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Unlock Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade) free!

handy giff-staffer

Tweet our post for a chance to win the Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade). Make sure you follow the instructions (below)  for your chance to win!


The first thing to note about the Orange San Francisco, is the price point, available from around £110 - £119 it is easily one of the more affordable Android handsets.  What’s more the Orange San Francisco is a very feature rich handset, so whilst you may want to keep your purchase price low, you don’t have to skimp on quality – proven by supported features such as 3G, WiFi, GPS functionality and its 3.5 inch LCD screen with a massive 800 X 480 pixels.


The main let down of the San Francisco is the slightly poor camera/camcorder quality at 3.2 megapixels with no flash.


The Orange San Francisco is sold with a slightly disappointing  Orange branded interface, including Orange’s own mail client and an expensive App shop; in addition to a number of ‘space wasting’ custom apps.  The good news is that you can remove all of this customisation and replace apps with your desired apps and display. (Ask the community how to Root your Orange San Francisco).


The screen seems to be the main talking point due to its responsiveness, great colour and nice clear, sharp text.  The San Francisco also boasts micro SD support for up to 32 GB, and a 2GB card included.  In terms of the battery life, it’s nothing to write home about but is perfectly adequate for moderate usage for the day.  A great entry-level Android for those on a budget.


Unlock the Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade) free


Update, please scroll down until you find the calculator on the right hand side. Find your unlock code here.


One of the benefits of the Orange San Francisco, is that it’s really easy to Unlock, you can find a step-by step guide to unlocking your Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade) in this video.


Or take a look at our Unlockapedia FAQ page for Unlocking your Orange San Francisco.


If you don't need to unlock your phone, this video shows you how to apply giffgaff settings to your Orange San Francisco.




Don’t forget to let us know what you think of the San Francisco with a comment.


To win this unlocked handset, simply hit the 'Tweet Article' button at the top of this post, and use the hastag #unlockOrangeSanFrancisco and we will randomly select a winner.


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lives and breathes giffgaff
Lol haven't got as far as learning how to retweet Smiley Sad
rocket scientist
i think yu just copy the tag and paste it on the bit where yu type something to tweet? Lol
handy giff-staffer

Just hit the 'Tweet article' button at the top of the blog post :-)


mad scientist

 I need one of these Smiley Happy


Not quite sure why the unlock vid does not recommend downloading an unlock app from the market? This seems preferable to sending out the IMEI to a web site to me.

mad scientist

will giffgaff ever stop giving? Smiley Happy


Orance?   Whoops!


Doubt I will win, I was the first person to tweet it


Out of date pricing and AMOLED too? Do a bit of reseach first before posting maybe.


Closing date is Thursday 20th October, just in time for my birthday