How to Unlock Sony Xperia Z3

Sony Xperia Z3 is one of the most high-end Android smartphones that you can find these days. The device has amazing features, a unique interface and provides users with exceptional performance. Sony users have praised the smartphone for the great user experience it offers. Investing in Sony Xperia Z3 turned out to be an excellent choice for you and the device is working well. However, you find out that another carrier is offering better plans and rates or you are planning to travel so you wish to switch to a local carrier. That’s when you find out you will have to get a new phone if you plan to do any of the above.

You may not have the budget to get another smartphone or you may not want to. What do you do? There is another option at your disposal; find how to unlock Sony Xperia Z3. The process of unlocking has been designed to give users the opportunity of switching carriers without purchasing a new device. Hence, it will enable you to get rid of your troubles, whether it is traveling or taking advantage of other carrier plans and packages. However, most people immediately become intimidated by the concept of unlocking as they believe it requires them to be technologically proficient or knowledgeable and can damage their device.

This is just a misconception as unlocking requires you to have absolutely zero technical knowledge and it is a non-invasive and safe method of freeing your phone from any carrier restrictions. There is no risk to your Sony Xperia Z3 if you follow the right steps, which are outlined below:

1- You need to obtain the IMEI number of your Sony Xperia Z3. This is a 15-digit number that you can obtain by checking the sticker under the phone’s battery or by dialing *#06#.

2- Along with the IMEI number, you should provide details of the original carrier and the manufacturer and send it to the service you have selected.

3- They will get back to you about availability and request you to make the payment. You can choose one of several methods such as debit or credit cards or Paypal, if you wish.

4- The code will be sent to you via email after being obtained from Sony’s database once your payment is cleared.

5- When you have the code, you should insert a non-accepted SIM card in your Sony Xperia Z3. The screen will immediately say ‘Emergency calls’. This is when you press the sequence: Menu, Back, Back, Menu, Back, Menu, Menu, Back.

6- If the device shows X Network 0, it is hard-locked and the code won’t work. If it shows [ ], your phone is already unlocked. Otherwise, it will prompt you to enter the unlock code.

Once you enter the code, your Sony Xperia Z3 will be unlocked and your device will support SIM card of any carrier you choose. This eliminates your travel worries and you don’t have to deal with any app restrictions your carrier may have placed. 

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