BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-29-2009, 08:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
dipdewdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Washington, DC
Model: 8900
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 19
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Prepaid BlackBerry in South Africa

Please Login to Remove!

I hope this is the right forum to post this in. I've searched but can't find the answer.

I'll be traveling to South Africa for the month of September, and would like to get a Prepaid SIM card while I'm there. I have an unlocked T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8900.

Vodacom apparently has a Prepaid BlackBerry add-on. BlackBerry Prepaid - Vodacom

Once I put the SIM in my Curve and add the Blackberry service to it, will I need to re-register my e-mail address with BIS, or will it just pick up the settings from my existing BIS setup? I assume it's all based on my PIN and IMEI, which won't be changing.

Thanks in advance.

John
Offline  
Old 07-29-2009, 08:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
BlackBerry Mensa
 
MidnightDraven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Chester,UK
Model: 9000
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Tesco Mobile
Posts: 9,481
Post Thanks: 2
Thanked 110 Times in 110 Posts
Default

No, you would have to setup a new account on BIS for THAT carrier.
Which won't allow you to, as your PIN is connected to your current BIS account.
You would need to delete your PIN from that BIS account to register for a new account on the new carrier's BIS.
I don't know if its as simple as deleting the PIN or whether you would need to cancel that BIS account to setup a new one.
__________________
~Midnight Draven

"That's it then. Cancel the kitchen scraps for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings... and call off Christmas."
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

8GB USB Digital Audio Voice Recorder USB Disk Flash Drive Memory Stick 18 R4K5
$10.51
8GB USB Digital Audio Voice Recorder USB Disk Flash Drive Memory Stick 18 R4K5 pictureVerifone Topaz II P050-02-310-R Touch Screen Console W/ Compact Flash Card AS-IS
$119.99
Verifone Topaz II P050-02-310-R Touch Screen Console W/ Compact Flash Card AS-IS pictureFlash Furniture Mid-Back Black Quilted Vinyl Swivel Task Chair
$74.44
Flash Furniture Mid-Back Black Quilted Vinyl Swivel Task Chair pictureOpenBox, Flash Furniture Mid-Back Black Leather Swivel Task Chair with Arms
$55.97
OpenBox, Flash Furniture Mid-Back Black Leather Swivel Task Chair with Arms pictureFlash Furniture 5' W x 3' H Magnetic Marker Board
$112.98
Flash Furniture 5' W x 3' H Magnetic Marker Board  picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.