Sony Original Operator Check

Have you requested a Sony Original Operator Check from doctorSIM and looking for information on how to understand the report you've received?

The Sony Original Operator Check will tell you to which network provider your Sony is currently locked.

Once you have that information, you can unlock your Sony with full guarantees at doctorSIM so you can use it on any network in the world.


1. - The different sections of the report.

The report you have received is divided into the following sections:

  • IMEI: The International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) is a unique 15-17 digit number given to every GSM cell phone.
  • Model: Specific name or number of the cell phone.
  • Marketing name: Name under which the phone will be sold.
  • Last seen: Date of phone check.
  • Current version: Current software version.
  • Software info Name: Name of software.
  • Version: Software version
  • Release: Launch date.
  • Status: Latest software version.
  • Warranty info: Details on manufacturer guarantee coverage. Check with your point of sale.
  • Warranty ends: Date guarantee expires. Check with your point of sale.
  • CDA: Sony Customization Number.
  • Initial Carrier: The original operator of the Sony and the network provider that must be selected to successfully unlock the phone.
  • Country: Country of origin of the network carrier under Initial Carrier.
  • Factory Simlock Status: Locked/unlocked status.


2. - Which section tells me to which network my Sony is locked?

The section which tells you to which network your Sony is currently locked is “Initial Carrier”. The "Country" section indicates the country of origin of the network carrier under Initial Carrier.