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Old 05-03-2005, 11:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got a 2nd hand Blackberry (T-mobile) and put in a "Three" dualband sim card. after the GSM and gprs, I got the "data connection refused" message and cannot receive mail. My service provider "three" said they have not see this before.

Is it the sim lock problem? I use the Alt MEPD and see that the SIM lock shows "disabled". The sim work in another BB.

Did anyone come across this problem before? I would be grateful if you could shed some light on this issue.

Just a bit backgroud. I am using BB with BES. The handheld is 4.0 version. The BES is still 3.6.

Thanks.

Michael
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Old 05-03-2005, 11:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes. The BlackBerry is SIM card locked.
Lots and lots of existing threads on SIM card locked BlackBerrys and the "Data Connection Refused" message.

The 7100t is locked to T-Mobile only.
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Thanks for the advice.

I am just curious, since the one who sell it to me said it is unlocked. And when using the Option -> SIM Card -> then type Alt-M E P D method, it shows SIM disabled. Does it mean that it is locked? How can I check if the device is SIM locked? Thanks.

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A data connection refused message could possibly mean that you do not have a Blackberry data plan, since the device requires a data service, which would be checked by seeing a capital GPRS next to the signal indicator. If the phone Side works, then the device is unlocked.
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I guess your problem maybe PIN lock not related to handset and SIM card, which cause u can't use BWC. While u click mepd, disable of 5 items means the handset unlock.
I got this message also. Local telecom SP haven't provided BB service so to never care for it.

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