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Forum: BlackBerry Help 12-08-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,521
Posted By traveler20
Re: 9930 Unable to connect to the Internet

Sorry, didn't see the "9900" section before. I'll move it there. And thanks for NOT mentioning it twice after I politely asked.

And as for the "atitude," tough, deal with it.
Forum: BlackBerry Help 12-08-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,521
Posted By traveler20
Re: 9930 Unable to connect to the Internet

And which section would you suggest is the "correct" one?

Connectivity problem is returning about every three days. Different internet-enabled apps fail first before the device loses internet...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-04-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,370
Posted By traveler20
Re: How to get an app

I have an update on this. I contacted the author at toysoft.ca about their recording app and the answer that I got was that it only works on the 9900 (GSM), not on CDMA devices. The difference...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-04-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,633
Posted By traveler20
Re: Emergency Alert Messages Application-Should this be working NOW?

Anyone else on any other wireless carriers found this app (also known as "CMAS") not working in their area?
Forum: BlackBerry Help 12-04-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,521
Posted By traveler20
9930 Unable to connect to the Internet

Happened once or twice before, but this is now becoming offensive. Browser not loading any web page, either from a bookmark or entering manually. Wi-Fi diagnostics show everything normal except DNS...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-13-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,633
Posted By traveler20
Re: Emergency Alert Messages Application-Should this be working NOW?

It has never worked during real alert conditions, like when a co-worker and I were on the way to work in mid-town Manhattan. He turned his alerts off because they were so frequent and I saw nothing,...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-13-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,370
Posted By traveler20
Re: How to get an app

I looked into this further and looks like most of them have issues with the 9930. I just tried the SRID Games free evaluation version that’s supposed to work with the 9930, and that doesn’t work...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-29-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,633
Posted By traveler20
Emergency Alert Messages Application-Should this be working NOW?

Has anyone seen this app work recently? Only seen one useless message come through on 9/4/12. It appeared to come from NWS with no info on which particular flash flood area they were recommending...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-29-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,370
Posted By traveler20
Re: How to get an app

I'm also a former Treo user, and a happy CallRec customer. Before you give up on that other app, you should be aware that there are a couple of hardware limitations that you might be hitting. The...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-29-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,740
Posted By traveler20
Re: Dial from home screen

Thanks for posting this (I was also going to ask), but this only partially solves the problem. Sometimes it will bring up the search screen with “dial” as the suggested action, but it always brings...
Forum: RIM Software 09-25-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,826
Posted By traveler20
Your options are…NONE. The desktop redirector is...

Your options are…NONE. The desktop redirector is badly broken and RIM apparently has no intention of fixing it.

The only steps you can do to troubleshoot those issues is, after confirming you’re...
Forum: RIM Software 07-31-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,826
Posted By traveler20
The redirector eliminates a potential privacy...

The redirector eliminates a potential privacy breach that RIM hard-coded into the 4.2 device software (running 4.2.1.110 device software here). That has been a serious problem for me since upgrading...
Forum: RIM Software 07-31-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,826
Posted By traveler20
Blackberry Desktop Redirector: Missing Features and Folders

Just tried the redirector one more time before considering replacing my device, and found a pile of issues I hadn’t noticed before. I’ve got the redirector linked to my main internet email account...
Forum: RIM Software 07-31-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,922
Posted By traveler20
I might be missing something here, but there’s no...

I might be missing something here, but there’s no issue with cached vs. online modes, except that your client will need more bandwidth to maintain the connection. I’ve found it’s been much easier to...
Forum: RIM Software 07-31-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,892
Posted By traveler20
If you’re describing the “JL_cmder” script,...

If you’re describing the “JL_cmder” script, there’s a lot more to the process than that.

Have you installed the Blackberry Desktop Manager? You’ll need it to reload the device operating...
Forum: RIM Software 07-31-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 26,180
Posted By traveler20
Are you suggesting that the wireless carriers...

Are you suggesting that the wireless carriers have a killswitch on MY desktop? Unless if I’m allowing an application package update, absolutely NOTHING should be modifying the desktop application, or...
Forum: RIM Software 07-31-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 26,180
Posted By traveler20
That’s not correct. I recently asked the same...

That’s not correct. I recently asked the same questions, with regard to tethering a Blackberry with an unlimited data plan, and was told it was $15/month (which is what it has been for a while), but...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-25-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,216
Posted By traveler20
Well, actually there is a way to record a call on...

Well, actually there is a way to record a call on a Blackberry but it requires a VoIP client. Very easy to record a VoIP connection, in fact it’s a preferred method since it creates a digital copy of...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-25-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,216
Posted By traveler20
I just tried it on my 8703e (4.2.1.110 os) and it...

I just tried it on my 8703e (4.2.1.110 os) and it crashed the device. Completely locked it up on inbound or outbound phone calls. Also caused some uncaught exception errors. The nastiest one was...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-18-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
No, it's not protocol. It's a method. Already...

No, it's not protocol. It's a method. Already pulled RIM's patents, don't need a lecture. Do some reading. Lots of sources on the web describing different ways to achieve it, Blackberry being only...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-18-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
No, “push email” is “pushed” to a client ideally...

No, “push email” is “pushed” to a client ideally (but not always) in real time. SMTP is “push” but POP3 is always “pull.” It’s physically impossible to get push email using POP3 protocol unless if...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-18-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
No, you’re giving out wrong information again. I...

No, you’re giving out wrong information again. I started describing how RIM was revealing private BB email addresses (for BIS push email) and now narrowed it down to RIM revealing ANY forwarding...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-18-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Exclamation If you’re NOT forwarding TO your BB, and you’re...

If you’re NOT forwarding TO your BB, and you’re not using a special or premium service (like Gmail, Godaddy’s BIS-friendly service, or BES) then you DON’T have push email. It’s that simple. However,...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-18-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Exclamation I’ve had this service for over a year and never...

I’ve had this service for over a year and never ran into a problem like this until I upgraded the device OS. It’s set up exactly correct, there aren’t a lot of options to choose, and none that can be...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-18-2007, 02:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
I beg your pardon, but that IS the way the system...

I beg your pardon, but that IS the way the system was designed, and RIM has a LOT of documentation on it with detailed instructions how to set up forwarding with different ISP’s specifically to...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-18-2007, 01:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Not if the account is NOT your primary set on...

Not if the account is NOT your primary set on RIM’s server. That’s the scenario when you configure for more than one push email account (i.e. forward to the BB’s private email account and reply via...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-17-2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Exclamation Wait a minute, it's NOT solved. I was using...

Wait a minute, it's NOT solved. I was using Outlook Express to test the receipts and it appeared to be ok. Just tried it again with Outlook 2003 and RIM is STILL sending delivery receipts even though...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-17-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
In this case, they just appeared in THIS upgrade....

In this case, they just appeared in THIS upgrade. Would have made more sense for the upgrade to turn them off and then allow you to turn them on if you want them. The rest of the upgrade looks...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-17-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Well, in this case it's not a rant. It's a...

Well, in this case it's not a rant. It's a complaint that RIM has been irresponsible to distribute new intrusive features and turn some of them on without warning. Didn't have receipt options in the...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-17-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Lightbulb Sorry, read it too quick, thought I read...

Sorry, read it too quick, thought I read "BES".

I thought it was odd that I got back a receipt from someone else last week with his private BB address (even though I didn't have his name), now it's...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-17-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Just plain internet-only service with 5 email...

Just plain internet-only service with 5 email accounts configured. I had two email accounts forwarding to my private BB email address for push email, but had to discontinue forwarding until this...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-17-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Oh, you're real clever. BB set up exactly as RIM...

Oh, you're real clever. BB set up exactly as RIM suggested, and I'm not using BIS.
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-17-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
You going to turn everyone ELSE's receipts off?...

You going to turn everyone ELSE's receipts off? Anyone who writes to you with receipt request on will get your private info. You have no control over it.
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-17-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Exclamation There’s another dimension to the private info...

There’s another dimension to the private info dump in which RIM’s server is currently involved. If you have multiple email accounts set to forward email to your BB (for push email), you have a...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 11-17-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,906
Posted By traveler20
Exclamation RIM Revealing Private Blackberry Email Addresses and More

Just discovered that the new Blackberry OS software Verizon released for the 8703e (few weeks ago) has a dark side. RIM’s mail server is sending back receipts to people sending me email with my BB’s...
Forum: RIM Software 11-03-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 46,527
Posted By traveler20
For some reason there seems to be a lot of very...

For some reason there seems to be a lot of very UN-helpful people in this forum who insist on either giving the wrong answer or get a kick out of parroting others who answer the wrong question.

Just...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-22-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By traveler20
Exclamation How many internet email accounts do you have...

How many internet email accounts do you have configured on your devices? This particular bug only affects subscribers with more than four email accounts configured, and RIM has no solution for the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-19-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By traveler20
Exclamation Actually, you're right. They are. Just got off...

Actually, you're right. They are. Just got off the phone with RIM and after they gave me the wrong instructions on how to wipe and reload the device, the RIM support person said it's a known problem...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-18-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By traveler20
You need to call your cellular carrier to find...

You need to call your cellular carrier to find out. Last time I looked, Verizon and Sprint were charging about $9.99/month for the service, and you might need to purchase a program to load into your...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-18-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By traveler20
Yes it most certainly does, just like almost...

Yes it most certainly does, just like almost every cellphone manufacturered and sold today. Here are RIM's own words to describe it:

Research In Motion...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-17-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By traveler20
This is what Verizon Wireless had to say about it...

This is what Verizon Wireless had to say about it the first time I contacted them:

"I spoke with RIM after we ended our call and found out some information for you. RIM is currently going through...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-17-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By traveler20
Spoke with RIM again today about the problem and...

Spoke with RIM again today about the problem and their recommendation is to wipe and reload the device. Previously I wiped and restored a backup to swap 8703e’s, after solving a time sync problem....
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-17-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By traveler20
How to use the GPS of the 8700g?

The 8700g doesn't have a "real" GPS built-in. It's got an "assisted" GPS, which means that it depends upon servers operated by your carrier to provide GPS services. That means that you have to pay...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-17-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By traveler20
Exclamation Disappearing Message Icons On 8703e

Anyone else experiencing this on a regular basis? It's been happening to me almost every day. Most often my two main email accounts disappear (out of 6 total), then return by themselves. Today three...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-14-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,481
Posted By traveler20
Re: Verizon bluetooth headset for a BB 8703

Suggest you reconsider buying anything branded by Verizon.

Check out the Plantronics Voyager 510. Lots of volume to spare (I can use it in my convertible with the top down), and the ear pad is not...
Forum: RIM Software 04-14-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,102
Posted By traveler20
Desktop Manager Can't Sync Device Time Correctly

Have had difficulties with the 8703e time since I got it a few months ago, and discovered something interesting (and frightening) about the Blackberry desktop manager.

I turned off network time sync...
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