BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-18-2008, 11:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Model: 8830
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 2
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Wipe handheld before or during BES activation?

Please Login to Remove!

Is it possible to wipe a handheld's existing data and 3rd party applications as part of the BES activation? I know it's possible via the handheld manually beforehand but I want to be able to do it remotely for sure via BES. Also, I know about the Erase Data and Disable Handheld command. However, I'm not interested in disabling the device. We're using BB 8830 if that's pertinent.
thanks.
Offline  
Old 03-19-2008, 02:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
Talking BlackBerry Encyclopedia
 
BigA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Northern Illinois
Model: iphon
OS: 5.0.x.x
PIN: Prick
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 421
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

No.
__________________
“The best way I can describe BlackBerry is as a one-trick pony,” said Charlie Wolf, an analyst for Needham & Co.
Offline  
Old 03-19-2008, 05:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
BlackBerry God
 
penguin3107's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Model: iOS 5
Carrier: VZW
Posts: 11,701
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 235 Times in 218 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by slowhop View Post
Also, I know about the Erase Data and Disable Handheld command. However, I'm not interested in disabling the device. We're using BB 8830 if that's pertinent.
thanks.
Don't let this wording scare you.
The device doesn't actually become "disabled" as a result of the Erase & Disable command.
It merely wipes the handheld, just as if you initiated the wipe manually on the device.
The 'disable' in this case simply means that the device will no longer be activated on the BES, and will require a new activation.
There's no harm in doing an 'Erase & Disable Handheld' from the BES.
__________________
BCSA
BES 5.0.3 MR4 :-: Exchange 2007 SP3 RU3
http://port3101.org
Offline  
Old 03-19-2008, 06:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Model: 8830
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 2
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Thanks for the clarification on Erase & Disable. That's at least one option available.
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

RIBBON CABLE, 20 CONDUCTOR, 28AWG, 300FT, GRAY NWK PN: 3365/20
$227.06
RIBBON CABLE, 20 CONDUCTOR, 28AWG, 300FT, GRAY NWK PN: 3365/20 pictureRibbon Cable, Round Conductor Flat, Grey, 12 Core, 28 AWG, 300 ft, 91.5 m
$230.28
Ribbon Cable, Round Conductor Flat, Grey, 12 Core, 28 AWG, 300 ft, 91.5 m pictureRibbon Cable, LSZH Round Conductor Flat, Grey, 20 Core, 28 AWG, 100 ft, 30.5 m
$231.28
Ribbon Cable, LSZH Round Conductor Flat, Grey, 20 Core, 28 AWG, 100 ft, 30.5 m pictureUNSHIELDED MULTICONDUCTOR CABLE 5 CONDUCTOR 22AWG 500FT NWK PN: 8445 060U500
$1002.47
UNSHIELDED MULTICONDUCTOR CABLE 5 CONDUCTOR 22AWG 500FT NWK PN: 8445 060U500 pictureUNSHIELDED SJEOOW CORD 4 CONDUCTOR 18AWG NWK PN: 234250408
$271.1
UNSHIELDED SJEOOW CORD 4 CONDUCTOR 18AWG NWK PN: 234250408 picture






Copyright © 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM © and BlackBerry © are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.