Broadcom

Reminder! Before servicing the phone, please make sure that:

  1. Battery charged more than 50%
  2. All the side programs, that may interfere with the phone, are closed
  3. The phone cable will not be disconnected till the process is done
  4. Connect phone to USB port placed on the back side of PC (motherboard's USB port).
  5. Avoid using any kind of USB HUBS.
  6. Phone has stock (factory) firmware version.

Alcatel, ZTE, Vodafone Android Smartphones

Direct Unlock

  1. Select "Broadcom" platform from the tab menu in the upper left side of the software
  2. Manually select Broadcom Baseband processor type
    • BCM2155x:
      • Vodafone Smart 2 / TCL V860
      • Alcatel OT-978 / OT-979 / OT-983 / V860 / MTC 962
      • ZTE V768 / T-Mobile concord
    • BCM2157:
      • Alcatel OT-906 / OT906Y / OT-913 / OT-927
      • ZTE V859, Racer II / ARIZONA / Kyivstar Shine
  3. Connect turned off phone to PC with USB cable
  4. Install driver for device that will appear in the system
  5. Disconnect USB cable from the device and connect it to the device again
  6. Select "Broadcom USB to Serial" in the ports selection tab
  7. Press "Direct Unlock" button
  8. Message "Unlocking phone... Done" indicates that procedure was completed successfully
  9. Disconnect the handset. Remove and reinstall the battery

Repair IMEI

  1. Select "Broadcom" platform from the tab menu in the upper left side of the software
  2. Manually select Broadcom Baseband processor type
    • BCM2155x:
      • Vodafone Smart 2 / TCL V860
      • Alcatel OT-978 / OT-979 / OT-983 / V860 / MTC 962
      • ZTE V768 / T-Mobile concord
    • BCM2157:
      • Alcatel OT-906 / OT906Y / OT-913 / OT-927
      • ZTE V859, Racer II / ARIZONA / Kyivstar Shine
  3. Connect turned off phone to PC with USB cable
  4. Install driver for device that will appear in the system
  5. Disconnect USB cable from the device and connect it to the device again
  6. Select "Broadcom USB to Serial" in the ports selection tab
  7. Enter IMEI number in the "Phone IMEI" field
  8. Press "Repair IMEI" button
  9. Message "Done" indicates that procedure was completed successfully
  10. Disconnect the handset. Remove and reinstall the battery

Read Unlock Codes

  1. Select "Broadcom" platform from the tab menu in the upper left side of the software
  2. Manually select Broadcom Baseband processor type
    • BCM2155x:
      • Vodafone Smart 2 / TCL V860
      • Alcatel OT-978 / OT-979 / OT-983 / V860 / MTC 962
      • ZTE V768 / T-Mobile concord
    • BCM2157:
      • Alcatel OT-906 / OT906Y / OT-913 / OT-927
      • ZTE V859, Racer II / ARIZONA / Kyivstar Shine
  3. Connect turned off phone to PC with USB cable
  4. Install driver for device that will appear in the system
  5. Disconnect USB cable from the device and connect it to the device again
  6. Select "Broadcom USB to Serial" in the ports selection tab
  7. Press "Get Unlock Codes" button
  8. Message "Reading Unlock Codes… OK" indicates that procedure was completed successfully
  9. Disconnect the handset
  10. Turn the phone on with non-original SIM card inserted
  11. Phone's menu will pop-up with unlock code request
  12. Enter the code that was read by Sigma Software
  13. Disconnect the handset. Remove and reinstall the battery

* If the phone doesn't show you the menu with unlock code request, type *983*258# to enter the menu manually.

Video instructions


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