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Old 03-15-2008, 01:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I don't understand why a phone like the blackberry does not update time zone when I travel. I've had the most dinky phones in the past and they all at least updated the time automatically when I would fly from and to school. Is there something wrong with my blackberry or do they just not automatically change the time zones? Let me know.
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Old 03-15-2008, 03:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There isn't anything wrong with it -it's designed to not change time zones on purpose.

I read that it's because of the calendar application - it won't change all your appointments unless you want it to by changing the time zone.
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Old 06-13-2008, 01:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I wish there was a way to make it automatic. For someone who doesn't use the appointment feature and needs to change the time zone multiple times a week, it surely makes sense.

On the other hand, it makes no sense as to remove the feature completely. As I understand, you can specify the time zone when you set your appt, so whats the need to NOT change it automatically?
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Old 06-13-2008, 01:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Opinions on this are strong. I personally prefer it set manually so as to not screw my calendar up. Having the option to make it automatic would be nice, but it doesn't seem to be a priority for RIM.

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Old 06-13-2008, 04:22 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Good thing this topic doesn't come up all the time....
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