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Old 08-02-2009, 03:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey i just got a blackberry 8900 curve and i was on the bus and cant find the normal mobile net to use facebook etc coz i get it free coz im on orange is the blackberry 8900 curve only wifi
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only WiFi? no, it has data via a BlackBerry Data Plan, if you have that on your carrier account (or tariff).

Take your browser to m.facebook.com
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Oh, if you are using WiFi only, try using the hotspot browser.

Options > Advanced > Browser > and set that to HotSpot.
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Oh, if you are using WiFi only, try using the hotspot browser.

Options > Advanced > Browser > and set that to HotSpot.
i dont have wifi and i just want to use mobile net so that is data plan do you have to download it ?
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Well, the 8900 does have WiFi enabled, should be in range a WiFi network.

For the Data Plan, call your carrier... that is all you can do.
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For Orange, if you have their facebook access etc plan
you more than likely need to use the WAP browser.
go to options - advanced options - browser
change default browser
to which ever says ORANGE or WAP etc.

then press the browser icon on your app screen.
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For Orange, if you have their facebook access etc plan
you more than likely need to use the WAP browser.
go to options - advanced options - browser
change default browser
to which ever says ORANGE or WAP etc.

then press the browser icon on your app screen.
its stuck on hotspot browser and wont change
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then you only have internet access via wi-fi.

Orange's inclusive facebook bebo etc plan really is NOT designed for Blackberries.
You will need a Blackberry data plan.
Call Orange about it.

And please change your profile to include your real carrier
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then you only have internet access via wi-fi.

Orange's inclusive facebook bebo etc plan really is NOT designed for Blackberries.
You will need a Blackberry data plan.
Call Orange about it.

And please change your profile to include your real carrier
hmmm but the phone specs says there wap btw this data plan can you use the net to go on facebook bebo hotmail etc and is it a app they send to your phone
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Yes, but to get wap you need the right Provisioning.
For a BB you need a BB data plan.
No, its not an "app".
Its part of your contract plan, usually around 5 a month.
Gives you access to internet, email, IM applications.
It pushes things called Service Books to your phone to make it work as expected.
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Yes, but to get wap you need the right Provisioning.
For a BB you need a BB data plan.
No, its not an "app".
Its part of your contract plan, usually around 5 a month.
Gives you access to internet, email, IM applications.
It pushes things called Service Books to your phone to make it work as expected.

and you dont need wifi for this coz there no wifi where i am and i need to use the net

and you can use it like normal wap net but it just cost 5 quid a month ?
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you get MORE than wap.
Thats why your paying for it.

Are you on a contract or pay as you go?
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you get MORE than wap.
Thats why your paying for it.

Are you on a contract or pay as you go?
pays you go it works out cheaper i found
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I find it doesnt, but I have the data plan.

I dont know if you will be able to get the BB data plan on your account.
But if you cant, then you cant do what you want to do.

As I suggested before, call or drop by your nearest Orange shop and talk about it.
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