How to Unlock BlackBerry Tour 9630, Bold 9650


IMPORTANT: If you get a “Code Error” message do NOT keep trying because you only have limited attempts. Please check the IMEI, Network, Network Country, and contact us


  1. Ensure a SIM Card is inserted
  2. Go to ‘Manage Connections’
  3. Click on ‘Turn All Connections Off’
  4. Go to ‘Options’
  5. Click on ‘Advanced Options’ (if there is no ‘Advanced Options’ please click here)
  6. Click on ‘SIM Card’
  7. Type ‘MEPD’ (NOTE: you might need to type in caps, also letters will not appear on-screen but you will be presented with personalization screen, that will display 5 locks such as network, service provider etc)
  8. Type ‘MEP2′ (NOTE: user will be prompted to enter MEP code, if you don’t have unlock code for Tour you can get your unlock code here)
  9. Enter the MEP2 code (CONFIRM you get “Code Accepted” message)
    • If you also have a MEP4 code, type ‘MEP4′ (you will be prompted to enter MEP code)
    • Enter the MEP4 code (CONFIRM you get “Code Accepted” message)
  10. Reboot device by pulling out the battery
  11. Go to ‘Manage Connections’
  12. Click on ‘Restore Connections’
  13. Device is now unlocked

In order to connect to network please follow steps below:

  • Turn device off by removing battery, insert SIM of your choice if have not done so already. Turning device off is necessary even if you have SIM of choice inserted.
  • Turn the phone back on
  • Go to Settings, then Manage Connections, then Mobile Network Options and set the Network Technology to GSM/UMTS.
  • Set Network Mode to 3G & 2G.
  • Press the Back Arrow Button once to exit and save settings.
  • Inside the Manage Connections, set Mobile Network to on.
  • Return to the main screen by pressing End Call and you should see your phone getting signal

As a reminder, if you ever remove the SIM card from your phone, you will need to set the Network Technology as GSM/UMTS again

Verizon phones only:  You might need to remove  “Activation Required” on the screen or change the Phone Number to yours by following steps below:

  • Press Call (Green Button) as you would to place a call
  • Type on the screen: ##000000
  • Press the Call Button
  • You will be prompted to the screen with the phone number, change existing phone number to yours
  • Press the Menu Button to Save the options and the phone will automatically restart
  • After restarting, it will be updated

How to Unlock BlackBerry Tour 9630, Bold 9650