How to Reset the Unlock Code on a Motorola Krzr

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How to Reset the Unlock Code on a Motorola Krzr
Learn how to reset your phone's security code. (Cellphone keypad image by Stephen VanHorn from

The Motorola KRZR is an updated and streamlined version of the popular RAZR cell phone. Like most phones, the KRZR offers a code unlock security function that allows you to choose a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and lock the phone. The phone will not unlock until you re-enter the PIN code. The default code is rather weak, usually four predictable numbers like 0000 or 1234. For security purposes, it's important to know how to change it.

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Things you need

  • Motorola KRZR cell phone

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  1. 1

    Press "Menu," then use the directional pad to select "Settings" and click the centre directional pad button.

  2. 2

    Use the directional pad to select "Security." Press the centre button. Select "New Passwords" and press the centre button again.

  3. 3

    Use the directional pad to select "Unlock Code," then press the centre button. Enter your old lock code. The default lock is 0000, 1234 or the last four digits of your personal phone number. Press "OK."

  4. 4

    Enter a new lock code and press "OK." Enter the same code again for verification, and press "OK." Your KRZR security code is now reset.

Tips and warnings

  • If your phone is already locked and you cannot remember the code, its hardware will have to be reset. This can only be done by a Motorola Service Technician. If you cannot access the phone, contact your local carrier retail store or Motorola Customer Service.

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