BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-18-2012, 05:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Model: 8900
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Vodafone
Posts: 1
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default BB 8900 - factory reset doesn't work!!

Please Login to Remove!

Hi,

I have a BB 8900 which use to be my work phone.

I now want to reset it and use it for personal use.

I have done a factory reset but the BB still forces me to have a passport and things like that, which is what my old work settings use to be.

So my question is, how do I do a full and complete factory reset to take it back to if I purchased it from a shop new?

Also, its locked to Vodafone, is there an easy way to unlock it or will the fix for the aforementioned sort that?

Massive thanks,

Jon
Offline  
Old 02-18-2012, 07:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
Grumpy Moderator
 
NJBlackBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
Model: iPh6
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 27,813
Post Thanks: 33
Thanked 442 Times in 382 Posts
Default Re: BB 8900 - factory reset doesn't work!!

Your Blackberry has an "IT Policy" on it requiring the password. This policy needs to be removed.

Remove IT Policy - BlackBerryFAQ

Unlocking the BlackBerry so that it can be used on another carrier is completely different; you need to contact a commercial unlocker to get the code.

Click on "BlackBerry Unlock" at the top of this thread to use the unlocker associated with this forum.

Good luck.
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

Similar Threads for: BB 8900 - factory reset doesn't work!!
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BB will only work on WiFi The Sand Carrier Specific Issues 44 03-19-2010 12:47 AM
Complete OS Rebuild - Old Work BB Fentonio1978 General Legacy Device Discussion 3 05-06-2009 08:36 AM
BB 8900: Alarm doesn´t work catencio General BlackBerry Discussion 1 03-27-2009 06:01 PM
Reset BB 8900 cinerent General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 2 02-13-2009 01:35 PM
Curve only show sandglass for 10 hours ,hard reset not work:? jason.lqs General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 6 09-29-2007 01:21 PM





Copyright © 2004-2014 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM © and BlackBerry © are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.