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Old 10-25-2009, 04:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey, just to wonder what happens if my blackberry 8300 is 10/10 attempts, since i have a very wondering nephew and its only a matter of time until he does it. Care to help me before this happens?
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Well, he has to type "blackberry" twice but after the 10th failed attempt, the BlackBerry will wipe out all data.
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If its at 10/10, it will ask you to type blackberry to wipe the handheld.
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Well, he has to type "blackberry" twice but after the 10th failed attempt, the BlackBerry will wipe out all data.
but is the phone still use-able? or is the phone done for?
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Is this your phone? Do you not have the password?
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i do...everything is fine FOR KNOW...im scared my nephew will use up all the attempts and i am not sure what will happen when that does happen
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Don't let him get his hands on it....its very simple.
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hahaha...i hope it was that easy...kids can go around anything...even if it was 10 stories high...someway somehow they get it unfortunately
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You dont leave it lying around, you keep it on you whenever you can, and if necessary tell him he'll die if he touches it.
Well, maybe tell him something very bad would happen....if you dont like the idea of telling a child he'll die.
(but children have to learn somehow)
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and if necessary tell him he'll die if he touches it.
Well, maybe tell him something very bad would happen....if you dont like the idea of telling a child he'll die.
(but children have to learn somehow)
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You're going to be an awesome parent someday.
HAHAHAHAHA thank you!!! funny kat XD
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I hope I never have children.
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I hope I never have children.
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Thanks Penguin!

Im sorry, but not enough children these days understand the word "no".

But I digress, I'll leave this thread now.
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but is the phone still use-able? or is the phone done for?
At the tenth failed password, it will prompt you to enter "blackberry" to wipe the device, as stated.
No, this will not kill your blackberry. Not permanently. "Wipe Handheld" is a means to return the blackberry to it's origional state; it will erase contacts, messages, applications, etc. It will make the blackberry just like the day you first opened the box.
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At the tenth failed password, it will prompt you to enter "blackberry" to wipe the device, as stated.
Not exactly.
You are prompted to type 'blackberry' several times before the final attempt.

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It will make the blackberry just like the day you first opened the box.
Not exactly.
Third party applications will remain on the device.
If the device has an IT Policy from BES, it will also remain on the device.
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