BlackBerry Forums Support Community

BlackBerry Forums Support Community (http://www.blackberryforums.com/)
-   General BlackBerry Discussion (http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-blackberry-discussion/)
-   -   Wifi question (http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-blackberry-discussion/145300-wifi-question.html)

rockme 08-14-2008 07:43 PM

Wifi question
 
I was wondering.Lets say I got the javelin but on my plan I dont have the internet plan (T-mobile), Will I be able to acces the internet in a wifi hotspot? like starbucks or something like that. Or do I still need to have an internet plan to get on the internet..?

Thanks for the help!

aznHypnotix 08-14-2008 07:52 PM

I'm not sure if your blackberry is wifi capable. You might want to open your browser, press the menu key, and go to options. It should be under browser configuration or other and it will tell you if your browser is wifi capable. I know the windows mobile devices are wifi capable but I don't know if the blackberry is.

John Clark 08-14-2008 07:56 PM

You can use the wifi browser to surf the internet but most internet based applications will NOT use the stand-alone wifi connection for data. Also, you can't get email and other blackberry services without a blackberry plan.

rockme 08-14-2008 08:16 PM

I know what I can and cant get.But I was wondering if the wifi is like the wifi on an ipod touch..you go to a wifi hotzone and you can surf the web perfectly.Is this the same for the phone?

sugar 08-14-2008 08:40 PM

That is what I do with my 8120. No data plan, no internet plan, just the plain voice (phone) service. I can surf the web through Wifi. Works great at home or at our library.

John Clark 08-14-2008 08:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rockme (Post 1060457)
I know what I can and cant get.But I was wondering if the wifi is like the wifi on an ipod touch..you go to a wifi hotzone and you can surf the web perfectly.Is this the same for the phone?

First, if you know what you can and can't get, why would you ask (twice?) I answered your question above. Yes, you can surf the web. Is it like the wifi on an ipod touch? I have no idea. It's well documented that the browser on the iPhones/iPod Touch is superior to the Blackberry.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:27 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.12
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.