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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-09-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By crossbones
it may not be quite as easy as that. The...

it may not be quite as easy as that. The blackberry may be provisioned to only access the BIS relay, and only your carrier can change it over so it see's the BES relay. In some cases an extra monthly...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-09-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 40,694
Posted By crossbones
A battery pull doesn't necessarily force the BB...

A battery pull doesn't necessarily force the BB to register on the BIS relay, therefore any emails or service books that are queing will still queue at RIM untill it does.

I was extremly lucky to...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-19-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By crossbones
play with your autotext settings and take less...

play with your autotext settings and take less button presses?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-17-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By crossbones
test the SIM in another handset first and see if...

test the SIM in another handset first and see if the google messages come through. Are you having problems receiving any other SMS messages??
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-17-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By crossbones
Because it means you can wipe the entire card...

Because it means you can wipe the entire card without deleting everything manually by selecting Format. Format also repairs the filesystem cirrectky so if it is corrupted then it will go back to the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-27-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,021
Posted By crossbones
Yea thats true. And personally Nokia with Vertu...

Yea thats true. And personally Nokia with Vertu are lazy. One has the 6310i OS and costs 2k (about $3900)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-27-2008, 03:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,616
Posted By crossbones
see my post above yours. Video calling is a...

see my post above yours.

Video calling is a waste of time. Once the novelty wears off its really not very good. Mobile TV, ok granted could be good. However my experience of it so far has been the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-26-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,616
Posted By crossbones
Sorry wasn't very clear there, I meant to say...

Sorry wasn't very clear there, I meant to say apart from browsing and tethering as a modem!! Essentailly the same thing. The reason I find the 8707 slightly better for browsing is the improves upload...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-26-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,021
Posted By crossbones
errm there are various Symbian blackberry connect...

errm there are various Symbian blackberry connect software versions. if nokia release a Symbian Vertu then there's no reason why not.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-26-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,616
Posted By crossbones
one thing I'd like to poinit out, and im nit...

one thing I'd like to poinit out, and im nit picking but it can clear some things up for some people, but the term "3g" just means third generation. It refers to UMTS, HSDPA, EVDO etc.

They are all...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-25-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By crossbones
I dont think its an addiction unless its...

I dont think its an addiction unless its adversley affecting your life. Do you cancel social events and stuff just to play with your blackberry? Have personal relationships suffer? No? then I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-22-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By crossbones
8300 will be best for you by the sounds of...

8300 will be best for you by the sounds of things. You won't be able to use the maps or satnav without a blackberry data plan anyway.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-21-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,560
Posted By crossbones
ahh I take it your not from the UK then? EDGE...

ahh I take it your not from the UK then? EDGE isn't supported over here.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-21-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,560
Posted By crossbones
Vodafone told you its a GPRS issue? I take it...

Vodafone told you its a GPRS issue? I take it your a consumer user not a busisness user cos we would never have told you that!!

To be honest, it does sound like a faulty device. Let us know how you...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-21-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By crossbones
It would be incredibly slow if you could. you...

It would be incredibly slow if you could. you would barely get 128kb/s it would be terrible.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-21-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,487
Posted By crossbones
You need a 3g gsm blackberry. As what used to be...

You need a 3g gsm blackberry. As what used to be Vodafone Japan uses 3g. The rest of Japan use a completly different technology to the rest of the world.

This i salso known as UMTS so the 8707v and...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-18-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,540
Posted By crossbones
oh yea. oops

oh yea. oops
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-18-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,228
Posted By crossbones
Some email comes to my BB and some does not -...

Some email comes to my BB and some does not - BlackBerryFAQ.com (http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/Some_email_comes_to_my_BB_and_some_does_not)

Should explain the problem.

Also he can turn...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-18-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,540
Posted By crossbones
if its showing in the SIM card menu, just go into...

if its showing in the SIM card menu, just go into the call log, press menu then go to options>general options then make sure the 'show "my number" is set to yes.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-18-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,477
Posted By crossbones
you wil get addicted. Just give it time. Its when...

you wil get addicted. Just give it time. Its when you start checking its working because you havn't had any mails in a while you need to worry!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-18-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,208
Posted By crossbones
It happens on lots of devices, not just bb's. Old...

It happens on lots of devices, not just bb's. Old SIMS don't like new phones because of the voltage thing!!

Universal Subscriber Identity Module - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-18-2008, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,208
Posted By crossbones
It will be a heat/voltage issue if your blutooth...

It will be a heat/voltage issue if your blutooth affects it. SIM's run at a certain voltage, but some newer ones run at lower ones. If you have an old sim, and then broadcasting a bluetooth signal...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-18-2008, 05:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 53,182
Posted By crossbones
I cant get opera mini to work on mine. It says it...

I cant get opera mini to work on mine. It says it doesn't recognise the 8310 and any other version wont connect properly.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-18-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By crossbones
Ask your carrier to enable internet browsing on...

Ask your carrier to enable internet browsing on your device. Otherwise no software that connects to the internet will work.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-18-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By crossbones
desktop email account?? Are you still receiving...

desktop email account??

Are you still receiving the previous owners emails?

Go to the options>advanced options>service books

Delete all of them except the provisioning one which won't delete, then...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-18-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By crossbones
Do you have GPRS or EDGE or whatever the network...

Do you have GPRS or EDGE or whatever the network you are on in Uppercase in the top right corner of the homescreen?

If this is the case, then you don't have the Internet usage provisioned on the BIS...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-18-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,477
Posted By crossbones
I use my 8310 for personal, and I get mails all...

I use my 8310 for personal, and I get mails all the time, its just the work ones I try to avoid! Although I try to avoid them at work too!!
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 02-18-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By crossbones
If I'm perfectly honest, it sounds like you have...

If I'm perfectly honest, it sounds like you have a general JVM software issue on your device.

As said before changing the theme shouldn't cause the issues your experiencing.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-18-2008, 04:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,672
Posted By crossbones
You can use any email address as your windows...

You can use any email address as your windows live ID. I have my own domain for my windows mobile training site, and my msn messenger address.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-18-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,477
Posted By crossbones
I only use mine for personal. I work doing tech...

I only use mine for personal. I work doing tech support for them all day, last thing I want is to get emails asking questions about the thing while im in the pub!

Though I do have another one with...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 02-15-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By crossbones
The OS was good, but it spoon fed you everything...

The OS was good, but it spoon fed you everything as if you were a baby.

And I don't mean they will sell the Sidekick to buisiness, I mean they will incorporate the Danger service into Windows mobile...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-15-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,672
Posted By crossbones
Nearly!! We have found supporting this, that...

Nearly!!

We have found supporting this, that customers pre roughly-2002 (roughly some after this have had it working) who have used outlook to get their hotmail emails, are still able to configure...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 02-14-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By crossbones
The killer for me was the total backup of data...

The killer for me was the total backup of data over the air, all the time. I've had to install a few programs on and I still dont yet have the same functionality. My big problem with the sidekick was...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-14-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,725
Posted By crossbones
you need to send the service book back out then....

you need to send the service book back out then. Log into your BIS account and select service books, then send service books. If you have any corrupted ones though, the blackberry will still refuse...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-14-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By crossbones
3g is pretty much a term for the 3rd gen of...

3g is pretty much a term for the 3rd gen of mobile phone service. For instance in the UK and europe it describes UMTS and HSDPA, but in other countries its different technology.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-13-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,631
Posted By crossbones
Well after trying it outside before, I walked out...

Well after trying it outside before, I walked out the door from work and bang it worked!

So cheers!
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 02-13-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By crossbones
They bought it so they can implement the...

They bought it so they can implement the technology into activesync because microsoft push email, and activsync over the air is crap, and completley unuasable if you are a singel user consumer. Where...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-13-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,631
Posted By crossbones
8310 Faulty GPS?

No I think I already know its faulty, but has anyone had, and fixed, a problem where whenever you go to options>advanced>gps and try to refresh it, its sits for about 3 minutes then says its unable...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-13-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By crossbones
An easy fix for the calender reconcile could be...

An easy fix for the calender reconcile could be google sync, free and someone in the office could import your outlook calender to google, then sync it to the blackberry. Works really well on my...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-13-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,707
Posted By crossbones
http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-blackberry...

http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-blackberry-discussion/54675-how-prevent-g-mail-sent-items-being-sent-your-handheld.html

Its to do with the way Gmail files the messages as conversations and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-13-2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By crossbones
I never have any issues with service, well here...

I never have any issues with service, well here in the UK anyway!, I just get 50 emails from dataoutages.com on my 2 blackberry's in the middle of the night!!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-11-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,378
Posted By crossbones
What? Firstly, you can't do that. Not on 2.4,...

What?

Firstly, you can't do that. Not on 2.4, and in what way will that help them register on the RIM relay that the register now command won't??
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-11-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,372
Posted By crossbones
A lot of SyncML applications don't support...

A lot of SyncML applications don't support blackberry though which is a shame.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-11-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By crossbones
Just to clear things up for you a little. The...

Just to clear things up for you a little. The blackberry doesn't allways use your ISP's server, it makes it look like it comes from there. Unless its one of the ones that they have a special deal...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-11-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,262
Posted By crossbones
Sidekicks, as I remember, don't sync to outlook,...

Sidekicks, as I remember, don't sync to outlook, as the idea is that its wirelessly synced all the time to the server. I cant see a way on the sidekick site to export the contacts back though which...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-09-2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By crossbones
Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry8310/4.2.2...

Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry8310/4.2.2 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/123)

Can anyone help?

Running xp service pack 2, I downloaded it from the link on blackberryfaq.com,...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-08-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By crossbones
Yea if its OWA there is nothing stopping you...

Yea if its OWA there is nothing stopping you having 10 different accounts per user.

And no you can't sync it with two BIS accounts, the BB only has 1 pin number!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-08-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,156
Posted By crossbones
Not if they don't have a blackberry data...

Not if they don't have a blackberry data plan?

Why would you want them without a data plan?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-07-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,378
Posted By crossbones
Right, the advice I've been given is the...

Right, the advice I've been given is the forwarding rule, for your application is probably going to stop the problems your having in the short term, and to get one (maybe 2 ) of the blackberry's and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-07-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,416
Posted By crossbones
Hmm it sounds like it is prosumer provisioned but...

Hmm it sounds like it is prosumer provisioned but it might be worth going to options>advanced options>host routing table, pressing menu and selecting register now, then trying again.

Do Orange have...
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