Many of us are fed up with our network provider and are suffering from being charged outrageously to other networks and are frustrated with customer service. Those who are looking for a provider which offers lower call rates, texts and data allowances but have a locked phone to the wretched network can make use of MEP Codes for unlocking phones.
MEP code is used by mobile network carriers to lock devices to their network only. After entering the network MEP code the mobile phone is no longer locked to its original network service provider. This can have several advantages, such as it allows you to use local SIM cards when travelling abroad and saving money on expensive roaming charges.
An unlocked phone has higher re-sale value than a locked one. It also assists to unlock a phone if the model you want is not present on the network you currently use. This type of unlocking is completely legal and will not void the warranty on the smartphone as no software is used to change the firmware OS.
In order to successfully unlock a phone, knowing the MEP number is very essential. There are lots of websites that guarantee correct unlock codes, on giving the MEP code. The number is usually found on the engineering menu of the some phones and it cannot be accessed without first entering a KEY. You must use a MEP reader tool, to get the KEY that gives you access to the engineering menu.
Search online for free MEP reader tools, which come with step by step instructions that are very easy to follow.