Originally Posted by kevinrirvine
I'm in Irvine too. We would be roaming on AT&T's network using a Telcel SIM, and yes, unfortunately I plunked down the money and bought the Telcel Pre figuring the RebelSIM II would take care of me just like it has for owners of the O2 UK Pre.
Clearly I was wrong. I've done some additional research and I have come to the conclusion that currently there is no unlock solution for a Telcel Palm Pre, however there is some hope, cough, cough ....
The folks at RebelSIM have a "Rebel Hex APDU Scanner Tool" they'll happily SELL to us for about US $65.00 ea so that we can extract the data from our locked phone while we use it with our operator (Telcel) SIM inserted. We send them the data we extract, using the extraction tool we buy from them, and then they use that data to upgrade their product and make themselves a lot more money! Apparently they have about 800 of these units distributed worldwide. Since they are located in the UK, it's no wonder they were able to emulate the SIM data for an O2 UK Palm Pre so quickly. As for Telcel, unless one of us steps up to the plate, we might have to kiss off any chance of a solution for Telcel Pre's in the near future.
Meanwhile, I've meta-doctored my Telcel Pre back to its original WebOS image and am now going to put my Telcel Pre back into its box for the rest of the weekend. This should give you guys a chance to browse the following links and post your thoughts about this dismal situation.
Solutions Point Limted Launches the Rebel Hex APDU Scanner Tool | Rebel Simcard Unlock phones without loss of Warranty
Scanner Kit to help us to make Rebel Simcard Better