Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Blackberry tips and tricks.

1. How To Check firmware Version ?
To check the firmware version of your Blackberry simply navigate it? menu:-Goto SETTINGS or OPTIONS then ABOUT
2.  How can we find imei ?


  • To find imei is going to Options->Status there you will find imei number of phone.
  • The IMEI may also be found on the white sticker under the battery.
  • You can read imei by mep reader.
4. how To update/ReInstall BlackBerry Operating System ?

  • Connect your device to your computer. 
  • Open the BlackBerry® Desktop Manager. 
  • Click Application Loader. 
  • Click Start in Add/Remove Applications or Update Applications. 
  • If necessary, perform the following actions:
  • If the Device Security Password dialog box appears, type your device password. Click Next. 
  • If the Communication Port Selection dialog box appears, specify a communications port. Click Next. 
  • Click Next. 
  • Perform any of the following actions:
  • To add an application that appears in the list, select the check box beside the application. 
  • To add an application that does not appear in the list, click Browse. Double-click an application loader (.alx or .ali) file. 
  • Click Next. 
  • Click Finish.
5. from where we get BlackBerry desktop software ?
official download link

6. from where we get BlackBerry Operating System/flashfile ?
Official download site , all in one page , link here


7. how to check Vendor ID (operator) ?
to check vendor id Press group Key: ALT+Cap+H ->>>Vendor ID
for blackberry 9500 check this
     From the home screen press and hold escape, then press the left top corner, right top corner, left top corner and right top corner of the screen to bring up a "Help me" page. This shows your PIN, IMEI, free memory, current battery level, firmware version, vendor ID etc  
for Blackberry 8100 to check vendor id
ALT+RACE/Select Options->Advanced Options-> Applications, ALT+CAPS+H = launches Help Me! Screen with information about your device at one place.

Blackberry vendor id list
100 T-Mobile US
101 AWS
102 Cingular Wireless
103 Nextel
104 Sprint PCS
105 Verizon
106 Alltel
107 Rogers
109 BWA (Aliant/Sasktel)
111 MM02 DE
113 Telfort
114 T-Mobile DE/AU
115 TIM
116 Hutchison
117 Bouygues
118 SFR
119 Orange_France
120 VODAFONE (UK)
121 Telcel
122 Telstra
123 T-Mobile (UK)
124 Vodafone Germany
125 MM02 UK/IRL/NL
126 Telus
127 SMART
128 Starhub
129 Telefonica
130 Swisscom
131 Cable & Wireless
132 Vodafone (IT)
133 Vodafone (ES)
134 T-Mobile (NL)
135 Cincinnati Bell
136 Telefonica_LAM
137 Vodafone Austria
138 Vodafone Australia
139 Vodafone Ireland
140 Vodafone Sweden
141 CSL
142 Orange UK
143 Vodafone New Zealand
144 SingTel
145 Globe
146 Optus
147 Orange Mobistar
148 Vodafone_HU
149 Bharti
150 KPN
151 TIM_Greece
152 Proximus
153 Vodafone_Portugal
154 TIM_Brazil
155 BT_Mobile
156 Earthlink
158 E-Plus
159 BASE
160 Dobson
161 Vodafone_Egypt
162 Orange_Switzerland
164 Triton
165 Maxis
166 Vodafone_Denmark_(TDC)
167 MobileOne_(Voda_Singapore)
168 Vodacom
169 T-Mobile_PO
170 T-Mobile_CZ
171 T-Mobile_HU
173 MTN
174 Entel
175 Amena
176 SmarTone
177 TCS
178 Avea
179 F100
180 Turkcell
181 Partner
183 Orange_Global
186 Telkomsel
188 Vodafone_Greece
189 USCC
190 Mobilink
194 Voda_Luxembourg
195 Voda_Iceland
198 Vodafone_CZ
204 China_Mobile
205 Movilnet
209 Sympac
210 TIM_Argentina
212 Etisalat
214 AMX
215 Telefonica_Venezuela
217 Orange Romania
218 KTP
222 Mobitel Bulgaria
224 PCCW/Sunday
227 Mobily
229 Eurotel
230 Hutchison Essar

8. how to reset blackberry password ?
Enter wrong password 10 times your device will deletes all your device data & reset user password 
Note : If you type your BlackBerry® device password incorrectly , you might be prompted to type blackberry before you can continue.
9. How do I determine if my BlackBerry is "unlocked" ?


To determine if your BlackBerry is "unlocked" for use on carriers other than for which it is 



To determine if your BlackBerry is "unlocked" for use on carriers other than for which it is branded: 

  • On your BlackBerry, go to Options > Advanced Options > Sim Card. 
  • At that screen type MEPD (see note below) on your keyboard. A new menu will pop up. 
  • If your BlackBerry has a SureType keyboard (71xx and 81xx devices) you will need to double-tap the P, so the actual keys entered become M E P P D. 
  •  Look for Network in the list



      • If your device is "unlocked", it should say Disabled or Inactive. If it says Active, it's still locked to that carrier branded:
10. To obtain an unlock code for your BlackBerry
You will need to know your IMEI number for your BB. Look at Options, Status. The IMEI may also be found on the white sticker under the battery (sometimes hard to read--make sure you read it right!). or need to know Vendor ID (operator) 


You can purchase the unlock code from various vendors.look here




11. how to solve Authorization Failure?? 
Here is the solution:
  • Go to Phone Options
  • Select General Options
  • Select Restrict My Identityt - NO
  • Select Show "My Number" - YES 
  • You are all set.
  • No more Authorization Failure sending / receiving calls and messages.
12. If My blackberry Show no service/no network how to solve ?
  • try turning off the radio/wireless and back on 
  • some time its heppen for low battery , make sure the blackberry battery have full charge then try turning off the radio/wireless and back on
  • try update/ReInstall BlackBerry Operating System
  • after if you Not get network Then
  • To Check Phone At Hardware 

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