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Old 05-09-2012, 11:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all, I have been reading about this topic for some time now. I'm making this post because I want to use a BlackBerry for email on wi-fi at school where I am most of the year. Im on AT&T with a feature phone but I am wondering if its possible to use a BB AT&T doesn't sell with a dumb phone sim card. Some say no and others say yes you can so I'm looking to set this straight. If this is possible, what are the steps one must take. I just don't want to spend $20-$30 a month for email when I'm on wi-fi 90% of the time. Thanks.
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You cannot use wifi or data(email, bbm, ...)without the proper service books. You cannot get the proper service books without a BB data plan.
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If you have a BB and put an AT&T sim in it, you will automatically get a BB data plan once it is detected during a periodic network scan. AT&T requires every BB to have a proper BB data plan. Same is true for other smartphones, an appropriate data plan is automatically added.
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As stated, the definitive answer is NO.
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why not get a BlackBerry Playbook, it will work on wifi and do so much more
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