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Old 03-17-2010, 03:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My phone currently has a 3Mobile SIM in it and I can make calls/text/browse no problem, however, I cannot use BBM, Facebook, EMail or even access the App Store. Also, I downloaded a GMail application in place of the Email that doesn't seem to work, along with Google Maps. They worked PERFECTLY the first few times I used them, but now a message pops up saying "This program requires a working data connection. Please check your signal strength." My signal is fine and my browser and stuff works, but these all of a sudden do not.

I bought my phone in Canada and these things all worked fine. When I moved to the UK and started using 3, they seemed to stop working. The guy at the phone store can't seem to figure out why.

Any suggestions? I'm getting very frustrated!
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You need a BlackBerry data plan.
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Do you have a blackberry data plan. Not a generic mobile data plan, but data service specific for blackberry?
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I thought I needed a specific one but the guy at the phone store said that the regular SIM card with whatever was on it would work fine.
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Well, the guy at the store was wrong.
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Haha I figured. Makes sense. Thanks guys!
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One more question. Can I get a blackberry data plan on this SIM card? Or will I have to get a new card/number?
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If 3Mobile offers BlackBerry Data Plans then yes.
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Alright, I'm back up and running. Thanks very much for your help.
Just one more quick question: I have no App World. Where can I retrieve this?
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Go here from your BB Browser:

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