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Old July 30th, 2011, 12:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Met a chick last night who was acting totally drunk then wrote her number on my phone following by an MMI sequence code starting with #. A message came up saying "Mmi code starting" and then "Sim card updated". My phone is working normally, but What could have been the reason behind all this? please help.....

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Old July 30th, 2011, 12:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like she hit some random combination of codese starting with # that caused something to be sent to the carrier. Hard to tell exactly what happened without more detail. Here is more info on mmi codes: YouMail - Help Center
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Old July 30th, 2011, 02:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for your reply.
I'm pretty sure she did it on purpose, and few minutes later i discovered she did the same thing with another guy but he didn't notice. There must be some catch behind it. Is it possible to steal credit with an MMI code? Im worried as im on a pay monthly plan
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sounds like her intentions were for hacking purposes or something worse, if acting drunk and doing the same thing to 2 phones.... that's not random....

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I'd hard-reset the phone if I were you; just in case. Maybe even re-flash the firmware. And don't let anyone touch it in future. What you allowed her to do is no different to allowing a stranger to touch your desktop PC.
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Man, you got caught slipping. Let NO ONE touch your phone in the future!
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codes starting with # are used to deactivate services
codes starting with * are used to activate services

codes starting with ## are used to deregister and deactivate services
codes starting with ** are used to register activate services


codes starting with *# are used for phone status /information .

you will need to contact your service provider and check what have you deactivated .Flashing phone wont help .Changing sim card will help.
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codes starting with # are used to deactivate services
codes starting with * are used to activate services

codes starting with ## are used to deregister and deactivate services
codes starting with ** are used to register activate services


codes starting with *# are used for phone status /information .

you will need to contact your service provider and check what have you deactivated .Flashing phone wont help .Changing sim card will help.
Is there any way I can get to see all the codes? Maybe I remember what she pressed, my Service provider customer care is totally naive... :/
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Strict Disclaimer : The information,knowledge and data provided in this post should be used only for educational purpose .Native Legal Laws apply if any knowledge is used for purposes other than knowledge.I take no responsibility is a person after viewing this article participates in activities beyond the boundary of Laws .I dont recommend using ANY codes without prior knowledge not even for kicks.Your SIM can be totally wasted forever .

© :- this represents the call button key

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Security

**03*OldCode*NewCode*NewCode#© :- Change call barring code
**03*330*OldCode*NewCode*NewCode#© Change call barring code
**04*OldPIN*NewPIN*NewPIN#© Change PIN code
**042*OldPIN2*NewPIN2*NewPIN2#© Change PIN2 code
**05*PUK*NewPIN*NewPIN#© Unlock PIN code (when PIN is entered wrong 3 times)
**052*PUK2*NewPIN2*NewPIN2#© Unlock PIN2 code (when PIN2 is entered wrong 3 times)
*#06# Display IMEI

Forwarding call (Diversions)

##002#© De-register all call diversions
**004*number#© Set all configured call diversions to number and activate
##004#© De-register all configured call diversions (no answer, not reachable, busy)
**21*number#© Unconditionally divert all calls to number and activate
*21#© Activate unconditionally divert all calls
##21#© De-register unconditionally divert all calls
#21#© Deactivate unconditionally divert all calls
*#21#© Check status of unconditionally divert all calls
**61*number#© Divert on no answer to number and activate
*61#© Activate divert on no answer
##61#© De-register divert on no answer
#61#© Deactivate divert on no answer
*#61#© Check status of divert on no answer
**62*number#© Divert on not reachable to number and activate
*62#© Activate divert on not reachable
##62#© De-register divert on not reachable
#62#© Deactivate divert on not reachable
*#62#© Check status of divert on not reachable
**67*number#© Divert on busy to number and activate
*67#© Activate divert on busy
##67#© De-register divert on busy
#67#© Deactivate divert on busy
*#67#© Check status of divert on busy

Barring call

**33*code#© Activate barr all outgoing calls (see Security to set code)
#33*code#© Deactivate barr all outgoing calls
*#33#© Check status of barr all outgoing calls
**330*code#© Activate barr all calls
#330*code#© Deactivate barr all calls
*#330*code#© Check status of barr all calls
**331*code#© Activate barr all outgoing international calls
#331*code#© Deactivate barr all outgoing international calls
*#331#© Check status of barr all outgoing international calls
**332*code#© Activate barr all outgoing international calls except to home country
#332*code#© Deactivate barr all outgoing international calls except to home country
*#332#© Check status of barr all outgoing international calls except to home country
**333*code#© Activate barr all outgoing calls
#333*code#© Deactivate barr all outgoing calls
*#333#© Check status of barr all outgoing calls
**35*code#© Activate barr all incoming calls
#35*code#© Deactivate barr all incoming calls
*#35#© Check status of barr all incoming calls
**351*code#© Activate barr all incoming calls when roaming
#351*code#© Deactivate barr all incoming calls when roaming
*#351#© Check status of barr all incoming calls when roaming
**353*code#© Activate barr all incoming calls
#353*code#© Deactivate barr all incoming calls
*#353#© Check status of barr all incoming calls

Waiting call

*43*#© Activate call waiting
#43##© Deactivate call waiting
*#43#© Check status of call waiting


CLIP: Incoming call presentation number

**30#© Activate CLIP
##30#© Deactivate CLIP
*#30#© Check status of CLIP

CLIR : Presentation of one's own number to the to the called party

**31#© Activate CLIR
*31#number© Activate CLIR for the actual call
##31#© Deactivate CLIR
#31#number© Deactivate CLIR for the actual call
*#31#© Check status of CLIR

COLP: Current reached number presentation (if called number was diverted to another number)

*76#© Activate COLP
#76#© Deactivate COLP
*#76#© Check status of COLP

COLR: Calling party's called number presentation (if the call was diverted to this cellphone)

*77#© Activate COLR
#77#© Deactivate COLR
*#77#© Check status of COLR
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PART II

GSM Suffixes

10 All types of cellphone services
11 Speech service
12 Data service
16 Short message service (SMS)
18 All data services without SMS
19 All cellphone services without SMS
25 Asynchronous point-to-point connections including PAD's (all asynchronous data services

To the above codes suffixes before # separated by a * can be added to affect a specific service

e.g 21 is used to divert calls unconditionally'
*21*number*16# will divert the sms

PLUS your carrier can define specific codes for their own purpose for various services.Those codes will be different and known only to your carriers.
THESE codes are only for GSM .

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Dear Karandpr, thanks for your help

I have tried every code listed there, but none of them seem to get the same message "Sim card updated" like i got that night when she did it, and besides the code was written after the number not before, like most of these codes.
I have no clue
but thanks again
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I'd advise you take your phone to your carrier store and let them look it over and see if there's any issues.
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Dear Karandpr, thanks for your help

I have tried every code listed there, but none of them seem to get the same message "Sim card updated" like i got that night when she did it, and besides the code was written after the number not before, like most of these codes.
I have no clue
but thanks again
W/o the prefixes,Global suffixes dont work.
use *# codes to check the status of every service .Maybe you will see her number .

Best thing .Go to your carrier .Replace the SIM card .
Dont go near drunk girls anytime soon.
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