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Old 15-08-2008, 9:59 PM
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Motorola C168i

Have Motorola C168i in Japan and can't use it w/o code. Any help?
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Old 17-08-2008, 11:14 AM
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The 'code' is available thro your network provider.

If you perform a search you will find more info about this subject.
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Old 17-08-2008, 11:40 AM
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Motorola C168i

Dear Lee,

Thanks for the tip, for the problem is, I bought the phone in the U.S. (with SIM chip), now I can't use it in the Philippines w/o code, so I need a little more specifics on how to "research" the fix.

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Old 19-08-2008, 7:34 PM
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Hi Mike,

Trust you are well.

As you know the handset is locked out to the original network. This is to enforce the user to use their network in order to recover the subsidy levied against the sale of the handset. This code can be removed by using unlock codes the handset manufacturer installed to open it up to all available networks depending wether it's tri or quadband.

This code can me obtained from the network it's set to but you would have to be a customer on their network and the contract elapsed or 3 months have gone by on a payg.

The other way is to visit a stand alone cellfome shop or visit a market trader.

Dont be allures by online sites offering codes ,cables or disks. Most handsets have 3-4 unlock codes and is sometimes trial and error on getting the active one.
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Old 19-08-2008, 9:00 PM
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Motorola C168i ....

Lee - Thanks for your response. Appreciate all the technical details about the codes - it's all about corporations making the big bucko-s. I was hoping to find he unlock code on-line, because in the Philippines the "stand alone cell phone shops" (basically where they unlock cell phones) didn't recognize this particular model, so I already tried that approach. Any other assistance and suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 21-08-2008, 6:06 AM
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As I said their are lots of sites and auction sites offering unlock options.

Its obviously your choice if you want to take the risk.

The other option is to buy a new fone outright or a used fone from a local retail shop, which is open to the network you want to use.

Good luck dude.
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Old 02-07-2012, 10:20 AM
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Hi, You have mentioned in the discussion that your mobile carries a US network, But you haven't provided the name of the network. Anyway, You can get the unlock code for a Motorola C168i from Classic Unlocking at affordable cost with step by step unlocking instruction. This is a legit source to rely on accurate unlocking solutions. All the best mate.
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Old 02-07-2012, 11:51 PM
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Many of the network sites are dosent have unlock option.this is draw back in all the networks
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Old 03-07-2012, 5:46 AM
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Motorola is popular company it foreign companies. C168i is the simple phone of Motorola with some functions of calls, messages, clock, games and torch. It is very simple to operate.
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Old 21-07-2012, 5:45 PM
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The Motorola C168i is slim, sleek and loaded with options and function .This amazing cell weighs a mere a 2.75 ounces however it comes equipped with everything necessary for today's innovative communication together with web association.
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Old 24-07-2012, 12:16 PM
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Hello!
I also like Motorola but not use it.
And I also agree with you.
Thank you.
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