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Old 02-24-2007, 04:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently purchased an T-Mo 8700g and still trying to get the hang of it....

anyway, i downloaded instant messaging onto the BB and tried to log into Yahoo IM--Automatically, it jumped to 20% of my request then after a few minutes...i would get an error message:

communication error...please try again or check your settings. i've done everything but still unsure why i can't connect to Yahoo IM.

any advice will be greatly appreciated

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Old 02-24-2007, 06:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I guess you're trying to download OZ? It does not work that good, you might find a better IM app to use. Look in the Aftermarket Software forum here.

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Old 02-24-2007, 07:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I recently purchased an T-Mo 8700g and still trying to get the hang of it....

anyway, i downloaded instant messaging onto the BB and tried to log into Yahoo IM--Automatically, it jumped to 20% of my request then after a few minutes...i would get an error message:

communication error...please try again or check your settings. i've done everything but still unsure why i can't connect to Yahoo IM.

any advice will be greatly appreciated

BB 8700G
pin# 23EE376B

thanks all!!!
I warn you, if you downloaded OZ instant messeging program. OZ use SMS usages!! but I never say that you stay away from OZ. let you know about it. it is up to you..

You can download Y! messenger from http://www.blackberry.com/YahooDownload/index.do which use data instead of SMS.. ;)
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Old 02-24-2007, 08:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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or try to get the beta of jivetalk ... works great
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I warn you, if you downloaded OZ instant messeging program. OZ use SMS usages!! but I never say that you stay away from OZ. let you know about it. it is up to you..

You can download Y! messenger from http://www.blackberry.com/YahooDownload/index.do which use data instead of SMS.. ;)

Didn't know OZ did this good thing I have unlimited SMS.

Im off to find a new IM client though
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Originally Posted by Candigrl73
I recently purchased an T-Mo 8700g and still trying to get the hang of it....

anyway, i downloaded instant messaging onto the BB and tried to log into Yahoo IM--Automatically, it jumped to 20% of my request then after a few minutes...i would get an error message:

communication error...please try again or check your settings. i've done everything but still unsure why i can't connect to Yahoo IM.

any advice will be greatly appreciated

BB 8700G
pin# 23EE376B

thanks all!!!
Hey Candigrl73, I agree with nextelman, JiveTalk is a great IM program for the BB. I have been using it now for a while and like it much more than the other ones that I've tried, plus it does all the clients (yahoo, msn, gtalk, icq, aol are the ones I use and they all work great)

Do a search for jivetalk and send them an email request to get on the list for beta testers.
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Old 02-27-2007, 10:54 AM   #7 (permalink)
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try yak-on... $20 one time payment and it works perfectly with aim, yahoo and msn.
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