BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-05-2010, 08:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Model: 8520
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Digicel
Posts: 7
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Blacklisted

Please Login to Remove!

I bought a cell phone from Ewireless and now I am back in Antigua.. My provider told me that I am blacklisted and won't be able to get online.. However, I can receive and send calls and texts.. What should I do. What is the sense of having a blackberry and can't use the service.
Offline  
Old 02-05-2010, 08:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
Latino Hasta La Muerte
 
rambo47's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Denville, NJ.
Model: Fruit
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 9,058
Post Thanks: 52
Thanked 307 Times in 292 Posts
Default

If you bought a blacklisted device you should return it. Call them and get the process started, and get email confirmation when they approve it.

It's really not a BlackBerry without a BlackBerry data plan. Might as well be a Motorola Q or a Nokia E71. Or whatever else. Until you can sort out the return of your 8520 you might get some limited use with this: How to use BlackBerry on Generic Data Plan - BlackBerryFAQ
Offline  
Old 02-05-2010, 09:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Model: 8520
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Digicel
Posts: 7
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Thanks Rambo47. I was so peeved yesterday. I called the company I bought from in Miami and they told me to return it. Have gotten phones from them before and no probles with the other blackberries. Is it a case where I can call Blackberry and ask them to remove the blacklist lol.. Guess i am asking tomuch. The phone as T-mobile on it. Should I call them.
Offline  
Old 02-05-2010, 09:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
Grumpy Moderator
 
NJBlackBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
Model: SGS7
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 27,882
Post Thanks: 32
Thanked 452 Times in 388 Posts
Default

They won't help you.
Return it.

A bit late, but this may help - http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.p...Berry_off_eBay

Last edited by NJBlackBerry : 02-05-2010 at 09:36 AM.
Offline  
Old 02-05-2010, 10:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Model: 8520
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Digicel
Posts: 7
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Angry

Ok... well I got so frustrated and I called Blackberry. He sees the phone is registered Tmobile and he says nothing else comes up and that means good news so far. He then told me to contact tmobile to see if the phone was reported lost or stolen (granted this is a new phone). Anyways he transferred me to tmobile and I spoke to a representative and she told me that the pin i gave her has no record of such. I called again just to make sure, spoke to someone different and they told me that the don't blacklist phones . And that I should check my service provider.
Offline  
Old 02-05-2010, 10:51 AM   #6 (permalink)
Appleinator
 
Dubdub's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: New Hampshire
Model: App6+
OS: AJBR549
PIN: Ask
Carrier: ATT & Verizon
Posts: 20,036
Post Thanks: 52
Thanked 777 Times in 737 Posts
Default

Return the phone as suggested above. Then go buy a new one from your carrier. Not worth the headaches.
__________________
-->>BB FAQ

-->>Stinsonddog's Tip Site!

-->>Twitter


If someone helps, tell them by clicking the Thanks button.!!
Offline  
Old 02-05-2010, 10:57 AM   #7 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Model: 8520
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Digicel
Posts: 7
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Thanks. Worth the try
Offline  
Old 02-05-2010, 10:32 PM   #8 (permalink)
Latino Hasta La Muerte
 
rambo47's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Denville, NJ.
Model: Fruit
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 9,058
Post Thanks: 52
Thanked 307 Times in 292 Posts
Default

Once a phone gets blacklisted it's darn near impossible to get it un-blacklisted. Neither RIM or the individual carriers will cooperate.
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

Jelenko Commodore LS VPF Porcelain Oven
$1100.0
Jelenko Commodore LS VPF Porcelain Oven pictureComfort Products 60-5800T Commodore II Oversize Leather Chair with Adjustable
$301.27
Comfort Products 60-5800T Commodore II Oversize Leather Chair with Adjustable pictureNew RARE** Holden Racing Team Holden VE Commodore Bnwt Will Metal Watch Fashion
$17.55
New RARE** Holden Racing Team Holden VE Commodore Bnwt Will Metal Watch Fashion pictureWindsor Commodore CMD Self-Propelled Carpet Extractor Cleaner w/ Fastraction
$750.0
Windsor Commodore CMD Self-Propelled Carpet Extractor Cleaner w/ Fastraction picture17" Holt Commodore Floor Scrubber/sander
$95.99
17






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