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Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-21-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,391
Posted By craigw9292
Some additional info: rock stable so far - best...

Some additional info: rock stable so far - best install ever! everything came back including email + activation, you name it, it was restored just fine.

Keyboard has the extra blue highlights ......
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-21-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,391
Posted By craigw9292
Install was super smooth for me. Running ok so...

Install was super smooth for me. Running ok so far. Looks like those on BES don't need to re-activate which is nice ... my phone is auto-activating. (or dying ;-))
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-08-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,815
Posted By craigw9292
I've noticed my Storm 1 reboots almost every...

I've noticed my Storm 1 reboots almost every night and after that it doesn't go back into bedside mode on its own but the clock does at least appear since it is charging. A couple nights ago I...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-28-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,614
Posted By craigw9292
One extra note on those steps - since you already...

One extra note on those steps - since you already had 5 installed when it downgrades it leaves the old 5.0 archived. When you go back you can restore it - don't! it will not work. You must delete the...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-17-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By craigw9292
I've never had an issue with battery life, just...

I've never had an issue with battery life, just software bugs but v5 of the OS makes it a decent phone. I'd actually go grab a storm 1 for cheap and make sure you put .328 on it. I'm sure you can...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-27-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 48,430
Posted By craigw9292
Delete it then install from app world.

Delete it then install from app world.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-25-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 48,430
Posted By craigw9292
and it rocks!!! Upgrade worked like a charm, too...

and it rocks!!!

Upgrade worked like a charm, too many good things to mention.

I got it direct from VZW.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-20-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,191
Posted By craigw9292
yeah I'm on a MAC - still use a XP virtual...

yeah I'm on a MAC - still use a XP virtual machine. I haven't yet tried to install an OS via the new MAC DM - your first problem is finding a download you can install on the MAC since I've only seen...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-20-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,191
Posted By craigw9292
at first I thought it was a magic key but alas it...

at first I thought it was a magic key but alas it did not morph into a pre when pressed ;)
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-20-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,191
Posted By craigw9292
just a blank key :) that you can't press ...

just a blank key :) that you can't press ...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-19-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,191
Posted By craigw9292
Just to warn others - I have a couple of these...

Just to warn others - I have a couple of these storms :) (why??)

.151 with Messenger 5.x is ok.
.167 with Messenger 5.x I am missing the Zero number on portrait keyboard.

Odd - maybe it is...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-19-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,191
Posted By craigw9292
What is your operating system? I've seen this a...

What is your operating system? I've seen this a lot on Windows 7 and even Vista, you have multiple locations with the phone's system files (maybe older installs) and it gets confused and generally...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-19-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,191
Posted By craigw9292
just to be clear - it is with the keyboard in...

just to be clear - it is with the keyboard in landscape mode, when in portrait full keyboard I have the zero. Can anyone confirm if it is ok in messager 5 and .151?
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-19-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,191
Posted By craigw9292
erm ... I no longer have a 0 (Zero) on my keypad...

erm ... I no longer have a 0 (Zero) on my keypad in messenger 5 .... with this .167 release.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-18-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,191
Posted By craigw9292
well its working for me but installation was a...

well its working for me but installation was a disaster .. had to do it 4 times - first time left the phone with no OS, second time OS load also aborted. I finally got it on but lost all my...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 09-20-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By craigw9292
well actually mine does that initially after a...

well actually mine does that initially after a reboot but after a day or so it stops working :) a bug which in my opinion is a feature .... pretty sad you can't disable it for good ....
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 08-27-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By craigw9292
Yup, mine does! I never open it, it doesn't show...

Yup, mine does! I never open it, it doesn't show as a running app yet strangely it knows the current temperature.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 08-27-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By craigw9292
Are you running weatherbug? - it does that when...

Are you running weatherbug? - it does that when it gets urgent weather alerts by default.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 08-25-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By craigw9292
The physical touch/click screen is nice but the...

The physical touch/click screen is nice but the software is so bad it just isn't worth it - I can spell better than it if that tells you anything.

I had a bold before my storm and the bold rocked!...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-21-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,144
Posted By craigw9292
I'd re-install the os or if nothing else install...

I'd re-install the os or if nothing else install .151 - it improved my camera performance greatly so worth the effort.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-14-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 26,020
Posted By craigw9292
You "need" this build! it is truly awesome! the...

You "need" this build! it is truly awesome! the UI is so much faster.

I upgraded 2x storms - both worked perfectly.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-06-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By craigw9292
Yes, running the latest VVM. And no, I don't...

Yes, running the latest VVM.

And no, I don't believe it is the carrier (VZW). Here is an example: called my cell from another phone, left a message. Phone did nothing. Pulled the battery an hour...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-06-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By craigw9292
I mean, the phone shows no voice messages and the...

I mean, the phone shows no voice messages and the visual voice mail icon doesn't change to show new messages. If I open the VVM app it shows no messages then one day, it suddenly downloads a bunch of...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-05-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By craigw9292
Will there be another build?

Anyone know if there will be another build after .148?

This build is still far from good, the bugs are driving me nuts. I just got 7 voice messages from a week ago ..... so much for that feature.

I...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-05-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By craigw9292
Custom http ping + notification software

I'm trying to find a bit a software that can solve the following problem without having to write something. I did look at the blackberry development kit and well ... not worth it.

I need to request...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 06-02-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,591
Posted By craigw9292
I downloaded the build from BlackBerry® Software...

I downloaded the build from BlackBerry® Software Updates (http://vzw.smithmicro.com/blackberry) - installed it and then DM shows the upgrade when the phone is connected, worked great.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 05-28-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By craigw9292
ya I guess that might be an option, will try it.

ya I guess that might be an option, will try it.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 05-28-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By craigw9292
Phone hangs up when holstering

I have the belt clip that lets me holster the phone. I have the HANG UP when holstering turned off but it always disconnects a call when I do this.

Any ideas? running .122

thanks
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 05-18-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By craigw9292
Tried pulling the battery and I only have one...

Tried pulling the battery and I only have one theme - the default one that came with the phone.

I've tried lowering some screen sensitivity numbers, maybe that will help.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 05-17-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By craigw9292
Yeah tried that ... well - it reboots itself too...

Yeah tried that ... well - it reboots itself too so :)

Running 122 .... very odd - was working great for a few days and now this.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 05-17-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By craigw9292
Double clicking issue

My main icons now require 2 clicks to activate ... pretty sure there isn't an option for that so any ideas why its doing that?
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 05-13-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By craigw9292
I had to dump my bold since my coverage was...

I had to dump my bold since my coverage was pathetic so decided to try the storm, I email a lot ... I now have two of them. Just make sure your screen is very easy to click before leaving the store -...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 05-07-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By craigw9292
thanks, I did switch - like the phone. Shocked at...

thanks, I did switch - like the phone. Shocked at the bugs in the OS ... but a big fan of installing the new stuff from this site so will upgrade now.

I also grabbed the network extender ... sweeet...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 05-05-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By craigw9292
Curve/Bold to the Storm?

So I'm having 4/5 dropped calls with AT&T and need to switch over to Verizon but the best blackberry seems to be the storm.

Who here has gone from a curve/bold to the storm, were you able to get...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-29-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By craigw9292
Are you using the loader to get the software on...

Are you using the loader to get the software on or the desktop software? Use the loader.exe if you haven't tried that.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-27-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 45,372
Posted By craigw9292
No it doesn't - not restoring your data after you...

No it doesn't - not restoring your data after you wipe the phone does however.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-16-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By craigw9292
never mind :) got it showing when charging now...

never mind :) got it showing when charging now and in bedside mode it turns off the keyboard lights
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-16-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By craigw9292
Nope! and since bedside mode turns off the radio...

Nope! and since bedside mode turns off the radio it hardly uses any battery - it is a really nice night clock :) most nights, it turns on around 2AM ... no idea why.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-16-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By craigw9292
Keeping clock displayed

I have my phone in bedside mode, the clock is on but doesn't stay on - the screen fades out still but ... sometimes it stays on all night which is what I want. Anyone have ideas on how this is...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-10-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,419
Posted By craigw9292
No reboots for me after 3 days! so much better...

No reboots for me after 3 days! so much better than .221 I was on before.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-09-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,419
Posted By craigw9292
You can manually restore using Desktop manager,...

You can manually restore using Desktop manager, the file is in your "My Documents" folder on the machine you ran the loader from.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-09-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,419
Posted By craigw9292
So far so good, install was just fine. Visual...

So far so good, install was just fine.

Visual voice mail icon is now there however I can't get ATT to turn it on, they told me - no iphone no vvm.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-23-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 23,979
Posted By craigw9292
Don't do it from the Windows 7 beta - I had it...

Don't do it from the Windows 7 beta - I had it lock up to and I kept trying until I screwed up my phone and had to revert to basics to recover the phone. Use Vista or XP.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-20-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 23,979
Posted By craigw9292
I went from the .167 to this one and it made a...

I went from the .167 to this one and it made a huge difference in the speed of my media, I only had around 200 or so mp3s but it was dog slow on .167 and now it flies.

Battery life seems worse .......
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-19-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 23,979
Posted By craigw9292
works well, had to reactivate as usual.

works well, had to reactivate as usual.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-13-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 50,399
Posted By craigw9292
Thanks - managed to recover using Loader on XP...

Thanks - managed to recover using Loader on XP ... this was all caused by Windows 7 for those wondering ... it IS actually easier to use XP and bridge the USB on a Mac than kill the phone :)
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-13-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 50,399
Posted By craigw9292
Killed my phone

so this just killed my bold :(

It locked up during device init. - waited a couple hours and nothing, pulled the battery and now when I put it back I get a flashing red light .... loader says...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-17-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By craigw9292
I got the standard bold (no software changes)...

I got the standard bold (no software changes) from ATT. works like a dream. I have no 3G and don't care, the screen and keyboard is way better than the curve. Phone feels better too.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-04-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,530
Posted By craigw9292
My wording was bad - I paid $515 because it was...

My wording was bad - I paid $515 because it was an early upgrade as in VERY early, about 2 months into a new 2yr (after iphone) ... but the phone still had $100 rebate so $415 total.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-04-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,530
Posted By craigw9292
I got mine for $515 - $100 rebate for early...

I got mine for $515 - $100 rebate for early upgrade ... not bad, the iphone was the same.
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