BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-26-2006, 07:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Model: 8700
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 196
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Whats up with this whole thing!

Please Login to Remove!

Hey guys and gals...

Ive been trying to search the forum for my answer...

Unlocking..i know how its done...but i dont know what the restraints are concerning data.

For instance...if i get any blackberry and unlock it...would it work with my carrier..when it comes to data....

How does the data side work...

Thanks
Offline  
Old 05-26-2006, 07:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
Grumpy Moderator
 
NJBlackBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
Model: SGS7
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 27,891
Post Thanks: 32
Thanked 453 Times in 389 Posts
Default

OK, you know how unlocking is done. Great.

Do you know WHY you "need" to unlock?

Let's start at the beginning - what are you trying to do?
Offline  
Old 05-26-2006, 08:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Model: 8700
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 196
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

ok..unlock for another carrier..

i used to have a mpx220, unlocked from hong kong..

i had to change some settings to make it work with rogers (sms and data)

I wanted to know if n e thing like this would happen with the bberry...(i know i have to change the phone number for the sms...) but the data is my concern..

By the way you replied im guessing once its unlocked...everything is going to work..gps and bberry gprs...
Offline  
Old 05-26-2006, 08:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
Retired BBF Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Model: N/A
Carrier: N/A
Posts: 3,309
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

You'll be fine, I used an unlocked 7290 from Cingular for some time on the Robbers network. When it comes to data on the BlackBerry you require a BlackBerry Data Plan, not unlimited gprs etc. a BlackBerry Data Plan no if and or but's.
Offline  
Old 05-26-2006, 09:06 PM   #5 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Model: 8700
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 196
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

ok cool! thats all i wanted to know!
Thanks a lot finch!
Offline  
Old 05-27-2006, 07:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
No longer Registered.
 
greggebhardt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Jacksonville, FLorida
Model: 9000!
PIN: NOT!
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 3,762
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I see another BB heading to eBay!
Offline  
Old 05-27-2006, 07:49 AM   #7 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Model: 8700
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 196
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

nope..actually...i purchased one..and need to unlock it..thanks for the concern though!
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

Zebra Net 48935 Interface ZebraNet Server NEW SEALED
$199.99
Zebra Net 48935 Interface ZebraNet Server NEW SEALED pictureXerox DocuColor 5000 Digital Press + EXP50 EFI Server
$5500.0
Xerox DocuColor 5000 Digital Press + EXP50 EFI Server pictureBlack Server 3 Pocket Waitress Waist Apron Brown Owls Name FREE Lady Pizazz
$10.0
Black Server  3 Pocket Waitress Waist Apron  Brown Owls Name FREE Lady Pizazz pictureBlack apron Paris Pink Scooter waitress server waiter waist apron 3 pockets
$11.0
Black apron Paris Pink Scooter waitress server waiter waist apron 3 pockets  pictureBlack apron Minnie mouse waitress server waiter waist apron 3 pockets
$11.0
Black apron Minnie mouse waitress server waiter waist apron 3 pockets picture






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