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Old 08-08-2008, 11:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently relocated from the US back to Norway and acquired unlocking codes from T-Mobile. I followed the unlocking steps and when I put in my norwegian sim card, I get no network connection. Thus this makes me wonder if the unit hasn't been unlocked.

Is there a way to confirm whether a phone has been unlocked?

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-08-2008, 11:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Options > Advanced Options > SIM Card

Type in m e p d on the keypad. (You won't see it being typed.)

On the resulting screen:
Network = Disabled means the phone is unlocked.
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Old 08-08-2008, 11:26 AM   #3 (permalink)
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^^ He's right. You can also check out this link from the FAQ > How do I determine if my BlackBerry is "unlocked"? - BlackBerryFAQ
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Old 08-08-2008, 11:58 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Awesome, the Network shows up as disabled. Many thanks for the link.

Now I just need to figure out why my carrier in Norway doesn't support BlackBerry...
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Old 08-08-2008, 12:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Even if your carrier doesn't support BB, the device should still work as a phone if the SIM is good. Have you checked your SIM in another phone?
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Old 08-08-2008, 02:55 PM   #6 (permalink)
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So how do you unlock your phone if you are with t-mobile? Are there any pros or cons to unlocking?
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Old 08-08-2008, 04:09 PM   #7 (permalink)
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if you are a t-mobile customer for more than 3 months then they can provide you unlock code for your device...atleast I can get mine from at&t.
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