BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-20-2009, 04:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Model: 8300
PIN: N/A
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 2
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default 8100 Security problem

Please Login to Remove!

Hi,

I purchased a 2nd hand 8100 and have found that the phone turns on, powers up but then requests a password/4 digit code to access the phone.

There is no SIM card in the phone at the moment.

Emails to the previous owner are not answered.

Can anyone tell me how to reset the phone to factory default so I can use the phone OR how to reset the code.

Thanks.
Offline  
Old 02-20-2009, 06:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
mendez777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Italy
Model: Z10
OS: 10.2.1.47
PIN: 24E1DBA9
Carrier: TIM Italy
Posts: 106
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Wirelessly posted (8100™)

Download JL_cmder from the net and use it to reset to factory option to unlock your phone. After that it'll be free.
__________________
http://www.mondoblackberry.com

Last edited by mendez777 : 02-20-2009 at 06:19 AM.
Offline  
Old 02-20-2009, 06:43 AM   #3 (permalink)
BBF War Game Mod
 
Jadey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Denver CO
Model: Z10
OS: 10010614
PIN: SEEKRIT innit
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 4,294
Post Thanks: 9
Thanked 29 Times in 23 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lester View Post
I purchased a 2nd hand 8100 and have found that the phone turns on, powers up but then requests a password/4 digit code to access the phone.

There is no SIM card in the phone at the moment.

Emails to the previous owner are not answered.

Can anyone tell me how to reset the phone to factory default so I can use the phone OR how to reset the code.

Thanks.
It is not the SIM PIN if you have no SIM in there.

So you are being prompted for the BB password. Just keep entering nonsense. After 10 attempts the BB will wipe and let you set a new password.

I am assuming that you don't have any data to lose, as it is a "new" device for you.
__________________
Jadey : Infrastructure Architect, Denver CO
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

OEM BULB with Housing for DELL 4220 Projector with 180 Day Warranty
$179.0
OEM BULB with Housing for DELL 4220 Projector with 180 Day Warranty pictureOEM BULB with Housing for DELL 330-6183 Projector with 180 Day Warranty
$124.0
OEM BULB with Housing for DELL 330-6183 Projector with 180 Day Warranty pictureOEM BULB with Housing for DELL 1410X Projector with 180 Day Warranty
$124.0
OEM BULB with Housing for DELL 1410X Projector with 180 Day Warranty picture(J06) NEW Genuine OEM Dell 5313118052F0 Generic M-M 6ft Audio Cable Assembly
$25.0
(J06) NEW Genuine OEM Dell 5313118052F0 Generic M-M 6ft Audio Cable Assembly pictureNew Lamp Bulb 08W621 8W621 for Dell 3200MP Projector OEM by Osram
$49.95
New Lamp Bulb 08W621 8W621 for Dell 3200MP Projector OEM by Osram picture






Copyright © 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM © and BlackBerry © are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.