BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-10-2007, 11:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Orinoko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Manchester, UK
Model: Z10
Carrier: O2
Posts: 136
Post Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default Unable to get GPRS connection on 8707

Please Login to Remove!

I've got a stack of faulty O2 8707's on my desk which seem to have problems connecting to GPRS, they are stuck on GSM. They attempt to get a GPRS connection and it goes "gprs" then "GPRS" but then reverts to "GSM" until the device is restarted and the process repeats. It definately a device problem as if I put the SIM in a different BB it works fine.

Is there any fix for this or should I just bin 'em?

Thanks,
Matt
Offline  
Old 10-10-2007, 07:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
BlackBerry Genius
 
hdawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Model: hdawg
PIN: port3101.org
Carrier: hdawg
Posts: 6,632
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Try loading the newest HH OS on them?

Latest Operating System Available For Each Blackberry Device
Offline  
Old 10-11-2007, 04:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Orinoko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Manchester, UK
Model: Z10
Carrier: O2
Posts: 136
Post Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Hi, thanks for the reply. I've checked the firmware from the list and I already have the latest on the devices. From about:-

Blackberry 8707
Wireless Handheld (3G)
v4.1.0.378 (Platform 3.2.0.9)

Any more ideas?
Offline  
Old 10-11-2007, 07:01 AM   #4 (permalink)
BlackBerry Genius
 
hdawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Model: hdawg
PIN: port3101.org
Carrier: hdawg
Posts: 6,632
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Perhaps try one from a different carrier. Looks like the 8707 has 4.2 software...

BlackBerry 8707 / Pkg:4.2.1.148, App:4.2.1.94, Plt:3.3.0.21 (PROXIMUS)
Offline  
Old 10-11-2007, 09:49 AM   #5 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Orinoko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Manchester, UK
Model: Z10
Carrier: O2
Posts: 136
Post Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Unfortunately the Proximus download only offers 4.2 for the 8707v and i've got 8707g's. Any idea where I can get the 4.2 for the 8707g or if it even exists?

Cheers!
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

Ten (10) Lucent 8 conductor jacks
$15.0
Ten (10) Lucent 8 conductor jacks pictureCAROL C2538A.38.10 Shielded Multi-Conductor Communication Cable 500 ft 14 AWG
$80.0
CAROL C2538A.38.10 Shielded Multi-Conductor Communication Cable 500 ft 14 AWG  picture6' Electric Cord, 3 wire, Power tool cord Drill Cricular saw Saw-zaw (Black)
$11.49
6' Electric Cord, 3 wire, Power tool cord Drill Cricular saw Saw-zaw     (Black) pictureSouthwire 64162122 2 Conductor 18/2 Thermostat Wire 18-Gauge Solid Copper Cla...
$12.83
Southwire 64162122 2 Conductor 18/2 Thermostat Wire 18-Gauge Solid Copper Cla... picture2pcs(30cm 1ft) JST PHR-8 UL Silicone Flexible Stranded Copper Cables 24AWG Wires
$4.5
2pcs(30cm 1ft) JST PHR-8 UL Silicone Flexible Stranded Copper Cables 24AWG Wires picture






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