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Old 06-28-2008, 09:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

I purchased a Tmobile locked pearl off ebay and got an unlock code for it. But the 'mepp2' option doesnt bring up anything, so im assuming the previous owner tried the 10 attempts to unlock it. So is there a way to get the 10 attempts back? Or is the unlock code i have useless and the phone permanently locked for tmobile?

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Old 06-28-2008, 09:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If the previous user used them up then there is absolutely no way to ever unlock it. Does it bring up the meppd menu? Does it say Network: Active?

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the meppd menu comes up, everything is disabled. just the step after that, mepp2 doesnt work. i tried all combination, mepp, alt+2; hold alt + mepp2, etc. I was hoping that i could unlock it using the computer somehow, like reinstalling the firmware or something.
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If "Network" says "Disabled" then the BB is already unlocked.
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But when i put the AT&T sim it, it says 'SIM Rejected'.
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That's another problem. I think when the device is locked it says "Invalid Sim."

If it says "Network" "Disabled" then the BB is most definitely unlocked already. Are you sure the sim is good?
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Its a new SIM becuase i just transfered my service to AT&T. I guess it might be the SIM itself if the phone is already unlocked. Ill take it to them tomorrow. Thanks alot for your help John! Really appreciate it.
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