How do you open a car trunk with screwdriver?

How do you open a car trunk from the outside? I locked my keys in the trunk of my car. I've heard you can open a car trunk with a screwdriver. Is this true? How do I do it?

“To open the trunk with a screwdriver, wedge it into the lock and move it left and right until the trunk opens. However, this is not recommended.
Opening the trunk of your car with a screwdriver could damage the paint, and fixing paint can cost hundreds of dollars. In addition, you run the risk of breaking the lock. Instead, you might want to call a locksmith to fix the issue.
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Answered on Sep 01, 2021
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