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Old 10-16-2010, 01:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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does blackberry app world work on wifi ?

i turned off data services , my web browser works fine on wifi , but app world won't , can anyone confirm ?

also is it possible to connect to 5gz range wireles n router or only 2.4 ?

only my 2.4 shows up so i assume only 2.4 gz range
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1. AppWorld does not work over wifi
2. Wireless n is supported
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As far as I know BlackBerrys only have 2.4 GHz radios for Wi-fi, their was one BlackBerry that worked at wireless A (5 GHz) but it an 8x20 model.
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is supported ?

i have the linksys wrt600n router , both 2.4 and 5gz setup you say wireless n is supported but at what range ?
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Supported IEEE® 802.11xxx8482; Access Points
----------- IEEE 802.11axxx8482;** 802.11bxxx8482; 802.11gxxx8482;
Frequency ------- 5 GHz ---- 2.4 GHz ---- 2.4 GHz
Maximum speed ----54 Mbps ---- 11 Mbps---- 54 Mbps

**BlackBerry® 8820 smartphone only.
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hmm i cant get on my 5gz rage at all
phone doesnt even see it
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is supported ?

i have the linksys wrt600n router , both 2.4 and 5gz setup you say wireless n is supported but at what range ?
Says so here, per RIM: RIM: BlackBerry - Torch 9800 Slider Phone.

If your router has both modes, maybe it is defaulting to g?

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App World does work on a wifi connection if there is a blackberry data plan on the device and the device is connecting to the RIM servers. I do it all the time.
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I always thought so too, but when I tried it yesterday it was a no go. BB symbol and wifi only, said no network connection when the radio was off or no signal. Maybe a configuration issue? Don't see any way to change that though.
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I always thought so too, but when I tried it yesterday it was a no go. BB symbol and wifi only, said no network connection when the radio was off or no signal. Maybe a configuration issue? Don't see any way to change that though.
My guess is app world being flakey.
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