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Old 04-21-2007, 03:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i bought one off ebay and was wondering if i could call up tmo and tell them it was a bb8100 and give them the imei. would it work seeing as how they forward the info to blackberry and get the unlock code from them? thanks..
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Unless the device is branded T-Mobile, they won't help you. They can't help you.

Contact one of the commercial unlockers or sponsors to unlock your 8800.
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i bought one off ebay and was wondering if i could call up tmo and tell them it was a bb8100 and give them the imei. would it work seeing as how they forward the info to blackberry and get the unlock code from them? thanks..


It seems that your method would not work, but you've got nothing to loose but time by trying...
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IMEI #'s are ALL device specific. Not only wont Tmo help you if its not a tmo phone but even if they could, they would know it was an 8800 not an 8100. Have to contact cingular which usually take s a while. best bet...spend the $30 online..most it will take is a day
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