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How can I change my region code on my Samsung 3D

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How can I change my region code on my Samsung 3D blue ray player as I have been given DVDS from America thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 2 years ago.
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My name is***** will assist you.
I am sorry to hear that you are having this issue.
What is the model number of your player?
Have you tried these steps>1. Ensure that there is no disk in the tray.

2. Switch the player off and then back on. This is necessary to clean-boot the
firmware.

3. Wait until the main menu page appears and the player stops doing
anything.

4. Press the eject button to open the tray. (The button is between the "Power"
and "TV Power" buttons at the top of the controller.)

5. Press the eject button to close the tray.

6. Wait while the player searches disk.

7. As soon as the "No Disk" message appears at the top left corner do the
following.

8. Press the REPEAT button – just above the TV channel selector at the bottom
right of the controller.

9. Enter 76884 on the number pad.

10. The region code "4" should appear at the top left corner of the
screen.(this just flashed on then off, so keep an eye on the screen)

11. Enter a "9" to make the player region free.

12. Power down and power up again.

13. Play a foreign DVD to verify the change.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
My DVD player is model BD E8500 and we don't have a tray that comes out and we don't have a returns button on the remote thanks
Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 2 years ago.
okay, thank you.
Try these steps please>
Make sure no disc or usb stick is inserted into the player.
Power on your your player.
When the main menu appears, press the STOP button followed by the five digit code of the region your player is currently locked to.
In the top right corner you will see your region code flash .
Then Press 9.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
When we press the stop button it comes up not available
Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 2 years ago.
Okay, unfortunately that means there is no way to change that on your model. Yours must have the latest firmware already installed and it is not possible to change on those.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Do I get a refund as I am not satisfied
Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 2 years ago.
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