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Old 11-27-2008, 11:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So I can't seem to figure out how to use wi-fi by itself. To use it I turned off my data connection entirely as when I had wi-fi on I could see the phone communicating with the network. Also when I was just using wi-fi it said it couldn't connect and there was an error and I couldn't connect. I was just playing with it with my home network. I don't know what I'm doing wrong.
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What model BlackBerry do you have?
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9000 with Rogers.
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Old 11-27-2008, 01:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Where did you turn off your "data connection?" In Options >Mobile Network? If you turned that off then NO data will work, not even wifi.
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Thats exactly what I did.

How does the phone know which one to use if WIFI and 3G are both on?
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i "think" you can go to Manage Connections, then uncheck Mobile Network, and then check Wi-Fi only, if you want only Wi-Fi to be running. BUT i also "think" that if you are running Wi-Fi only, the at&t blackberry bold's phone won't work, period; instead, the at&t blackberry bold's phone can only work if Mobile Network is checked.

sorry if this doesn't add anything helpful
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If you have both mobile network and wifi checked in manage connections, it will default to wifi (the faster connection) for data. The great thing is that you can still receive BIS/BES email, pin to pin, etc. with only wifi on.

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