How to Solve Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 Region Lock Problem

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Samsung released Galaxy Note 3, its Phablet category android device. It boasts of lots of goodies from Samsung. But one main issue with this device is its region lock. Before coming to how to remove the Galaxy Note 3 region lock, we must understand what it is.

This new android smartphone / tablet from Samsung should be first activated with the local SIM. Then you can use any foreign SIM on this device. But there are lots of issues reporting with the region lock like when you are in a different region, you will be forced to use your native country’s SIM.

If you own a Galaxy Note 3 and faced this issue, here is the solution. With the help of an app you can remove region lock on Galaxy Note 3. There is a paid app in the Google Play. But thankfully you can download the Galaxy Note 3 region lock remover, called Region Lock Away, app for free from XDA Developers.

To use this app your device must be rooted. There are already tutorials to root Galaxy Note 3. But it has risks. If you are familiar with rooting and know the risk involved, you can follow the tutorials on XDA developers site. Here is the link for that.

Note 3 region lock problem

Hope you have successfully rooted your Note 3. Then get the below app. It is up to you whether to go for a paid one or free. If you support the developer go ahead for the paid one.

Get the App for Free – Regional Lock Away

Download Paid Version at Google Play

Now a quick understanding of this device.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Spec. – Quick Look

  • Processor : 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • Display : 5.7 inch (144.3mm) Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080)
  • OS : Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • Rear Camera : 13 MP
  • Front Camera :  2 MP
  • Memory : 32/ 64 GB User memory + microSD slot (up to 64GB)
  • RAM : 3 GB
  • Size : 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3mm, 168g

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