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Old 11-13-2006, 01:48 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Closing remarks: Call T-Mo instead of fooling with this on your own or dealing with us know-nothings.
Where's the excitement of possibly breaking things in that!
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Old 11-15-2006, 01:02 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I am new here and just found this. It seems this is for US connectivity, what is the procedure for the UK?

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Old 11-15-2006, 05:53 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Well I am very new to the Blackberry technology and have enjoyed mine for the short time I have had it. I do have to say that being able to use it as an internet source will be very helpful and with all of the links from here It works great and have no problems yet. Speed good and using it right know.
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Old 11-15-2006, 06:06 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I am new here and just found this. It seems this is for US connectivity, what is the procedure for the UK?

Bob
Seems in my travels around the boards that there was talk about the procedures for UK.

Are you with Vodafone?

I'd give your carrier a call and ask about the settings for UK Pearl modem use. I am not too sure, but if you are using XP the concepts are the same regardless of where you reside.

I do note that in Europe they do NOT have the same unlimited data plan as that U.S. T-Mo customers enjoy. Don't they bill you by usage over there?
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Old 11-16-2006, 12:25 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Are you with Vodafone?
I am with O2, I'll contact them.

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I do note that in Europe they do NOT have the same unlimited data plan as that U.S. T-Mo customers enjoy. Don't they bill you by usage over there?
We pay for things that you guys get free, and if it is something you and us pay for, we pay double. I have a 75Mb/month download limit for 10GBP so I suspect it will come out of that. It is enough for the 100+ emails a day I get.

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Old 11-16-2006, 05:58 PM   #26 (permalink)
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I just did it, worked for me using the detailed method, and I'm getting 115.2kbs right now...
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Old 11-18-2006, 07:15 AM   #27 (permalink)
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I just spoke with O2 data support and they say the 8100 configuration settings should be available in 3-4 weeks for O2, Tmo and other networks. They are working on getting the best config settings for this model.

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Old 11-19-2006, 12:41 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Default error 734

Previously, I was getting the 734 error. I noticed that in: +cgdcont=1,,"wap.voicestream.com" on a previous post "IP" was missing. It should be: +cgdcont=1,"IP","wap.voicestream.com"
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Old 11-19-2006, 12:59 PM   #29 (permalink)
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I just did it, worked for me using the detailed method, and I'm getting 115.2kbs right now...
that is only the connection speed that your modem claims is connected to your computer with. you need to use an online speedtest like speakeasy.com to find out what your real speed is. it should be about 20kBs down and 10kBs up
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Old 11-20-2006, 12:43 AM   #30 (permalink)
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getting error #734: PPP link terminated. anyone have any helpful thoughts?
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Old 11-26-2006, 05:54 AM   #31 (permalink)
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I've tried everything. Pulling out hair.

Error 628. Sigh.
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@San Francisco...THANK YOU...for your AWESOME tutorial for modem set-up...worked flawlessly !!!

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@San Francisco...THANK YOU...for your AWESOME tutorial for modem set-up...worked flawlessly !!!

i 2nd that...THANK U VERY MUCH...i have always wanted to do this but never had the proper phone but now i do *the great bb*...and there was no way i was ever going to beable to do this by myself...thanks for taking the time to go step by step (for people that dont have a clue about this stuff)
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Old 11-29-2006, 01:03 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Default My Modem is Broken.... :-(

Ok, So I followed the instructions step by step and even called tmo but they can not figure out whats going on. So I thought you wonderful people could help me out. When I try and connect to the server I get this message PPP Link control was terminated. I followed the "Troubleshooting" steps and now luck. Any ideas? thanks!
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Old 11-29-2006, 03:34 PM   #35 (permalink)
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I got it to work but it timed out after several minutes. Any ideas on how to maintain connection from desktop manager?
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Old 11-29-2006, 05:23 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Awesome tutorial
Anyone know the initialisation text string for O2 in the UK

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Old 11-30-2006, 04:32 AM   #37 (permalink)
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Smile O2 (UK) configuration string

Finally answered my own question above.

The initialisiation string if you're on the O2 network is:

+cgdcont=1,"IP","mobile.o2.co.uk"



Happy surfing!

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Old 11-30-2006, 11:38 AM   #38 (permalink)
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Finally answered my own question above.

The initialisiation string if you're on the O2 network is:

+cgdcont=1,"IP","mobile.o2.co.uk"



Happy surfing!

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Gra, I'm on UK O2 also, what did you put in the phone number box, *99# or something else?

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Yes, I used *99#

On my previous phone I used *99#1 or even *99#2, but this was because I had several GPRS services. Using the *99# worked first time for me on the Blackberry, both tethered and via Bluetooth.

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Yes, I used *99#

On my previous phone I used *99#1 or even *99#2, but this was because I had several GPRS services. Using the *99# worked first time for me on the Blackberry, both tethered and via Bluetooth.

Gra
Thanks, it's working well. Will these settings still work if I am in Europe?

Bob
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