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Old 03-03-2009, 03:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How do I force my 8900 to used edge insytead of gprs?
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as far as I know, you can't. Certain towers have different capabilities...towers near my house (in a smaller town) are GPRS...going to the neighboring bigger cities, I get EDGE...I think its just how it goes. If I were able to tell my phone not to use GPRS, I wouldn't have service at my house since there isn't an EDGE signal close enough.
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You won't be able to use EDGE unless your carrier provides that service. Also, does your screen say "gprs" or "GPRS"? If it says "gprs", then you need to purchase a BlackBerry data plan.
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How do I force my 8900 to used edge insytead of gprs?
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