I got sprint to give me the the unlock code for my Photon 4G

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  1. air2004
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    How the hell do I enter this unlock code into the phone ? its been so long since I have done this .
    I already tried a foreign sim in the phone but no luck , I even changed the settings to GSM when I had the att&t sim in it .
    I'm wasnt getting any pop ups about it being the wrong sim , or asking me to enter an unlock code.
    I even tried searching for gsm networks with the att&t sim in , but it wasnt seeing any.

    Do I need to deactivate service in order to get the pop up for entering the unlock code ?
     
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    Sprint gave me the unlock code , but when I tried another sim card in the phone it didnt give me any pop up .
    I'm not looking to buy an unlock code when I already have it.
    I'm wondering why when I inserted the other sim , nothing happened.
     
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    Try restarting your phone with the other sim inserted
     
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    I forgot
    If it doesn't come up with a popup when you restart with the other SIM card in it, try entering one of these codes on the dial menu:
    #073887*
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    #786074*
     
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    I tried those already , I get a voice saying the feature code is not valid :(
     
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    I finally found a fourm that had the answer I was looking for , the code sprint gave me didnt work and I sure as hell am not gonna pay for a code. Looks like I will have to call them again tomorrow. But here is how to get into the unlock mode I was looking for .
    Turn your ;phone into gsm mode in call settings set a screen lock and go turn your screen off wait 15 secs and then instead of entering screen lock go to emergency dial and enter #073887* and then call it it will ask for unlock code and where did you buy your code and is your photon for usa sprint because i need to unlock mine too thanks
     
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    DOes anyone know how long the code should be ? the code I was give is only 6 digits long. I did ask him if thats all it was because I did this years ago with a nokia phone and the key was a lot longer.