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Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-25-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,012
Posted By VentureForth
Re: BB 9800 Torch battery life problems - 7hrs max

Just bought a Torch for my wife last week. No problems until I installed Weatherbug. Then it would freeze anytime I selected the browser and the battery would drain rapidly.

Removed WB and it seems...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-14-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,103
Posted By VentureForth
Wow. Ditto! I replaced the bezel on my phone...

Wow. Ditto! I replaced the bezel on my phone last week, and thought I may have destroyed part of the antenna in doing so (though I was extremely careful and never felt anything go awry). This did...
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 07-14-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,665
Posted By VentureForth
8820 - Works, but no display

I have an 8820 which dropped pretty hard a while back. It connects fine to the computer and the alarms go off when they are supposed to. Only, there is no display.

I have replaced the LCD to no...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-10-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 112,106
Posted By VentureForth
similar issue but totally different

My 8820 fell - hard. Won't power up at all. Replaced LCD in case that was the prob, but no. When I pop the battery, steady red light. When I plug into the wall, blinking green light and turns steady....
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-17-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 30,384
Posted By VentureForth
Wirelessly posted Well, it turns out that when...

Wirelessly posted

Well, it turns out that when I'm using my A2DT Bluetooth headset and watch a youtube, it reboots. When I go to my plugin headset, it works fine. Also, when I use 3rd Party themes,...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-16-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 30,384
Posted By VentureForth
Installed .681 a couple nights ago. Love some of...

Installed .681 a couple nights ago. Love some of the new interfaces, but battery loss seems to have increased from 4.5xx. Anyone else have this problem? Without anything running (6 icons in the...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 03-03-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,644
Posted By VentureForth
I know this is an old thread, but updating...

I know this is an old thread, but updating Trapster to the latest version will update the "radar" pointing in your direction of travel. However, the map still stops following if you scroll at all. ...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 02-24-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 208,669
Posted By VentureForth
OK - the two best free apps for the Blackberry...

OK - the two best free apps for the Blackberry have gone rogue - AmAzeGPS now charges a subscription and Nav4All has been killed by Nokia.

What other freebies that are comparable are still out...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-02-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 46,505
Posted By VentureForth
What is the best OS 4 build to downgrade to?

What is the best OS 4 build to downgrade to?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-02-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,432
Posted By VentureForth
I just got my S9-HD last night and am using it...

I just got my S9-HD last night and am using it today for the first time on my Bold 9000. It seems to work fine as a wireless headphone, but so far it TOTALLY sucks as a headset. Seems like no one...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-02-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By VentureForth
I have the Motorokr S9-HD. It works fine as a...

I have the Motorokr S9-HD. It works fine as a wireless headphone to listen to music, but the microphone sucks (at least on mine, and per some other reviews I've read). Sound quality is OK, but not...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-02-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By VentureForth
I have found that some types of streaming...

I have found that some types of streaming actually heat up the battery whereas other types of streaming don't seem to. IE: If I use Moodio FM, my unit heats up pretty bad. But if I'm just streaming...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-12-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By VentureForth
From bbrepairshop.com...

From bbrepairshop.com (http://www.bbrepairshop.com/repairservices.php?category=repair8800), it'll cost ya $80. That could be cheaper than your deductible.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-12-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,167
Posted By VentureForth
By fit, I mean the constant rebooting that was...

By fit, I mean the constant rebooting that was plaguing earlier versions of 5.0. I see some folks with AT&T have it working, so I may give it a go when I have some time to play around with it.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-12-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By VentureForth
See if this thread...

See if this thread (http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-9000-series-discussion-bold/198127-blackberry-bold-speaker-fix.html) helps.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-12-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,683
Posted By VentureForth
See if this thread...

See if this thread (http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-9000-series-discussion-bold/198127-blackberry-bold-speaker-fix.html) helps at all.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-12-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 84,832
Posted By VentureForth
Excellent thread. Not too worried about taping...

Excellent thread. Not too worried about taping or gluing or jerry-rigging something so long as it's INSIDE the case.

Note - At the top of the grey plastic around the flash, there two little holes...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-07-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By VentureForth
Aaaaaaaaaah. Gotcha. Thanks. I won't ban you.

Aaaaaaaaaah. Gotcha. Thanks. I won't ban you.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-07-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By VentureForth
Thanks, jsconyers. I understand how to set an...

Thanks, jsconyers. I understand how to set an image as background. I don't know how to find the image that came with the default themes.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-07-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By VentureForth
Thanks Klotar, 1) Using the OEM charger with a...

Thanks Klotar,

1) Using the OEM charger with a dock. I think that in Alarm Clock and even Bedside mode, the backlight is draining. Will try to back out of Alarm Clock and listen with a black...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-07-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,167
Posted By VentureForth
Is this version having a fit on AT&T phones?

Is this version having a fit on AT&T phones?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-07-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By VentureForth
Several Misc Questions

Have some misc questions about my relatively new 9000 -

1) I know battery life is poor, but should it be so bad that when I'm listening to streaming audio that it sucks battery faster than it can...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-29-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By VentureForth
Wirelessly posted Left battery out for 30...

Wirelessly posted

Left battery out for 30 minutes and it works fine. Thanks! Still, weird.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-29-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By VentureForth
Weirdest thing ever

At least for me... My wife's Bold 9000 seemed to spontaneously have her keyboard remapped. This coincidently happened after I reset factory defaults to remove BIS, though I don't think their...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-22-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,544
Posted By VentureForth
Thanks, all. Worked like a charm. Of course if...

Thanks, all. Worked like a charm. Of course if the Mrs watched while I wss doing it, she'd freak at about the time the word "wipe" came out... All worked fine!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-18-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,544
Posted By VentureForth
It was formerly BIS, yes. I'll try that. Thanks

It was formerly BIS, yes. I'll try that. Thanks
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-18-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,544
Posted By VentureForth
How to unlock password enable

Wife has a Bold 9000. She wants to remove password protection, but there is a little red lock next to "Enable" and it won't allow me to disable. Its BIS, so what am I missing?
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-17-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,627
Posted By VentureForth
Sounds like its trickling from the North to the...

Sounds like its trickling from the North to the South. Still no emails since 0230 AM this morning on ATT in SE Georgia...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-17-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,627
Posted By VentureForth
Email in SE Georgia is OUT. 3G and Internet seem...

Email in SE Georgia is OUT. 3G and Internet seem to be fine.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-01-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,614
Posted By VentureForth
I'm no guru, but my experience says that you can...

I'm no guru, but my experience says that you can can reload the OS from Desktop Manager. I'm not in front of that computer right now, but search the forums for dumbapples trying to get back to 4.6...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-01-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By VentureForth
Clock Face

Any improvements to the Clock Faces? Are there 3rd party themes or ways to manipulate color, etc? For instance, I love the flip face, but in bedside mode, I'd like it to have a light red tint to...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 11-23-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,705
Posted By VentureForth
How do you run AppLoader w/o DM?

How do you run AppLoader w/o DM?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-18-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 184,767
Posted By VentureForth
Can Fizzle edit the OP to include post BIS 2.6...

Can Fizzle edit the OP to include post BIS 2.6 instructions? If he's no longer around, then can a mod do that? It'd be way cool...

Thanks!
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-17-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By VentureForth
Never mind. Found out BIS had rolling blackouts...

Never mind. Found out BIS had rolling blackouts (http://www.engadget.com/2009/11/16/blackberry-internet-service-stricken-with-global-outages/) last night.

Thanks, RIM.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-17-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By VentureForth
OK - bumped because it was connected, got the...

OK - bumped because it was connected, got the green check mark, got the white wifi logo, but then my browser wouldn't connect to the internet. Turned off wifi, and it wouldn't connect over 3g or...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-16-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,483
Posted By VentureForth
All links to OS 5.0.0.xxx seem to be dead. Any...

All links to OS 5.0.0.xxx seem to be dead. Any other ideas?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-16-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By VentureForth
Well, it's working now. SO weird. Thanks, all. ...

Well, it's working now. SO weird.

Thanks, all. Don't know which act actually fixed it.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-16-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By VentureForth
It's a Belkin 54g.

It's a Belkin 54g.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-16-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,483
Posted By VentureForth
Anyway to do this OTA?

Anyway to do this OTA?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-16-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By VentureForth
Yes. I have the full plan.

Yes. I have the full plan.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-16-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By VentureForth
Question Wifi Connects, but doesn't

Sorry for not searching the threads, but I was successful in connecting my Bold to my home's WIFI. No problems with the WEP, but I still get the grey icon, and the (-) sign under wifi connections,...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-18-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By VentureForth
Other than plugging some leaky memory, are there...

Other than plugging some leaky memory, are there any other fixes/benefits to upgrading?
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-27-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,993
Posted By VentureForth
I'm going to bump this thread 'cause it never...

I'm going to bump this thread 'cause it never seems to have been resolved. I had the same thing happen to me as tjlandberg this morning. The alarm went off, but no sound. The screen popped up,...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-08-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,858
Posted By VentureForth
Thanks for pointing me to the BB site. Seems to...

Thanks for pointing me to the BB site. Seems to have cleared the error. Thanks!
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-08-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,858
Posted By VentureForth
Uncaught Exception: Permission Denied

When my BB boots, I get the error: Uncaught Exception: Permission Denied. No other clue as to how to get rid of this error. Any ideas?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-06-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By VentureForth
IT Policy Name:Default Should I clear it?

IT Policy Name:Default

Should I clear it?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-06-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By VentureForth
Desktop won't Recognize 8820

As mentioned in another thread, I had a Curve that was stolen twice in one week. A compassionate IT friend gave me a surplus 8820.

I have DM 4.6 on my Vista PC. I hope it still has all my contact...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-06-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By VentureForth
Just FYI, I uninstalled some resident...

Just FYI, I uninstalled some resident non-registered apps that were included from its BES days, ie: eOffice, eWorks, etc. Works fine now.

Hope this may help someone else sometime.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-05-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By VentureForth
Maybe the onboard flash memory needs some charge....

Maybe the onboard flash memory needs some charge. No telling how long this phone was out of service.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-05-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By VentureForth
Didn't think it was too normal. Weird...

Didn't think it was too normal. Weird observation just now. I get my yahoo! email but I don't have the Yahoo! logo. . . Not too weird, I guess, since the email server isn't on the handheld, but...
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