Here are the instructions on how to subsidy unlock the RIM Blackberry Storm on Verizon Wireless.
Before you begin, you will need to obtain the IMEI number by press *#06# from the Phone Keypad on your mobile phone. This is the “serial number” for your phone.
Once you obtain the IMEI, you will need to contact Verizon Wireless Customer Service and request a Subsidy Unlock Code.
NOTE: There is no universal subsidy unlock code for this device.
Each device has a unique subsidy unlock code
|From the Standby Screen, press the Blackberry button (right of the Green Phone button)|
|Select the Option Icon.|
|Click on the Advanced Options menu item.|
|Click on the SIM Card menu item.|
|Press the Blackberry button (right of the Green Phone button)|
|Press Show Keyboard menu item.|
Note: When Typing in MEPD the letters will not appear on the screen. This step opens up the personalization on the device. Notice under Network, it will say Active.
|Enter MEP2 (For “2”, press the ALT key then 2)
Note: When Typing in MEP2 the letters will not appear on the screen.
|Enter Network MEP code box.
Enter the Unlock code (This is a 16 digit code)
Press the OK button (The device should display “Code Accepted.”)
|The phone has been successfully Subsidy Unlocked is you see in the display next to Network Disabled|