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Old 01-07-2009, 05:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If my wifi icon is showing up in clear B&W and my wifi network name is being displayed, I know I have a wifi connection. But how can I be sure that the blackberry browser is actually using wifi and not 3G (or GPRS when not in 3G coverage)?

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When you open the browser, it will show you what service is being used in the upper right corner.
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If my wifi icon is showing up in clear B&W and my wifi network name is being displayed, I know I have a wifi connection. But how can I be sure that the blackberry browser is actually using wifi and not 3G (or GPRS when not in 3G coverage)?

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hey Mike,

If you hit "U" while in the browser you will see a status bar at the top of the phone. If Wifi is listed then Wifi it is. If 3G or GPRS is displayed you are not Wifing!!

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Brilliant. Hitting u (well, not you) did the trick. Sure am wifi-ing!

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hey Mike,

If you hit "U" while in the browser you will see a status bar at the top of the phone. If Wifi is listed then Wifi it is. If 3G or GPRS is displayed you are not Wifing!!

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good stuff, didnt know that, thanks
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