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Phones are often "locked" in some way to stop behaviour that is not intended for general use by one of the phone manufacturer, phone operating system manufacturer or phone network. Often the actions that are blocked would make it almost impossible to support the device, or would jeopardise the company's business in some manner. For example, in many ...


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Unfortunately, that's not possible. From the WP8 Lock Screen FAQ: If you just aren't able to come up with the right password, you'll need to reset your phone to factory settings.


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This occurs due to a specific state setting in some HTC devices that results in the phone not being able to make a desktop passthrough connection. This state condition can be mitigated by following the steps below. Use the following workaround. If connected, unplug the phone device from the computer. On the phone device: Press the Windows button. Press ...


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I'm sure there was an option to deactivate the auto unlock on correct pin There is no such option at present. Even with a registry hack I don't think it is possible. I don't think MS will change this as it is supposed to be an easy way for login in desktop as an alternative to password (due to the convergence the same code is used for mobile). ...


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It is necessary to have an unlocked phone to install apps using the SDK. It is not necessary to install app from the Marketplace, of course.


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The option is not there in Windows 10 Mobile. However, Windows Mobile is already secured against random guessing/generation of passkey numbers. After 5 tries, it locks down the phone for a minute. And another set of attempts id made again after that minute, it locks down the phone for even more time, making it harder by the second for a program or entity ...


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As long as you buy an unlocked phone it doesn't matter whether you buy it in Qatar or India. The network bands generally used in India are: 2G capabilities: GSM 900, GSM 1800 3G capabilities: UMTS 2100 4G capabilities: LTE 850 (5), LTE 1800 (3), LTE 2300 (40) Note that 4G is so far only available with Airtel in India, although other carriers are gearing ...


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That is a carrier customization identifier (I think it's called a CSC when describing ROMs; I don't mess with those). The first part identifies the actual carrier (000 means it's not specific to any carrier). The second identifies the country that the phone was made for (IT is, as you guessed, Italy). I see no reason this shouldn't work for you. The fact ...


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It can be perfectly legal (depending on local laws, etc.) to remove carrier locks from phones. for phones bought in the EU, there is the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive which allow the carrier lock on the phone to be independent of the customer's contract to provide mobile service. Italy's specific laws require that subscribers can obtain unlocking ...


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