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Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-07-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By sgtcasey
How long ago did your cell provider set up the...

How long ago did your cell provider set up the feature on your account? I know T-Mobile has a 24-hour provisioning period. It doesn't take that long, but they want customers to wait at least...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-07-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By sgtcasey
Did you go to Manage Connections, then Mobile...

Did you go to Manage Connections, then Mobile Network Options and verify that Data Services is set to On?

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-07-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 44,687
Posted By sgtcasey
Downgraded back to 4.2.2.180 and made several...

Downgraded back to 4.2.2.180 and made several test calls. None of them caused a reboot compared to yesterday when every single time I used my 8320 for a voice call it rebooted.

Now that I have the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-07-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By sgtcasey
When you pull the battery make sure you are *not*...

When you pull the battery make sure you are *not* turning off the device. :)

Go to Manage Connections then Mobile Network Options. Verify that Data is turned on.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-07-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By sgtcasey
If you avoid turning it on I guarantee it will...

If you avoid turning it on I guarantee it will never crash. :)

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-07-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By sgtcasey
The lowercase gprs is saying you do not have a...

The lowercase gprs is saying you do not have a data connection to the Blackberry servers. You could try a simple battery pull to get the device to open up that connection.

You won't be able to...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-07-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By sgtcasey
What version of software are you using? Dave

What version of software are you using?

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-07-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 44,687
Posted By sgtcasey
The reboots have gotten worse recently. I pulled...

The reboots have gotten worse recently. I pulled the media card yesterday and the next 3 phone calls all caused the phone to reboot. I am probably going to drop back down to the latest 4.2 software...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 08-26-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By sgtcasey
Thanks guys! I will look into those since...

Thanks guys! I will look into those since Alcohol120 is not freeware.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-25-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,346
Posted By sgtcasey
Are the iPhone data plans and the Blackberry data...

Are the iPhone data plans and the Blackberry data plans compatible?

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-25-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,346
Posted By sgtcasey
Do you have a Blackberry data plan? You'll need...

Do you have a Blackberry data plan? You'll need that to get the email to work.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-25-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,081
Posted By sgtcasey
Technically we don't need our Blackberry's...

Technically we don't need our Blackberry's either. But we enjoy them and they make life easier. So please you decide what you need and we'll decide what we need and everyone will be happy. :)

@...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 08-25-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By sgtcasey
Roxio = crap.

Wow, any application that makes you edit the registry to uninstall it is crap. Roxio reminds me of Norton's from years ago. No wonder the software came free with my PC. No one in their right mind...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-25-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,958
Posted By sgtcasey
+1 for the argument to upgrade. I have upgraded...

+1 for the argument to upgrade. I have upgraded to 4.5 and I like it much better than the previous OS.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-25-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By sgtcasey
What do you mean by MTS? As for a link to the...

What do you mean by MTS?

As for a link to the OS, did you download it and install it or just download it? If you simply downloaded it, then the file is wherever you saved it. You may need to...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-25-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By sgtcasey
Not being able to connect to Wi-Fi is a problem...

Not being able to connect to Wi-Fi is a problem with the phone settings for that wireless network and the wireless access point.

Have you tried deleting the wireless profile and re-adding it?

I...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-25-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,081
Posted By sgtcasey
I had to download and install version 4.5.0.44...

I had to download and install version 4.5.0.44 for the 8310 to get the file. I just followed the steps I posted above the other day when I upgraded my 8320 to the latest.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-24-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By sgtcasey
Before doing a handset exchange, I would try the...

Before doing a handset exchange, I would try the battery pull and if that doesn't work wipe then reload the device. If you backup your applications then you should be okay to reload them with no...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-24-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 44,687
Posted By sgtcasey
Downloading this now and I will give it a whirl. ...

Downloading this now and I will give it a whirl. I just dumped my data plan yesterday so I'm only going to be using my 8320 as a phone anymore. I miss the data plan, but I barely used it...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-24-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,653
Posted By sgtcasey
A handset exchange for email not arriving is poor...

A handset exchange for email not arriving is poor technical support if you ask me. Email not arriving is not a hardware problem.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-20-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,688
Posted By sgtcasey
DomBB, nice pics from OC. I am from Maryland...

DomBB, nice pics from OC. I am from Maryland (Frederick to be exact) but living out west these days. I haven't been to OC in a few years now but I know exactly where you took those pictures. ...
Forum: WiFi HotZone 08-18-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,040
Posted By sgtcasey
Then you should be okay. :) Dave

Then you should be okay. :)

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-18-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,390
Posted By sgtcasey
Okay, I wasn't sure. That's probably why the HTC...

Okay, I wasn't sure. That's probably why the HTC device worked while the 8310 the OP has doesn't. Most HTC devices have Wi-Fi capability. :)

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-18-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,691
Posted By sgtcasey
So none of the check boxes are checked? Okay. ...

So none of the check boxes are checked? Okay. Your only option is to contact AT&T. If the problem isn't something easy to find out your account chances are they'll have you check some of the same...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-18-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,691
Posted By sgtcasey
You're replying faster than we are. :) When I...

You're replying faster than we are. :)

When I say use the 10-digit phone number, I mean instead of sending an SMS to xxx-xxxx, send it to xxx-xxx-xxxx (using the area code).

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-18-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,691
Posted By sgtcasey
What about the Firewall settings? At this point,...

What about the Firewall settings?

At this point, your best option would probably be to try sending an SMS using the 10-digit phone number if you're not already and check the Firewall. If that stuff...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-18-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,691
Posted By sgtcasey
If you go to Options > SMS Text do you have a...

If you go to Options > SMS Text do you have a number in the Service Center line? What does it say for Network To Send Over? What does the Data Coding say?

[Edit] The little red check mark, is that...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-18-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,390
Posted By sgtcasey
An HTC device is not a Blackberry device. If...

An HTC device is not a Blackberry device. If your Blackberry device has Wi-Fi capability then you are able to access the Internet just fine while connected to a wireless router/access point.

Google...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-18-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By sgtcasey
Can you elaborate more on the issue you're...

Can you elaborate more on the issue you're talking about? I'm using Windows Vista and I've had zero problems with Desktop Manager, any of the BB OS's, or installing applications to my device from...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-17-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By sgtcasey
The built-in messenger applications will not work...

The built-in messenger applications will not work without a BB data plan but JiveTalk works fine via Wi-Fi.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-17-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,595
Posted By sgtcasey
Have you tried a battery pull with the device...

Have you tried a battery pull with the device powered on to reset it and see if the application starts to work right?

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-17-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By sgtcasey
All carriers have a customer retention type...

All carriers have a customer retention type department. For everyone 50 people who are happy with their cell service there is 1 who thinks <insert name of company> is the worst ever with the worst...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-17-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By sgtcasey
Sometimes you have to do it more than once. If...

Sometimes you have to do it more than once. If you do that and the phone restarts right away try it again. You should be seeing the hour glass for a minute or so to know you got a good reboot.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-17-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,390
Posted By sgtcasey
I don't believe T-Mobile pre-paid offers any...

I don't believe T-Mobile pre-paid offers any Blackberry plans. You would need a Blackberry data plan to access Internet stuff unless your device has a Wi-Fi capability.

Dave
Forum: WiFi HotZone 08-17-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,040
Posted By sgtcasey
A satellite connection will not mix well with...

A satellite connection will not mix well with VoIP calls. I've talked to T-Mobile customers using a satellite Internet connection for their UMA calls and it was horrible sounding. In fact, that's...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-17-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,688
Posted By sgtcasey
Hard to make out the rank, but E-8? Welcome to...

Hard to make out the rank, but E-8?

Welcome to the forums, btw! I'm also a Washington fan (not as much as I used to be back when I was growing up in VA/MD, though) and I was in the Army for 12...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-17-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By sgtcasey
If the device is stuck in a rebooting loop then...

If the device is stuck in a rebooting loop then pull out the battery and leave it out. Plug it into the computer and run the Application Loader like you normally would. About halfway through the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-17-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By sgtcasey
I used SoftReset on my 8100 and my wife still...

I used SoftReset on my 8100 and my wife still uses it. I tried it on my 8320 when I first got it and it wouldn't work. That was a long time ago now and I just stick to the normal battery pull these...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-17-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,978
Posted By sgtcasey
That is very strange. I was just reading over...

That is very strange. I was just reading over this thread and I was going to reply with some suggestions.

But the fact it worked in one place but not another makes this harder to pin point. If...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-14-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By sgtcasey
It sounds to me like the PIN is registered with...

It sounds to me like the PIN is registered with another account. You would need to get it un-registered with that account if I am correct. The FAQ here on the website should have the information...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-14-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By sgtcasey
I would downgrade back to the last supported OS...

I would downgrade back to the last supported OS offered by Alltel and see if the problems go away. If they do, then you're set. If they don't, then you should call Alltel back.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-14-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By sgtcasey
If wiping with JL_Cmder and reloading the OS...

If wiping with JL_Cmder and reloading the OS doesn't work it might be time to start looking for a replacement Blackberry.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-13-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By sgtcasey
Turning off the device before removing the...

Turning off the device before removing the battery does nothing. You might as well not remove the battery. In order to get a good reset, remove the battery with the device turned on.

Of course,...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-13-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By sgtcasey
When was the last time you performed a battery...

When was the last time you performed a battery pull on your device with it turned on?

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-13-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,978
Posted By sgtcasey
Either it's taking a while to download the video...

Either it's taking a while to download the video to your device or you should reload the OS.

How much free memory do you have and how long is the video you're trying to view?

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-13-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,978
Posted By sgtcasey
The only other post I see is: What happens...

The only other post I see is:



What happens when they don't work?

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-13-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By sgtcasey
There isn't really many other things that could...

There isn't really many other things that could be wrong other than:

1. You don't have the right OS file.
2. You didn't delete the vendor.xml file.

Anyone else feel free to add to that list above. ...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-13-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By sgtcasey
When you connect your phone to your computer...

When you connect your phone to your computer after verifying one more time the vendor.xml file is deleted, click on Application Loader and start the process.

Dave
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-13-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By sgtcasey
Anytime you order a new phone you should get a...

Anytime you order a new phone you should get a SIM card with it. I have and as a result I have 2 or 3 spares sitting in a drawer somewhere in case I need one.

I would not pay someone for a SIM...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-13-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,267
Posted By sgtcasey
How were they trying to copy the address...

How were they trying to copy the address book?

Dave
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