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Old 10-19-2009, 08:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I bought an unlocked Blackberry 8320 on ebay. I am subscribe with Tmobile Blackberry Data Plan but I still can't use or even get in Apps. World. I emailed the guy that I bought the phone from and he said that "THE PHONE WILL NOT ACTIVATE BLACKBERRY INTERNET SERVICE (BIS) because the phone's PIN is not good. I do get internet service but I can't use apps.world. I talked to T-mobile for hours but they weren't able to help me. My edge is lower case and Tmobile tech support couldn't help me.
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Old 10-19-2009, 08:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Rim may be blocking the PIN because it's either stolen or still locked. My guess
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Old 10-19-2009, 08:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Iit seems like the phone is fully unlocked. how do I know if it is stolen? what can I do about that?
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Old 10-19-2009, 11:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You just learnt an expensive lesson as I agree with tsac, that it looks like your phones stolen. Best bet is to ask T-mobile to check their blacklist for clarification
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:00 AM   #5 (permalink)
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The seller told you the PIN was not good? Then why was he selling it??

I would contact him and ask for a refund. If he refuses, then file a dispute with eBay/PayPal.
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Old 10-20-2009, 06:56 AM   #6 (permalink)
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The lower-case "edge" means no data plan is associated with your device. That definitely happens when a PIN/IMEI has been blocked by a carrier.

All too often a person sells on eBay, then reports the BB stolen/lost to file an insurance claim.
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