A MEP is a number that is used to
configure the lock on your phone.
Your blackberry is not locked to a
network as such, it is locked to a MEP number.
Once you have your MEP you are ready to
order the correct Blackberry unlock code from
Why Do I Need The MEP
Number To Get My Unlock Code?
Ordering an unlock code using your
IMEI and MEP is the best way, as this will give you just 1 single
unlock code that will work 100% as long as you haven't used all
tries up, and you supply the correct mep and imei when getting your
Do I Really Need The MEP
To Get My BlackBerry Unlock Code?
You can order a BlackBerry unlock code
just by telling us which network it is locked to...
However, this will give you many
possible codes, as your network uses many different meps when
locking its phones.
So ordering via mep gets you the EXACT
single code you need (no more using code trys up on useless codes)
How Do I Find Out My MEP
There are 2 ways to find out the MEP
number of your blackberry
1. Via USB Cable :
If you have a USB Cable you can use this
MEP READER SOFTWARE,
this will read your IMEI and MEP numbers directly from your handset.
It will work aslong as you do not have a password in place, and
media card support is turned off. Also don't forget to install
BlackBerry Drivers first.
2. Without USB Cable : With the online tool below, you can find
out your MEP number from your Blackberry without connecting it to your
PC. This is a very handy tool, especially if your
BlackBerry has connection problems (Password / Media Card / IT Policy)
to Read MEP from Blackberry without a cable.
First step is to access to the “Help Me” menu, to do so, on the
main screen of the phone hold the following keys : ALT CAPS H
(at the same time)
Note: For Pearl and other Sure-type phones press and hold the
ALT key (Bottom left) and type E A C E, for Storm, hold the BACK
arrow, and tap the screen in the following areas: TOP LEFT, TOP
RIGHT, TOP LEFT, TOP RIGHT.
Type the PIN, App Version and Uptime in the
generator, and our Calculator will generate a key code:
Now simply type the KEY directly on to that screen ('Help Me').
Nothing will appear when typing. For numbers hold the ALT key
when typing. Now you should be in the engineers menu.
if you are
not please try again ensuring the data you entered into the
generator is EXACTLY as displayed on the Blackberry 'Help
Me' screen. If you close the screen ensure you change the Uptime
on the Generator.
Navigate to ‘OS Engineering Screens‘
Now scroll down to ‘Device Info’ and then scroll down until you
see your MEP number.... MEP-XXXXX-XXX’
This info below has helped us unlock some
Blackberry that we could not normally read the mep from.
You use this list at your own risk !
For those with NEW Blackberry models:
9320, 9360, 9380, 9790, 9810, 9850, 9860, 9900, 9930 ONLY.
Please use the following MEP IDs for the models mentioned above as you
will not be able to find it on the device. Choose the MEP ID for the
carrier that your phone is CURRENTLY LOCKED TO. DO NOT USE THESE MEP IDS
FOR ANY OTHER MODEL THAN THE ONES MENTIONED ABOVE . FOR OTHER MODELS
PLEASE FOLLOW THE ABOVE TO FIND MEP ON YOUR PHONE