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Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 11-10-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,820
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: BBM Down again in UK?

Mine was ok last light.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-07-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: should i repent buying a blackberry?

Class was brought up by the remarks that dc/dc made.

Its a shame the lad lives in a country that he obviously doesn't get the same customer service that we enjoy in this counrty.

And it's also a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-07-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: should i repent buying a blackberry?

A 'low end, end of life device'.....pity no-one thought to put that in all the advertising jargon when they advertised it instead talking of it as a great buy...

A 'new middle class that think they...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-07-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: should i repent buying a blackberry?

First...the above has been said to me on occasion from dc/dc, and to be quite honest I think it's a bit off. I am disabled and to me a 200 phone is not a 'low end device'. I saved for mine and...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-06-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,953
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: turn bbm off

snoxr500...the simple answer....:smile:

BBM is like your text messages, same principal. You can only get rid of folks texting or BBMing you by deleting them from your contacts.

Where you can log...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-06-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

Me? Obsessing? Never....;-)

Actually I went up to my brother's yesterday and him being a computer person, that in his day built computers that ran power stations, he was somewhat interested to...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-05-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

30MBs lost into the mystical place that no doubt claims all the odd lost socks that disapear...and like the lost odd socks no doubt this memory will never ever be seen again...:smile:

The Bermuda...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-03-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

Oh thank goodness....:):)

In my advancing years I couldn't bear the thought of being matched for the rest of my days with a touchscreen...:)

My sense of humour very often comes over as being very...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-03-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

I'd not looked at those two, didn't know they existed...:)

Wasn't meant as an 'accurtate statement' ...although in the interests of being accutate you will see I said 'most phones' not all...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-03-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

Having just had a bad flare up of my illness, I have had loads of time with no option but to lie there browsing...

And I have come across something that is quite interesting.

Most of the Blackberry...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 11-02-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,524
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: The market is piling on and it is changing my job somewhat

I think that RIM could very well hold it's own in the expanding market if it just addressed one or two simple issues.

The biggest of these is the memory of the phones, such as the Curve.

Sold as a...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-31-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Help - am about to lose everything from my BB

Have you looked under your battery next to the sim card?
Ang x
Forum: Social Networking 10-31-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,058
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Not receiving FB notifcations.

I doubt it cos I have the older version app. Maybe someone else will know.

I'll put mine on later and see what it's doing.

Ang x
Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-31-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Help - am about to lose everything from my BB

Are the pics of the kids on the SD card?

If the worst is likely to happen then I'd take that out now and put an empty one in. At least then you have the pics.

Ang x
Forum: Social Networking 10-31-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,058
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Not receiving FB notifcations.

Mine were noticably late coming in yesterday.....at least a couple of hours late.

It may be a signal thing.....if your signal is low or intermittent they won't be able to get through.

Ang x
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 10-30-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,958
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Helping folks

That's not how I mean it.

If folks post something to help then it's nice to know that it has actually worked...and either solved the problem and not made it worse...:)

Ang x
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 10-30-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,958
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Helping folks

Like the old saying...." nowt as funny as folks"...:)

Ang x
Forum: Social Networking 10-30-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,099
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Facebook for BB 8900

If you go onto Blackberry App World....you should have an icon on your phone for it.....it is on there. Just click on download.

If you didn't have it on the phone to start with, you might have to...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 10-29-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,958
Posted By wellingtonboot
Helping folks

It amazes me how folks can get on a keyboard and type to ask for help with something, and then they can't manage to type even two words to the one/ones who have taken the trouble to reply to help...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-28-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: bb bold 9700 memory problems

Might be worse cos I come from an android that sits with well over a hundred MBs on it and never goes down...

And I could say that if I hadn't come on here noseying about then I would never have...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-28-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: bb bold 9700 memory problems

My Curve does this with only the bare min of apps on it and nothing except the Os running.

I've looked at the HTC Cha Cha to de-camp over to that, but that looks the same re memory.

It seems to me...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-28-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Accidentally Dropped My BB

I dropped mine....only knocked it off the bedside table so it fell not quite a foot onto carpet.

Picked it up and there was no network coverage.

I looked at the top bar where it gives info on...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 10-27-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,073
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Class action suit against RIM for latest outage...

The trouble is that today we live in a compensation culture....and its so sad that we do.
Ang x
Forum: Social Networking 10-27-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,099
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Facebook for BB 8900

I wonder if this link could be made a sticky to stop my having to keep trying to find it when folks ask where they can get the old app...:)

Ang x
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-27-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,500
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: [9860] BB OS7 Facebook integration

I posted in the Social Section some time ago....

Here's the thread that has the link...

http://www.blackberryforums.com/social-networking/253902-found-facebook-1-9-a.html

You'll have to delete...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-26-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,500
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: [9860] BB OS7 Facebook integration

The old app 1.9 didn't seem to keep pushing notifications through when it was turned off....but the new one, 2.0 does, that's one reason I went back to the old app...:)

Ang x
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 10-25-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,918
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: RIM Offers Free Premium Apps to Customers Following Service Interrupti

If you think this is bad then you should look at the comments on the BB Facebook page.....OMG.

And once service was resumed dozens were still calling for 'compensation', which some pointed out that...
Forum: Social Networking 10-25-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,941
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Facebook app on bold 9650 help

PHONE APP

It really depends what app you have as to how it works. Mine is the 1.9 version, and all the options are along the top. Notifications, upload a photo etc. Click on them, have a fiddle and...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-25-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: reboot issues & memory loss.

I've got a Curve 9300 and when I re-boot mine goes back to what I was using....not to default.

It might be something that needs tweeking in your settings, but I don't know enough about it to tell...
Forum: Social Networking 10-25-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,099
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Facebook for BB 8900

Try this link on this thread...

http://www.blackberryforums.com/social-networking/253902-found-facebook-1-9-a.html

I couldn't get on with version 2.0, and it took me ages to find the 1.9...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-23-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

Firstly....Kirkx...he is a 58yr old SHE who doesn't quite understand why anything technical does what it does...:):)

NJBlackBerry....while I'm the first to admit that I find things to worry about if...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-23-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

hrbuckley...not impacting no...but coming from a larger memory phone I find it hard to get my head round a phone that seems to eat itself...:)

Kirkx...I've done the clearing cache cookies etc, in...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-23-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

Well the memory is draining like an unplugged sink.

When I see posts on here that folks have all the different apps and themes etc and I have nothing on mine....did try for an app the other day but...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 10-22-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,930
Posted By wellingtonboot
Invisible theme

If you download a theme, and then try as you might you can't find it anywhere, it might be that the theme isn't compatable with your model of phone.

The theme might be there and installed, so you...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-12-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,721
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: RIM downtime survey

This is my first time of experiencing a breakdown.

While I appreciate that there could well be a devastating effect on some businesses, especially small ones, the ordinary consumer must realise that...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-11-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,743
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: 10 october 2011 EMEA outages ?

Mine has gone now...

Ang x
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-11-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,743
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: 10 october 2011 EMEA outages ?

Orange has sent a text to say some customers are still having problems, but mine still seems to be ok.
Ang x
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-10-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,743
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: 10 october 2011 EMEA outages ?

Im in the Midlands in the UK and have had no problems at all today....everything has been working as usual.

Ang x
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-10-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,050
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: No internet connection in 3g on 9300

Are you trying to run it on your usual internet plan or have you contacted your service providor and got a Blackberry data plan set up?

Ang x
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-09-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Orange Extras

I was on Dolphin 25, got free minutes, unlimited texts and 500MBs.

Got the Blackberry and rang Orange, and they kept me on Dolphin 25 but added the Blackberry data plan. Should cost you an extra 5...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-08-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

Thought so....:)

Ang x
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-07-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

Ah right....I see two things here....:)

One is that I have no understanding whatsoever of the BB phone and it's workings...:)

Two is that I am getting obsessed about something that I should not be...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-07-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Password help

Stupid time now.....are you positive you have the right number/code?

For the last attempt be very very slow putting it in, and make certain that your fingers isn't catching any other key.

I really...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-06-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

Mmmm....there's nothing third party on it that I know of, although I have tried the odd app, found that it's not something that Id use and got rid again.

Ang x
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-06-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: See memory usage

What I cant understand about the memory is the way it seems to 'eat' itself even though there is nothing except the OS running.

I have a list of contacts.

I have nothing on the calender.

I have no...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-06-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,859
Posted By wellingtonboot
See memory usage

First off, if this is anywhere else then I apologise for posting it again, but I've just found it so am a bit over excitable...:)

Second, I have found it on my Curve 9300, but it might be on the...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-03-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,545
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Text message sent to wrong recipient

Thanks Rambo....:)

I must admit to feeling very secure with the Blackberry re texting, none have gone astray.

Probably wongly I look on the BB more like a 'normal' phone, poss because it looks like...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-02-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,545
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Text message sent to wrong recipient

I did say that I was talking of an android....and I am aware that this is a BB forum...:)

I might be near 60 but I haven't gone daft in the head yet...lol...:)

I was mearly pointing out that as you...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-02-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,581
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: What's your all time favorite BB

I seriously love my Curve 9300 3G....:)

I know there has been the odd time that I have felt a little disapointed with some of the apps....like the new Facebook thing which I've now sorted....but...
Forum: Social Networking 10-02-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,044
Posted By wellingtonboot
Re: Found Facebook 1.9

Oh Im pleased about that...:)

I do hope that it's something with my PC and that folks can still get that version if they want it from the link.

I was over the moon when i found that it wasnt like...
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