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Old 12-26-2009, 04:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I purchased a bb pearl 8100 from a store in Canada. I went to my cell phone provider and when they went to insert a SIM card it asked for a PUK number. I have called T-Mobile and they were unable to help me. When I called RIM it charges you for their technical support. So I guess all I am wondering is if I can in fact use a T-Mobile phone on the Bell Network, and what the HECK a PUK code is and how to get it. Thanks!
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Old 12-26-2009, 04:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (8820)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_Unblocking_Code



You need to obtain an unlock code and unlock the phone.



See http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/BlackBerry_FAQ for more info.

EDIT: http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.p..._BlackBerry%3F
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Don't double post.

8100 will not work on Bell's network.
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