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Old 09-08-2009, 09:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My 8320 was stolen a few days ago
I have a quick question

Can RIM make the device unusable if i submit the pin and imei?
I have the original box and everything is there

thanks in advance
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Old 09-08-2009, 09:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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RIM cannot.

Best to call your wireless carrier.
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Yep, call your carrier and report the device stolen. They can make the device unusable.
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Yep, call your carrier and report the device stolen. They can make the device unusable.
i already called my carrier and they said they cannot...

it is wind/greece

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Some carriers won't and some will. That's it.

Report it stolen to your carrier, at least.
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Can RIM make the device unusable if i submit the pin and imei?
Nope. Keep a password on the device to protect your data. Some recovery/remote wipe apps are out there but you have to have them installed on the BB before you lose it. If you're on a BES the BES admin can remotely wipe it.

Always backup and/or sync regularly.
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