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Old 01-18-2010, 01:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all: I got an unlocked BB8320 as a gift over the holidays. I have service from AT&T in the US, and I pulled my SIM out of my phone, and put it in the BB8320. Voice and data work well, except that I don't have access to the BB goodies that my other BB friends use (BB Messenger etc).

I assume that even though I have an unlimited data plan on my SIM card, I still have to activate my BB (pin) with AT&T. How do I do this? I tried to do it online to no avail.

I'd really like to get my full BB services working, so I am looking for a bit of guidance here.

Oh, just in case you wonder, I did a search on "activate pin" and "register pin" before posting this question.

Thanks all in advance.

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Old 01-18-2010, 01:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You need a blackberry data plan, not a unlimited generic plan.
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Old 01-19-2010, 09:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
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