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Code Entry Instructions

If you have 0 Attempts Remaining when trying to enter the code, it means that your phone has already been hard locked and cannot be unlocked by code. Even if you correctly enter the code, phone will still say "Code Error, Please Wait...".

How to Enter Unlock Codes on BlackBerry Bold (9000), 8800, 8820, Curve (8300, 8310, 8320), Javelin (8900), Gemini (8520, 9300), & Onyx (9700) Bold 2:

Note: NO SIM is needed to unlock the phone. After phone is unlocked, remove the battery, insert SIM as desired and re-insert the battery. Phone MUST be restarted to use the new SIM card.

1) Power on
2) Go to Settings
3) Go to Options
4) Go to Advanced Options
5) Go to Sim Card
6) HOLD ALT (Left side Below @) and press: mepp2 (Please note that you will NOT see what you type on the screen)
7) It will ask you for the unlock code. Enter it and then press trackball to confirm and your phone is unlocked!

How to Enter Unlock Codes on BlackBerry Pearl (8100, 8110, 8120, 8220):

Note: Remove any SIM that is currently in the phone. After phone is unlocked, remove the battery, insert SIM as desired and re-insert the battery. Phone MUST be restarted to use the new SIM card.

1) Power on
2) Go to Settings
3) Go to Options
4) Go to Advanced Options
5) Go to Sim Card
6) HOLD ALT (Left side Below @) and press: mepp2 (Please note that you will NOT see what you type on the screen)
7) It will ask you for the unlock code. Enter it and then press trackball to confirm and your phone is unlocked!

How to Enter Unlock Codes on BlackBerry 8830:

Note: SIM is REQUIRED to unlock the phone. SIM card can be inactive, doesn't need to active. After phone is unlocked, remove the battery, insert SIM as desired and re-insert the battery. Phone MUST be restarted to use the new SIM card.

No AT&T/T-mobile Usage: This is a dual-band phone, it will NOT work in North America but will work fine in Europe, Asia, South America where they use the other set of frequencies.

1) Power on
2) Go to Settings
3) Go to Options
4) Go to Advanced Options
5) Go to Sim Card
6) HOLD ALT and press: mep2 (Please note that you will NOT see what you type on the screen)
7) It will ask you for the unlock code. Enter it and then press trackball to confirm and your phone is unlocked!
Exception: If phone says Code Error and the attempts stay the same, start off with 10 attempts and still says 10 attempts after enter code, then continue with instructions, this is just a glitch on the phone.

How to Enter Unlock Codes on BlackBerry 8700/8700c/8700g:

Note: SIM is REQUIRED to unlock the phone. SIM card can be inactive, doesn't need to active. After phone is unlocked, remove the battery, insert SIM as desired and re-insert the battery. Phone MUST be restarted to use the new SIM card.

1) Power on
2) Go to Settings
3) Go to Options
4) Go to Advanced Options
5) Go to Sim Card
6) HOLD ALT and press: mepe (Please note that you will NOT see what you type on the screen)
6) It will ask you for the unlock code. Enter it and then press jog dial to confirm and your phone is unlocked!

How to Enter Unlock Codes on BlackBerry 7105t:

Note: SIM is REQUIRED to unlock the phone. SIM card can be inactive, doesn't need to active. After phone is unlocked, remove the battery, insert SIM as desired and re-insert the battery. Phone MUST be restarted to use the new SIM card.

1) Power phone on and turn off the radio (Turn Wireless Off option)
2) Go to Tools
3) Go to Settings
4) Go to Options and select Advanced Options
5) Go to SIM Card
6) Type "MEPPD" (please note that you will not see what you type on the screen)
7) HOLD ALT and press mepp2
8) Enter the Unlock Code
9) Press enter (press on Trackball)
10) Reboot device. Device is now unlocked

How to Enter Unlock Codes on BlackBerry 7100/7130/7130c:

Note: Remove any SIM that is currently in the phone. After phone is unlocked, remove the battery, insert SIM as desired and re-insert the battery. Phone MUST be restarted to use the new SIM card.

1) Power on
2) Go to Settings
3) Go to Options
4) Go to Advanced Options
5) Go to Sim Card
6) HOLD ALT (Left side Below @) and press: mepp2 (Please note that you will NOT see what you type on the screen)
7) It will ask you for the unlock code. Enter it and then press trackball to confirm and your phone is unlocked!

How to Enter Unlock Codes on Blackberry 5xxx, 6xxx, 7xxx (Except for 7100):

Note: After phone is unlocked, remove the battery, insert SIM as desired and re-insert the battery. Phone MUST be restarted to use the new SIM card.

1) Power on
2) Go to Options.
3) Scroll to SIM CARD then press jog dial in once to select it
4) HOLD ALT (Half moon key on the lower left side) and press: mepe (Please note that you will NOT see what you type on the screen)
5) It will ask you for the unlock code. Enter it and then press jog dial once to confirm and your phone is unlocked!

How to Enter Unlock Codes on Blackberry Vodafone Storm (9500):

1) Turn off the phone
2) Need a SIM card inserted into the phone (Example: Verizon, At&t, T-mobile)
3) Turn on the phone
4) Go to Settings (Button that has dots next to green call button), Click on Manage Connections, Select 'Turn All Connections Off'
5) Press End Call (Red button)
6) Go to Settings, then Options, then Advanced Options, then SIM Card 7) Hit the Settings Button (Button that has dots next to green call button) and select 'Show Keyboard'
8) Type in mepd (Please note that you will NOT see what you type on the screen)
9) Type in mep2 or mepp2 and another screen will pop-up prompting for the MEP code (Please note that you will NOT see what you type on the screen)
10) Enter the code, Remember you ONLY have 10 chances to get it right
11) Press enter and your phone is unlocked!

How to Enter Unlock Codes on BlackBerry Storm (9530, 9550, Storm 2):

1) Turn off the phone
2) Need a SIM card inserted into the phone (Example: Verizon, At&t, T-mobile)
3) Turn on the phone
4) Go to Settings (Button that has dots next to green call button), Click on Manage Connections, Select 'Turn All Connections Off'
5) Press End Call (Red button)
6) Inside Settings menu, Click Options, then Mobile Network, on the switch technology to 'Global' if that has not been done.
Exception: If phone prompts 'Would you like your Blackberry to automatically select CDMA or GSM based on network availability', select No.
7) Now click the Back Arrow Button (Next to the Red End Call button) and select Advanced Options and then SIM Card
8) Hit the Settings Button (Button that has dots next to green call button) and select 'Show Keyboard'
9) Type in mep2 or mepp2 and another screen will pop-up prompting for the MEP code (Please note that you will NOT see what you type on the screen)
Exception: If nothing is prompting up and you are making sure you are selecting each button by press the screen in, do a wipe handheld to reset the phone to manufacturer default: http://forums.crackberry.com/showthread.php?t=110075
10) Enter the code, Remember you ONLY have 10 chances to get it right
Exception: If phone says Code Error and the attempts stay the same, start off with 10 attempts and still says 10 attempts after enter code, then continue with instructions, this is a glitch on the phone
11) Press the Enter key (Button that looks like a backwards L arrow)
12) A message will appear saying Code Accepted
13) Turn device off by removing battery, insert SIM of your choice if have not done so already. Turning device is necessary even if you have SIM of choice inserted.
14) Turn the phone back on
15) Go to Settings, then Options, then Mobile Network, on the third row switch Network Technology to GSM/UMTS.
16) Press the Back Arrow Button to exit and save settings.
17) Return to the main screen by pressing End Call and you should see your phone getting signal
18) As a reminder, if you ever remove the SIM card from your phone, you will need to set the Network Technology as GSM/UMTS again

Issues:
1) If you have issues with the phone not recognizing the network, make sure the radio is on by making sure it is not low on power.
2) If you follow the above instructions and code is accepted with the Network Technology set to GSM/UMTS and still not working, it may be the SIM needs to be replaced with a newer SIM Card.

Removing "Activation Required" on the screen or changing the Phone Number:
1) On the main screen of the phone, press Call (Green Button)
2) Type on the screen: ##000000
3) Press the Call Button
4) For the Mobile Directory Number, put in your phone number in there
5) After you have done that, press the Menu Button to Save the options and the phone will automatically restart
6) After restarting, it will be updated

How to Enter MSL Code on Sprint BlackBerry:

1) From the mainscreen of the BlackBerry, press the green call button to enter the phone
2) Type in ##MSLCODE then the green talk button (ie: ##123456 Green talk button)
3) In the CDMA service edit screen, delete the number in the first row (000000xxxx) and replace it with your current phone number
4) Press the menu key and choose save
5) The device will re-boot
6) When the device re-boots, Activation Required will be gone and the active carrier name will now appear