How to Unlock Your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge

You may have read a lot about unlocking so far: whether you should do it through your carrier or a third party platform, what are the best unlocking platforms, whether it’s legal or not. No need to worry, you will find answers to all of your questions here. Just keep reading.

Ways to Unlock Your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge

  1. Your carrier: You can ask your current carrier to unlock your device at any time. Some of them will do it for free, some of them will charge you for it and some of them will tell you that you have to wait for your contract to expire. It’s a good option, but you can do better.
  2. A local phone repair shop: You can unlock your device at a local shop, for a fee of course. They usually use a piece of hardware for it though, and you will have to leave your phone with them for a while.

An online unlocking platform: You can use platforms like or to buy an unlocking code for your phone, which you will use in the safety of your own home within minutes. Each phone is given a code when it is locked in the factory and these online platforms simply give you access to it.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Is Unlocking My Phone Legal?

Of course. The only country in which this was ever an issue was the United States. But even there, the President signed a bill on August 1st 2013 making it legal for people to unlock their phones.

How do I Unlock My Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge?

If you choose the safe and fast method of purchasing an unlock code, you can unlock your Samsung Galaxy S6 in 3 easy steps.

  1. Find out your IMEI number by calling *#06# or going to Settings > More > About device > Status, and write it down.
  2. Go to and quickly fill in your phone model, country & network you originally bought it from, your IMEI, and your email address where you’d like to receive the code.
  3. After receiving your unique unlock code, insert a SIM card from a different network than your own, and it will display the “SIM network unlock PIN” message, alongside a field where you need to input the code you just received.

Unlock Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Once you’ve done this, voila! Your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge will be officially unlocked and you’ll be able to use it in network, from any country in the world. For futher information and video tutorials, you can check out UnlockUnit’s Youtube channel.

If you have any questions, or you’d like to share your unlocking experience, please leave a comment in the section below.

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