BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-15-2007, 08:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Model: 8700R
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Getting 8700r to set time zone from the network

Please Login to Remove!

This is probably a dumb question but is there a way to have BB 8700 to set its time zone from the network? I do have my BB configured to set teh tiem from the network but every time I land some place I need to set the time zone. Not a huge deal but why souldn't BB be smart enough to set teh time zone?
Offline  
Old 03-15-2007, 08:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
Talking BlackBerry Encyclopedia
 
jtdarden's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: DC/VA
Model: 8xxx
PIN: member2393
Carrier: Sprint Nextel
Posts: 375
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry8703e/4.1.0 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/104)

No, the network time is simply a number. There is no numerical representation that is relative to a time zone.
Offline  
Old 03-15-2007, 11:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Model: 8700R
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default setting time zone from the network

Thanks for the answer. It is a bummer since this is kinda an obvious function. You land some place, your BB connects to the network and it is able to do all sorts of sophisticated operations liek register itself on a foregn network, get the billing set up, gets local time. You woudl think it woudl be able to get the time zone like GMT-5 or some such thing.
Offline  
Old 04-16-2007, 12:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Model: 8700
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 10
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I'm not sure what jtdarden is trying to imply, whether or not the phone can do this, or the network, or Cingular's network in particular?

I know for a fact Verizon's network is full capable of setting a phones time zone via the network. My old sch-a670 set the time zone perfectly when I traveled. Unfortunately my sch-i730 does nothing of the sort :\ . Allowing a phone's time zone to be set by the network is dependent on the carrier and the OS.

Does anyone know if there is a way enable this on a 8700 and Verizon?
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

2PCS X28HC256JM-15 32KX8 EEPROM 5V, 150ns, PQCC32, PLASTIC, PLCC-32
$6.28
2PCS X28HC256JM-15 32KX8 EEPROM 5V, 150ns, PQCC32, PLASTIC, PLCC-32  pictureMicrocontroller/24/93 Series EEPROM Programmer SP200SE/SP200S GE
$14.5
Microcontroller/24/93 Series EEPROM Programmer SP200SE/SP200S GE   pictureSEEQ DE28HC256H DM28HC256 32K x 8 High Speed EEPROM CDIP28 X 1PC
$7.99
SEEQ DE28HC256H DM28HC256 32K x 8 High Speed EEPROM CDIP28 X 1PC pictureSEEQ DQ28C256-200 DQ28C256 32K x 8 EEPROM CDIP28 X 1PC
$5.99
SEEQ DQ28C256-200 DQ28C256 32K x 8 EEPROM CDIP28 X 1PC picture(1PCS) TC58NVG1S3HTA00 EEPROM SLC 2GB NAND 24NM 48TSOP TC58 58N
$4.25
(1PCS) TC58NVG1S3HTA00 EEPROM SLC 2GB NAND 24NM 48TSOP TC58 58N picture






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