How to Unlock Blackberry Bold 9700, 9780, 9790

Note: If you get a "Code Error" message when entering the code, don't attempt to re enter the code,
1: Double check the IMEI and/or PRD/MEP numbers you submitted are 100% correct.
2: Check there are sufficient unlock attempts left, if (0 Left) is displayed the phone is hard locked and can't be unlocked by code.
3: Double check you entered the code correctly.

  1. Insert any SIM card.
  2. Go to "Manage Connections" - Turn off all connections.
  3. Go to Options/Settings menu. - Select "Advanced Options/Settings" -> Select "SIM card".
  4. Holding the SHIFT key, type MEPD (nothing will show when typing).
  5. You will now be in the personalization screen showing the 5 locks.
  6. Type MEP2, hold the ALT key for the number 2 (nothing will show when typing).
  7. You will now be prompted to enter a Network MEP code.
  8. Enter the Unlock code you recieved then press enter/trackpad to accept.
  9. You will then get a message "Code accepted" and your phone is unlocked.
  10. Restart the phone by pulling out the battery and re-inserting.
  11. Go to "Manage Connections" and restore connections.
  12. That's it you have now successfully unlocked your phone.

If you face any problems with any of the steps above please see the trouble shooting section on the Faq's Page.