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Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-05-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 48,149
Posted By jefwic
Running on this for about a month now. Really...

Running on this for about a month now. Really like the features, but experiencing random reboots every other night or so :?
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 06-22-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,982
Posted By jefwic
Not sure if this is helpful, but I'm getting...

Not sure if this is helpful, but I'm getting about 2-3 days with light use on .148. Previous to this I was running .122 and just getting over 24hrs.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 06-08-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,138
Posted By jefwic
I've seen an improvement with battery life. On...

I've seen an improvement with battery life. On .122 I could go 1 day and be down to 30%, now been almost two days on .148 and still at 50%.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 04-20-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,421
Posted By jefwic
It's in options -> advanced options -> GPS. I...

It's in options -> advanced options -> GPS.


I do have my location based services on, all other GPS programs (ie BlackBerry Maps, Trapster, bbTracker) work just fine, just Google Maps doesn't.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 04-18-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,421
Posted By jefwic
No luck with 3.0.2 on the 9530 with Bell (running...

No luck with 3.0.2 on the 9530 with Bell (running .122) - just get Waiting for GPS. I am able to get it to work if I switch the network to use GSM (so basically it disconnects from Bell and connects...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-17-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,265
Posted By jefwic
I did remove the account from BIS but the issue...

I did remove the account from BIS but the issue is still occuring. My thoughts are either that this is something mail server related, or somehow BIS got confused and is sending my email to someone...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-17-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,265
Posted By jefwic
No I don't leave messages on server from T-bird....

No I don't leave messages on server from T-bird. But the problem I am seeing is that the emails don't even download in T-bird, they disappear from my mail server ~10mins after showing up on my...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-17-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,265
Posted By jefwic
Email disappearing from mail server

Hello,

I have 5 email accounts on BIS, a Storm will lots of memory (18 MB), keep messages is set to 30 days, and wireless reconcile off.

Overnight, emails come into my blackberry, and when I turn...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 04-13-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,445
Posted By jefwic
Back up on Bell in Calgary now.

Back up on Bell in Calgary now.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 04-13-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,445
Posted By jefwic
Only bell.blackberry.net emails coming through...

Only bell.blackberry.net emails coming through all other emails down last couple hours. On Bell in Calgary.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 04-13-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,700
Posted By jefwic
Double post sorry

Double post sorry
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 04-13-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,700
Posted By jefwic
Just to clarify, I am able to access internet and...

Just to clarify, I am able to access internet and am on BIS. I tried registering handheld and resending service books and got email confirmations of those but not getting normal emails.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 04-13-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,700
Posted By jefwic
Bell in Calgary

Not receiving any incoming emails on Bell in Calgary for the last hour... Anyone else having issues?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-03-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By jefwic
I notice the same thing on my 8130, running 4.3...

I notice the same thing on my 8130, running 4.3 (not sure the exact subversion).
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-28-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By jefwic
Yes, I am planning on switching to the $30 unlim...

Yes, I am planning on switching to the $30 unlim plan, just need the $125 for the US for 1 month, and they don't seem to have ever heard of that plan. I did find it on another site, I think it is the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-27-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By jefwic
Bell US data

Hello,

I am traveling to the US, and called Bell to switch to a suitable plan. They had told me that US data would be free on my $60/30MB plan.

Their website contradicts this and I have previously...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-04-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By jefwic
Bell: BB Data in US

Has anyone on Bell Mobility tried roaming with data in the US?

I have spoken to their Business on the Go department and according to them they offer a $125 plan that includes 1 GB data for Canada &...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 12-04-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,461
Posted By jefwic
I have about 17 - 18 MB on this new release,...

I have about 17 - 18 MB on this new release, still have all ringtones and preloaded pictures. Was 12 - 13 MB before the update, but I did remove a few languages and the demo video.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 12-04-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,461
Posted By jefwic
Nothing yet... (coming from Bell .66)

Nothing yet... (coming from Bell .66)
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-29-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,968
Posted By jefwic
You are right, Windows Live Search Mobile does...

You are right, Windows Live Search Mobile does seem to have issues on Bell. It's the only thing I've had issues with however. These are the apps that are working fine for me:

Opera...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-28-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,133
Posted By jefwic
Tried asking about the .66 OS for Bell, got a...

Tried asking about the .66 OS for Bell, got a pretty much useless answer. Bell often suggests some of my questions be directed to RIM, and RIM gives the standard can't comment response :?
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-28-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,842
Posted By jefwic
Are you all on BES? Perhaps the admin locked it...

Are you all on BES? Perhaps the admin locked it down?
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-27-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,968
Posted By jefwic
While there are no options for TCP stack, all 3rd...

While there are no options for TCP stack, all 3rd party apps work. It was probably over a year ago now when all 3rd party apps started working (just all of a sudden). I've been through several...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-26-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By jefwic
I had the same issue on a 7250, couldn't get...

I had the same issue on a 7250, couldn't get anything to work. I think whatever it was connected to was just worn out. Got it replaced under extended warranty.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-26-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,564
Posted By jefwic
I've found that with medium usage (a few hours of...

I've found that with medium usage (a few hours of video, under an hour of talk, ~2 MB surfing) it will last all day. With minimal usage (~30 emails/day and under 20 minutes talk) it will last 3 - 4...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-23-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By jefwic
Why don't you just try the #777 method, if that...

Why don't you just try the #777 method, if that doesn't work you can try a trial of shark modem.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-23-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,298
Posted By jefwic
Nope, not me. I'm really hoping RIM will release...

Nope, not me. I'm really hoping RIM will release the 8130 handheld software for Bell/Telus soon.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-20-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By jefwic
I'm assuming that Verizon uses the CDMA Qualcomm...

I'm assuming that Verizon uses the CDMA Qualcomm chips. My recent research shows that the Qualcomm chips use a blend of AGPS (where available) and standalone GPS. Reference 1...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-20-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By jefwic
You can try this, worked on a Bell 8130:...

You can try this, worked on a Bell 8130: BlackBerry Search Results...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-19-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By jefwic
Hehehe, that may be so. I've sent an email to...

Hehehe, that may be so.

I've sent an email to RIM to see what they say. I did find a very interesting article however:

BlackBerry Search Results...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-19-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,564
Posted By jefwic
How do the magnets save power on the pearl? The...

How do the magnets save power on the pearl? The screen seems to automatically shut off after about 30 seconds.
Forum: GPS & Mapping 11-18-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,345
Posted By jefwic
Turns out the handheld software isn't...

Turns out the handheld software isn't installed...now if only Bell/Blackberry would release it.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-18-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,298
Posted By jefwic
NVM, Bell software is .66 (but not available...

NVM, Bell software is .66 (but not available online yet).
Forum: GPS & Mapping 11-18-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,345
Posted By jefwic
I'm trying to load via the DM but when I select...

I'm trying to load via the DM but when I select the alx file I get:

No additional applications designed for your device were found

I'm running the 4.3 OS on Bell.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-18-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,123
Posted By jefwic
I can confirm that the 8130 from Bell works as a...

I can confirm that the 8130 from Bell works as a wireless modem (there just isn't an easy set up way, you have to follow RIM KB04664 instructions for now).
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-18-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By jefwic
8130 Bell GPS requires wireless

Unfortunately some testing has proved that the 8130 (from Bell at least) will only work when the phone is connected to the wireless network. This means having the radio off or being outside of...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-17-2007, 02:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 38,403
Posted By jefwic
Has there been any resolution to this yet? I'm...

Has there been any resolution to this yet? I'm quite disappointed with the loud sound a keypress makes when dialing a number.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-16-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,984
Posted By jefwic
You would think the packaging would say something...

You would think the packaging would say something about that....I just feel dumb now.

I can't seem to get the thing out of the adapter...it's been 10 minutes and I'm feeling like grabbing pliers...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-16-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,984
Posted By jefwic
Nevermind, it turns out that is actually an...

Nevermind, it turns out that is actually an adapter, and the card is inside of it. Now if only I could get it out.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-16-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,984
Posted By jefwic
8130 Micro SD Card

I just bought an 8130 today and also purchased the Bell 2GB MicroSD card (like this one (http://www.bell.ca/shopping/en_CA_ON/64651.details) but 2GB). This is the one I was told at the store to...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-16-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By jefwic
8130 Back Cover

Hello,

I just got a new 8130 from Bell tonight and did notice one thing - the back cover moves a slight bit side to side. Does anyone else have this phone, as does it do this?

Thanks.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 11-10-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,123
Posted By jefwic
Bell 8130 Tethering

According to Bell the 8130 does not support tethering, and it is also not listed as a supported tethering modem on BlackBerry - Tethered Modem...
Forum: Rumor Mill 11-01-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,137
Posted By jefwic
Nov 9 is what I've been told by Bell....

Nov 9 is what I've been told by Bell. Unfortunately it sounds like right now there are no plans to bring the Curve to Bell (at least according to one employee, who may not be well informed).
Forum: RIM Software 08-20-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By jefwic
Has anyone managed to find a workaround or fix...

Has anyone managed to find a workaround or fix for this? Thanks!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-24-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,192
Posted By jefwic
Fine all day on Bell in Alberta, Canada.

Fine all day on Bell in Alberta, Canada.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-23-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 75,684
Posted By jefwic
I'm interested to know your results. I will be...

I'm interested to know your results. I will be purchasing an 8830 and traveling around Christmas time so would be interested in knowing what will work.
Forum: Rumor Mill 07-23-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 46,423
Posted By jefwic
I think the point is that it is NOT real.

I think the point is that it is NOT real.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-23-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By jefwic
I'm actually in the exact same situation (well, I...

I'm actually in the exact same situation (well, I will be once I get my 8830), however for us not on a BES, this would mean an ESN swap each time to get the phone activated on the network, correct?...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-23-2007, 01:03 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 75,684
Posted By jefwic
They may have meant it was locked into Bell's...

They may have meant it was locked into Bell's network / partners in North America. Ask them if you can put in whatever SIM card you want when overseas.
Forum: Rumor Mill 07-21-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 46,423
Posted By jefwic
I think you are right. We don't have enough...

I think you are right. We don't have enough carriers for one of them to pick it up...if one did then others would probably follow suit to compete. Rogers has terrible network coverage in my area so...
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