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Old 03-29-2009, 04:17 PM   #41 (permalink)
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My thought would be just setting something up with the carrier to cc another device or email for when texts come in, thus he would be able to read everything. I would call Verizon and confirm something like that is not set up.
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Old 03-29-2009, 04:18 PM   #42 (permalink)
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You will lose all of your data. You could do a backup and then do an advanced restore and restore only your Address Book Database.

I still think he is logging into the Verizon account online to see the numbers that you're contacted and that are contacting you. If you wipe your device and reload the OS, and it still continues, I would take a look at your online account.
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Old 03-29-2009, 04:57 PM   #43 (permalink)
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I know of two programs that can be hidden. One involves GPS stealth tracking and another forwards SMS; however, both of these need someoen to have physical custody of the device to install and both can be shown when selecting show all apps.
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Old 03-29-2009, 05:02 PM   #44 (permalink)
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It will be like you just picked it up from the store. All nice and clean.
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Old 03-29-2009, 05:24 PM   #45 (permalink)
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There is so much information we don't have. For example, why does he feel the need to spy, what has happened previously, why is the phone locked if there is nothing to hide on it. Is he actually spying, or trying to keep track of usage and control the budget. I used to keep track of how many text messages and minutes were used on my phones, before we were able to get unlimited usage, and I would question my wife about her usage if she went over.

If I had to lock my phone to have privacy from my spouse, it would be time for divorce. It would also make her think I don't trust her, and have something to hide when I don't.

Trust is is a primary requirement for a relationship.

If I went to use my wifes phone, and found it locked, I would think she is trying to hide something from me, even if she wasn't, why else would she lock it without letting me know about it.

Anything from the past would reinforce any new distrust as well. Example; my wife cheated on me 10 years ago. No matter how hard I try, I cannot overcome that breech of trust. It will always play a role in our lives now.
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In all fairness, locking the phone is a good practice. Not for a distrust factor, but in case the device was lost or stolen. It's best to be proactive in those situations.
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Locking a phone is an appropriate action. If you feel the need to lock your spouse out of your phone, there is an issue.

If I need to lock my wife out of my phone, then it would be my opinion that either she is untrustworthy, or I am.
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I see where you're coming from. I agree it's an appropriate action. I also don't see an issue with your spouse knowing your password.
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Old 03-29-2009, 06:40 PM   #49 (permalink)
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Did I stumble into Dear Abby or is this still Blackberryforums.com?

I am trying to bite my tongue to keep from extending this totally off topic line of conversation. We should stick to the original topic: OP believes her BB is infected with spyware and wants to know how to remove it and protect it from being reinstalled. The fact that it may have been her husband who did this to her or what their relation truly is do not impact the advice the OP should be receiving on blackberryforums.com.
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Old 03-29-2009, 06:56 PM   #50 (permalink)
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To the OP's issue, it's definitely not FlexiSpy because that doesn't work on CMDA networks.
That is also true of many other cell phone spy apps. All of the apps I've found on the web either don't work with BlackBerry, or if they do (supposedly) work with BlackBerry, they only work on GSM networks.
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Did I stumble into Dear Abby or is this still Blackberryforums.com?

I am trying to bite my tongue to keep from extending this totally off topic line of conversation. We should stick to the original topic: OP believes her BB is infected with spyware and wants to know how to remove it and protect it from being reinstalled. The fact that it may have been her husband who did this to her or what their relation truly is do not impact the advice the OP should be receiving on blackberryforums.com.
Plenty of information to this end has been provided.

However, fixing the device is simply a stop-gap fix. The root problem needs to be solved as well.
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Plenty of information to this end has been provided.

However, fixing the device is simply a stop-gap fix. The root problem needs to be solved as well.
The root problem is outside the scope of this forum really, but it seems to be human nature for folks to comment on it anyway.
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The root problem is outside the scope of this forum really, but it seems to be human nature for folks to comment on it anyway.
Agreed.
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Yes,

On your blackberry device please follow these instructions.

1. Options/Bluetooth > Press the Menu Key- which is the Blackberry icon key left of the trackball.
2. Select Disable Bluetooth

Then go to Options/ Select the Menu Key>Set Discoverable field to NO, go to the top to Device Name and rename it to something else...I have my name as Secured...DO NOT RELATE THE REMAINING TO ANYTHING THAT WILL POINT BACK AT YOU OR YOUR DEVICE For ex: Your name or nickame.....

Then pair your bluetooth earpiece back on your device...Again this will NOT block the process of your bluetooth earpiece. It only block out your device from being search by a snooper as such..
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NightPhoenix,

What is your deal!!!! Locking your phone period is not a matter of distrust or hiding anything. It is being proactive....BESIDES it is her device she can do what she chooses to do it is her device. However, that is the NUMBER ONE thing men tend to think when a woman does something like this; unlike men we are not cheaters.
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weird, i didnt know that ever happened.
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For those that think this sort of problem is BS, try googling "Tapping your cell phone" and look for a news article produced by station WTHR in Indianapolis.
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For those that think this sort of problem is BS, try googling "Tapping your cell phone" and look for a news article produced by station WTHR in Indianapolis.
This is a BlackBerry, not a regular cell phone.
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NightPhoenix,

What is your deal!!!! Locking your phone period is not a matter of distrust or hiding anything. It is being proactive....BESIDES it is her device she can do what she chooses to do it is her device. However, that is the NUMBER ONE thing men tend to think when a woman does something like this; unlike men we are not cheaters.
Bull crap, I know twice as many women who have cheated than men. The road goes both ways.

I agree locking the phone is a great practice but my wife knows all my passwords and all my email accounts. Dont paint such broad strokes it only makes you look stupid.
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Bull crap, I know twice as many women who have cheated than men. The road goes both ways.

I agree locking the phone is a great practice but my wife knows all my passwords and all my email accounts. Dont paint such broad strokes it only makes you look stupid.
i agree 100%

however, if it keeps up like this, the mods will either delete or lock this topic. lets try to stay focused guys
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