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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-31-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,171
Posted By AlanJolin
Just checked mine, made in Hungary. I got my 9780...

Just checked mine, made in Hungary. I got my 9780 in NOV 2010, I'm on Vodafone UK no quality issues, and (touch wood) no bugs or problems mentioned here.
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Forum: BlackBerry Help 03-08-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By AlanJolin
Re: broken blackberry

I'm on vodafone UK. If you take it to your nearest store, they will arrange to repair it.
Ask them to charge it to your account, but before you do see if there's a repair store near you who may be...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-26-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By AlanJolin
Re: Phone insurance UK

I'm with Vodafone UK and have their insurance, I've used it twice in 5 years, due BB being blitzed by dropping. Both times device replaced with new device, no quibbles there is a small excess to pay...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 02-26-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,860
Posted By AlanJolin
Re: To case or not to case - your input, please!

I don't use a case, I have tried them but don't personally use them. I just use the holster when I carry my device in my pocket, the rest of the time work/car/home its on charge. If I drop it Ill...
Forum: BlackBerry Wallpapers 02-16-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,176
Posted By AlanJolin
Re: black vodafone wallpaper for bold 9780

I found the Black wallpaper and am using it now! This was totally by accident, I used a free app download. Which deletes/slims your OS, in doing this it removes all vendor themes leaving you with...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-15-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,669
Posted By AlanJolin
Re: Any thoughts why this is happening?

Something similar to this happened to friends 9000. He said he found it was caused by a third party app?, also he was a heavy user and had loads of apps runing, loads of apps etc he wiped the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-14-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By AlanJolin
Re: Power Users

Well since I started this Thread, I've loaded OS betas and Hybrids etc. Took out cods, unlocked it. Changed themes. And as Alharkness advised backed up everyweek including third party apps!
Posted...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-13-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By AlanJolin
Re: 9780 Random Events Sounds

Finally solved the random bleeps, it is a battery full notification. Which makes sense since it does it laying on table charger pluged in!
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Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-01-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,762
Posted By AlanJolin
I unlocked mine myself using a web based service,...

I unlocked mine myself using a web based service, and I got it first time. But for the small actual cost, I'd use a reputable unlocking service next time. If it had gone wrong I would have no support...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-01-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By AlanJolin
I understand the sentiment, my Javelin sits in...

I understand the sentiment, my Javelin sits in the Drawer. I often. Think using that, and storing the Bold. But once you get used to the Bolds OS 6. It is miles better, I just kinda like my old...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 02-01-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,316
Posted By AlanJolin
As mentioned yes it comes in pink, My daughter in...

As mentioned yes it comes in pink, My daughter in law has one.
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Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 02-01-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,532
Posted By AlanJolin
I think that RIM are making OS 6 more generic in...

I think that RIM are making OS 6 more generic in its global format. The Rogers red wallpaper is a classic, Vodafone UK has a very similar one.
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Forum: Buy Sell Trade 01-31-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,132
Posted By AlanJolin
WTS 8900 for a unlocked 8700

[content removed, per http://www.blackberryforums.com/buy-sell-trade/241364-sellers-you-must-read-before-posting-buy-sell-trade.html ]
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-31-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,321
Posted By AlanJolin
It sounds if you may have a 'custom' Vibration...

It sounds if you may have a 'custom' Vibration setting. Go into options and check the settings. You can set it to just vibrate once, the length of the vibration can be adjusted also, so it vibrates...
Forum: OS 6 01-31-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,167
Posted By AlanJolin
Maybe try another Theme (now available) that...

Maybe try another Theme (now available) that reverts to earlier OS formats.
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Forum: OS 6 01-31-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,703
Posted By AlanJolin
I have this too, as mentioned above I've heard...

I have this too, as mentioned above I've heard its related to certain Web pages.

Doesn't bother me
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Forum: OS 6 01-31-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,042
Posted By AlanJolin
Their out there, I got free one from crackberry...

Their out there, I got free one from crackberry called Simple. It does away with the side screens etc. Just like OS 5.
Google is your friend
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Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-30-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,532
Posted By AlanJolin
Its on Blackberry Help section, if you go to...

Its on Blackberry Help section, if you go to search and type losing call logs. That's part of its title, its on a yellow stickey first page at the top
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-30-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,028
Posted By AlanJolin
There are Themes out now, that do away with the...

There are Themes out now, that do away with the sliding screens/trays etc. I got one and now my 9780 has a theme like OS 5.
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Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-30-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,532
Posted By AlanJolin
There's a very good thread on here by John Clark...

There's a very good thread on here by John Clark that tells you how to do it. Basically you edit the blackberry Alx file removing theme vendor IDs. Check it out. It worked for me
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Forum: BlackBerry Themes 01-30-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,226
Posted By AlanJolin
There's a few 9780 Themes on Crackberry, pageless...

There's a few 9780 Themes on Crackberry, pageless and Simple. These do away with the sliding screens etc, they make it like OS 5 screens.
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Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-26-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By AlanJolin
Thanks for your reply. I was loading a OS onto...

Thanks for your reply.
I was loading a OS onto a BB, that I had removed vad etc (just using it to learn about BB's and OS) and I noticed that it wanted to delete this module.

I only have English...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-26-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By AlanJolin
language. input support

I've just seen this when loading a OS.
What does it do, and doe's the device need this to function properly.

Thanks.
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Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-25-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 773,896
Posted By AlanJolin
Just Trimmed up OS on my 9780. VAD etc. Still...

Just Trimmed up OS on my 9780. VAD etc. Still got about screens in fact retained all proper functions and a lot more memory!
Thanks for great thread
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-24-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By AlanJolin
I had a 9000, but now I've a 9780 since end...

I had a 9000, but now I've a 9780 since end October. The 9000 I think was iconic in its style, but once I started using this its a improvement. More memory OS6 etc, I've had several BB's and this is...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-23-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,367
Posted By AlanJolin
I installed this on Friday, and have had no...

I installed this on Friday, and have had no issues or problems so far.
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Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-22-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By AlanJolin
During my time in the Hackney Carriage (Taxi)...

During my time in the Hackney Carriage (Taxi) trade, one drivers BB fell in the Toilet. Another was microwaved! In both cases the devices were trashed.
Sorry for your Bad luck.
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Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-22-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,281
Posted By AlanJolin
Well I had one of my drivers do the same, another...

Well I had one of my drivers do the same, another microwaved one as well. Both cases the BB's were trashed, and replaced by carriers insurance.
Sorry for your misfortune.
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-22-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By AlanJolin
Thank you. Posted via BlackBerryForums.com Mobile

Thank you.
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-22-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By AlanJolin
Well the BB is I always thought a Business tool....

Well the BB is I always thought a Business tool. I still use mine for Emails/texts appointments/wake me up. And use it a lot allday mainly news, reading forums like this. When I was working fulltime...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-22-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By AlanJolin
Well I really intereted in BB's, we had loads at...

Well I really intereted in BB's, we had loads at my Company. And nowdays I've started getting into them, when I read you guys posts I think "they know their stuff". Well I've downloaded a OS....
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-22-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By AlanJolin
Thank you for taking the trouble in replying to...

Thank you for taking the trouble in replying to my thread. I've had BB's since 2002, but never really got into them until now. I got time now I'm semi-retired. I will aspire too be a Power user(did...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-22-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By AlanJolin
Power Users

Could someone please define what a 'Power User' is.
Thanks
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-22-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,236
Posted By AlanJolin
Just loaded .359. On my device, followed...

Just loaded .359. On my device, followed instructions I found in BBF. And did it!
A first time for me, works well. j
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-14-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,003
Posted By AlanJolin
I had a Curve 8520 do that once, I asked on here...

I had a Curve 8520 do that once, I asked on here and yours sounds like it's nuked.
There's a Thread on here for "Nuked BB's", check it out in SEARCH.
Good Luck
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-14-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,520
Posted By AlanJolin
I got mine back by doing a backup on DM, and...

I got mine back by doing a backup on DM, and wiped phone then restored everything. Its there! Didn't even remember having it
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-09-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By AlanJolin
Thank you for your information, I wouldn't use...

Thank you for your information, I wouldn't use them anyway. But I do find BB's interesting, I must admit I envy the people on here who really know how BB's work. Thanks again
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Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 01-09-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By AlanJolin
I had a 8900, and it always served me well. It...

I had a 8900, and it always served me well. It now spends it days with my teenage daughter on wifi on Facebook! I now have had a 9780 since end Oct, and seems a natural step from my 8900. Well...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-09-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By AlanJolin
In the UK the 8900 Curve (javelin) is already...

In the UK the 8900 Curve (javelin) is already discontinued on Vodafone, I guess things move on. I liked my one.
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-09-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By AlanJolin
Engineering Menus

Not that I intend to do any "fiddling" with my BB, A little knowledge is a dangerous thing!. (I've read the freezing battery thread. But what are these menus used for. I have seen a lot of blogs...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-05-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,433
Posted By AlanJolin
I'm no expert but Vodafone and RIM said that...

I'm no expert but Vodafone and RIM said that these phones have lithium batteries. And you can charge it as much as you want it won't overcharge. You ideally should keep it well chareged, and never...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-04-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By AlanJolin
From what I know this is not uncommon, my...

From what I know this is not uncommon, my present Bold and previous one both did this. I have a thread on my "alerts" Random browser sounds
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Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-04-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,059
Posted By AlanJolin
Have you tried. Options>assesabilty. You can set...

Have you tried. Options>assesabilty. You can set BB to greyscale ?
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Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-04-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By AlanJolin
from your home screen, or options go to...

from your home screen, or options go to screen/display then you can select black and white
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-03-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,678
Posted By AlanJolin
Well I'm not that tech clever with BB's (that's...

Well I'm not that tech clever with BB's (that's why I joined this forum to learn). The 9780 in my opinion is the best BB I've owned, and as for using the OS without needing to run a touch screen is...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-02-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By AlanJolin
Thanks for your advice/information as it happens...

Thanks for your advice/information as it happens mine is exactley like that. The last two days zero bleeps
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-01-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By AlanJolin
I think that its a Browser Notifacation, as you...

I think that its a Browser Notifacation, as you said from a app. I have 5 including BBF beamexplorer googlemaps quickpull and BB notepad(Beta). Thanks again for your advice
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-31-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By AlanJolin
Just occasionaly, doesn't do it if I shut off...

Just occasionaly, doesn't do it if I shut off sounds. Maybe a bug? Doesn't cause any problem, I was curious as to what it was. I did think it was maybe a network thing, or a App doing something I'm...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-31-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,003
Posted By AlanJolin
I leave my Bold on charge whenever I'm in my Car...

I leave my Bold on charge whenever I'm in my Car desk Home and even asleep, Vodafone said that was best way to treat a lithium battery and don't let it run right down when I'm out doing things I...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-31-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By AlanJolin
9780 Random Events Sounds

I'm curious why my 9780 sometimes makes a random blip, its the same tone as when you connect a charger/headphones. It hasn't had no effects on the device. I just wonder what it is. It just did it...
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