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Old 08-20-2010, 10:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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has anyone found a fix to the Curves wifi problem already... iv'e been searching and waiting for any solution... cause i cant seem to browse again even if my phne indicates that i am connected to a wifi network...
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The fix is to get a BB data plan. That's what the BB was designed for.
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What wifi problem?

If the wifi logo is lit up, then you're connected and should be good to go.

if it's greyed out, then you dont have BIS-B connectivity, and you can only use the hotspot browser.
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has anyone found a fix to the Curves wifi problem already... iv'e been searching and waiting for any solution... cause i cant seem to browse again even if my phne indicates that i am connected to a wifi network...
What WiFi problem are you referring to? Please explain in detail.
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I think John answered the question, he needs a BB data plan.
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but doesn't have to have one... i got away without one for about a year
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and why did you get one?
some carriers are blocking features once they discover a BB without one and others simply add a plan and you end up with a big bill.
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Verizon is our primary cell provider, and all of our users have data packages but I've worked with a couple of people with no data package, and it is not fun. As has been mentioned above the cell providers seem to generally disable wi-fi if there is no data package. As I recall AT&T and T-Mobile/Sprint(?) both prevent wi-fi from working if there is no paid data package. Verizon now requires a data package for BB's.
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