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Are O2 payg unlocked

As per title says are O2 payg phones unlocked so any network sim will work in the phone
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Re: Are O2 payg unlocked

Hi @captainprice

O2 PAYG phones are not unlocked until 12 full months of service has passed and a service fee of £15 is charged to unlock the phone. The only exception is the iPhone which, unless it's the latest model, is unlocked immediately.
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Re: Are O2 payg unlocked

@captainpriceNo they aren't unlocked.

O2 PAYG customers must wait at least 12 months after purchase before they can unlock their handset. A charge of £15 applies

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Re: Are O2 payg unlocked

Thanks for the replies would it be okay to put a tesco sim in the phone(sony xperia xa2)
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You should be able to, as both Tesco and Giffgaff use the O2 network. Easy enough to get a free one and try. I know you can't use an O2 sim in a Tesco handset. It's to do with how they are locked or so I believe

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Re: Are O2 payg unlocked

Tesco or giffgaff sim will work fine in an o2 phone.
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Re: Are O2 payg unlocked

Thanks ppl @Cleoriff and @MI5 @Glory1 hopefully my local O2 store will have some in stock
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Re: Are O2 payg unlocked

giffgaff have them in stock and they are already unlocked https://www.giffgaff.com/mobile-phones/sony/sony-xperia-xa2/phone-details
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