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Old 07-01-2010, 12:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Okay so I'm pretty new here, actually I just made an account to ask a few questions, (I don't even know if I'm in the right forum?) so any help is very much appreciated.

I have a blackberry curve 8310 and when I plug it in to charge it won't unless I have it in a certain position. I'm 100% sure that it's not my charger because I tried using my brothers and my dads chargers. So it has to do with the phone. I was wondering if the charging pod for blackberry phones will work for me in my situation? I don't really know much about it, anyway thanks a bunch for your help :D
Old 07-01-2010, 01:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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A charging cradle will work to charge your phone. However you won't be able to connect the device to your PC to create backups, etc.
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Sounds to me like the USB plug is broken. As jsconyers said, it will prevent you from syncing with your PC.

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I've had several models including the 8310 and I would suggest you purchase your BB at a store, at least that way you can bring a big guy to threaten the clerk. Seems a broken USB cradle is very common and if you buy it online it's like a declaration of war to get a new one. Most staff are conditioned that we all jerk and yank our phones when connected. Good luck.
Old 07-12-2010, 04:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Encouraging someone to threaten another person??? That sounds like a GREAT IDEA! NOT! :(

Wow. Some people.
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Unbelievable. Such terrible advice. Wow.
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