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Press "Setup" and go to "PREFERENCES" (DVD stopped and player opened)
Scroll to "PBC" using the LEFT/RIGHT arrow key
Press "138931" and a pop-up screen will appear.
Use the UP/DOWN arrow key to choose the desired number.
Select your Zone!

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You maybe able to get a region free code for your player from these WEB sites.
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Philips DVD player DVP3996 is giving wrong region error

To set your Philips DVP region free, do the folloing.

Press "Setup"
Scroll to "Preference" using the Left/Right arrow key
Press OK
Press "138931" and a popup screen will appear
Use the Up arrow key and select Region 0 for a region free DVD player

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Srtill no luck with help to unlock my philips dvd player to be region free

Please try the following procedure: start the player without any disk on it, open the disk tray, leave this way and at your remote control press 9 9 9 9 0 , you should see region 0 displayed, then close the disk tray, your player should be now region free.

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Will not play dvds

  • make sure to use lens cleaner to ensure DVD player is free of dust and dirt on laser lens
  • another cause would be that your DVD player is no multi-region or not region free, because many DVDs have region settings. in order to make your philips DVD player region free (can play all region DVDs) check link below:

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Can I play a dvd region 2 dvd on a Philips 5 disc changer 783c dvd player? its a uk release of a german film. The DVD player gives system menu selections stating many nationalities

just because it may have many languages does not mean it is multi-region.

what you need to do is search for "region free hack" and the model of your player.

If there is one for your player the process takes less than 30 seconds to do (did on my single play philips which is region free whoo hoo)

beware though you may have to spend some time finding the free codes and there are a lot of sites out there that want to charge for this info (dont pay just persevere)

The method is usually power on the dvd press eject whilst holding down a key combnation until a menu comes up then selecting 0 ZERO as the region or somthing similar there are variations even from the same manufacturer.

I disagree with the whole region scam and do not class hacking a dvd player as any form of piracy. its simply allowing me the freedom to choose what i watch from whatever country i want.

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Region Code Error for Philips DVP3256


you can try this

>Go to Setup.
>Select Preference Page.
>Press 1, 3, 8, 9, 3, 1 on the Philips DVP3986 DVD Player remote.
>Press the up/down key to select "0" which makes it region free.
>Press ok and exit setup.


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Unlock region code for Philips DVP 3256

Region code hack for PHILIPS 3256 x/94

1. Go to Setup. [from remote]
2. Select the Preference Page.
3. Press 1, 3, 8, 9, 3, 1 on the Philips DVD Player remote.
--> It will show current region code [ for example 5 ]
4. Now Press the up/down key to select "0" which makes it region free.
5. Press ok and exit setup.

Probably the same would be applicable for 3258, 3268, 3986.

Good Luck!

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1) Power up the set.
2) Open tray door.
3) Press 98790, for region free operation.

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Some dvds do not run properly in my dvd player

check the region code of the dvd that u bought...if its not according to your country region code then the dvd would play only in laptops and pc dvd drives..u can contact the service station of philips and ask them to unlock ur dvd player so dat it becomes region free..i had the same issue with my dvd player

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This is how to make Philips DVD 622 region free so that it can play VCDs from all regions.

*Open CD tray by holding down "stop" button on the remote.
*Enter 2812
*Hold down "OK" button on the remote till 9 appears in the TV screen
*Turn off power of your DVD player
*Turn your DVD player on and it is region free now

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