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Old 02-08-2009, 12:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Aplogies in advance as im a blackberry newbie but how do I find my full OS version mumber as I can only seem to see that its version 4.6 atm ?

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Oh and what is all this pin business?
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Pin is the unique identifier for your blackberry. It can be found in Options > Status
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If you know someone else's pin you can send them a "pin" message. There is a field for it in the BB's address book, too.
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If you know someone else's pin you can send them a "pin" message. There is a field for it in the BB's address book, too.

Whats the differenc between that and an ordinary message is it jsut security or am i missing something?

My friend has just text me his pin but wondering why I would use it?

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Pin is the unique identifier for your blackberry. It can be found in Options > Status
Please forgive my ignorance but which one is correct

v4.6.1.101

or

platform

or branding version?

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An sms messages is limited to 160 characters. A pin message can be almost as long as you want. It's similar to an email but no email account is necessary. Also, a delivery report is generated and shows you that the message got to the recipient's device. It lets you know whether the recipient has their device on, is in coverage, etc.
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4.6.0.101 would be your OS version.

You can also type "mypin" without the quotes in an email and when you hit the space bar it will change the text to your actual pin.
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Thank you all I am now somewhat enlightened.
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