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Old 10-31-2010, 10:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I use an unlocked World Edition BlackBerry 8830. I recently upgraded the OS to v4.5 from v4.2. I am using GSM.

I am facing the following problems:
1. In place of Operator logo, I get the message Activation Required
2. I am able to make/receive calls and SMS. However, the data services (BBM, Email, Internet) do not work. I try and register the handset with the operator and nothing happens.
3. If I put another SIM in the handset t works fine.
4. If I put my SIM in another handset it works fine.
5. If I put my SIM in my handset, it doesn't work!

Any idea why this may be happening?
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Old 10-31-2010, 11:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1. For the "Activation Required" please use the search feature. This might work, but it is for a 9530:

If you are using an unlocked Verizon Storm and have "Activation Required" on your home screen or your phone number displays incorrectly, Dial # # 000000 (Send). In the Menu add your phone number and select save. The device will reboot and activate.

2. For data services, you need a BB data plan. Not sure what Voda calls it however. Perhaps one of our UK members will be along shortly to provide some help.

3 - 5. Have you activated the device with your SIM inserted?
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Old 11-01-2010, 03:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I am already subscribed to a Data Plan. The problem occured when the OS was upgraed to v4.5 from v4.2.







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1. For the "Activation Required" please use the search feature. This might work, but it is for a 9530:

If you are using an unlocked Verizon Storm and have "Activation Required" on your home screen or your phone number displays incorrectly, Dial # # 000000 (Send). In the Menu add your phone number and select save. The device will reboot and activate.

2. For data services, you need a BB data plan. Not sure what Voda calls it however. Perhaps one of our UK members will be along shortly to provide some help.

3 - 5. Have you activated the device with your SIM inserted?
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Did you resend the Service Books after you did the update?
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