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Old 05-09-2005, 01:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi - I will be traveling overseas, and will be taking my bb with me. Is there a way I can set my device to check every so many hours, or manually check for email, rather than constantly checking and constantly receiving charges?
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What BB do you have and what SP do you use?
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I have a 7100. Others on the trip will also have a 7280 and 7290. We all have Cingular. I did not know if the settings were the same for all 3.
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Sure. Turn the radio off.
Then when you want to check, turn the radio on.
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Sure. Turn the radio off.
Then when you want to check, turn the radio on.
I know this may be a stupid question, but does the phone itself still work then? I'm very new to these devices.
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Call Cingular and review your service plan with them versus your needs. With an unlimited BlackBerry plan and a $5 to 10 international add-on, I get e-mail on the BB worldwide (except Japan and Korea that I know of) without seperate charges.

If the radio is off, the phone and the e-mail are both off.
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Cingular charges $20 extra for unlimited international data. I would suggest getting this.
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