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Hi, my mpx200 was stolen a few months ago and I blacklisted it, but I got back a few weeks ago and now my vodacom sim card says 'no service', only my cell c sim card works(im on a contract with them so I went through them) I then foned vodacom customer care and they said itz blacklisted and I have to go the police.....
I then tried with my wm2002 mpx200, rasoul's sim unlock method 3 times and none of them worked. it still says no service. Now im just wondering can I use rasouls method or is it only for phones that have been default network locked.

I now upgraded to Wm2005 today and dont want to take a chance flashing an IMG. Cause I already needed to flash the fone 3 times for wm2005.

Anybody have any ideas, or must I just go the "legal" way.

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Hi, my mpx200 was stolen a few months ago and I blacklisted it, but I got back a few weeks ago and now my vodacom sim card says 'no service', only my cell c sim card works(im on a contract with them so I went through them) I then foned vodacom customer care and they said itz blacklisted and I have to go the police.....
I then tried with my wm2002 mpx200, rasoul's sim unlock method 3 times and none of them worked. it still says no service. Now im just wondering can I use rasouls method or is it only for phones that have been default network locked.

I now upgraded to Wm2005 today and dont want to take a chance flashing an IMG. Cause I already needed to flash the fone 3 times for wm2005.

Anybody have any ideas, or must I just go the "legal" way.

Thanks


Nothing to do with the simlock mate, it's barred.
The IMEI has been barred and the only legal solution is to get whoever barred it to unbar it

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nope, no legal way to upgrade to 2k5 considering there wasnt an offical rom made for the mpx200. if u were to change the imei, then the vodacom sim might work. but i believe thats against the law for you. in the us ive never seen or heard of anyone getting fined for using a phone w/out a valid IMEI. i have heard its illegal over in certian parts of europe. not too sure where tho. i was able to do it to mine, but i dont know how i did it. LOL

Edited by xxcrashxx, 19 October 2006 - 02:41 AM.

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Hey guys, my latest stumper...

"First off, i would like to thank you for your well put together
instructions on the MPX200 unlock. It worked perfectly, but once the
MPX200 was unlocked i found that much of the functionalities aren't workin
properly. For example, i no longer have speaker phone, can't access
expanded memory card, and more long can i use Active sync on the phone.
The reason i'm reading this email to you is, i was wondering if there was
anyway to re-lock the phone?? I'm considerin relockin the phone, because i
wanted to try out other ways of unlocking it so that the functionalities
might work again."

In theory, the phone can be re-locked by starting at Step 4 but changing all references to "newsim.raw" to "oldsim.raw" - that way the original file gets reflashed to the phone.

I've never heard of this unlock affecting other areas of the phone. Anyone have any thoughts on this?

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The SIM unlock should not affect the other features of the phone.
May be worth trying a hard reset.

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On the subject of hard reset....

Has anyone performed a hard reset after having used Rasoul's software to SIM unlock their phone? Does the phone remain unlocked or does it revert to the old locked status? I only ask because my battery has been playing up a bit (short life, rapid discharge...same old, same old!) and I'm going to do the ususal cure, charge it fully then hard reset, however, comma, if I do, will I have to unlock the phone again? If I do, will it work without a SIM (oldsim)?

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As the fix is technically a part flash I would expect it to stay unlocked, but I think it's going to be a matter of trying and see what happens.

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Oh well, I'll just have to try it and see. I'll post the result on here so that others may follow(or not if it all goes horribly wrong...)

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As they have 2003 this may be the issue, most people SIM unlocked before upgrading to 2003.
If you can find a 2002 ROM it may be worth downgrading to see if this makes a difference.



Has anyone been successful using this unlock process with a 2003 upgraded MPX200? If so, was there something different you needed to do to accomplish it?

Thanks,
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As they have 2003 this may be the issue, most people SIM unlocked before upgrading to 2003.
If you can find a 2002 ROM it may be worth downgrading to see if this makes a difference.


I just had great success with the unlock kit. First I rolled my phone back to 2002 - so not sure if the 2003 would have worked. I ran into the problem of the ???? button being unavailable and tried a dozen things with no luck. Then I went to my XP sp1 laptop just to see if the problem was sp2. Sure enough - it worked exactly as as the tutorial said-not a single hitch.

Thanks Rasoul, :)

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I had upgraded my phone to WM 2003 a long time ago. I liked one of the original WM 2002 ringtones, so I got a copy of it and put it in my phone. The ringtone stayed just fine and was used for a couple of years.

I successfully unlocked the phone with these instructions, however, ever since I unlocked it, it resets my ringtones. I reverted to WM 2002 to unlock, then upgraded (agaiin) to WM 2003. After unlocking I copied the ringtone over to my phone again. It accepts it and works fine - until I restart the phone. Then it deletes it and sets an entirely different tone for the ring - which I can't hear. I've missed a bunch of calls.

Does anyone know what is causing this and how I can fix it?

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I've been gone for awhile now, and once I came back, I find this topic. :)
It worked quite well, even with the leaked WM2k3 ROM I had on my phone. There wasn't any problems at all after the install (no deleted files and the like). But I was wondering, once I can upgrade to WM5 or downgrade back to 2k2, will the SIM unlock reset itself? I'm not sure it will overwrite this modded firmwire once I get WM5 or 2k2.
Anyway, many thanks to njitram (for the topic) and rasoul (for the guide)

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Thanks Jonathan for this great tip:

"Just wanted to let you know that the unlock works great, although I did
need to tweak your instructions a little bit in regards to loading the
Smartphone driver, you need to literally select the driver from your zip
file, and to not allow the system to use it's own version, once I did this
it worked flawlessly."

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cinnamon, I'm not sure about your problem. I've never heard of anything making you lose ringtones... And I haven't upgraded firmware to know if that has something to do about it. anyone else have a similar problem?

Edited by rasoul, 26 February 2007 - 04:08 PM.

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I successfully unlocked the phone with these instructions, however, ever since I unlocked it, it resets my ringtones. I reverted to WM 2002 to unlock, then upgraded (agaiin) to WM 2003. After unlocking I copied the ringtone over to my phone again. It accepts it and works fine - until I restart the phone. Then it deletes it and sets an entirely different tone for the ring - which I can't hear. I've missed a bunch of calls.

Does anyone know what is causing this and how I can fix it?

Thanks,
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where are you saving your ringtone files? Sounds like you are trying to save it in the main Windows directory, this directory gets rewritten on every reboot of the phone and so any non standard files will be deleted from here.

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Oh well, I'll just have to try it and see. I'll post the result on here so that others may follow(or not if it all goes horribly wrong...)



You will all be pleased to hear that I've finally plucked up the courage to carry out a hard reset, and, (Drum Roll) it stays unlocked! ;)

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I've used the process and it all went all right. I am using WM2002. Anyway, now I insert the newer sim card and it does not recognise it. It says: Insert SIM. Emergency calls only. What could have gone wrong?

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I've used the process and it all went all right. I am using WM2002. Anyway, now I insert the newer sim card and it does not recognise it. It says: Insert SIM. Emergency calls only. What could have gone wrong?


Sorry I should add - it never said it was unlocked. I just managed to successfully create newsim.IMG and flash it into the phone. That's what I mean by it all went ok. But why is it asking me for the SIM card when there's one in?

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Hi all,
Just read through all this topic and was wondering....

Has anybody tried the process using W2K Pro? and any outcome from it!

I have 2 MPx200's and 2 PC's, i mostly use W2K because i prefer this system but have W98SE on the other. (For my UNLOCKING software)

When time permits i may get a chance to try a few experiments!

BREZ

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im having truoble unlocking my mpx200
when i get to the last step to use the motorola mobile upgrader it doesnt ask me to open a file, it asks me to open a folder which i cant acess the newsim.img

Edited by confusedkid, 06 February 2008 - 05:27 AM.

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