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  1. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Hi there, I have a quick question and I would appreciate your answer. If I enter the incorrect passcode 10 times in a row, afterwards do I have to enter a new pin/passcode, is it required so to speak, or can I skip that option right away, and leave the torch without passcode option? Meaning can I set up a different passcode at another time?
    You can choose to use no password at all or to use a new password once the device wipes all your user data. However, if you have a backup on your PC from Desktop Manager that you wish to restore, you will need to know and enter the password correctly on the PC when you open Desktop Manager and choose to restore.
    01-30-11 01:39 AM
  2. Jim767's Avatar
    after I enter the incorrect pass code 10 times, will it then automatically start rebooting/wiping all the data from the phone. What happens afterwards? Will turn on by itself again and then give me the option to reenter a new pin? Do I simply have click then "cancel" if do not want to have a passcode anymore and i am back in the main menu right away, so that I can start using it again? Also, sim card contact will not be deleted by the wipe, correct? Thx in advance!!
    01-30-11 12:40 PM
  3. dnorman56's Avatar
    Does this Appy To An 8520 Curve, with The JVM error 545 message? Whenever plugged into computer and attempting to connect, the phone simply wants to reboot, the blacckberry desktop manager give me an error message saying that in cannot connect witht he device, any suggestions?
    06-22-11 01:51 PM
  4. lolplolp's Avatar
    is the data lost on your simcard too?
    06-28-11 07:31 PM
  5. lolplolp's Avatar
    will it also delete the data on your memory card too?
    06-28-11 07:34 PM
  6. ggunn1's Avatar
    Will the attempt counter reset at some point or will it forever remember that I have already tried eight times?
    08-23-11 05:06 PM
  7. PsychoVolvo's Avatar
    It will reset when you either get the password right or get it wrong two more times thus wiping the phone.

    I'm currently on attempt 5. I had my phone in my jersey while biking today and sweat got into the keyboard causing some letters to not type correctly. I'm keeping it in a bag of rice now to try to absorb the moisture but if that doesn't do it, can I plug it into the computer and unlock it from the Blackberry Desktop software? I do know my password; I just can't get the keyboard to type it right.

    Btw, this is on my Bold 9000 but I'm posting on here because this seems to be a broader issue and this is a bigger thread.
    08-29-11 10:39 PM
  8. tntodysseas's Avatar
    Just enter the incorrect password x10 times and your Blackberry will be wiped. Your personal data will be gone, but you can then enter a new password and start again.
    i took out my SIM and storage card so actually it did reboot alone withit deleting all the thiks
    09-05-11 03:30 AM
  9. Kenny two guns's Avatar
    My brother-in-law just gave me his old Blackberry as I had broke my Blackberry Bold. It was password locked as well. After reading some stuff below I tried password as the password on my 3rd try and it unlocked it..Could this be a default password?...
    10-12-12 07:32 AM
  10. questions and answears's Avatar
    does dis apply 2 blackberry playbook
    01-06-13 05:34 AM
  11. Jack Senior's Avatar
    Hi i have a blackberry 9300. i have forgot my passcode and im on my final attempt, just to make sure what will it exactly wipe?Will it still let me on my blackberry e.g. calling, texting and facebook?
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    01-13-13 04:06 AM
  12. forbes60's Avatar
    I need help
    01-22-13 02:35 PM
  13. Bettebet's Avatar
    Hi
    I am on my last password attempt.
    Verizon wireless tried hard to help. But to no avail.
    HELP!!
    02-02-13 04:11 AM
  14. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    You need to either remember the password and enter it correctly.

    Or enter it incorrectly the set number of times and then the device will WIPE of all the data and you can start over.

    There's no work around.

    Hopefully, you have a backup.
    02-02-13 07:30 AM
  15. Brenna Morgan's Avatar
    I meant to get all my pictures & videos from by BB before getting a new phone, but I let too much time go by and now I've forgotten the password. I don't care if the phone goes back to its original settings - its a toy for my kids now anyway.....I just really want to keep the old picts & videos. Will taking the card out while resetting it work?
    04-10-13 09:38 PM
  16. saudadeii's Avatar
    If the media card is not encrypted, you can simply remove it and put it into your new phone. If it is, there's no way to recover it without the password.

    Are you using an 8800?
    04-18-13 04:35 PM
  17. Zac Cross's Avatar
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    06-08-13 04:46 PM
  18. Katie Meyer's Avatar
    hi,

    how to change a password on a blackberry when its loked .
    thankes katie meyer
    06-14-13 04:31 PM
  19. saudadeii's Avatar
    You can not unless you wipe the phone and all data.
    06-15-13 11:35 PM
  20. sheena khan's Avatar
    i forget my password so how i can i use my phone pls help me
    06-23-13 06:17 PM
  21. sheena khan's Avatar
    my phome nothing show me anything option etc
    06-23-13 06:21 PM
  22. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    There's no work around for the password.

    Your options are to enter it correctly or to enter it incorrectly the set number of times and then the device will be wiped of all the data and you can start over.

    Hopefully, you have a current backup of your personal data on the device.
    06-23-13 10:29 PM
  23. vanessarennie's Avatar
    hi I couldn't open my bbz10 password
    its my first time
    06-29-13 03:20 AM
  24. saudadeii's Avatar
    Please go ask in the Z10 forum. They can help you there.
    06-29-13 12:09 PM
  25. Daniel Crow's Avatar
    hey i have the same problem did you fine it how to do it ?
    08-01-13 07:00 PM
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