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Old 09-23-2009, 12:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello there, I'm Pinks, partner to Tony & Mum to Anthony, Lewis, Taylor & Saskia.
I've just discovered this forum and hoping to learn to use my BlackBerry to it's full potential!
I have the Bold 9000 and brought one of those "bling" cases from eBay which broke after 2 weeks but really want to girly my BB up again!
I have seen some pink housing sets on eBay but before I go getting tools to my beloved phone I was going to ask the difficulty rating of changing? I would be hoping to change all the outer parts including buttons etc, I don't want to go at it like a bull in a china shop like I did whilst changing the housing on my DS lite console and end up breaking it just for the love of a pink cover
Does anyone have any tips or know if I could send it off anywhere to get it done?
Any help would be great!
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Also what is "PIN" and "Carrier"? I have a lot to learn, lol!!!
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first, changing the housing a) is difficult if you don't know what you are doing b) needs almost all of the parts removed and c) VOIDS YOUR WARRANTY!

Secondly, a Carrier is the NETWORK you are on. At&T, T-mobile, O2 etc.

Thridly, a PIN is specific to each device. It indentifies your device with the network and allows you to send PIN messages to other BB users once you have their PIN.
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BlackBerry FAQ - BlackBerryFAQ is a great place to start
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Thankyou for the information, I'll go look at that link
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if you would like an idea of what the housing change involves,you will find a video tutorial here
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I put white housing on an old BB Bold and it sold on eBay for 980$ Canadian! lol
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