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Porting Vodafone-locked handset

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Want to port from Vodafone prepaid to TPG prepaid.

Handset is a Vodafone-locked Huawei Y5 2018 4G.

Do I need to unlock the handset to move to TPG even if it will be on the Vodafone network?

Level 8

Hi @gerard The information from a large department store retailer for that locked prepaid handset list that it will be compatible with TPG.


The Huawei Y5 2018 allows you to live large with the 5.45 inch Huawei FullView Display, large long lasting battery with Huawei Power Saving 6.0 technology, 5MP Front Camera with Selfie Toning flash and the latest Android OS all without the large price tag.

Product Features:

  • 5.45’’ Huawei FullView IPS Touch Screen Display
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system
  • 8MP main camera with f/2.0, Digital Zoom, Autofocus, Dual LED Flash
  • 5MP Front-facing camera with LED Flash
  • Quad-core 1.4GHz, 64-bit Processor
  • 16GB Internal Memory 2GB RAM
  • Expandable Memory Capacity Up to 256GB
  • Network locked: Yes (Vodafone, Lebara, Kogan Mobile, TPG Mobile)
  • 4G Network Band Ready
  • Nano SIM Type
  • Talk Time up to 12 hours / Standby Time up to 16 days