BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-07-2004, 12:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: N. Carolina
Model: 9530
Carrier: VERIZON
Posts: 66
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Please Login to Remove!

Offline  
Old 12-07-2004, 02:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 5
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Offline  
Old 01-31-2005, 01:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Model: 8300
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 25
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Way to get 7100 IM software on 7280/7290?

Anyway to seperate the aol software from the 7100 install and get into a 72xx series handheld.

I paid extra for the proper keyboard, but I don't think we should be punished and have to pay for verichat on top of it.

$40 per year is expensive.
Offline  
Old 01-31-2005, 04:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
Retired BBF Moderator
 
Mark Rejhon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Model: Bold
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 4,870
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Try one of the free chat softwares such as BlackChat ICQ, virca, wlIRC, jmIRC, or maybe one of the cheaper $10/$20-per-year programs such as IM+ ... or one-time payment software such as BerryVines Messenger.

RIM purchased Oz software to be preinstalled on all 7100's. And it uses the SMS method of sending instant messages. It is much less reliable than Verichat.

Thankfully, the 7100 instant messenger software is limited enough (I find it just has Mickey Mouse level of basic functionality, compared to Verichat's powerful features), that many third-party IM software provide superior capabilities and more features than the 7100 instant messenger anyway...
__________________
Thanks,
Mark Rejhon
Author of XMPP extension XEP-0301:
www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0301.html - specification
www.realjabber.org - open source
Offline  
Old 01-31-2005, 06:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Model: 8300
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 25
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

So wait, if I had a rogers 7100r and used the oz software, i would get dinged for SMS messages?
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





Copyright 2004-2014 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.