Jailbreak/Unlock Microsoft Windows Phone 7 [WP 7] With ChevronWP7 Hack Tool


by casey on November 27, 2010

The very first jailbreak/unlock took for Windows Phone 7 has been released. To our surprise, it is very easy to unlock Windows Phone 7 [WP7] device if we compare it to jailbreaking or unlocking an iPhone or some other Apple device.

Rafael, Chris Walsh and Long Zheng are the guys behind ChevronWP7 hack. Apparently there are no risks involved till now. Just download the tool, make a connection with your WP7 device and launch the program and install it.

The WP7 hack tool cost $99 and let you install apps which are developed by you or some other developers having no registration in Windows Phone Market place.

On the other hand few sites mentioned that jailbreaking or unlocking Windows Phone 7 may void warranty or disable some functionalities. So we recommend you to follow the steps at your own risk.


How To Jailbreak/Unlock Microsoft Windows Phone 7 [WP 7] Using ChevronWP7 hack tool.

Step 1:

  • Download ChevronWP7 Tool.
  • Download and install Windows Phone 7 SDK. Alternative method includes by installing the registry key only. We recommend you to install WP7 SDK to avoid connection errors.
  • After installation, restart you WP7 device.

Step 2:

  • After your device is restarted, make sure that the correct key is there. To check this, Open Run and type ‘regedit’. This will prompt you the registry editor just like in Windows XP, Vista or 7. Check the correct key by navigating:


Step 3:

  • Connect your Windows Phone 7 Device with your PC using USB Cable.

Step 4:

  • Launch the Zune. You have to have a “full sync” connection with your Zune client. ‘Guest’ connection will not work.

Step 5:

  • Launch the downloaded ChevronWP7.exe program.

Step 6:

  • Your device should NOT be locked with a PIN before you do the whole process.
  • Select the options “nsure your phone isn’t PIN-locked” and “nstall certificate on phone using Internet Explorer at http://chevronwp7.com/cert”.
  • Click the “Unlock” button


Congratulations! You have successfully jailbreak/unlock your Windows Phone 7 device.

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