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How do i unlock a metro PCs lg phone to make it another carrier

With a CDMA phone, you don't actually unlock them. What you do is flash them to the image for another carrier. So basically, for everything to work properly, your carrier first has to be a CDMA carrier and second has to sell the same phone. Then you can find someone to flash it to the other carrier. If the new carrier doesn't sell the exact phone, it's difficult to get an exact image and therefore the phone won't necessarily work fully. If you want my opinion, I would recommend just getting a new phone when you go to a new carrier. It's typically your best bet. I hope this helps.  

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