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Old 10-18-2009, 01:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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For you T-Mobile users,

I currently have the Curve 8310 that is an unlocked AT&T blackberry that I received from a friend. I enjoy using it but do not need a data plan. I like the phone and since I have unlimited texting on my T-Mobile plan, I simply forward my email as a text message.

Thq question I have is, I recently purchased a brand new curve 8520 on ebay for T-Mobile. I see that on T-Mobile's site, in order to buy a blackberry, it says that a blackberry service plan is required. I asked the owner of the ebay store that I purchased the phone from, and he told me that it should work with just my T-Mobile plan. Is that right? I thought that it should work? But just want to make sure. I also have a blackberry flip that I stopped using which is a tmobile phone. Would you guys recommend that I pop the sim card into it and see if the phone works without the data plan?

Just hoping my new 8520 will work. What do you all think?
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it will work without the data plan, for call and texts.
no data related things. which is what you wanted...
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yes, it will still work for calls/texting as the poster above said.

i also believe you can still use the wifi connection to connect to the web as well w/o the data plan.
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