1. zabber's Avatar
    Hello,

    I'm trying to unlock a BlackBerry Bold 9700 phone that is locked to the Canadian "Bell" network, so that I can use a "WIND" network SIM card with it.

    I have all the codes, but when it asked me for my "network MEP" at startup and I inputted my MEP2 code, with 10 tries remaining, nothing really happened; the prompt/window just disappeared. Now when I follow the alternative instructions in post #16 of this post -- http://forums.crackberry.com/blackbe...1/#post9347131 -- I get all the way to the MEPD screen but nothing pops up when I type in MEP2 (pressing 'shift' before each letter and 'alt' before the number 2). Similarly, when I reboot the device and it asks me if I want to unlock the SIM and I select 'yes,' the "network MEP" prompt does not pop up.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks!
    12-29-13 02:03 AM
  2. zabber's Avatar
    Oops, nevermind.

    I just read this page -- http://forums.crackberry.com/blackbe...-guide-431356/ -- and I realized that the MEP2 was accepted and the SIM unlocked... It was the MEP4 that I still needed to enter. I was pretty sure I'd typed in MEP4 earlier but I must have mis-typed.
    12-29-13 02:32 AM
  3. zabber's Avatar
    Well, that was a giant waste of time.

    Apparently Bell devices aren't compatible with the WIND network: Android Device and Network compatibility Guide | Android Bugle

    12-29-13 03:24 AM
  4. bunky1971's Avatar
    this is for my own knowledge, if you could assist...
    wouldnt the device just get edge/EDGE and just not 3G service?

    Sent from my BlackBerry 9790 using Tapatalk
    01-01-14 08:35 PM

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