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Old 06-11-2009, 10:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all, a good friend of mine bought an 8310 from ebay that is ATT branded but a vodaphone, but it will not connect too the blackberry BIS servers ROGERS says the IMEI is blocked and there is nothign they can do, any ideas on what too do? if we can do anything...?
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Old 06-12-2009, 04:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If it's been reported stolen or lost, a common cause of blocked IMEI's, then it's a doorstop or paperweight. I have never heard of a block being lifted. :(
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Your friend should contact the ebay seller and ask for a refund. If the seller refuses, they your friend can file a dispute.
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