1. vholland's Avatar
    i go through the unlocking code and then it asks for network mep code does anyone know what that is for t mobile?
    07-11-08 06:03 AM
  2. vholland's Avatar
    i go through the unlocking steps to un lock my curve then it asks for a networl mep code does anyone know what that is for t mobile?
    07-11-08 06:05 AM
  3. oakie's Avatar
    it's not so much carrier specific as it is device specific. there is no generic code to unlock all t-mobile blackberries.
    07-11-08 07:01 AM
  4. bduschel's Avatar
    TMO has to supply you with that last part of the process.
    07-11-08 07:31 AM
  5. Technofan7's Avatar
    Just call t-mobile and tell them that your gonna travel outta the country and you want to use a pre-paid sim from that country, they will give you the code u need free of charge.
    07-11-08 07:32 AM
  6. Pete6's Avatar
    Full unlock instructions are shown below.

    Yu need to buy and unlock code from a vendor. The unlock code is unique to each BlackBerry and the vendor will require the IMEI code and the device PIN. Bith these cane be found by going to Options, Status. Both these numbers are also unique to each BlackBerry.

    A Curve sample unlock code:[FONT='Calibri','sans-serif'] 11223344

    Instructions to unlock your Blackberry phone.


    Warning! The Wireless Mode MUST BE OFF before
    performing the given SIM Unlock instructions in order
    to avoid causing the device from becoming defective.


    How to turn Wireless Mode Off:

    1. Scroll to the Airplane Icon (Turn Wireless Off.)
    2. Press Select.
    3. Wireless Mode will turn off.


    How to SIM Unlock the device:

    1. Go to the "Options" screen
    2. Select the "SIM Card" option
    3. Type ALT-MEPD (hold ALT key while typing the 4
    letters, M-E-P-D)
    4. Release the ALT key, it should then display a list
    "SIM, Network, Network Subset, etc..."
    5. To select "Network" type ALT-MEPE (since E is the
    key that gives 2 when shifted)
    6. Release the ALT key, it should then ask for the
    code
    7. Enter the unlock code provided.



    Note: In case of difficulties when entering the code please try the alternative instructions below:



    Alternative Instructions how to enter the unlock code.

    ***** You must have a SIM card in your phone to complete these steps. We recommend to use the SIM card that your phone is currently working with *****

    1. go to settings

    2 go to options

    3. go to advanced options

    4. go to sim card

    5. Type MEPD (not case sensitive) ( you will not see text appear on screen while typing )

    6. Does it say Network active? if so your phone is locked

    7. Hold the ALT Key while typing in MEPE ( not case sensitive ) ( you will not see text appear on screen while typing )

    8. It will say "Enter Network MEP Code, then you type in the 16 digit unlock code, press in the jog dial to confirm

    9. Your phone is now unlocked.


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    07-11-08 10:33 AM
  7. dsafferboy's Avatar
    I called tmo the other night just asked for the unlock code and they simply sms messaged the instructions. I asked why they do this, they feel that since you payed for the phone it yours and there reason why you shouldn't do whatever you want with. You don't have to make up a story for them to give it to you. So tmo customer there shouldn't be no reasons why you should have to pay ever pay to have your tmo mobile phone unlocked.

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    07-11-08 02:19 PM
  8. kimandkam's Avatar
    Sorry for being slow but I've been cruising the forums for weeks now but I have yet to figure out what unlocking your curve does. I just really don't get it. Can someone please explain.

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    07-11-08 10:06 PM
  9. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    Makes it possible to use it on any GSM carrier network.
    If you wanted to change carriers, but not phone, it's helpful.

    Also when traveling you can swap out your SIM card with
    a SIM card in your destination and avoid international roaming
    charges.

    And lastly, It can increase the resale value and widen your
    pool of potential buyers.
    07-11-08 10:20 PM
  10. kemal's Avatar
    Another way to say what AG did is that a locked phone will not work with another carrier's sim card. It doesn't do anything else functionally, if you're a tmo customer with a tmo locked curve and a tmo sim, unlocking won't make your phone do anything exciring or better, it just doesn't keep you from using it on att with att sim or travelling and putting in a foreign sim

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-12-08 01:52 AM
  11. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    I'm sorry but I don't really see why my explanation needed
    to be expanded upon. You basically repeated what I said,
    with fewer capital letters. And functionality was not part of my
    point at all
    Last edited by amazinglygraceless; 07-12-08 at 02:05 AM.
    07-12-08 02:02 AM
  12. kemal's Avatar
    I'm sorry but I don't really see why my explanation needed
    to be expanded upon. You basically repeated what I said,
    with fewer capital letters. And functionality was not part of my
    point at all
    I meant no offense...

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-12-08 02:19 AM
  13. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    I meant no offense...
    I didn't take any, just confused as to why it was necessary
    07-12-08 02:21 AM
  14. kemal's Avatar
    I didn't take any, just confused as to why it was necessary
    Sometimes I run into bb users who hear their phone is locked and think they need to get it unlocked so they can get everything out of it, as if the simlock is crippling them from using the device to its fullest even though they never leave the country or have plans to jump ship carrier wise. Just looked at it from that perspective and thought I'd throw it in.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-12-08 02:36 AM
  15. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    Oh I know. "Will unlocking my 8320 get me GPS?" NO!!

    "Will unlocking my 8310 get me Wi-Fi?" NO!!

    "Will unlocking my 8330 get me laser guided missle launch
    capabilities?" H3ll ta da naw!!
    07-12-08 02:45 AM
  16. kemal's Avatar
    But if I upgrade to the beta OS, I'll get the missiles, right? Should I upgrade? I downloaded the beta, and plugged the cable into my phone, but where do I plug this other end in? My computer doesn't have a power outlet to plug the other end into

    Etc etc. If I have to explain to one more coworker that unlocking a sim is not the same as "unlocking the video camera" (wth_ I'm gonna scream. Or curl up in the fetal position.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-12-08 02:53 AM
  17. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    You must know my boss But seeing as we have successfully jacked not one but two threads, I sent you a PM
    07-12-08 02:55 AM
  18. biskit13's Avatar
    is it true that in the uk,if you have a 30 or 03 in your imei number ,your phone cant be unlocked,a guy at the unlock shop told me this today.
    03-24-10 02:31 PM
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