tried 5 or 10 unlocking attempt and mobile got hard locked.

                                              Now after you get lg v10 sim network unlock code, insert any sim to lg v10. It ask for sim network unlock pin – unlocking attempt 1 of 10 unlock or dismiss. That means you have maximum 10 unlock attempt.

                             Now enter correct sim network unlock pin for your lg v10 which is of 16 digits.  Normally you should use nck code and tap on unlock.  If your mobile is successfully unlocked you get message that sim network unlock successful.

                                But if you get the message that sim network unlock unsuccessful then enter service provider unlock code – spck and many time bell, tenus and fido require both network unlock code and service provider unlock code. So first enter nck code of lg v10 and then enter spck code for lg v10.

  I hope above lg v10 unlocking method help you to unlock all your lg v10 models.

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