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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-29-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,084
Posted By sloopercat
Re: 9900 Battery Issues

Mine goes through spells of exremely fast drain. Almost always it is a GPS app left on or Tapatalk stuck.

I really have trouble with Tapatalk, it is not a very reliable app.
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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-29-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,084
Posted By sloopercat
Re: 9900 Battery Issues

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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-24-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,444
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Re: Drivers for Windows 7 Bluetooth tethering?

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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-23-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,444
Posted By sloopercat
Drivers for Windows 7 Bluetooth tethering?

I cannot get the 9930 and my new Windows 7 OS to communicate. It seems to be a driver issue on the laptop. I can get the phone to recognize the computer and do some validation that the modem is...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-16-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,465
Posted By sloopercat
Re: latest OS push from VZ- IDIOTS

No, but they give no indicator how invasive the update will be. It is almost like starting with a new BB, short of the enterprise mail. Through another coincidence of a laptop upgrade Friday, I lost...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-15-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,465
Posted By sloopercat
Re: latest OS push from VZ- IDIOTS

9930
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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-15-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,465
Posted By sloopercat
latest OS push from VZ- IDIOTS

Causes all the apps to need to be re-loaded and all the sign on and passwords to be keyed in. Lost a couple I would have to pay for again to get back. Even VZ Navigator. If I would have known that I...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-03-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,812
Posted By sloopercat
Use the BlackBerry desktop manager sofware. Allow...

Use the BlackBerry desktop manager sofware. Allow you to look at all the installed stuff and get rid of what you do not need/want.
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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-03-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,460
Posted By sloopercat
Re: Poor Battery Bold 9900

Mine went from excellent to killing batteries. I went through and closed all the GPS programs. I must have left one running in the background. Now back to normal.
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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-03-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,460
Posted By sloopercat
Re: Poor Battery Bold 9900

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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-03-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By sloopercat
On most web pages you can drag the cursor over...

On most web pages you can drag the cursor over and a small magnifying glass icon appears. Just click and it opens up the section in full size print. Or you can use your fingers to "drag" it to a...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-03-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By sloopercat
Re: App world

Uninstall and re-install app world.
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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-14-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By sloopercat
Re: Phone does not show numbers when dialing

Did a security wipe,gave up solving it sny other way.
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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-14-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
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Re: Phone does not show numbers when dialing

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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-10-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
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Re: Phone does not show numbers when dialing

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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-09-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By sloopercat
Phone does not show numbers when dialing

The 9930 I just got has stopped displaying the numbers when dialing. If you hit the alt button after dialing, then the numbers are displayed. Any ideas? I can't see any of the settings that would...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 09-03-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,055
Posted By sloopercat
Re: Nogago Outdoor issue with OS 7

So how do I get a refund?
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Forum: GPS & Mapping 09-03-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,055
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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-02-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,410
Posted By sloopercat
Editing permissions for Apps?

There seems to be less tools to use for under the hood issues in OS 7. Is there a way to change the "Trusted" status of an App once it is loaded? Uninstall and re-install does not ask that question...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 09-02-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,055
Posted By sloopercat
Nogago Outdoor issue with OS 7

I get an error message. I need to edit permissions to only allow GPS. I tried removing the app and reloading. It does not give me permission to edit the "Trusted Application" status on reload....
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-27-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,162
Posted By sloopercat
Lost bluetooth after downloading BB Desktop Manager

I have a new Dell E6410 with built in bluetooth. I have been using a bluetooth mouse and stumbled onto the fact that you can use the BB as a tetherless bluetooth modem. When they loaded my new laptop...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-05-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By sloopercat
That seems like an odd inconvenience, my 8830 did...

That seems like an odd inconvenience, my 8830 did not have that "feature". You would think that there would be a way to turn off that notification, since the message recorded indicator does the same...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-03-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By sloopercat
Now another issue

Voice mail message fixe, but now things are changed. The voice mails alert also shows up as a SMS alert, and does not go away after you listen to the voicemail. My E-mail alert shows up with a red...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-28-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By sloopercat
Fixed!!

Went to a VZ store. Had them baffled a bit too. They finally decided to try turning voicemail off in their system, reset my phone, turned the voicemail back on, then reset the phone. Now all is well.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-09-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By sloopercat
I was not even getting message alert, when the...

I was not even getting message alert, when the caller left a message. I found that out when I just happened to check for voicemails, as I usually get some. I keep checking, it is harder to prove a...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-07-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By sloopercat
Using Verizon. I pulled the battery, tried it and...

Using Verizon. I pulled the battery, tried it and it worked and I got a missed call notice. I have been in one of our plants that have zero signal last couple weeks. I was not getting message alerts...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-06-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By sloopercat
No voicemail notifications

My tour has is no longer giving me notifications on voicemail messages. I cannot find a menu that would allow me to turn that off or on. Any suggestions?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-16-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,440
Posted By sloopercat
The default settings are horrible, I cannot...

The default settings are horrible, I cannot believe they send it out that way. My 8830 was much better set up out of the box. I finally figured out how to change it to a more rational display. In...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-09-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 622
Posted By sloopercat
Voicemail message indicator on- Messages in SMS box. Tour programming rant.

I just switched over from an 8830 to the Tour. I have issues with the voicemail indicator not turning off. After sluething around this site and the Tour I found the offending messages stored in the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 09-02-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,077
Posted By sloopercat
My Verizon BB worked in Brazil with no issues....

My Verizon BB worked in Brazil with no issues. See what providers are available, and try another one if the current one is not working.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-29-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,026
Posted By sloopercat
Replace the trackball. It pops right out.

Replace the trackball. It pops right out.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-26-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By sloopercat
Just warn your sister that it is very expensive...

Just warn your sister that it is very expensive to use the phone over there. I go for business and it averages $100-200 a week, and I am not on it that much. Almost everything you do is hit with...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-24-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 72,030
Posted By sloopercat
Similar problems, replacing the trackball fixed...

Similar problems, replacing the trackball fixed it.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-18-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,160
Posted By sloopercat
Verizon BB's GPS will only work with their...

Verizon BB's GPS will only work with their VZNavigator program. They are definitely locked out.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-18-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By sloopercat
Holster solution for the BB 8830 with skin

I have a skin on mine and have had minimal success using standard BB holsters. They are generally too tight and fail early due to forcing the thing in and out of the holster. Went shopping around for...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-25-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,795
Posted By sloopercat
Same situation, but I swapped my keyboard anyway....

Same situation, but I swapped my keyboard anyway. With my company, they just end up sending you a new phone if it fails. Serious safety issues trying to find the right keys while dialing. I found I...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-01-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By sloopercat
VZ NAvigator is possessed

It keeps coming on when I do not want it to. Sometimes triggered, it seems, by using the track ball. When I go out of sleep mode, the VZ NAvigator just starts up. An intermittent issue. Suggestions?...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-06-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,901
Posted By sloopercat
I disabled mine, kept hitting it every time I put...

I disabled mine, kept hitting it every time I put it in the holster. It was really interesting when it was set for voice recognition.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-06-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By sloopercat
:idea: If it sits in your pocket, it could be...

:idea:
If it sits in your pocket, it could be why you are having repeated trackball and keyboard issues.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-06-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,440
Posted By sloopercat
Good question, I came across an extra 8830 from...

Good question, I came across an extra 8830 from an employee who left. Was going to post the same question. Battery charged now, I guess I can run the experiment.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-26-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By sloopercat
Guess not, or why would I have asked? I used to...

Guess not, or why would I have asked? I used to just use the VZacess Manager route to go on the web with the tethered modem. So I was not as secure not using the BB Manager? I really just want to...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-26-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By sloopercat
OK, but what purpose do they serve? And believe...

OK, but what purpose do they serve? And believe it or not, I searched under "random number", went through three pages of posts and found no answers, otherwise I would have not asked.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-26-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By sloopercat
BB Desktop Manager Random Number?

I see the BB manager seeds a random number generator. What is the functionality of that?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-25-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,564
Posted By sloopercat
I had to check, but the back button and BB key...

I had to check, but the back button and BB key just barely light up on mine with the new keyboard. Never noticed it, not a big deal since i know where they are. I just can't swear if it is different...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-25-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,223
Posted By sloopercat
Seems to me, when I had my 7130, there was a...

Seems to me, when I had my 7130, there was a bluetooth fold up keyboard available for $99. Not sure it it was complete full size, but certainly much larger than the 7130 or 8830. Found it at one of...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-17-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,541
Posted By sloopercat
Other folks report the same around my office,...

Other folks report the same around my office, same thing with my 7130.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-17-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,541
Posted By sloopercat
I find that the phone only charges correctly when...

I find that the phone only charges correctly when plugged into the 110V charger. The lower the battery level, the more incapable the computer USB becomes at charging the battery.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-08-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,111
Posted By sloopercat
No wonder the price of rice is going through the...

No wonder the price of rice is going through the roof!
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-30-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By sloopercat
The Verizon folks were great for support. And I...

The Verizon folks were great for support. And I did have some issues getting started with the 8830 and the tethered modem mode.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-22-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,024
Posted By sloopercat
Stick a black skin on it,with the silver...

Stick a black skin on it,with the silver highlight around the screen and bottom of the keyboard, it looks finished.
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