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When someone purchases a cell phone from his wireless provider, the phone is almost always considered to be locked. This means that it only works on the wireless provider's network. An unlocked cell phone works on any ne... More »

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You can legally unlock your cell phone by contacting your mobile wireless service provider. You receive an unlock code from for your device that allows you to unlock it. More »

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With most cell phone services, getting a ringback tone involves purchasing songs or sounds from the provider's music library and then adding the songs to a customer's account. Once in the account, specific songs or sound... More »

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To redeem a cell phone through the Lifeline program, select a participating service provider, ensure eligibility, and submit an application. It may be necessary to submit documents that prove eligibility. Some providers ... More »

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If you have bad credit, you can still get a cell phone by using a prepaid or no-contract provider. In addition, some providers offer plans that replace the standard credit check with an analysis of a customer's payment h... More »

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You can view your cell phone's call logs directly from your handset; however, if these records have been deleted, you can get the logs from your service provider. Most cellular service providers allow users to create acc... More »

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