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Old 11-18-2007, 03:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I brought a Blackberry 8700G a few days ago off ebay the man i brought said it had been wiped but when i turned it on all his data and numbers were still on there, I have now wiped it myself but i havent got a clue how to set it up? can any one help me please
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Do you have a blackberry data plan through your service provider?

EDIT: I see answer to my question in another thread.
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No i dont it has a pay as you go o2 sim card in it. how can i get a data plan?
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Wirelessly posted (8700g: BlackBerry8700/4.2.1 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/100)

You tell your provider you want it and have it added to your account. You will need the blackberry specific data plan in order to have the blackberry services(i.e. BIS).



Take a look through blackberryfaq.com if you haven't already.

EDIT: don't know if you will be able to add data service to a pay-as-you-go plan. Someone will comment on that, I hope. I doubt you will be able to do it.
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Wirelessly posted (Verizon 8830: BlackBerry8830/4.2.2 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/105)

As a general comment, I am reading a lot of cases where people have problems with devices purchased on ebay.
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Wirelessly posted (8700g: BlackBerry8700/4.2.1 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/100)

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Wirelessly posted (Verizon 8830: BlackBerry8830/4.2.2 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/105)

As a general comment, I am reading a lot of cases where people have problems with devices purchased on ebay.
That's the other shoe that hasn't dropped yet, perhaps. Let's hope the OP is one of the lucky ones.
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