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Old 12-13-2006, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Newb here: getting Yahoo! Messenger to work on my Pearl

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I have switched over from the Cingular 8125 and the BB is new to me, so I apologize in advance for dumb questions.

I had AOL IM on my old phone and I downloaded Yahoo on my Pearl. When I log in it tells me "Please visit blackberry.com/go/yahoo to activate your handheld for Yahoo! Messenger"

Well, I reinstalled it via the computer as I did it via the phone the first time. So, what am I doing wrong and why won't it boot up?

Thank you for any help! I love these forums and have learned a great deal in the past week.
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Old 12-13-2006, 02:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did you go to the website to activate it? If so what kind of message did you get?
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Old 12-13-2006, 04:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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there are a few links to yahoo messenger on a cingular BB in this forum. I belive the problem is cingular wouldnt send the proper service book to let it work I know there is a work around but never had to use it since i have Tmo
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I did go the website but I am not sure about activating it since I already have a username and password. I figured I could just put that in, but it wont let me and gives me the error about going to the Blackberry site to activate it. What does that mean? I guess I better fish around.
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On the website it says :* Yahoo! Messenger, designed for BlackBerry devices, is currently not available for customers of Cingular Wireless.


http://www.blackberry.com/YahooDownload/index.do
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Thanks rkkeller. Not sure why I glossed over that one.
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