[maemo-users] Help with locked phone

From: Paul Hartman paul.hartman+maemo at gmail.com
Date: Wed Aug 24 17:57:46 EEST 2011
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 12:27 AM, Dan Rossi <electroteque at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23/08/2011, at 1:44 AM, Paul Hartman wrote:
> I've done the same thing, and I agree about the placement. Luckily I
> never changed my code away from the default.
> Just for encouragement: flashing should let you into the phone again.
> It doesn't reset the code, but once you're back into your device, you
> can try to recover the lock code using this program:
> http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=37808
> This tool sounds dangerous is there proper documentation for this ?
> After the reflash ,trying to change the lock code wont accept the default
> 12345, it was never changed and I cannot understand why it wont accept the
> default code ?

If you try the method from post #5 in that thread, it should let you
crack the password without using the pw resetting program. The more
user-friendly instructions are here:
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