How To Change Product Code On Nokia X Series Mobiles [X2, X3, X5, X6]

Written By Sam on 29 August 2010
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All the Nokia mobiles contains a product code which can be used to identify a device by different applications. These products codes vary according to the region, language and color of the device. These product codes are used when you try to update the phone firmware. There may be times when you might want to change the product code of your mobile so that you can get the latest firmware which is currently not available for your product. You can follow the below procedure to change the product cde on your X-Series Nokia mobiles like Nokia X2, Nokia X3, Nokia X5 and Nokia X6.

You can use “NaviFirm” to get the information about Nokia product codes that has got the latest firmware upgrade. Then you can use “Nemesis Service Suite (NSS)” to change product code so as to get the latest firmware upgrade. Later you can use the same software to change back the product code to the earlier value.

Procedure to Change Nokia X-Series Product Code

Download the required applications to change the product code

NaviFirm
Nemesis Service Suite (NSS)

Obtaining Nokia Product Code with Latest Firmware Availability With NaviFirm

The first thing that we have to do is get the product code which enables us to get the latest firmware. Just run “NaviFirm” and select your mobile model from the “Products” Menu. This shows the firmware releases for the current model. Select the latest firmware and you will be shown all the variants that can get the latest firmware update. Note down the product code which is more appropriate for your model.

Obtaining Nokia Product Code with Latest Firmware Availability Using NaviFirm

Changing Nokia Product Code With Nemesis Service Suite (NSS)

  • Connect your Nokia Mobile to the PC using a data cable and run Nemesis Service Suite and you will see something similar to the below image. Click on the search icon present on the right top corner.
    Changing Nokia Product Code With Nemesis Service Suite
  • Now your device will be discovered and some information about the same is displayed. Now click on the “Phone Info” button which is shown in the image.
    Change Nokia Product Code
  • Now click on the “Read” button to display all the information about your mobile. Information such as “Product Code”, “HW Version”, “Manufacture Month”, “Order Number”, “Prod Serial Number” are displayed.
    Change Nokia 5800 Product Code
  • Now comes the most important step. Check the “Enabled” check box present after “Product Code” and after that change the value present in the “Product Code” box to the one we have noted down from “NaviFirm”. Finally click the “Write” button to change your product code.
    Change Nokia 5800 Product Code With NSS
  • Finally disconnect your mobile from the PC and restart it.

If you had followed all the steps correctly you will be successful in changing the product code of your Nokia Mobile. Now you can upgrade your firmware happily. Once you have done with upgrading your firmware you can change back the product code to the older value.

Note: Changing the product code will void the warranty of your mobile and if something goes wrong you will brick your Mobile. The article is written just for information purpose and we at TechHail will not be responsible if you damaged your mobile. So use it at your own risk.
[I used it my own risk and successfully updated my mobile to the latest firmware.]

One Response to “How To Change Product Code On Nokia X Series Mobiles [X2, X3, X5, X6]”

  1. alin says:

    i need to know the product code for nokia x6-00 in order to install romanian language menu-pack,thank you!!!

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