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Old 10-14-2007, 08:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've read the FAQ's and maybe I just am missing something.

If I wanted to upgrade from my 8700 to say an 8320, or even just replace a beat up 8700, can I just buy a tmo 'berry and stick my sim card in it and go?

or do I need to go to TMO and get hosed for ending my contract early?

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Old 10-14-2007, 08:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You should be able to upgrade the device, and it will just extend your contract. I recently upgraded 2 of my users on T-Mo from the 8700 to the 8800 and that's all that happened - contract extension. Of course, that's a corporate account.... but I don't think we have anything special about the account other than 12 month contracts.
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Old 10-14-2007, 08:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry8700/4.2.1 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/100)

Or you can just buy a device and slip the sim in you will need to go to the BIS site and put your pin and imei in otherwise you are good to go
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Ok a fair amount of that went over my head lol.
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You have to tell the BIS website (where you set up your email) to send your email to a new pin. Each BB has it's own unique pin number and that's how it's identified on the network.
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You have to tell the BIS website (where you set up your email) to send your email to a new pin. Each BB has it's own unique pin number and that's how it's identified on the network.
Sweet, that makes sense. God I <3 my blackberry. How did I do anything before I found BB salvation?
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