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howett 02-27-2007 11:52 AM

PIN code (security)
 
Hi guys,

I set a 4 digit numerical password on my 8700V to be entered whenever keypad was unlocked. I removed my SIM and sold the device forgetting about the password. I have just heard from the guy who bought it who claims that it is asking him for the password. I have given him the password I set but he says that it will not work. The device is unlocked and so will work with any SIM and so this is not the issue. Do I need to put my old SIM back in the device to remove the password? Is there a generic password for the device such as 0000 etc? What else could the problem be?

Many thanks!

Perfect Storm 02-27-2007 01:31 PM

He should be able to enter the wrong password 10 times, then the device will reset to factory settings.

howett 02-27-2007 02:46 PM

oh right. didn't know that!
I think I've found the problem - I told him it was a 4 digit NUMBER - which I even thought it was myself - but i never used to use the number/shift button so in actual truth it is a 4 LETTER password! Have explained to him so hopefully this should fix things. thanks for your reply.


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