Looking to defect from Optus? With the ACCC urging Australians to consider smaller providers in the wake of price hikes from the big three telcos, you might be wondering how exactly to unlock an Optus phone and free yourself up to the massive savings and generous data inclusions that come with MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators). Unlocking an Optus phone might seem like a daunting task, but it's far easier than you might expect.
For those looking to unlock a tablet or mobile broadband device, it's free to do so if you've had it for more than a year. If you've had it for less than a year, you'll be unable to unlock it until you've spent at least $100 in total over the life of your service.
This wikiHow teaches you how to carrier unlock your ZTE Android phone so that you can use other carriers' networks. You can unlock your phone through your carrier or by paying for a third-party service to send you an unlock code.