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#IMEI : Secret Code

If you wanna find IMEI of your phone, just type:

*#06#

NOTE: it works for any phones of any era. šŸ˜‰

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#WP7 : LG Optimus 7 Unlock + Interop Unlock + Root Tools

If you want install XAP files without a developer account you can do it by modifying some registry keys:

  1. First go to MFG and follow the path 7.Engineer Menu > 6.Other Settings > Edit Registry
  2. Set the following fields:
    • Select ROOT_PATH: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    • Input SUB_PATH: Comm\Security\LVMod
    • Input KEY and Select data type:Ā  DeveloperUnlockStateĀ Ā  DWORD
    • Input data: 1
  3. Click Set button

To avoid Zune undo to default settings:

  1. Go to MFG and follow the path 7.Engineer Menu > 6.Other Settings > Edit Registry
  2. Set the following fields:
    • Select ROOT_PATH: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    • Input SUB_PATH: Software\Microsoft\DeviceReg
    • Input KEY and Select data type: PortalUrlProdĀ Ā  DWORD
    • Input data: leave this field empty
  3. Click Set button
  1. Go to MFG and follow the path 7.Engineer Menu > 6.Other Settings > Edit Registry
  2. Set the following fields:
    • Select ROOT_PATH: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    • Input SUB_PATH: Software\Microsoft\DeviceReg
    • Input KEY and Select data type:Ā PortalUrlIntĀ Ā  DWORD
    • Input data: leave this field empty
  3. Click Set button

From now on your device is unlocked in developer mode, but you cannot install homebrew apps that modify registry keys. You need Interop Unlock:

  1. Go to MFG and follow the path 7.Engineer Menu > 6.Other Settings > Edit Registry
  2. Set the following fields:
    • Select ROOT_PATH: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    • Input SUB_PATH:Ā Software\Microsoft\DeviceReg\Install
    • Input KEY and Select data type:Ā MaxUnsignedAppĀ Ā  DWORD
    • Input data: 300
  3. Click Set button

NOTE1: if you want install very nasty apps then you need WP7 Root Tools.

NOTE2: Unlock & Interop Unlock works on WP7 Tango too.

NOTE3: to lock device again set DeveloperUnlockState to 0 (zero).

#WP7 : Enable Hidden MFG Menu

This hidden menu will give you super NERD power so, here we go!!! šŸ˜€

  1. Open telephone and call ##634#.
  2. MFG use a password to enter in secret menu. Type 277634#*# and click ENTER.
  3. Enjoy and remember: “From great Power comes great Responsibilities”.

NOTE: you don’t need this steps every time, from now on you’ll have a MFG app in the list! šŸ˜‰

#WP7 Connector: ERROR 8000ffff

You have a Mac.

You have WP7 Connector 2.0.1 or above.

You can’t check for updates because it fails with such error…doh! šŸ˜¦

Don’t worry!!!

  1. Turn on wifi
  2. Shut down the phone (with WiFi ON)
  3. Power on the phone (insert PIN if needed)
  4. Reconnect to WP7 Connector and check for updates, it should work now šŸ˜‰
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