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Old 01-20-2008, 01:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Blackberry 8320 from T-Mobile. I was just playing around on the T-Mobile website and came across a link that says "Setup Blackberry Internet E-mail". After going into that link I was asked to enter the PIN and IMEI numbers. After entering those I was shown an agreement box and upon clicking I agree, I was given 2 options, to set up and existing email account or create one exclusively for the blackberry and this is where I stopped.

Now here is my question. I don't have any kind of data/message plan with either RIM or T-Mobile. So if I set up my email through this process, what kind of additional charges will occur on my bill?

Also, I'm a bit confused that the agreement box said "Welcome to Blackberry Internet Service", so through this process I'm also setting up the internet service? Is it a paid service?

Sorry for all the questions, but I'm just afraid of paying unnecessary charges.
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Old 01-20-2008, 01:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It won't work as you have no way of getting the service books that it sends, to your device.

You need a Blackberry Data Plan on your account. It's $19.95 for the full data plan or $9.95 for the Blackberry email plan.
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Oh I see what you are saying, so without these plans, the emails or internet still won't work even if I complete that registration process right?

P.S. thanks for the superfast reply.
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I am not a BB guru, but I do know that you need those plans to use data on the BB period.

They seem to allow you to add services fairly easily, you may be able to set it up the way you have, so you may incur some charges (although I would think they would have to warn you fairly well, the mytmobile.com way asked for my SS# or PIN before I could add mobile-to-mobile on it). If I were you I would call customer service to see if you were put on anything because you may have not read it well enough, or it may just not work like the previous poster had said, but I would play it safe and call them, or go on mytmobile.com and look at features or some page like that and see if you added any blackberry plans.
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Old 01-20-2008, 07:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I agree with the above post. If it allows you to complete the process I would be a bit concerned that a data plan got added to your account without your asking for it. Just as a precaution I'd call your Customer Service and verify all options on your plan, just for your own peace of mind.

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