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Old 09-24-2007, 08:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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On other phones I have owned I was able to update the PRL and verify the update. Can the PRL be updated on the 8830, and is there a place to see what PRL is in effect. on this phone. I am on the Verizon network.
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Dial *228 and follow the prompts.
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I do a *22899 on all the Verizon phones/Blackberry's in my house and also have anyone at the office on VZW do it each month also just to update the PRL. It's actually set as a calender reminder on the 15th of each month to do so.
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Just found out you can put #help* press send and it will bring up the specific PRL version, at least for Verizon .
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From Jase88 in another post i found by doing a search.

"In the phone application, type #4357* then the enter button. Scroll down to see PRL version."
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hmmmm.... 4357 = help
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I saw that you use *22899.....

This is asking for trouble. I have been told that that was not meant for phones. It will go through but may cause problems. My previous Treo had major issues after I tried that.
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I saw that you use *22899.....

This is asking for trouble. I have been told that that was not meant for phones. It will go through but may cause problems. My previous Treo had major issues after I tried that.
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I call BS on this. *228 is the correct procedure for requesting a PRL update. Done it on dozens of phones. I think you are alone in this one.
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^^^ Yeah, *22899 is just a shortcut to option 2 (the 99 part). BTW, Treos have major issues.... period. :lol:
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^^^ Yeah, *22899 is just a shortcut to option 2 (the 99 part). BTW, Treos have major issues.... period. :lol:
I agree .. Treo's do have issues.
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^^^ Yeah, it's just the Palm based ones though. Had a user with nothing but stability and wiping problems on 2 700p's. Changed to a 700wx and hasn't had a single problem, even loves the activesync with Exchange better then the VersaMail BS on the Palm based ones. The Palm OS just blows...
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Actually I do it to the Palm 650's and 700p's that we have in the office all the time also with no problems, (knock on wood)
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Actually I do it to the Palm 650's and 700p's that we have in the office all the time also with no problems, (knock on wood)
Damn, are those Palms "rosey"? And just what "wood" are you knocking on? :lol:
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