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Old 08-29-2010, 06:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Not gonna lie, I'm completely clueless about this.

I had no idea what to name this question, and I'm not sure how to even explain the question that I have, but I'll try to make the most sense that I can.

I currently have a Blackberry Pearl 8130 (with virgin, bought by me) and a Blackberry Curve (with Rogers).

The curve was found by my father at a Tim Hortons in another province, and I spent about two weeks trying to contact the owner but I've had no luck, so now I take it as finders keepers.

I noticed that the Curve about two days after I had it, it displayed a message saying "sim card rejected" (I have no idea what this means but maybe you could explain).

About three days ago, I dropped my Pearl and it hasn't been working too well, and I thought about using the Curve as my new phone.

What can I do to the Curve to change the phone number to my current phone number that is with my Pearl?

Is this even possible since they're different carriers?

I also read that Virgin does not use sim cards?

Can anyone make some sense of this? And explain how and why I can/can't use the Curve as my new phone?

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Old 08-30-2010, 06:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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No, you cannot use the Rogers phone because it is GSM and Virgin is CDMA. They are incompatible technologies.

The "SIM card Rejected" message means that the owner of the Curve got a new SIM card.
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