SIM Unlock Guide for HTC Vivid, HTC Raider and HTC Velocity
As you know well that GSM devices has option to switch from one carrier to the next easily, but CDMA devices don’t have this option, so you need to remove the lock on the device to accept SIM cards from any other carrier on CDMA devices that uses the same frequencies, if you own a HTC Holiday, HTC Raider or HTC Vivid, you can easily do it now with a tool, thanks to recognized XDA developer member cruzin_cruzing.
With this tool you can completely unlock your device and use any carrier on compatible bands, if you’re interested, read on how to install this tool on your HTC Holiday, HTC Raider or HTC Vivid to unlock the SIM. But First keep in mind that device bootloader should be unlocked and a web browser also should be installed on device.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Head over to this link and fill the required information to get the tool, once you’ve filled you’ll receive a email.
Step #2: Open the email you received, and download the Config.dat attached file from email.
Step #3: Transfer the downloaded file into the root of your device’s internal SD card.
Step #4: Turn the device off.
Step #5: Reboot the device into bootloader mode.
Step #6: Once you’re in bootloader mode navigate to the SIMLOCK option using your volume keys and then press the power button to select it, the output will appear that should similar to this:
fat32 init ok
read mccmnc file success
open CID file fail
get device IMEI success
Step #7: That’s it, your device should now be SIM Unlocked. You’ll need a SIM Card from another carrier to verify.
You’re done, you can comment below for queries and also visit the original thread of XDA here to donate the developer for this effort if you want.