BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-29-2010, 03:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Model: 9700
PIN: N/A
Carrier: O2
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Using a British-bought blackberry with a foreign sim...

Please Login to Remove!

So here's my problem:

I got my self a blackberry on a contract in England, then very soon after ended up moving to Turkey. So now I'm using that blackberry with a turkish Pay and Go sim. The phone is registered to the Turkish network etc. but I still have a rather annoying problem... If a contact calls me, their details don't show on the screen, only their number. So for example when my girlfriend calls me (from her turkish phone), only her number comes up, not her name. However if someone from england calls me, their details come up. Also unless I save a turkish number in my phonebook with a turkish country code, if I try to call it, my phone automatically but the English country code infront of the Turkish number - obviously yeilding fruitless results.

I suppose the phone still thinks it's in England... any advice is much apreciated
Offline  
Old 10-29-2010, 03:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
BlackBerry Mensa
 
MidnightDraven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Chester,UK
Model: 9000
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Tesco Mobile
Posts: 9,481
Post Thanks: 2
Thanked 110 Times in 110 Posts
Default

green phone button - menu - options - smart dialling - country code
__________________
~Midnight Draven

"That's it then. Cancel the kitchen scraps for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings... and call off Christmas."
Offline  
Old 10-29-2010, 03:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Model: 9700
PIN: N/A
Carrier: O2
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Ah good man, did the trick
Offline  
Old 10-29-2010, 05:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
BlackBerry Mensa
 
MidnightDraven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Chester,UK
Model: 9000
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Tesco Mobile
Posts: 9,481
Post Thanks: 2
Thanked 110 Times in 110 Posts
Default

woman and no probs.
__________________
~Midnight Draven

"That's it then. Cancel the kitchen scraps for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings... and call off Christmas."
Offline  
Old 10-29-2010, 11:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
Spam Reporter
 
dc/dc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: IAD
Model: 6230
Carrier: Voicestream
Posts: 14,524
Post Thanks: 214
Thanked 341 Times in 307 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MidnightDraven View Post
woman and no probs.
LOL.
__________________
I h8 txtspk.
Offline  
Old 10-31-2010, 10:34 AM   #6 (permalink)
BlackBerry Mensa
 
tsac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Others run out when we run in
Model: Z10
OS: Cheerios
PIN: No Pin just a Tack
Carrier: at&t
Posts: 9,286
Post Thanks: 65
Thanked 764 Times in 736 Posts
Default

And a smart one at that.!!!!
__________________
If someone helps, tell them by clicking the Thanks button


9810 on BES
Z10 on BIS
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

Extron RGB 202xi ADSP Universal Analog, ECL and TTL Computer-Video Interface
$39.99
Extron RGB 202xi ADSP Universal Analog, ECL and TTL Computer-Video Interface pictureM1-da Digital/analog Computer Cable With USB
$74.09
M1-da Digital/analog Computer Cable With USB pictureMEASUREMENT COMPUTING ANALOG & DIGITAL I/O DAQ PCI BOARD PCIM-DAS1602/16
$399.99
MEASUREMENT COMPUTING ANALOG  & DIGITAL I/O DAQ PCI BOARD PCIM-DAS1602/16 pictureExtron RGB 109xi VGA Computer Audio Video Analog Interface with ADSP
$19.99
Extron RGB 109xi VGA Computer Audio Video Analog Interface with ADSP pictureExtron RGB-190F Universal Analog Computer-Video Interface
$50.0
Extron RGB-190F Universal Analog Computer-Video Interface picture






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