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Old 07-14-2010, 04:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was using my unlocked Verizon Blackberry Storm2 9550 in Canada with a Rogers SIM card but as soon as I got to the US it stopped working. I turned it on and no signal.

So I fiddled with the network settings to allow for different networks (ie. GSM vs CDMA vs auto) but nothing worked.

Has anyone done this before? Do I need to download service books or something to get it to work in the US?

I searched for this subject but didn't find any topic or solution on this.

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Old 07-14-2010, 05:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 07-14-2010, 05:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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sweet, thanks JSanders I wasn't sure what to search under...

Just to clarify though, if I wanted to use my Unlocked Verizon Storm2 in the US, I would still have to download the AT&T or T-Mobile service books to it, even though I'm using a Rogers SIM card?

I guess, in Canada, Rogers already downloaded service books to it when since it works fine up here?
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Since Verizon has the 9550 here, I believe that is correct. I know it is the only way I have been able to get the 9530/50 Storms to work on ATT in the US.
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Since Verizon has the 9550 here, I believe that is correct. I know it is the only way I have been able to get the 9530/50 Storms to work on ATT in the US.
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