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Old 09-06-2006, 08:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What does the icon for "Turn Wireless Off/On" do?

Does the BB not get any signal? So no phone or email service? Isn't that like kind of like turning the whole unit off?
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It turns the radio off so you wont receive any data or phone calls. Nice for at night when you don't want to take calls and you still want to view your calendar.
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You'll also get a lot more battery life if you turn the radio off. For example when I went to Bermuda, I didn't want to get charged for the emails I would be getting but I still wanted my alarm and calendar to work so I kept the radio off and it lasted all 9 days I was there on a single charge..And I still had 3 links of battery left on the plane home. So if you want to conserve battery as well you can turn the radio off.
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Also works well for using your BB while on an airplane.
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Its also handy when you're out of coverage.

The battery dies quickly when the radio is continuously searching for signal..
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Also, to save battery.. if your in an area were it's really hard to get a connection and let say that your gonna be there for a while, it's better to turn it off. It helps you save up some battery life.
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Okay. Thanks for the explanation and battery advice.
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Also good to keep the Buzz off the TV, radio or phone
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Also good to keep the Buzz off the TV, radio or phone
Not an issue with CDMA ;)
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