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Old 07-03-2007, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got my blackberry, so i'm a bit confused on some things. What does GPRS mean. Its saying it in the top right hand corner of the screen?
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I just got my blackberry, so i'm a bit confused on some things. What does GPRS mean. Its saying it in the top right hand corner of the screen?
GPRS vs EDGE
I don't know what Tmo is supposed to say but mine says EDGE
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I don't know what Tmo is supposed to say but mine says EDGE
Ideally, it should say EDGE for T-Mobile users also. See my below post for more info.

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Here's what the Getting Started Guide says about the network coverage indicators and what you can do when they are showing:




So it looks like the only difference between "GPRS" and "EDGE" is the speed of the connection, whereas with "GSM", "gprs", or "edge" you can only use the phone and SMS messaging.

I learn stuff every time I log onto these forums.

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I learn stuff every time I log onto these forums.
As do I. Very nice indeed
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