Locating the PIN and Serial Number on the BlackBerry PlayBook

Article ID: KB26382

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 08-31-2012


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry PlayBook tablets
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  • BlackBerry® PlayBook™
Complete the following steps to locate the PIN and Serial Number on a BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet:

  1. From the home screen, tap the settings icon located in the top right corner
    From the menu on the left, select About.
  2. Under the General section, note that the serial number is listed.  
  3. Select the dropdown next to View information about your tablet and choose Hardware.
  4. Under the Hardware section, note that the first entry is the PIN.

Note: During the out of box setup wizard, the PIN and serial number can also be obtained from the Connect to Wi-Fi screen by hitting the gear icon in the bottom left corner of the screen and choosing PlayBook Information from the Information Type drop down menu.

The serial number is also available on the bottom of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to the left of the Micro HDMI connector.


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