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Old 01-30-2009, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I found a link on another forum to a site with instructions to enable use of the blackberry browser without a BIS/BES plan. Here is the link:

ht**tp://bb.anworm.com/Home/english

Apparently it only works with o/s 4.3 or less, but this is unconfirmed, if anyone trys this with 4.5 please let us know if it works or not.

It has worked for me on 4.3, have even managed to install applications OTA without a BIS/BES plan.

Make sure you backup your blackberry before trying this.

The instructions are quite confusing as english is not his first language so after a bit of trial and error I managed to work it out:

1 - Go to the bottom of the page and click get tools here
2 - Download the Blackberry Remove Tool (top link) and the relevant service books from the link underneath.
3 - Unzip the tool to your desktop so you have a folder called enable_browser v2 on your desktop.
4 - Unzip the service book into the enable_browser v2 folder, make sure it is in that folder and not a sub directory.
5 - Open command prompt and navigate to the enable_browser v2 folder, using the cd command, with a Vista filestructure the prompt should read (not 100% sure about other o/s think xp is the same)
C:\Users\Your User Name\Destop\enable_browser v2
6 - Enter the command:
javaloader -u save net_rim_bb_browser_daemon.cod
The prompt should then process the command and read done disconnected. In the enable browser folder there should be a new file named net_rim_bb_browser_daemon.cod
7 - Enter the command:
javaloader -u erase -f net_rim_bb_browser_daemon.cod
Again the command will be processed. The phone should restart and show an error.
8 - Now open Blackberry desktop manager -> backup and restore -> Advanced
9 - Select file -> open and navigate to the enable_browser v2 folder on your desktop and choose the file called:
Browser_via_TCP_all_network_beta_V1.1.ipd
10 - Copy this to the phone and replace the exising file if asked.
11 - Back to the command prompt, enter the command:
javaloader -u load net_rim_bb_browser_daemon.cod
The browser should now work, you may have to re-enter tcp settings.
If the browser does not work, try going to the settings menu, then advanced options, browser, press the track ball once and then save.
If this hasn't worked then you can restore using the backup you made earlier or reinstall an o/s.

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Old 01-31-2009, 08:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I found a link on another forum to a site with instructions to enable use of the blackberry browser without a BIS/BES plan. Here is the link:
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I tried it on BB8830 & it works on GSM option when I have AP settings done.

However I am using BB8830 on CDMA.
I tried the soln but unable to use CDMA BIS services.
Pl confirm if u r using CDMA using the soln posted by Anworm?
If yes, Pl share with me what & hou made it happen.
My CDMA plan has Data plan active as I swapped teh ESN with my OLS CDMA Nokia phone which had Data Plan active.
I am not in USA but using CDMA NW in another country.
Pl revert asap
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Old 01-31-2009, 06:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Paul, it works perfectly on 4.5
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Old 01-31-2009, 08:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi , I have been using this for a while on my 8700. Also another tip is that you can get push email to your gmail app by deleting the funambol client after you have setup and account. It will push your mail to gmail application instead giving you alerts!

works with; google maps ,google mail, bb today,bb facebook, bb weather, google sync and more.

Who needs BIS data plan ?

I pay 10 per month on a PAYG sim ( no contract! ) for unlimited data usage on O2 and that gets me 500 mins talk time aswell!!!!

sweet!

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Old 02-01-2009, 08:39 AM   #5 (permalink)
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However I am using BB8830 on CDMA.

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Hi, I'm not 100% sure what you're asking but, I think I'm using GPS (it has a sim card) not CDMA.
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Old 02-08-2009, 04:33 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Hi, I'm not 100% sure what you're asking but, I think I'm using GPS (it has a sim card) not CDMA.
Dude... There are Two Neworks on 8830 - GSM & CDMA1x.
What I am saying is that - I use the CDMA1x Network & hence am unable to use the BIS as mentioned by anworm.
Has anyone tried anworm soln on 8830 when U r using CDMA1X network???
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This seems to work for me - I can now use the native bb browser, whereas before the only option available was vodafone live. So far the only benefit is I can now stream radio via moodio - which actually is a great benefit! youtube is still a no go, tho. Which isn't hurting me too much!
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A note of caution: Pay-as-you-go data charges can add up fast. I don't know if your carrier will assess these charges, but if they do you're in for a real eye-opener!
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I notice there is a service Book for email- can someone explain how I might use this or even if its possible without a verified bb plan?
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Also another tip is that you can get push email to your gmail app by deleting the funambol client after you have setup and account. It will push your mail to gmail application instead giving you alerts!

works with; google maps ,google mail, bb today,bb facebook, bb weather, google sync and more.
Care to elaborate on this one? Gmail app puls for new mail every 5 minutes if in the foreground and every 20 minutes when running in the background. How do u get direct push?
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Of course, thinking about it there's no need to use bb email with the likes of 3rd party apps such as google mail, yahoo go, funambol, etc etc, any of which seem to install mostly effortlessly (for most regular folk)
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God this wap text editor sucks.
Sorry, off topic, I know, had to gripe.a it's just so frighin awful.
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Hi , I have been using this for a while on my 8700. Also another tip is that you can get push email to your gmail app by deleting the funambol client after you have setup and account. It will push your mail to gmail application instead giving you alerts!
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the gmail app PULLS mail every 5-6 minutes when in foreground and every 20 when in the background. How do you get PUSH on the gmail app?

Or you're trying to say something completely different?
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the gmail app PULLS mail every 5-6 minutes when in foreground and every 20 when in the background. How do you get PUSH on the gmail app?

Or you're trying to say something completely different?
Only way to have push mail is via BIS/BES. All 3rd party apps are PULL mail clients.
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All 3rd party apps are PULL mail clients.
And because of this, they tend to drain your battery more quickly than the RIM/push solution.
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hm, interesting. Do "pull" apps really make a big difference re battery drain?
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hm, interesting. Do "pull" apps really make a big difference re battery drain?
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Yes they do, firing up your handheld wireless radio to go and check for email (even when is not there) it's a battery kill. Same thing with RSS feed pollers and facebook/twitter status kind of apps et al.

That's the reason your blackberry batt can go for ages if you kill the data services but would need almost daily power topup with normal data use.
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Good to know.. Thanks

Do this work in U.S model?

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I'm curious, if you don't have BIS and do this, does the provider charge you for data?
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