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Correct direction "apologies"

  1. veritasaequita
    Cupcake Mar 7, 2021

    veritasaequita , Mar 7, 2021 :
    -Apologies for my pocket post-

    Wanted to see if anyone could get me pointed in the right direction on getting my bootloader unlocked. After much research I'm still misunderstanding. I purchased a oneplus 8 5g from an individual on mercari. It was listed as not unlocked yet but capable and just not done yet. I might add that I'm currently on mint mobile which is a mvno of t-mobile and I am basically using there service all the time. I 1st tried the sim unlock with my card in and it failed. I then popped in my dad's tmobile sim and it wouldn't perm unlock but it did grant me 30 day temp unlock. What exactly do I need to do or steps to take to achieve my unlock of sim and then bootloader? Or can I do it now with the temp unlock? Any help or insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
     

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  2. ShreyasPatil_
    Jelly Bean Mar 8, 2021

  3. drl431
    Community Hero 2020 Mar 9, 2021

    drl431 , Mar 9, 2021 :
    First you would have to establish which OP8 variant you have and if its carrier locked. If you see a T-Mobile, Sprint, or Verizon logo at start-up, then its carrier locked and standard procedures may not work.
     

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  4. veritasaequita
    Cupcake Mar 11, 2021


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  5. jamalxx1
    Cupcake Mar 12, 2021


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