In this short tutorial we will teach you how to get an unlock codes for a blackberry storm, most importantly we will teach you how to get the correct information so that you get the correct unlocking code from your provider and also finally, what to do if you encounter any problems during the unlocking process itself. The Storm is an impressive take on a touch screen device from the ever more popular Blackberry. It boasts an impressive crisp touch screen, high quality camera, sleek design, and vast connectivity capabilities. It also carries the promise of high end performance, user interface and operating system, making it one to watch for other touch screen smartphone manufacturers on the smartphone market.
Your network operator locks your phone to force you to be loyal to them
So it’s not surprising given Blackberry’s popularity that people are desperate to get upgrade to the Blackberry Storm well before their contract has come to an end. And getting the Storm on any network couldn’t be easier with the just an unlock code and some simple unlocking instructions needed to set you on your way. So where can I get an Unlock codes for a BlackBerry Storm that wont break the bank?
The first thing you must do is get a unlocking call from a reliable supplier
First of all you will need to obtain an unlock code for the Storm handset. The easiest and safest way to get your hands on the unlock code is to choose an online unlock code provider, like unlock.my. However, in some cases they may request an admin fee of up to £20 for the unlock code. If you aren’t willing to pay this admin fee then there are some other ways to get the unlock code. But be very careful which source you choose. Many websites and independent mobile repairers will offer an array cell phone unlocking services, but it is important that you are sure the source is reliable. Do some digging on the website or repairer/retailer and make previous customers were 100% happy with the results of their service, and be sure a money back guarantee is offered if anything should go wrong.
Choose your supplier carefully, not all are verified by Symantec.com like unlock.my
Once you have your unlock code, it is time to unlock your Blackberry Storm handset! To do this, first insert an unaccepted sim card into the device, and go to the ‘Manage Connections’ menu, often found in the ‘Settings menu’ of Blackberry devices. Select ‘Turn All Connections Off’. Then go to the ‘Options’ menu and select ‘Advanced Options’. Then select ‘SIM Card’.
Getting the correct information from the phone is vitally important
Then hold the phone at a horizontal angle and press the Blackberry menu button and select ‘Show Keyboard’. Type ‘MEPD’. The letters will not show on screen, but should pull up a personalisation screen, which will show 5 locks such as network, service provider, etc. Type ‘MEP2′. This should prompt you to input the unlock code and confirm. Once entered you should be shown a message similar to ‘Code Accepted’. Then reboot the handset by removing and replacing the battery pack, and when the device is fully rebooted go to the ‘Manage Connections’ menu, and select ‘Restore Connections’. The device should now be unlocked. If there are any issues please contact your unlock code source or network service provider.
When choosing your unlock provider. Make sure that they only provide verified calls that come from the manufacturer. Otherwise you are putting your phone at risk of being rendered useless. If you see a call on another site that is very cheap. Then it’s cheap for a reason, because many of these calls do not work and will damage your phone and ultimately void your warranty.