BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-17-2009, 11:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Model: 8320
Carrier: Tmob
Posts: 120
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default 8900 switching to GSM

Please Login to Remove!

In my house which I have great reception my phone has been switching to capital GSM alot. Called Tmo and they have not had any problems with service. I have .168 software. My 8320 never displayed GSM this much.
Offline  
Old 03-18-2009, 06:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
l0ki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Model: 9900
Carrier: -
Posts: 45
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Might be the SIM card - if possible replace it with another one from tmo to test whether it gets onto gprs/edge network or put your BB-SIM into another device and try to open a wap/web page.

This way you should be able to determine where the issue comes from.
Offline  
Old 03-18-2009, 10:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
 
raja_3012's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Irving, TX
Model: iPhn4
OS: iOS 4.3.2
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 1,137
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I have faced similar issue with my 8900.. but mine was switching from upper case EDGE to lower case "edge".. I was on 4.6.1.168 but after I upgraded to 4.6.1.174 I have never faced the same issue again... it could be a coincidence but I highly doubt this behavior is due to the OS.. it is more likely a carrier issue.

You may want to upgrade to 4.6.1.174 and check if you face the same issue. .174 although is a beta but it has been stable till now.
__________________
Regards|Raja
BlackBerry FAQ

Nokia 2100 > Nokia 6100 > Samsung t319 > Nokia 5300 > Blackberry 8320 > Blackberry 8900 > iPhone 3GS > iPhone 4
Offline  
Old 03-18-2009, 10:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
 
raja_3012's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Irving, TX
Model: iPhn4
OS: iOS 4.3.2
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 1,137
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Oh..one more thing.. you may have to install DM 4.6 as I think DM 4.7 does not recognize beta OS.
__________________
Regards|Raja
BlackBerry FAQ

Nokia 2100 > Nokia 6100 > Samsung t319 > Nokia 5300 > Blackberry 8320 > Blackberry 8900 > iPhone 3GS > iPhone 4
Offline  
Old 03-18-2009, 10:58 AM   #5 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
l0ki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Model: 9900
Carrier: -
Posts: 45
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Depends, raja... usually GSM/gprs network issues are caused by the SIM - gprs/GPRS
(logon to RIM network) may also be firmware-specific

Updates via DM 4.7 normally work also for betas, and best done directly via
loader.exe (without whole DTM started) -> c:\program files\common files\research in motion\apploader\loader.exe
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Agilent 08360-60196 Motherboard Assembly
$500.0
Agilent 08360-60196 Motherboard Assembly pictureNCI Motherboard Drumfiller Assy 7405-00335 And Lot Of 4 Other Boards
$350.0
NCI Motherboard Drumfiller Assy 7405-00335 And Lot Of 4 Other Boards pictureAM019C0B CARD RACK MOTHERBOARD 02066156
$106.0
AM019C0B  CARD RACK MOTHERBOARD    02066156 pictureIBM Surepos 500 Pos Heat Sink 20P3963 66P2099 From 66P2098-FRU Motherboard
$20.0
IBM Surepos 500 Pos Heat Sink 20P3963 66P2099 From 66P2098-FRU Motherboard picture1 USED FANUC A16B-1010-0331 02A MOTHER BOARD ***MAKE OFFER***
$2609.99
1 USED FANUC A16B-1010-0331 02A MOTHER BOARD ***MAKE OFFER*** picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.