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Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-13-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 47,212
Posted By prescottspies
Im bumping this again in the hope that someone...

Im bumping this again in the hope that someone can help those of us who just get "Loading" and nothing else, whether using wifi, 3g or edge.

Im using a Bold with 4.6.0.162 on Orange UK and still...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-21-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 47,212
Posted By prescottspies
Yeah, but the bold is still better ;) Who cares...

Yeah, but the bold is still better ;)

Who cares about youtube anyway? when you say that iphone does "excellent" youtube - its still youtube mobile, and the quality still sucks. I cant say I really...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-16-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By prescottspies
lol maybe not constructive but made me laugh! A...

lol maybe not constructive but made me laugh!

A dishwasher would help yes.

It cannot be craving attention from me. I never leave it alone!

What happened noone knows, obviously some software spaz...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-16-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By prescottspies
Bold threw a hissy fit!

I was washing up earlier when my better half brought my bold to me, ringing. I took it out of the pouch and ofc it stopped ringing but not vibrating, as normal. However on the screen there was no...
Forum: Linux Users Corner 09-16-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,069
Posted By prescottspies
If you cannot find anything on the web with this...

If you cannot find anything on the web with this issue, then I would file a bug asap.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By prescottspies
ouch! I couldnt deal with a 75mb a *day* limit!

ouch! I couldnt deal with a 75mb a *day* limit!
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By prescottspies
I think the terms "fair use policy" and...

I think the terms "fair use policy" and "unlimited" should be banned under the trades descriptions act. 250mb is unlimited? :-o

I will be contacting Orange for updates on how much data I've used...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By prescottspies
The s**t in carphone warehouse told me it was...

The s**t in carphone warehouse told me it was unlimited! If I find out its 6mb a month Ill be furious! Im angry enough to find out it's not unlimited anyway!
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,430
Posted By prescottspies
On the main menu, the top 5 or 6 icons are the...

On the main menu, the top 5 or 6 icons are the ones that will appear on the home screen. Select an icon and press menu button, then "move". Move it to the top row and it will appear on home screen.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 47,212
Posted By prescottspies
yeah, im still sceptical about using firmware off...

yeah, im still sceptical about using firmware off mediafire or wherever.....

any news on when they will release it officially?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,626
Posted By prescottspies
Is there any news on when it might? I'm wary of...

Is there any news on when it might? I'm wary of downloading an executable from a popular file storage site.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 47,212
Posted By prescottspies
http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-9000-serie...

http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-9000-series-discussion-bold/146206-latest-os-bold-9000-4-6-0-243-4-6-0-126-a.html

says the latest is Latest OS : Bold 9000 4.6.0.243/4.6.0.126

Forgive me...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,979
Posted By prescottspies
Thought I would post this, a photo of the...

Thought I would post this, a photo of the offending spot. It's more noticeable when the screen is on brighter, but it doesn't photograph, so I had to do it in a dark room where the backlight is...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 04:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 47,212
Posted By prescottspies
So should I be upgrading to .147 or .243 - surely...

So should I be upgrading to .147 or .243 - surely would make sense to use the more up to date one, but is it only 147 that is giving people results here?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,554
Posted By prescottspies
Wondering the same thing. They may be waiting...

Wondering the same thing. They may be waiting for the next major release before letting out an update.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By prescottspies
If it's just contacts, you could copy them all...

If it's just contacts, you could copy them all from your old phone to the sim, then insert the sim into your BB and copy them across. That's what I did, I was surprised to find that the BB Bold I...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By prescottspies
Walshy I had a similar problem. Most...

Walshy I had a similar problem. Most specifically around my PC station at home, i was getting very intermittent reception, with 3g reception strong then disappearing, dropping onto GPRS. Calls were...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By prescottspies
I found out by chance that changing my theme...

I found out by chance that changing my theme resets my wallpaper too. Which is slightly annoying ;)
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 02:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,770
Posted By prescottspies
Good point, well made.

Good point, well made.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-15-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 47,212
Posted By prescottspies
As a blackberry virgin i am quite apprehensive of...

As a blackberry virgin i am quite apprehensive of doing upgrades not "authorised" by the carrier. I understand there is an element of risk involved here?

Also there is a thread on here saying don't...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-14-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By prescottspies
sorry! *hides* i did search the web...just not...

sorry!

*hides*

i did search the web...just not here

*crawls back under rock*
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-14-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By prescottspies
Strange, given that the hardware can be switched...

Strange, given that the hardware can be switched from 3g to 2g :S
Forum: Linux Users Corner 09-14-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,413
Posted By prescottspies
virtualbox is free.....

virtualbox is free.....
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-14-2008, 04:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,770
Posted By prescottspies
Sorry if my post sounded obnoxious / angry. It...

Sorry if my post sounded obnoxious / angry. It wasn't meant to be. Firstly, my initial comment about turning off connectivity was a tongue in cheek geek joke - although semi serious ;) I wouldnt...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-14-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By prescottspies
UMA / GAN on a Bold?

I've just been reading up on UMA / GAN, which I understand is available on certain Blackberrys. Does anyone know if it is available on the Bold, and if so how do I use it please?

Ta

Rob
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-13-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,979
Posted By prescottspies
It's not a dead pixel. It looks like there is an...

It's not a dead pixel. It looks like there is an array of lights along the top of the screen, that provide the diffused light for the backlight - and it's one of those that is brighter than the...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-13-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 47,212
Posted By prescottspies
I am using a Bold on orange and whether using 3g,...

I am using a Bold on orange and whether using 3g, gprs or wifi I cannot get YouTube to work. As a few other users have posted, I just get a green "loading" in the top right hand corner and nothing...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-13-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,979
Posted By prescottspies
Bright spot on Bold screen

I have one LED (assuming it is LEDs that light the backlight) at the top of my screen that is brighter than all the others.

It is most noticeable when on a white screen, but you can see it with...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-13-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,770
Posted By prescottspies
bbswany, I'm not a professional user, but your...

bbswany, I'm not a professional user, but your point is nonetheless valid. Why buy a blackberry and turn off connectivity options? Isn't the whole idea of a blackberry to have always on...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-13-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By prescottspies
Makes me glad I don't live in the states - I pay...

Makes me glad I don't live in the states - I pay 2.50 a month (about 5 dollars) for my BIS service.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-12-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,374
Posted By prescottspies
It's ok, i found out you can use yahoo mail with...

It's ok, i found out you can use yahoo mail with the push client, and i have thunderbird already set up with that.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-12-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By prescottspies
18) take good quality photos

18) take good quality photos
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-12-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By prescottspies
17) built in video recording

17) built in video recording
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-12-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,374
Posted By prescottspies
That's a shame. Thanks for the prompt and concise...

That's a shame. Thanks for the prompt and concise reply though!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-12-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,673
Posted By prescottspies
I use linux with no blackberry software installed...

I use linux with no blackberry software installed and it charges fine - in fact it charges when im in bios!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-12-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,374
Posted By prescottspies
Accessing Blackberry email on my PC

Hi,

I would like to access my blackberry.orange.co.uk email on my PC with thunderbird but can't find any howtos on doing it.

Can anyone assist me please?

Thanks

Rob
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-12-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,565
Posted By prescottspies
Sorry I saw this thread too late. I got mine in...

Sorry I saw this thread too late. I got mine in carphone warehouse at the weekend. They had them on website and in store in Sheffield.

Hope you get yrs soon :)
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-12-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By prescottspies
Comparing it to the iphone it's a similar story. ...

Comparing it to the iphone it's a similar story. Iphone screen may be bigger, but Id prefer to use the smaller, sharper, higher contrast bold any day!
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-12-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By prescottspies
When I started using mine, sms messages were not...

When I started using mine, sms messages were not being delivered to the messages folder, but to "SMS and MMS". You may need to unhide this folder in the main menu. Hope this helps.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-12-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,234
Posted By prescottspies
Just picked up on this thread. Those who ask...

Just picked up on this thread.

Those who ask about comparison to the iphone - more, cheaper apps available for the iphone and the large touch screen makes browsing a little easier.....but the iphone...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-11-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,656
Posted By prescottspies
Im keeping mine in cotton wool and sealed in...

Im keeping mine in cotton wool and sealed in rubber.
Forum: Linux Users Corner 09-08-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,144
Posted By prescottspies
Thanks rivviepop. This sort of fixed the...

Thanks rivviepop. This sort of fixed the problem, I was able to enter text using "type" but it was very slow to respond, and backspace only sometimes worked.

Annoyingly, I wanted to be able to...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 09-07-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 34,651
Posted By prescottspies
OK, there is no "Instant Messaging" folder - only...

OK, there is no "Instant Messaging" folder - only "Blackberry Messenger". It is not in there, Applications, Downloads or any other folder. The only place I can see it is if I look at the list of...
Forum: Linux Users Corner 09-07-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,144
Posted By prescottspies
Now fixed! The problem was I had no APN set. I...

Now fixed! The problem was I had no APN set. I set it to orangeinternet and it works fine now.

Unfortunately I have multiple issues with it, it a) vibrates on each keypress, b) autocompletes with...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 09-07-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 34,651
Posted By prescottspies
Blackberry Maps - installed but no icon on 9000 bold

Hi

Looking at my applications list, Blackberry Maps is installed. It is also set as the default maps client.

But there is no icon to launch it! Can anyone offer some advice on how to do so...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 09-07-2008, 04:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,270
Posted By prescottspies
I can't comment in relation to previous...

I can't comment in relation to previous Blackberrys, because the bold that I bought yesterday is my first one.

I was considering an iphone, N95, samsung omnia etc....went with the BB and glad I...
Forum: Linux Users Corner 09-07-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,144
Posted By prescottspies
MidpSSH on 9000 Bold - timeout error

Hi,

I've got MidpSSH successfully installed, but I cannot connect to my linux box, as it keeps timing out with the error:
"Session Error
Writer: Tunnel timed out"

I can successfully ssh to my pc...
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