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wobly 10-20-2008 09:07 PM

APN Settings
I have a statement/question about the APN settings for the 8220.

In the APN settings of the 8220, it has instead of the standard

Has anybody noticed a difference? Is the 8220 the only phone that has those settings? Has anybody tried those settings on a different phone?

mDRagON- 10-20-2008 10:40 PM

I noticed that today when I stopped in the TMO store I wanted to know if it would work for the other BB's. I won't be able to check untill my trackball comes in maybe tomorrow. Got my GlobalStat Bt-359 GPS receiver today, and I'm ready to check it out.

NutritionN 10-20-2008 11:10 PM worked for me. I've switched between different APN's without any apparent problems; all internet apps worked the same.

wobly 10-20-2008 11:13 PM

I was having some hiccups with the APN so I put in the and the problems went away.

cybermikey3 10-23-2008 06:55 PM


Originally Posted by wobly (Post 1142667)
I was having some hiccups with the APN so I put in the and the problems went away.

what problems were you having? theres got to be some reason they use the new apn now...everythings working fine for me even using it as a backup modem via bluetooth w the new apn.

wobly 10-24-2008 01:44 PM

The web browser wouldn't load pages correctly, they would take forever, the would get stuck halfway, etc.

crisambo 10-24-2008 02:02 PM

I took out and replaced APN with to use WiFi browsing on 8220 with a SIM that did not have any data service.

When it had as APN, the browser kept on telling me that I have no Data Service subscription and provides a link to TMO's data subscription page.

... this is what I had observed....

freedom 10-27-2008 05:06 PM

First post ^_^
I just got the Flip 8220 and I love it so far. I also didn't get any data plan, just the BB Feature Enabler. I've been trying to figure out why I can't run certain apps, and i'm anxious to try switching the APN settings once I'm home. I was successful at running Opera Mini 4.1, but I couldn't get GMail App 2.0.6 to work, it kept saying I needed to have a data plan even though I was trying on WiFi.

I'll update once I try it at home, I'm sure this'll be handy for others.

Update: Changing the APN to wap. voicestream. com didn't help me with GMail or IM programs.

dogfigaro 01-28-2009 07:13 PM

hi, i have no data plan, I switched to and it worked for one day, after it stopped working.. any ideas?

wmarkhay 02-05-2009 03:44 PM vs allows JiveSlide to at least connect and download my list of photos on Flickr, when I switch to I get a networking error before anything happens at all. (For me with Pearl Flip 8220 on T-mobile)

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