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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-07-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,667
Posted By ebruder
BB 10 demo locked up Bold 9900

It was not too terrific when trying to view the "BlackBerry 10: A New
Experience Revealed" e-mail on my Bold 9900 to only have the bold totally
lock up and require a battery pull to be made...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-02-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,046
Posted By ebruder
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.1997 / 7.1.0.694 (Multilanguage)

I found the answer!!!, and it wasn't too far from "stating the obvious".

I found a clue via Google on an old posting with this problem. The fix was open calendar, go to options, then go to your...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-02-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,046
Posted By ebruder
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.1997 / 7.1.0.694 (Multilanguage)

No Calendar notice or alarm!

With this version, when I set an appointment with reminder, I get neither the visual or the sound reminders. This is an important feature to me.

I'll try reaching BB...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-21-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,046
Posted By ebruder
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-21-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,046
Posted By ebruder
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.1997 / 7.1.0.694 (Multilanguage)

Does anyone know if this version has "mobile hotspot" as 7.1.0.998 has?

Thanks EB
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 05-08-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,508
Posted By ebruder
Re: How do I re-enter the APN for Hotspot Net access

It turns out I did not need to re-enter the APN, which is now "phone".

One odd thing that I can easily live with is that if I have a WAP2 password, my iPad2 connects only spottily, but if I remove...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 05-03-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,508
Posted By ebruder
How do I re-enter the APN for Hotspot Net access

When I went to activate the Hotspot feature on my 9900 w/7.1 OS, I mistyped the APN. Now, although, I have a hotspot that my iPad2 finds, I cannot access the Net.

I am on AT&T with grandfathered...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 03-06-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,505
Posted By ebruder
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 03-06-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,505
Posted By ebruder
re: Bold 9900 interferes with Acronis backup

You are 100% right. It doesn't crash the computer, it interferes with this one program. I tried to edit the post, but I could not change the heading.

EB
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 03-06-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,505
Posted By ebruder
Bold 9900 interferes with Acronis backup

I just found an interesting oddity about my Bold 9900 and Acronis TI 2011 and 2012. If the bold if left plugged into the USB port, e.g., for charging overnight, a scheduled Aronis back-up will not...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-06-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 903
Posted By ebruder
AT&T 9900 Compatibility with earlier apps

I picked up an AT&T 9900 today (first the store sold), and I am VERY pleased with it. The AT&T interactive tutorial is a little too basic, but it beats nothing. The phone really has some very nice...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-06-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,594
Posted By ebruder
Re: AT&T Bold 9900 3G/H+/4G

My AT&T 9900, new today, is displaying 4G.

EB
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 07-02-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,625
Posted By ebruder
Re: Trying to find a non-native PIM app I read about

The question is now moot. I returned the PlayBook as defective late this morning.

The PlayBook ran wonderfully well yesterday, but this morning the bridge had been corrupted and I had no contacts,...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 07-01-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,625
Posted By ebruder
Trying to find a non-native PIM app I read about

In reading reviews of the Playbook before I purchased one, I read about a supposedly terrific app that, using the bridge, coordinated contacts, calendar, and email(?), which the reviewer said was...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 05-15-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,545
Posted By ebruder
Re: Any second thoughts about getting a Torch?

Thanks for your insight. I sill wait.

EB
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 05-15-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,545
Posted By ebruder
Any second thoughts about getting a Torch?

I have a Bold 9000 now, and am eligible for an upgrade to a Torch for free with a new 2 year contract. I use the phone for voice (what a surprise), lot's of e-mail, very few texts, and some surfing....
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-14-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,788
Posted By ebruder
Re: Would appreciate upgrade advice

Thanks for the comments. I am going to wait and use my perfectly good 9000 until something comes along that knocks my socks off.

EB
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-12-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,788
Posted By ebruder
Would appreciate upgrade advice

I haven't posted in quite some time, so this might have been covered, yet search wasn't of great help in my slightly odd situation.

I have a Family Plan with AT&T with me using a Bold 9000 and my...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-09-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 847
Posted By ebruder
This simple answer is if you backed up your data,...

This simple answer is if you backed up your data, to simply restore it. That's the purpose of back-up/restore.

If you didn't back it up, I hope you have an sync'able source such as Outlook or the...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-07-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By ebruder
Well, the newer AT&T 4.6 OS made my camera...

Well, the newer AT&T 4.6 OS made my camera useless. After taking a picture, all that I got was a totally while .jpg.

I re-upgraded to 5.0.0.681, and now all is well.

EB
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-06-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By ebruder
Thanks for the advice. I did load OS5 in, and...

Thanks for the advice. I did load OS5 in, and really saw no great improvement (only 2 Gig card), so I went back to 4.6. AT&T had a later version than I had loaded, so I went with that, and all...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-05-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By ebruder
Upgrade to OS 5?

Am am running AT&T's latest version, v4.6.0.304 (platform 4.0.0.247) on my Bold 9000, and everything is fine. I used to upgrade to the latest OS whenever one came out, but haven't been doing so for...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-16-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By ebruder
There is a setting to accomplish what you want. ...

There is a setting to accomplish what you want. Go to the "Profiles" (the speaker icon), then advanced, next highlight the profile(s) you want to increase the sound in. Click edit, and you'll have...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-15-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By ebruder
Talking AT&T Exchanged it!

AT&T came through perfectly! I stopped at the retail store that I purchased the Bold from, and talked to the same sales guy. I gave him no B.S., just told him what happened. He looked at the...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-13-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By ebruder
Return within 30 days... my damage?

I have a 2 week old Bold from AT&T, which I am really happy with. I installed .216 and some favorite apps. Things were great until I knocked it out of the holster getting out of my car this AM, and...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-10-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 50,399
Posted By ebruder
.216 problem and easy fix

After I installed .216, holding the mute button down would not put my Bold into standby mode. A battery pull fixed the problem.

EB
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-05-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By ebruder
The GPS and Telenav seemed fine on .216 this AM. ...

The GPS and Telenav seemed fine on .216 this AM. What problems have people been experiencing?

EB
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-04-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By ebruder
I decided to try .216, and had no problem...

I decided to try .216, and had no problem installing it. I did not see the post just before this one re: GPS issues until just now, so I'll see what happens in the morning when I test GPS and...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-02-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By ebruder
I transposed. It should read .214 Is there much...

I transposed. It should read .214

Is there much to be gained by going with a newer OS release?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-02-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By ebruder
New Bold owner with OS question

I'm an old time BlackBerry user, and I picked up a Bold yesterday to try out to possibly replace my 8800.

So far so good after configuring font size, changing devices on my e-mail account, and a...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-15-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,158
Posted By ebruder
4.5.0.110 AT&T Keylock doesn't work, how about now?

I installed 4.5.0.110 AT&T a couple of days ago, and I noticed today that the key lock button did not work. Has anyone tried the key lock button on this OS?

EB
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-11-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,651
Posted By ebruder
I d/l this version and am VERY pleased coming...

I d/l this version and am VERY pleased coming from 4.2. The earlier version of 4.5 that I tried caused sync problems going from Goldmine to the 8800 using CompanionLink. This version is has no sync...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-02-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,995
Posted By ebruder
De-installed 4.5.0.18

I had three problems using this OS on my 8800. Multiple listing of some contacts occurred, so I might have 6 "John Smiths" all with the same information. This was random as to which contacts, but...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-25-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By ebruder
CompanionLink is a modest one time purchase. I...

CompanionLink is a modest one time purchase. I use it for linking Goldmine with my BlackBerry. It is an excellent tool.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-23-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,635
Posted By ebruder
On the 8800 (I can't speak for other models),...

On the 8800 (I can't speak for other models), just hit the key #/Q without using cap. or Alt. That will type the # sign when entering numbers.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-19-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By ebruder
Duh! Yep, it was a voice mail waiting. Thanks...

Duh! Yep, it was a voice mail waiting.

Thanks for the guidance.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-19-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By ebruder
Baffling Screen Status Icon

Here's a silly one that has me stumped. I have a screen status icon that looks like a miniature cassette tape which is preceded by "1" on my 8800. It appears like an awaiting e-mail or missed phone...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-13-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,731
Posted By ebruder
This wasn't meant to start an argument. I do not...

This wasn't meant to start an argument. I do not claim that 8800 is a replacement for those wanting a dedicated MP3 player, but just to let people who might not know (like I didn't) that the 8800...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-13-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,731
Posted By ebruder
BlackBerry 8800 as an terrific MP3 Player

While I have been extremely pleased with my 8800 for its main features such as e-mail and voice activated dialing, and secondary features like GPS with Telenav (great program), I just became...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-09-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,511
Posted By ebruder
While ordinary cell phones will change with the...

While ordinary cell phones will change with the time zones, when using a BlackBerry you need to go to Options>Time/Date and pick your time zone. The BlackBerry will then set the time accordingly.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-25-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 31,309
Posted By ebruder
I won't say that you shouldn't have, as there is...

I won't say that you shouldn't have, as there is even a section on BBForums for PIN buddies. I happen to be a privacy nut, and I am just uncomfortable with a retailer now being able to tie my credit...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-25-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 31,309
Posted By ebruder
Entropy and someonexh, Thanks for the...

Entropy and someonexh,

Thanks for the explanation. It does make sense in an odd way, but it also is uncomfortable to do. I will go ahead with the purchase, but grudgingly so.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-25-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 31,309
Posted By ebruder
Yes, it is my Blackberry PIN, not credit card. I...

Yes, it is my Blackberry PIN, not credit card. I just don't understand why a retailer needs it, and I don't feel like giving it out for no reason. The trial version did not require a PIN.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-25-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 31,309
Posted By ebruder
Why PIN on purchase?

I was about to complete my purchase of SV, which really is impressive, but at the end of the checkout procedure my PIN was requested in a mandatory field. Why?

I really do not feel a retailer needs...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-17-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,065
Posted By ebruder
As someone else stated, enter the information in...

As someone else stated, enter the information in the "reply to" field in BIS
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-17-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By ebruder
I think you have it a bit backwards. BlackBerry...

I think you have it a bit backwards. BlackBerry began and still has as its main purpose to allow for e-mail and messages when away from your computer. It wasn't too long ago that they didn't even...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-17-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By ebruder
As BeachBumSteve states, there's a lot of...

As BeachBumSteve states, there's a lot of flexibility. I have my POP3 set to redirect vs. forward, so that after spam filtering it is available to both my e-mail client from my hosting service and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-16-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,065
Posted By ebruder
Two things: 1) You can get any POP3 account to...

Two things: 1) You can get any POP3 account to instantaneously hit your BlackBerry by having setting the POP3 account to "redirect" versus forward the mail. By redirecting, the e-mail hits your BB...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-04-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,432
Posted By ebruder
Cingular 8800 with Roger's .90

I have a Cingular/AT&T 8800 on which I am running the latest Rogers is .90 OS, which allows me to get TeleNav on my Bluetooth. Is the new 2.3 version going to be compatible, and forgive a simplistic...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-04-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By ebruder
I used to carry a Verzion RARZ and a Cingular BB...

I used to carry a Verzion RARZ and a Cingular BB 8700, but since the 8800 has come out, that's all I use. It is convenient to carry and has Voice Activated Dialing (which the RAZR had), which is...
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