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Old 04-12-2009, 03:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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HI, i've bought a used 8700r no battery and no charger, but it didn't look like a scam, now that i've got a battery the phone is asking for a pin, is there a way to solve that problem? the phone was really cheap but it still would be a shame just to throw it out.
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Old 04-12-2009, 03:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Please tell us exactly what it is asking for.
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Please be much more specific.
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sorry, when i turn the phone on it says to enter a password, also has a number of attempts
in the brackets eg(2/10 )
the previous owner doesn't answer my emails.
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Type the password wrong ten times (follow the prompts) and it will wipe out the BlackBerry and allow you to use it.
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Thanks! i'll try doing that right now!!
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Type the password wrong ten times (follow the prompts) and it will wipe out the BlackBerry and allow you to use it.

Thank you very much!! that did work
i'm sure i'll have more questions because i'm a first time BB user
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