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  1. dante291088's Avatar
    I tried searching for information about the blackberry engineering screen (ALT+CAPS/SHIFT+H with dial from screen disabled), but couldn't find anything.
    I'm kinda curious about :
    - why does it become available when you have an unlocked/unbranded phone
    - what exactly can it do
    - possible tweaks to the os - like dimming the backlight to the keyboard/trackball
    - more information on the whole thing

    Thank you.

    UPDATE:

    1. The screen appears only on unbranded/unlocked phones.
    On locked/branded phones it takes you to the Help Me ! menu.
    2. You must have Dial from Screen Disabled
    3. You can get a code for accessing the screen from ... check message #6 in this thread (didn't try this, already have access to it)
    4. Apparently if you do something wrong and end up with a useless phone, upgrading/downgrading rewrites everything (needs confirmation)
    5. In the OS Engineering Screen you can find some interesting information battery temp., at what speed is your processor currently running, etc.
    Last edited by dante291088; 06-20-09 at 04:43 PM.
    03-13-09 01:28 PM
  2. iRace559's Avatar
    03-13-09 01:31 PM
  3. bt224's Avatar
    Where did you find this screen?
    03-13-09 01:38 PM
  4. Danman1043's Avatar
    Where did you find this screen?
    I believe its ALT+CAPS+H if your Bold is unlocked.
    03-13-09 01:42 PM
  5. bt224's Avatar
    I believe its ALT+CAPS+H if your Bold is unlocked.
    Well, it took me to a screen. I have no idea what it does, but it looked cool.
    03-13-09 01:47 PM
  6. iRace559's Avatar
    False. Your phone has to be unbranded to access the engineering screen. Although, if you don't want to put your phone at risk. Use this code generator. It allows you to access the Engineering screen for a set amount of time.

    BlackBerry eScreen Unlock Code Generator (by Thyth)
    03-13-09 01:48 PM
  7. Danman1043's Avatar
    Well, it took me to a screen. I have no idea what it does, but it looked cool.
    The screen is called "Help Me!" You can't do anything with it unless you're unbranded though.
    03-13-09 01:53 PM
  8. gptoyz's Avatar
    how do i access the bold's engineering screen?
    03-13-09 03:01 PM
  9. gptoyz's Avatar
    False. Your phone has to be unbranded to access the engineering screen. Although, if you don't want to put your phone at risk. Use this code generator. It allows you to access the Engineering screen for a set amount of time.

    BlackBerry eScreen Unlock Code Generator (by Thyth)
    awesome link props!
    03-13-09 03:02 PM
  10. username0022's Avatar
    Where do you enter that unlock code?
    03-13-09 03:09 PM
  11. username0022's Avatar
    Nevermind... I read the "Help" page...
    03-13-09 03:10 PM
  12. kittiyut's Avatar
    Awesome link!!! Thanks!
    BTW, once in the Engineering screen, how do you change voice codec to the highest quality?
    03-13-09 03:17 PM
  13. username0022's Avatar
    Wow... I can already see a bunch of bricked 'berries after this...
    03-13-09 03:18 PM
  14. username0022's Avatar
    So... where do we start?
    03-13-09 03:31 PM
  15. gptoyz's Avatar
    how do i access the engineering screen? i got my access code where do i enter it?
    03-13-09 03:36 PM
  16. username0022's Avatar
    You enter it in the Help Me! screen.
    03-13-09 03:39 PM
  17. gptoyz's Avatar
    just start typing anywhere?
    03-13-09 03:55 PM
  18. bt224's Avatar
    Ok, I know I'm dense, but what can you actually do while you are in the screen?
    03-13-09 03:56 PM
  19. username0022's Avatar
    just start typing anywhere?
    Yep, type it anywhere in that screen.
    03-13-09 04:08 PM
  20. username0022's Avatar
    Ok, I know I'm dense, but what can you actually do while you are in the screen?
    bt, I'm just as lost as you are, buddy. Right now I'm just staring into the screen.
    03-13-09 04:08 PM
  21. bt224's Avatar
    It would be nice if we could change some things such as the 3G lockin.
    03-13-09 04:09 PM
  22. username0022's Avatar
    I think you can, just not sure where.
    03-13-09 04:12 PM
  23. gptoyz's Avatar
    It would be nice if we could change some things such as the 3G lockin.
    only way u can go about that is debranding
    03-13-09 04:12 PM
  24. bt224's Avatar
    only way u can go about that is debranding
    Screw that. It's not that important.
    03-13-09 04:15 PM
  25. gptoyz's Avatar
    at&t assholes seriously crippled the phone
    03-13-09 04:21 PM
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