Originally Posted by csawatsky
so (to save me from rtfm'ing) can BES express not do activations over the blackberry network, or is it just wifi activations that's a problem?
I've been doing OTA activations with BPS no problem
You can activate over WiFI, but only if the WiFi is part of your LAN.
It not fun to set up first time, that why I only use OTA and modify the activation email with instrustions on how to activate it.
my email sent from BES
+ Welcome to Company BlackBerry Enterprise Activation
$n, in just 4 steps you will be enjoying your Blackberry.
For a replacement BlackBerry, take SIM card and MicroSD card from old BlackBerry and place into new BlackBerry.
1) Check on your BlackBerry device that Mobile Network is turned on.
2) Use one of the following methods to get to the activation screen:
Main screen select Options, Device, Advanced System Settings, Enterprise Activation
Main screen select Tools and or Settings, Options, Advanced Options, Enterprise Activation.
In the device Options screen select Enterprise Activation.
3) In the Enterprise Activation screen, enter your corporate email address and the following supplied password:
4) Ignore the Activation Server Address and Click on trackball/trackpad and click on activate.
NOTE *** this password will expire in $x hours or after activation completes***
Do not reply to this message, the mailbox is not monitored. Please forward all questions/replies to
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