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post Feb 12 2018, 08:02 AM, updated 3y ago

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I bought an iphone 7 through a carousell seller, i asked for the receipt and it was given. Before purchasing i did not know “telco sets” existed and people can scam you with them. I should have known earlier.. i’ve been using this phone for 9 months prior to being bought with no problems until recently it showed me no service. Took it into the apple service center and they told me it(my imei) was blocked by telco and went to Maxis Service Center and they told me the owner had an outstanding payment.I tried contacting them but failed of course.. I have their receipt with their personal details.. I was then advised to make a police report. Honestly would a police report help me in my case ? I have plenty of screenshots/evidence and a witness that he sold it to me. I read an old post here about a guy with the same situation as i have, and was also told to make a police report and show it to maxis so that they can unblock their phone.. Not sure if it would work cause the guy did not update sigh. I just wanna know what can i do to unblock my imei :\ besides the illegal way of course (which temporarily works)

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post Feb 12 2018, 08:08 AM

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You can't it's block IMEI. Even you report police and show maxis the original owner needs to pay the monthly fee according to their contract.

Maxis cant be at loss. If everyone sell their phones and do not pay their bills of the full contract cycle they will be losing money.

You can report for police and hope they take action or contact maxis and check how many months left of their outstanding payment and foot in if it's worth it.

Illegal way we can't teach you because you are at the wrong place to even pretend asking it

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That's typical scam with unpaid contract phone bills.

Replace the motherboard can change the IMEI.
Yes this is illegal so I don't condone you to do it.

Plus, it's extremely expensive.

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post Feb 12 2018, 08:17 AM

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changing the motherboard can be as expensive as paying up the outstanding bill. Check on that first.
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post Feb 12 2018, 09:13 AM

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just make a police report, and everything settle.
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post Feb 12 2018, 09:21 AM

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QUOTE(tokuyushi.maeda @ Feb 12 2018, 09:13 AM)
just make a police report, and everything settle.
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I highly doubt so? So everyone get sold phone block by Telco can unlock by police report. Then maxis will at lost if the contract payment not complete.

So someone will get Telco phone pretend sell it off then report police then get unblock free phone then.
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post Feb 12 2018, 11:10 AM

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QUOTE(Theoutspokenguy @ Feb 12 2018, 08:08 AM)
You can't it's block IMEI. Even you report police and show maxis the original owner needs to pay the monthly  fee according to their contract.

Maxis cant be at loss. If everyone sell their phones and do not pay their bills of the full contract cycle they will be losing money.

You can report for police and hope they take action or contact maxis and check how many months left of their outstanding payment and foot in if it's worth it.

Illegal way we can't teach you because you are at the wrong place to even pretend asking it
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No no thats not what i meant, i asked whether or not if I can unblock it without doing anything illegally, relax.
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post Feb 12 2018, 11:14 AM

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What if user has completed the contract and decided to not continue?

Will it be block as well?
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post Feb 12 2018, 12:53 PM

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QUOTE(gabriel.l @ Feb 12 2018, 11:14 AM)
What if user has completed the contract and decided to not continue?

Will it be block as well?
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If u complete the contract the phone is yours they only block if you have outstanding in your bill because zerolution plan. You can take the phone without paying for the phone.
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post Feb 17 2018, 01:42 AM

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How much you paid for the iphone 7?
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post Feb 22 2018, 04:23 PM

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Teleco really should lock the device to buyer phone number to prevent this. Gudluck ts
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post Feb 22 2018, 04:27 PM

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nothing u could do... sell it as a spare parts...

unless original owner settle the bills.

buy 2nd hand phone is dangerous nowadays...
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post Feb 22 2018, 09:59 PM

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actually there is a solution..
because the only problem is come from ur emei.



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post Mar 11 2018, 11:34 PM

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QUOTE(perplexedstill @ Feb 17 2018, 01:42 AM)
How much you paid for the iphone 7?
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1700 and iphone 6 trade in deal
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post Mar 12 2018, 12:03 PM

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For the sake of god, please spread and let others stop using carousell. Even admin there also scammer. This site is a joke.
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post Mar 13 2018, 10:00 AM

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Only I heard is from maxis.

Last time I bought a phone from someone who bought from celcom, then I called celcom asking them what will happen if the seller didn't pay to celcom.

The celcom rep told me that is between celcom and the seller. They are not going to lock the phone.
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post Mar 29 2018, 04:53 PM

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probably need to inquire to the related telco?
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post Oct 10 2018, 04:59 PM

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QUOTE(jumanjimd @ Feb 22 2018, 09:59 PM)
actually there is a solution..
because the only problem is come from ur emei.

pm n i'll let u know.
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how? cuz my phone also telco lock .. huhuhu

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post Oct 11 2018, 06:15 PM

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QUOTE(CharmaineSwift @ Feb 12 2018, 08:02 AM)
I bought an iphone 7 through a carousell seller, i asked for the receipt and it was given. Before purchasing i did not know “telco sets” existed and people can scam you with them. I should have known earlier.. i’ve been using this phone for 9 months prior to being bought with no problems until recently it showed me no service. Took it into the apple service center and they told me it(my imei) was blocked by telco and went to Maxis Service Center and they told me the owner had an outstanding payment.I tried contacting them but failed of course..  I have their receipt with their personal details.. I was then advised to make a police report. Honestly would a police report help me in my case ? I have plenty of screenshots/evidence and a witness that he sold it to me. I read an old post here about a guy with the same situation as i have, and was also told to make a police report and show it to maxis so that they can unblock their phone.. Not sure if it would work cause the guy did not update sigh. I just wanna know what can i do to unblock my imei :\ besides the illegal way of course (which temporarily works)
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easy. pay the bill. and request maxis to unlock your phone.
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post Nov 10 2018, 05:43 PM

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Hi everyone. I bought an iPhone X about 10 months ago. Now the phone suddenly cannot be used due to Telco locked. I called the seller but he had blocked my call. WhatsApp him also no replay at all. I called Celcom careline & provide them seller contact number. Unfortunately, the seller number I given to Celcom is not under their account. I’m also given IMEI number to Celcom support person but they can’t do anything without original owner contact number in Celcom. What can I do now? If seller gone, this phone cannot be used anymore?
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anyone wanna sell thier telco-locked set at a discount? PM me with your offer. smile.gif
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QUOTE(Mackiddo @ Nov 11 2018, 12:32 PM)
anyone wanna sell thier telco-locked set at a discount? PM me with your offer. smile.gif
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Hello I have one iPhone X telco lock sad sad.gif interested ?
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post Dec 30 2018, 02:36 PM

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how about unlocking the phone by rooting it and flashing with a custom rom? can that settle the imei problem? android i think can.. but iOS i'm not sure...
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post Jan 4 2019, 05:51 PM

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how to check if the phone is telco set?
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post Jan 5 2019, 01:12 PM

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QUOTE(Edis0n @ Dec 30 2018, 02:36 PM)
how about unlocking the phone  by rooting it and flashing with a custom rom? can that settle the imei problem? android i think can.. but iOS i'm not sure...
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I doubt for android it can be done if the boot loader is also locked.

Anyhow there are some third party folks whom charge premium to give you the code to unlock the phone. you can search them online. if you ask me, better check with the original telco to get the official release which is much better. else get the unlocked phone to reduce hassle.
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QUOTE(Vervain @ Jan 5 2019, 01:12 PM)
I doubt for android it can be done if the boot loader is also locked.

Anyhow there are some third party folks whom charge premium to give you the code to unlock the phone. you can search them online. if you ask me, better check with the original telco to get the official release which is much better. else get the unlocked phone to reduce hassle.
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good to learn that... rclxms.gif rclxms.gif
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post Jan 8 2019, 02:53 PM

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Anyone got telco locked iPhone can pm me. Can sell to me and get cash back.
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post Jan 9 2019, 06:52 PM

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Telco locked iPhone is useless as a phone. The best option you have is sell it as spareparts. I buy these kind of phones for repair purpose. Contact me at https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=0178399033 should you wanna sell

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post Jan 14 2019, 01:52 PM

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Hi
I bought a new xs max gold 64 last night. I checked the warranty which is valid till 7jan 2020. Phone is new
Seller told me has no receipt and i did not know there is telco set in Malaysia.
Phone is working now. But I leave Malaysia next week. I worry it gets blocked oversea as well.
Any advise?

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post Jan 14 2019, 04:22 PM

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QUOTE(jumanjimd @ Feb 22 2018, 09:59 PM)
actually there is a solution..
because the only problem is come from ur emei.
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Pm you already

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QUOTE(CharmaineSwift @ Feb 12 2018, 08:02 AM)
I just wanna know what can i do to unblock my imei :\ besides the illegal way of course (which temporarily works)
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Only Maxis block you right... if you change telco, should be fine i think.

Test with a friend SIM card from a different telco
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post Jan 16 2019, 12:42 PM

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QUOTE(unitron @ Jan 15 2019, 01:46 PM)
Only Maxis block you right... if you change telco, should be fine i think.

Test with a friend SIM card from a different telco
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How to check if its under maxis or not?
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QUOTE(syarher @ Jan 16 2019, 12:42 PM)
How to check if its under maxis or not?
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TS said the plan under Maxis mah... so logically only Maxis block, not outstanding bills with other telco

Unless Maxis - Digi - Celcom - Umobile and other Malaysian telco agree to block the IMEI number together.
Also if the phone go another country with another telco, it can also be used.
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QUOTE(unitron @ Jan 16 2019, 01:10 PM)
TS said the plan under Maxis mah... so logically only Maxis block, not outstanding bills with other telco

Unless Maxis - Digi - Celcom - Umobile and other Malaysian telco agree to block the IMEI number together.
Also if the phone go another country with another telco, it can also be used.
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I see. Because i have 1 telco lock phone. Use umobile sim also no service.
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QUOTE(syarher @ Jan 16 2019, 01:38 PM)
I see. Because i have 1 telco lock phone. Use umobile sim also no service.
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Which telco lock you ? Maxis or others ?

Umobile is using Maxis network.. so if you get lock by Maxis most likely Umobile also blocked since sharing the network infrastructure.
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post Jan 17 2019, 10:01 PM

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QUOTE(jumanjimd @ Feb 22 2018, 09:59 PM)
actually there is a solution..
because the only problem is come from ur emei.
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What is the solution? Because i’ve been scammed
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QUOTE(Hamed1984 @ Jan 14 2019, 01:52 PM)
Hi
I bought a new xs max gold 64 last night. I checked the warranty which is valid till 7jan 2020. Phone is new
Seller told me has no receipt and i did not know there is telco set in Malaysia.
Phone is working now. But I leave Malaysia next week. I worry it gets blocked oversea as well.
Any advise?
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hi..telco lock only lock all local telco example Celcom , maxis etc..if u go oversea using non local sim card shouldnt have any problem... biggrin.gif
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QUOTE(unitron @ Jan 15 2019, 01:46 PM)
Only Maxis block you right... if you change telco, should be fine i think.

Test with a friend SIM card from a different telco
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i doubt u can change telco to settle this problem..mcmc mlaysia block all imei using any local telco..if u change to digi also will be "no service" problem..if not believed can try cool2.gif
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QUOTE(izzhilmi @ Jan 17 2019, 10:01 PM)
What is the solution? Because i’ve been scammed
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no sulution.before this got this method to settle..i do the service..can get new phone by claiming to apple..but all the claiming phone also blocked already..MCMC malaysia kaw2 do work..ur phone will be useless..can use but no service..if want sell as sparepart can contact me...

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if anyone here got Telco Lock phone that cant be use anymore , you can contact me..I buy your phone..better got money than nothing right XD

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post Feb 19 2019, 07:49 AM

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QUOTE(NyD-WiLL @ Mar 12 2018, 12:03 PM)
For the sake of god, please spread and let others stop using carousell. Even admin there also scammer. This site is a joke.
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Any proof that the admins are scammer?
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QUOTE(syarher @ Jan 16 2019, 01:38 PM)
I see. Because i have 1 telco lock phone. Use umobile sim also no service.
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what telco lock phone u have??
if wanna sell can ws me

https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=60172254968&text=
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QUOTE(jumanjimd @ Feb 22 2018, 09:59 PM)
actually there is a solution..
because the only problem is come from ur emei.
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Help me iphone 8
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QUOTE(zhafriaslam @ Feb 15 2019, 10:45 PM)
if anyone here got Telco Lock phone that cant be use anymore , you can contact me..I buy your phone..better got money than nothing right XD

ttps://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=60172254968&text=
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Correct but how much u take it? Rm500?? Hahaha
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QUOTE(Dacoldz @ Mar 13 2019, 01:44 AM)
Correct but how much u take it? Rm500?? Hahaha
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Haha depends on model bro..
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QUOTE(zhafriaslam @ Mar 13 2019, 06:07 AM)
Haha depends on model bro..
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Iphone 8 64gb how much
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QUOTE(Dacoldz @ Mar 13 2019, 12:41 PM)
Iphone 8 64gb how much
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RM1100 if it is in very good condition..got scratches deduct price..
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QUOTE(zhafriaslam @ Mar 13 2019, 01:15 PM)
RM1100 if it is in very good condition..got scratches deduct price..
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Like new...
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QUOTE(zhafriaslam @ Mar 13 2019, 01:15 PM)
RM1100 if it is in very good condition..got scratches deduct price..
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QUOTE(Dacoldz @ Mar 13 2019, 01:47 PM)
Pm your num
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QUOTE(jumanjimd @ Feb 22 2018, 09:59 PM)
actually there is a solution..
because the only problem is come from ur emei.
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Hi bro, can you share with me your solution? I’ve face the same problem too.
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QUOTE(Mackiddo @ Nov 11 2018, 12:32 PM)
anyone wanna sell thier telco-locked set at a discount? PM me with your offer. smile.gif
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Iphone 8
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QUOTE(Dacoldz @ Mar 18 2019, 03:23 PM)
Iphone 8
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battery health?
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QUOTE(nelson_ling @ Mar 17 2019, 12:44 PM)
Hi bro, can you share with me your solution? I’ve face the same problem too.
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first or all, the available solution ain't cheap, and secondly it's most likely illegal.
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QUOTE(Mackiddo @ Mar 23 2019, 01:04 PM)
battery health?
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So ok
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QUOTE(Dacoldz @ Mar 23 2019, 10:00 PM)
So ok
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meaning? how many %?
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QUOTE(Mackiddo @ Mar 24 2019, 05:23 PM)
meaning? how many %?
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94% bro
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QUOTE(Kdc90 @ Jan 14 2019, 04:22 PM)
Pm you already
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Pm me as well
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QUOTE(Mackiddo @ Mar 23 2019, 01:07 PM)
first or all, the available solution ain't cheap, and secondly it's most likely illegal.
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Can share, sighing....if using at other country is it ok?
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Another victim FML !!!

Selling off my Iphone X 64 GB - let me know if anyone is interested
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wow, so many victims to telco lock sweat.gif

how the original owner get away from not paying the telco postpaid billing..
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QUOTE(alexchew_2020 @ Jun 19 2019, 04:25 PM)
wow, so many victims to telco lock  sweat.gif

how the original owner get away from not paying the telco postpaid billing..
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U newbie? This is old issue. A lot of sampah ppl use this chance to make profit. Maxis zerolution is a trap. They sign up the plan, use 2 months, then sell the phone to the new owners. Ppl usually use iPhone for zerolution since it is more tempting with iPhone than Samsung.

After they sell the phone, they just disappear don't want to pay. What maxis can do is blacklist them and the phone imei. Sadly, the phone has changed hands. The bodoh new owner thought he/she bought a new phone at a discount so they happy and rejoice. But after a few months of non payment, the phone is effectively locked.

Usually a lot of such people doing these are budak kampung. Their home address also impossible to find. Maxis won't go waste time catch the original owner. Some already change home, but IC maintain same old address.

The only pitiful one here is the new owner. Police also won't take action. Such small scam issue, u think police will bother? And since the phone sold is willing seller willing buyer, police won't bother. Since non payment is the ori owner, maxis must make police report, but small time like this, police mana bother them.

Bank account, they probably used someone else's bank account. Like grandma grandpa or neighbour. Give them rm5 to use their bank account. Police never catch eh. Don't harap. Just be more vigilante.

My advice. Never ever buy 2nd hand phone today, especially Samsung and IPhone. Such case is extremely common.

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It's not going to be blocked worldwide. It will be blocked to one telco or at most within Malaysia. Best option to get your money back is to sell it overseas on eBay. You will get good money for it in UK, USA, Australia etc. There is a service online for a few dollars, it will tell you which telco blocked it or if it is blacklisted overseas. Then you can provide this report to the buyer. It is called WORLDWIDE BLACKLIST CHECK PRO IT IS FOUND HERE: https://canadaunlocking.com/imei-checker

Once sold then simply buy a new one here, you're welcome wink.gif

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Not sure how it is done but u can flash new stock rom to iphone and samsung to make it work again
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QUOTE(unitron @ Jan 16 2019, 01:10 PM)
TS said the plan under Maxis mah... so logically only Maxis block, not outstanding bills with other telco

Unless Maxis - Digi - Celcom - Umobile and other Malaysian telco agree to block the IMEI number together.
Also if the phone go another country with another telco, it can also be used.
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Help. Got mine too..
Tested another carrier sim.. Can work for few minutes. Then the block come
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QUOTE(salimbest83 @ Jul 16 2019, 09:38 PM)
Help. Got mine too..
Tested another carrier sim.. Can work for few minutes. Then the block come
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Hmm... possibly all the Malaysian telcos has agreement with each other then. hmm.gif
Will need those who are working in the industry to give their opinions.
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is there any application that we can check whether is6under telco or not?
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QUOTE(Kdc90 @ Jan 14 2019, 04:22 PM)
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Hi. Am facing this telco block imei slot 1 too. Any advice?

Early this year sometime in jan2019, i bought this supposingly new samsung note 9 set (still in box with all the accessories and atickers) warranty till dec2019 from a mobile shop. Its said to be 2nd hand new set (lucky draw winner). All was good until recently, my sim slot 1 got blocked. Went to samsung tgey said its telco mcmc block. Checked with celcom (since am celcom user) but it was not them. Contacted tge shop sales guy but he is no longer working in that shop and the shop personnels have no idea if its contracted telso set nor aware. They cannot help nor do anytging. I have all the receipts. Something told me to call Digi. Indeed the phone is tied with Digi. Provided Digi with the receipt saying I have legally purchased the phone from a mobile shop. Unfortunately Digi reply they are unable to unblocked the sim 1 slot imei and will be in process to block the sim2 slot imei in due time.it seems this phone under some contract with Digi by another owner. Obvioisly the shop that sold me the phone would not bother nor inform about this as I am totally unaware.

This is crazy. I paid like RM 2.6k cash for this phone and Digi investigation team cannot do anything about it. They said write to MDTA , MCMC do a police report or take legal actions as its not under Digi but between me and the mobile shop. Legal.action?! They think getting a lawyer is free 🤦‍♀️

Can anyone advice is there anyhow i can get this undone. Obviously the mobile shop aint gonna do anything after sales. And am done without a phone.😭

My phone is Samsung Note 9 still under warranty till Dec2019 and i just replace the s pen (original) that cost me rm130 😭 .. i so wanna cry !!!

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Somebody told me this to check imei with telco:

Celcom - send "PC (imei)" 33802

Maxis / umobile - send "PC (imei)" to 62002
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QUOTE(deedottie @ Sep 19 2019, 08:41 PM)
Hi. Am facing this telco block imei slot 1 too. Any advice?

Early this year sometime in jan2019, i bought this supposingly new samsung note 9 set (still in box with all the accessories and atickers) warranty till dec2019 from a mobile shop. Its said to be 2nd hand new set (lucky draw winner). All was good until recently, my sim slot 1 got blocked. Went to samsung tgey said its telco mcmc block. Checked with celcom (since am celcom user) but it was not them. Contacted tge shop sales guy but he is no longer working in that shop and the shop personnels have no idea if its contracted telso set nor aware. They cannot help nor do anytging. I have all the receipts. Something told me to call Digi. Indeed the phone is tied with Digi. Provided Digi with the receipt saying I have legally purchased the phone from a mobile shop. Unfortunately Digi reply  they are unable to unblocked the sim 1 slot imei and will be in process to block the sim2 slot imei in due time.it seems this phone under some contract with Digi by another owner. Obvioisly the shop that sold me the phone would not bother nor inform about this as I am totally unaware.

This is crazy. I paid like RM 2.6k cash for this phone and  Digi investigation team cannot do anything about it. They said write to MDTA , MCMC do a police report or take legal actions as its not under Digi but between me and the mobile shop. Legal.action?! They think getting a lawyer is free 🤦‍♀️

Can anyone advice is there anyhow i can get this undone. Obviously the mobile shop aint gonna do anything after sales. And am done without a phone.😭

My phone is Samsung Note 9 still under warranty till Dec2019 and i just replace the s pen (original) that cost me rm130 😭 .. i so wanna cry !!!
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appearantly nothing can do about it. cause is a telco set. mean the original owner does't pay up the monthly installment amount for the hp.
the only it's function is wifi, and as a spare part/replace whole mobo to new mobo.

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QUOTE(jumanjimd @ Feb 22 2018, 09:59 PM)
actually there is a solution..
because the only problem is come from ur emei.
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Can advice. I recently kena this too. Bought mine from a mobile shop with receipts but unfortunately just got to know its some contracted telco set when my sim slot 1 inei is blocked 3 days back.
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QUOTE(alexchew_2020 @ Sep 19 2019, 08:58 PM)
appearantly nothing can do about it. cause is a telco set. mean the original owner does't pay up the monthly installment amount for the hp.
the only it's function is wifi, and as a spare part/replace whole mobo to new mobo.
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Really no other method ar??

Aiyooo ... so frustrating and sad at the same time. I am stuck with celcom contract (unless i pay up the penalty) as i took a note 9 set earlier in nov2018 then it was stolen less than 2 weeks after during my travels (i was pickpocketed) and upon my return i bought this 2nd set and now this happen. And am still paying for that stolen set. 😭😭
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QUOTE(deedottie @ Sep 19 2019, 09:03 PM)
Can advice. I recently kena this too. Bought mine from a mobile shop with receipts but unfortunately just got to know its some contracted telco set when my sim slot 1 inei is blocked 3 days back.
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root the phone, change the default imei laugh.gif laugh.gif
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QUOTE(alexchew_2020 @ Sep 19 2019, 10:04 PM)
root the phone, change the default imei  laugh.gif  laugh.gif
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hi all,nothing can do if bought a telco set phone?
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QUOTE(soulmad @ Oct 26 2019, 09:30 PM)
hi all,nothing can do if bought a telco set phone?
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got,

1.help the owner pay off the contract bills,
2. change a new mobo u will get a new imei so phone wont be locked.
3. selling as spare parts/ wifi usage only. sweat.gif
4. if u able to change the default imei to others.

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QUOTE(soulmad @ Oct 26 2019, 09:30 PM)
hi all,nothing can do if bought a telco set phone?
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just use sim 2 only..
like most of owner of telco lock set
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QUOTE(soulmad @ Oct 26 2019, 09:30 PM)
hi all,nothing can do if bought a telco set phone?
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just use sim 2 only..
like most of owner of telco lock set
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QUOTE(salimbest83 @ Nov 7 2019, 08:04 AM)
just use sim 2 only..
like most of owner of telco lock set
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What is sim 2?
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QUOTE(akib_mullen @ Nov 29 2019, 07:43 AM)
What is sim 2?
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Not every phone supports dual sim. Like TS's iPhone 7, for sure doesn't have sim 2.
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Curious... will those that default on the telco contract get blacklisted like cannot house loan car loan road tax credit card etc?

It only make sense to link all these together, then even if police doesn't catch them, it'll impact these con men their whole lives by making inelligible for anything in future.
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QUOTE(IvanWong1989 @ Nov 30 2019, 10:18 PM)
Curious... will those that default on the telco contract get blacklisted like cannot house loan car loan road tax credit card etc?

It only make sense to link all these together, then even if police doesn't catch them, it'll impact these con men their whole lives by making inelligible for anything in future.
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Yes, you guessed it right. Those who default on their telco bill repayments get blacklisted on CTOS/CCRIS score ratings and it would be difficult for them when applying for loans in the future.
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QUOTE(akib_mullen @ Nov 29 2019, 07:43 AM)
What is sim 2?
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MY NOTA 9 got 2 sim slot
telco block sim slot 1, but slot 2 still can use
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QUOTE(salimbest83 @ Dec 2 2019, 10:28 AM)
MY NOTA 9 got 2 sim slot
telco block sim slot 1, but slot 2 still can use
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Telco's usually only blocks Sim 1 which renders Sim 2 still useable. It's acceptable for those who don't use dual sim function.
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QUOTE(salimbest83 @ Dec 2 2019, 10:28 AM)
MY NOTA 9 got 2 sim slot
telco block sim slot 1, but slot 2 still can use
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QUOTE(skiisam @ Nov 10 2018, 05:43 PM)
Hi everyone. I bought an iPhone X about 10 months ago. Now the phone suddenly cannot be used due to Telco locked. I called the seller but he had blocked my call. WhatsApp him also no replay at all. I called Celcom careline & provide them seller contact number. Unfortunately, the seller number I given to Celcom is not under their account. I’m also given IMEI number to Celcom support person but they can’t do anything without original owner contact number in Celcom. What can I do now? If seller gone, this phone cannot be used anymore?
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Go and buy turbo sim
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Go and buy turbo sim
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Turbo sim still useable with the latest iOS for iPhone?
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i got a question.
If i buy a telco set for only application purpose, games, also only using WIFI.

No issue rite?

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QUOTE(kewell787 @ Jan 14 2020, 07:14 PM)
i got a question.
If i buy a telco set for only application purpose, games, also only using WIFI.

No issue rite?
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Yes no issue
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How about bringing the telco locked phone to another country and use it there? Any problem?
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QUOTE(immort @ Apr 22 2020, 09:20 PM)
How about bringing the telco locked phone to another country and use it there? Any problem?
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Will work on their sim card as long not local MY I assume.

 

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