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Unlock Blackberry Phone


Model:  6xxx 7xxx: Example; 6230, 7100, and 7290 etc.:


Before you start, you MUST take out the Sim Card & turn OFF ALL wireless radios


1.    Press the Menu key.


2.    Select Options / Settings.


3.    Select Sim Card.


4.    Enter MEPD (not case sensitive), Note: When typing in MEPD, the letters will not appear on the screen.


5.    Then enter MEP Hold Alt Key and type number 2.  NOTE: You must use the "alt" key to enable numbers, example: enter MEP hold "ALT key" and enter 2.  Note: When typing in MEP2, the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step open up the “Enter Network MEP” box.  If you do not see “Enter Network MEP” box, you didn't type in MEP2 properly.


 


Model:  7100, 8100, 8110, 8120 & 8220, 9100:


Before you start, you MUST have a Sim Card & turn OFF ALL wireless radios


1.    Press the Menu key.


2.    Scroll to Turn Wireless Off and press the trackball (Will show Turn Wireless ON).


3.    Scroll to Options and press the trackball.


4.    Scroll to Advanced Options and press the trackball.


5.    Scroll to SIM Card and press the trackball.


6.    Type MEOOD (not case sensitive). This step opens up the personalization on the device.


7.    Type MEOO, then hold ALT key and type number 2.  Note: When typing in MEOO2 the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step open up the “Enter Network MEP” box.


8.    Enter Unlock Code.


9.    Press the Enter Key. (Make sure you press the Enter Key within 5 second or you have to enter the unlock code again).



Model:  8700, 8700c, 8700g, 8700r


Before you start, you MUST have a Sim Card & turn OFF ALL wireless radios


1.    Press the Menu key.


2.    Scroll to and select Manage Connections. Select Turn All Connections Off.


3.    Press the red end key or the Escape key to go back to the Home screen.


4.    Scroll to and select the Setting icon.


5.    Scroll to Options.


6.    Scroll to and select Advanced Options.


7.    Scroll to and select SIM Card.


8.    Type MEPD Note: When typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen. This step opens up the personalization on the device.


9.    Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type number 2. Note: When typing in MEP and hold “Alt” key and 2; the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step open up the “Enter Network MEP” box.


10.  Enter the unlock code.


11 . Press the Joydial to confirm (“Code Accepted should display)


12.  Press and hold the red End key to turn the handheld off and then back on.


13.  Once the device has powered on, follow steps 1 & 2 and restore connections.


 


Model: Most Model


Before you start, you MUST have a Sim Card (could be Active or Inactive) & turn OFF ALL wireless radios. After turn on the phone, if phone ask for Network MEP code, select NO. 


1.    Press the Menu key.


2.    Scroll to and select Manage Connections. Select Turn All Connections Off.


3.    Press the red end key or the Escape key to go back to the Home screen.


4.    Scroll to and select the Options icon.


5.    Scroll to and select Advanced Options or Device>Advance System Setting (depend on model).


6.    Scroll to and select SIM Card.


7.    Type MEPD Note: When typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen. This step opens up the personalization on the device.


8.    Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type number 2. Note: When typing in MEP and “Alt” and number 2; the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step open up the “Enter Network MEP” box.  IF "Enter Network MEP" box does not open, then hold the "Alt" key and type mep2.


9.    Enter the unlock code.


10.  Press the trackball (“Code Accepted should display)


11.  Press and hold the red End key to turn the handset off and then back on.


12.  Once the device has powered on, follow steps 1 & 2 and restore connections.


 


Method 1: Model: 9500, 9530 Storm, 9550 Storm 2
Before you start, you MUST have an Unauthorized Sim Card inserted.  Unauthorized Sim Card is a Sim Card that is NOT belongs to the provider of the phone.  Example:  If you have a Verizon phone, you need to insert a T-Mobile Sim Card inside the phone before turn it on.


1.    Power on the phone.


2.    Phone will said "MEP check failed.  Do you want to enter MEP unlock code".  Select Yes.


3.    "Enter Network MEP code (# left)".  Enter the unlock code.


4.    Press Enter, you should see “Code Accepted”


5.    You need to check Network Connection is set on GSM/UMTS.  Menu>Manage Connection>Mobile Network Options and make sure it GSM/UMTS.


6.   Once GSM/UMTS is selected.  You can now ready to make phone call.


 


Notice:  If the network not working after your phone is fully charged and unlocking process “Code Accepted”.  You must change from Verizon CDMA network to GSM Global Network a few times, after change from Verizon CDMA to GSM Global 3 times is completed, leaves it on GSM Global Network.  Now it should work. (Verizon 8830 World Edition DOES NOT work in USA )



Method 2: Model: 8830, 9500, 9530 Storm, 9550 Storm 2
Before you start, you MUST have Sim Card inserted & turn OFF ALL wireless radios, turn the phone sideways so you get the full QWERTY keypad.


1.    Press the Menu key


2.    Scroll to and select Manage Connections. Select Turn All Connections Off.


3.    Press the red end key or the Escape key to go back to the Home screen.


4.    Scroll to and select the Options icon.


5.    Scroll to and select Advanced Options.


6.    Scroll to and select SIM Card.


7.    Type MEPD Note: When typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen, this step open up the personalization on the device.


8.    Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type number 2. Note: When typing in MEP “Alt” and number 2; the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step open up the “Enter Network MEP” box.


9.    Enter the unlock code.


10.  Press Enter (Press the trackball for 8830), you should see “Code Accepted”


11.  Press and hold power key to turn the handset off and then back on.


12.  Once the device has powered on, follow steps 1 & 2 and restore connections.


 


Notice: If the network not working after your phone is fully charged and unlocking process “Code Accepted”.  You must change from Verizon CDMA network to GSM Global Network a few times, after change from Verizon CDMA to GSM Global 3 times is completed, leaves it on GSM Global Network.  Now it should work. (Verizon 8830 World Edition DOES NOT work in USA )


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