How to Make Toshiba DVD Player Region Free

Written by marshal m. rosenthal
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A Toshiba DVD player, like all stand-alone DVD players, is configured in the factory to play only DVDs containing the same country or "region" code. To enable the Toshiba to play a DVD that is designated for another region, make a few adjustments to a hidden menu. The procedure is straightforward and does not negatively affect the DVD player in any way. Nor does it void any warranty that might be in place.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Toshiba DVD player remote

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  1. 1

    Press the power button on the Toshiba DVD player remote. Press the "Open/Close" button to eject the disc tray. Remove any disc that might be on the tray before proceeding.

  2. 2

    Press the following keys on the remote in this order: 2,4,0,3,9,6,0.

  3. 3

    Press the "9" key on the remote.

  4. 4

    Press the "Open/Close" button to close the disc tray. Press the power button to turn the Toshiba DVD player on.

Tips and warnings

  • There are DVD players, including some manufactured by Toshiba, that are already configured to play DVDs from different regions.

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