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Old 06-16-2010, 12:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently purchased a bb curve 8900 from ebay and am on a normal contract with vodafone (im from the uk). On my contract i have 200 mins , unlimited txts and 5 Internet Browsing.

When i tried to add my friend via bbm it says .. "Pending(waiting for Authorisation) ????????? i need help so any advice or help is welcome !


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Old 06-16-2010, 12:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You friend needs to approve your request... Also, you need a blackberry data plan.

In the top right, by your signal bars, what does it say? Case matters (edge is not the same as EDGE)
Old 06-16-2010, 12:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hi Dankarlinski

in my top right corner it says gprs (in lower case) ?? and how much does a blackberry data plan cost ? also do i need internet on my contract to use bbm ?

Old 06-16-2010, 01:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You need to call vodafone and ask for the Blackberry Internet Service to be added to your account.
It will be 5 per month, and will usually replace the 5 Internet Browsing you currently have.
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:34 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:37 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dankarlinski View Post
Case matters (edge is not the same as EDGE)
What's the distinction between the two? I've noticed it with both cases (upper/lower) on my phone... I'm on T-Mobile w/ unlimited data plan...
Old 06-16-2010, 06:36 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Edit: forgive my incorrect post.
The Search tool and BlackBerryFAQ answer many questions.

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Old 06-16-2010, 06:42 PM   #8 (permalink)
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When lower case, you are not connected to the RIM network. You would have carrier data service, but not for blackberry apps (push email, etc)
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