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Old 02-18-2011, 08:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Would like to use this sprint blackberry 8330 for everything except making/receiving calls. Seeking guidance on several things but of most importance is:

- I have a USB connection to a laptop with internet access. I see no internet browser on the 8330. I have used the blackberry desktop app to update the existing software but do not see a default browser. Should there be one? If not would the addition of a browser with a tether to a machine with internet access get me on the internet?

- Without the USB tether would it be possible to communicate via bluetooth then on to the internet. I have already paired the two but do not know how to proceed.

Seeking an informed opinion for these and future questions. Much thanks in advance as I await a reply.
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Old 02-18-2011, 09:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Is this a different question from the one you asked yesterday?

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Old 02-19-2011, 07:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Essentially the same... Searched my posts and none appeared so I did a second. Regrettably today's search turned up nothing. If you replied I cannot see the post. Please advise or perhaps a cc to: [email address]

I appreciate your reply.

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Try searching in the FAQ section for bluetooth tethering. I'm not sure whether that's what you r looking for.
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Try searching in the FAQ section for bluetooth tethering. I'm not sure whether that's what you r looking for.
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Don't know if I'm right on this but in the UK, you won't get a browser unless your registered to the bb wireless network.. With the BIS subscription..

Need to do my research on other networks out of the UK..
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Don't know if I'm right on this but in the UK, you won't get a browser unless your registered to the bb wireless network.. With the BIS subscription..

Need to do my research on other networks out of the UK..
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To be Honest with you I had no idea, I just seen the post in the New posts page...
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