How To Unlock Blackberry

WARNING: If after you enter “meood” or “mepd” from the unlock instructions below and your “Enter Network MEP” box shows less than 4 tries left (default is 10 tries left). STOP, do not enter the unlock code. If you enter the wrong code and get to 0 tries left, your Blackberry will be permanently locked. Therefore, with MEP Name, you are 100% sure that the unlock code is correct.

Model: 6xxx 7xxx: Example; 6230, 7100, and 7290 etc.:

Before you start, you MUST take out the Sim Card & turn OFF ALL wireless radios

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Select Options / Settings.
  3. Select Sim Card.
  4. Enter MEPD (not case sensitive), Note: When typing in MEPD, the letters will not appear on the screen.
  5. Then enter MEP, hold Alt Key and type the number 2. NOTE: You must use the “alt” key to enable numbers, for example: enter MEP, hold “ALT key” and enter 2. NOTE: When typing in MEP2, the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the “Enter Network MEP” box. If you do not see the “Enter Network MEP” box, you didn’t type in the MEP2 properly.

Model: 7100, 8100, 8110, 8120 & 8220, 9100:

Before you start, you MUST have a SIM Card & turn OFF ALL wireless radios

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to Turn Wireless Off and press the trackball (Will show Turn Wireless ON).
  3. Scroll to Options and press the trackball.
  4. Scroll to Advanced Options and press the trackball.
  5. Scroll to SIM Card and press the trackball.
  6. Type MEOOD (not case sensitive). This step opens up the personalization on the device.
  7. Type MEOO, then hold ALT key and type the number 2. NOTE: When typing in MEOO2, the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the “Enter Network MEP” box.
  8. Enter Unlock Code.
  9. Press the Enter Key. (Make sure you press the Enter Key within 5 seconds or you will have to enter the unlock code again).

Model: 8700, 8700c, 8700g, 8700r

Before you start, you MUST have a SIM Card & turn OFF ALL wireless radios

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Manage Connections. Select Turn All Connections Off.
  3. Press the red end key or the Escape key to go back to the Home screen.
  4. Scroll to and select the Setting icon.
  5. Scroll to Options.
  6. Scroll to and select Advanced Options.
  7. Scroll to and select SIM Card.
  8. Type MEPD. NOTE: When typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen. This step opens up the personalization on the device.
  9. Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type the number 2. NOTE: When typing in MEP and “Alt” and number 2, the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the “Enter Network MEP” box.
  10. Enter the unlock code.
  11. Press the Joydial to confirm (“Code Accepted” should display)
  12. Press and hold the red End key to turn the handheld off and then back on.
  13. Once the device has powered on, follow steps 1 & 2 and restore connections.

Model: 8300, 8310, 8320, 8520, 8800, 8820, 8900, 9000, 9630, 9650, 9700, 9800

Before you start, you MUST have a SIM Card (could be Active or Inactive) & turn OFF ALL wireless radios

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Manage Connections. Select Turn All Connections Off.
  3. Press the red end key or the Escape key to go back to the Home screen.
  4. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  5. Scroll to and select Advanced Options.
  6. Scroll to and select SIM Card.
  7. Type MEPD. NOTE: When typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen. This step opens up the personalization on the device.
  8. Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type the number 2. NOTE: When typing in MEP and “Alt” and number 2, the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the “Enter Network MEP” box.
  9. Enter the unlock code.
  10. Press the trackball (“Code Accepted” should display)
  11. Press and hold the red End key to turn the handset off and then back on.
  12. Once the device has powered on, follow steps 1 & 2 and restore connections.

Method 1: Model: 9500, 9530 Storm, 9550 Storm 2
Before you start, you MUST have an Unauthorized SIM Card inserted. An Unauthorized SIM Card is a SIM Card that DOES NOT belong to the provider of the phone. For example: If you have a Verizon phone, you need to insert a T-Mobile SIM Card inside the phone before turning it on.

  1. Power on the phone.
  2. Phone will display “MEP check failed. Do you want to enter MEP unlock code”. Select “Yes”.
  3. “Enter Network MEP code (# left)”. Enter the unlock code.
  4. Press Enter, you should see “Code Accepted”
  5. You need to check that the Network Connection is set on GSM/UMTS. Menu>Manage Connection>Mobile Network Options and make sure it is GSM/UMTS.
  6. Once GSM/UMTS is selected, you are now ready to make a phone call.

Notice: If the network is not working after your phone is fully charged and the unlocking process displayed “Code Accepted”, you must change from Verizon CDMA network to GSM Global Network a few times. After the change from Verizon CDMA to GSM Global 3 times is completed, leave it on GSM Global Network. Now it should work. (Verizon 8830 World Edition DOES NOT work in USA )


Method 2: Model: 8830, 9500, 9530 Storm, 9550 Storm 2
Before you start, you MUST have a SIM Card inserted & turn OFF ALL wireless radios. Turn the phone sideways so that you get the full QWERTY keypad.

  1. Press the Menu key
  2. Scroll to and select Manage Connections. Select Turn All Connections Off.
  3. Press the red end key or the Escape key to go back to the Home screen.
  4. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  5. Scroll to and select Advanced Options.
  6. Scroll to and select SIM Card.
  7. Type MEPD. NOTE: When typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the personalization on the device.
  8. Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type the number 2. NOTE: When typing in MEP and “Alt” and number 2, the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the “Enter Network MEP” box.
  9. Enter the unlock code.
  10. Press Enter (Press the trackball for 8830), you should see “Code Accepted”
  11. Press and hold the power key to turn the handset off and then back on.
  12. Once the device has powered on, follow steps 1 & 2 and restore connections.

Notice: If the network is not working after your phone is fully charged and unlocking process displayed “Code Accepted”. You must change from Verizon CDMA network to GSM Global Network a few times. After changing from Verizon CDMA to GSM Global 3 times is completed, leave it on GSM Global Network. Now it should work. (Verizon 8830 World Edition DOES NOT work in USA )

Model: For Telus & Bell Mobility, Some Fido models and all carriers that have Service Provider block (MEP4).

Sometimes we may send you two sets of Unlock Codes, use the codes as a set;

Example: MEP2:43237528-AND-MEP4:35848078 OR MEP4:4371476728858074.

Set 1: MEP2:43237528-AND-MEP4:35848078.

Set 2: MEP4:4371476728858074.

DO NOT mix these two sets. Determine which option looks similar to your phone and then follow the correct instructions.

  1. If your Blackberry has only Network “Active”, then choose Option 1. You ONLY need the MEP2 code that we send to you.
  2. If your Blackberry has both Network and Service Provider “Active”, then choose Option 2. You need both the MEP2 and MEP4 codes that we send to you.
  3. If your Blackberry has only Service Provider “Active”, then choose Option 3. You ONLY need the MEP4 code that we send to you.

Option 1: Option 2 Option 3
ID: 8901260700015407027 ID: 8901260700015407027 ID: 8901260700015407027
Personalization: Personalization: Personalization:
SIM: Disabled SIM: Disabled SIM: Disabled
Network: Active (MEP2) Network: Active (MEP2) Network: Active (MEP2)
Network Subset: Disabled Network Subset: Disabled Network Subset: Disabled
Service Provider: Disabled (MEP4) Service Provider: Active (MEP4) Service Provider: Active (MEP4)
Corporate: Disabled Corporate: Disabled Corporate: Disabled


Option 1: Before you start, you MUST have a SIM Card inserted & turn OFF ALL wireless radios. Turn the phone sideways so that you get the full QWERTY keypad.

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Manage Connections. Select Turn All Connections Off.
  3. Press the red end key or the Escape key to go back to the Home screen.
  4. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  5. Scroll to and select Advanced Options.
  6. Scroll to and select SIM Card.
  7. Type MEPD. NOTE: When typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the personalization on the device.
  8. Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type number 2. NOTE: When typing in MEP and “Alt” and number 2, the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the “Enter Network MEP” box.
  9. Enter the MEP2 code that we sent to you.
  10. Press Enter (Press the trackball for 8830), you should see “Code Accepted”
  11. Press and hold power key to turn the handset off and then back on.
  12. Once the device has powered on, follow steps 1 & 2 and restore connections.

Option 2: Before you start, you MUST have a SIM Card inside the phone (could be Active or Inactive) & turn OFF ALL wireless radios.

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Manage Connections. Select Turn All Connections Off.
  3. Press the red end key or the Escape key to go back to the Home screen.
  4. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  5. Scroll to and select Advanced Options.
  6. Scroll to and select SIM Card.
  7. Type MEPD. NOTE: When typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen.
  8. Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type number 2. NOTE: When typing in MEP and “Alt” and number 2, the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the “Enter Network MEP” box.
  9. Enter the MEP2 code that we sent to you.
  10. Press the trackball (“Code Accepted” should display).
  11. Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type number 4.
  12. Enter the MEP4 code that we sent to you.
  13. Press the trackball (“Code Accepted” should display again).
  14. Press and hold the red End key to turn the handset off and then back on.
  15. Once the device has powered on, follow steps 1 & 2 and restore connections.

Option 3: Before you start, you MUST have a SIM Card inserted & turn OFF ALL wireless radios, turn the phone sideways so that you get the full QWERTY keypad.

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Manage Connections. Select Turn All Connections Off.
  3. Press the red end key or the Escape key to go back to the Home screen.
  4. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  5. Scroll to and select Advanced Options.
  6. Scroll to and select SIM Card.
  7. Type MEPD. NOTE: When typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the personalization on the device.
  8. Type MEP then hold “Alt” key and type number 4. NOTE: When typing in MEP and “Alt” and number 4, the letters/number will not appear on the screen, this step opens up the “Enter Network MEP” box.
  9. Enter the MEP4 code that we sent to you.
  10. Press Enter (Press the trackball for 8830), you should see “Code Accepted”
  11. Press and hold power key to turn the handset off and then back on.
  12. Once the device has powered on, follow steps 1 & 2 and restore connections.

Here are the SPC/MSL CDMA Unlock Codes
MSL/SPC Code:
To use this code:

  1. From the home screen of the Blackberry, press the green call button to enter the phone.
  2. Type in ##MSL/SPC CODE then press the green talk button (ie: ##123456 Green talk button).
  3. In the CDMA service edit screen, delete the number in the first row (000000xxxx) and replace it with your current phone number.
  4. Press the menu key and choose save.
  5. The device will re-boot.

When the device re-boots, Activation Required will be gone and the active carrier name will now appear.

Known issues for Verizon 8830 World Edition & 9530 Storm, 9550 Storm 2, Tour 9630:

  1. If your Storm is not recognizing the network, make sure your phone battery is fully charged and the radio is on.
  2. Sometimes the phone requires you to do “MEPPD” and “MEPP2” instead of “MEPD” and “MEP2”. If this occurs, redo unlock steps above with “MEPPD” and “MEPP2”
  3. If the network is not working after your phone is fully charged and the unlocking process displayed “Code Accepted”. You must change from Verizon CDMA network to GSM Global Network a few times, after changing from Verizon CDMA to GSM Global 3 times is completed, leave it on GSM Global Network. Now it should work. (Verizon 8830 World Edition DOES NOT work in USA )

Removing “Activation Required” on the screen for Verizon Storm:

  1. On the main screen, press ##000000
  2. For the Mobile Directory Number, enter your phone number in here.

Press the Menu to save the options and the phone will automatically restart.

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