BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-28-2007, 07:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: CA
Model: 9800
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 14
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Benefits of Unlocking!

Please Login to Remove!

I ordered my 8800 should be here tomorrow. I am switching back to BB from Symbian S60 and would like to know all the benefits beside moving between carriers. Does allow other themes, programs etc......Thanks
Offline  
Old 02-28-2007, 07:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
BBF Moderator
 
John Clark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Model: Z30
OS: 10.2.1.x
PIN: s & needles
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 34,715
Post Thanks: 6
Thanked 115 Times in 82 Posts
Default

"Unlocking" only allows you to use other carrier's sim cards in the BB. That's it.

You don't need to unlock in order to load other themes and programs.
Offline  
Old 03-01-2007, 10:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
BlackBerry Mensa
 
takeshi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Houston
Model: 8310
Carrier: at&t
Posts: 7,741
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Yup -- same as any other GSM device.
Offline  
Old 03-02-2007, 03:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: BH, CA
Model: 8800
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 170
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

unlocking lets you use local sims when you travel, or even switch between cingular & T-mobile when you are in the states.
Offline  
Old 03-02-2007, 12:08 PM   #5 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Dallas
Model: 8800
Carrier: Cingular
Posts: 47
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

travel is the best use... use pay per use sim cards
__________________
be happy
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

SEALED Newco ACE-TS Automatic Telescoping Coffee Brewer 105600 Thermal servers
$199.99
SEALED Newco ACE-TS Automatic Telescoping Coffee Brewer 105600 Thermal servers pictureBlack apron Wine Bottles on beige waitress server waiter waist apron with 3 pock
$13.0
Black apron Wine Bottles on beige waitress server waiter waist apron with 3 pock pictureAxis 291 1U video server rack with 2 blades 240Q
$80.0
Axis 291 1U video server rack with 2 blades 240Q pictureALCATEL LUCENT OMNIPCX LARGE ENTERPRISE SERVER PBX T1 ETHERNET GD-1 CS-2
$240.0
ALCATEL LUCENT OMNIPCX LARGE ENTERPRISE SERVER PBX T1 ETHERNET GD-1 CS-2 pictureALCATEL LUCENT OMNIPCX LARGE ENTERPRISE SERVER NIB
$205.0
ALCATEL LUCENT OMNIPCX LARGE ENTERPRISE SERVER NIB picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.