Q:

What is a NCK Code?

A:

Quick Answer

An NCK code is used to allow some types of cellular phones to connect to any phone network. It is also known as the "network code key" or "network unlock key."

Continue Reading

Full Answer

When a cellular phone is provided or manufactured by a company that also provides cellular service, they generally restrict the phone so that it only works on their own network. Entering an NCK code is a means of removing that restriction on some types of phones. Customers may sometimes obtain the NCK code directly from the phone manufacturer if they have a valid need to unlock the phone, such as traveling to another country. Some NCK codes can also be deduced from an algorithm by using the phone's unique IMEI number.

Learn more about Mobile

Related Questions

  • Q:

    Can you get free Net10 minutes?

    A:

    Cards for adding minutes to Net10 prepaid cellular phones can be purchased online at a discount to effectively add free minutes. Online platforms, like eBay, feature cards at a price lower than the face value. Coupon codes are sometimes available online and offer discounts on minutes.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Where can you buy Koodo mobile phones?

    A:

    Koodo cellular phones can be purchased directly from Koodo's website or retail stores. The company also sells phones through partnerships with stores like Walmart, Best Buy and Black's, as of 2015. Koodo retail stores are common in malls across Canada.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you get a free cellphone through Assurance Wireless?

    A:

    Assurance Wireless provides free cellular phones to certain low-income customers under the federal Lifeline Assistance program. The exact criteria to qualify for the program varies by state, but individuals are generally eligible if they receive some other form of public assistance or have household income below a certain level.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What brands of cell phones does Best Buy sell?

    A:

    As of 2015, Best Buy sells cellular phones from Apple, Samsung, LG, HTC, Nokia and Motorola. It also carries BlackBerry, Amazon, Kyocera, Pantech, Sharp, and Sony. The brands of cell phones it sells vary between its three carrier partners, AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Wireless.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore