Mobile Device Unlock: LG GS170

Learn how to use the Mobile Device Unlock code of the LG GS170.




SIM unlock phone


The Mobile Device Unlock code allows the device to use a SIM card from another wireless carrier. This may be necessary when traveling internationally. To enter the Mobile Device Unlock code, follow these steps:


Important: Stop if you receive an error message. The device may lock permanently if you enter the incorrect code multiple times.


  1. See if your phone is eligible to unlock: Mobile Wireless Device Unlocking.
  2. Contact Customer Care to request the Mobile Device Unlock code for your phone.
  1. Insert a T-Mobile SIM card in to the device.
  2. Enter 2945#*71001#.
    • The message ‘Unlock SIM’ displays.
  3. Select OK.
  4. The message ‘Network lock’ displays.
  5. Select OK.
    • The message ‘You are about to SIM unlock your phone. Continue?’ displays.
  6. Select Yes.
  7. Enter the unlock code  provided by T-Mobile Customer Care.
  8. Select OK.
  9. Enter the unlock code again.
  10. Select OK.
    • The message ‘Unlock process complete. Your phone is unlocked’ displays.
  11. Select OK.
    • The device restarts.
    • If you receive any error messages after attempting to permanently or temporarily unlock your device, contact customer care to inform them of the issues you are receiving.