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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-25-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,259
Posted By pgab
Re: Recover Automatically Deleted Draft

I was not doing backups. I am on a BES, so I always thought I was safe having everything sync with OUtlook on my PC. Drafts had never come up as an issue for me before. These were email messages.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-24-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,259
Posted By pgab
Recover Automatically Deleted Draft

I had a few draft messages stored in my Bold for over 30 days. It seems that the setting to automatically delete messages after 30 days has caused these draft message to be deleted.

Is there anyway...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 05-10-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,594
Posted By pgab
google maps4 - application permissions

I just ran into the same problem with Google Maps. It does seem very suspect, though it has not driven me to uninstall the App, yet. I'd feel better if I understood what these permissions were. One...
Forum: RIM Software 02-23-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By pgab
You mean turn on the sync and then delete out the...

You mean turn on the sync and then delete out the duplicates in Outlook? Unless I am misunderstanding your advise, I will go ahead with this because my BES admin is not readily accessible.
Forum: RIM Software 02-23-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By pgab
Merging BB and Outlook Contacts with BES

I want to merge the contacts that I have on my BB with those in Outlook. I am using BES. I'm worried of what might happen if I simply turn on the option to sync wirelessly. Many of the contacts are...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-06-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,418
Posted By pgab
I want to try this app, but it seems to be a HUGE...

I want to try this app, but it seems to be a HUGE download. If I were to uninstall, would it be an easy, clean and complete uninstall? Or, does the app leave remnants that can't be easily removed?
Forum: RIM Software 06-06-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By pgab
Suddenly turning on address book sync

For reasons that I no longer remember, when I first got my BB some 18 months ago, I decided that I did not want my BBs address book to sync with the address book in Microsoft Outlook.

I am using...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 04-01-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 30,905
Posted By pgab
You do not have any problems with it? If I...

You do not have any problems with it? If I install and have an issue, does it cleanly un-install?

Thanks, guys, for scouting this thing out. I have been looking for this type of thing for free for a...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 03-27-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 30,905
Posted By pgab
Free stopwatch?

Anyone know of a free stopwatch, or timer app for the BB?

I am a little reticent of downlaoding free s/w because I got a REAL clunker before, but am even more reticent of paying for something as...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-24-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By pgab
FF2, My meetings do get shifted by the change in...

FF2,

My meetings do get shifted by the change in timezone. This shifting of the timezone is to me the convenience of the timezone feature. If I have a meeting at 9:00 Pacific, and then happen to be...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-20-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By pgab
I'm with x14. All of my meetings are scheduled to...

I'm with x14. All of my meetings are scheduled to my home timezone. Then, wherever I touchdown, I go into Options-->Date/Time and change the timezone to which ever I am in. All the calendar items...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-19-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By pgab
No of flagging important messages. But, this was...

No of flagging important messages. But, this was far less disappointing to me in real life than I thought it would be. I hope it is not a deal breaker for you.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-19-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By pgab
Thanks. For some reason, I though I remembered...

Thanks. For some reason, I though I remembered that the setting you refer to would sync with Outlook. I'll try that immediately! lol

Thanks for the quick response.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-19-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By pgab
How to manage signature on BB and Outlook

I am on BES, and use Outlook on my PC. I'd like to have a different signature on messages sent from my BB, than those sent from my PC.

Anyone know how to do this?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-06-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,373
Posted By pgab
They can see SMS? Aren't those transmitted...

They can see SMS? Aren't those transmitted directly to your service provider?
Forum: RIM Software 05-30-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By pgab
Desktop s/w on secondary PC for backup?

I never did install the desktop software on my main PC at the advise of my company's IT department, which said that it does nothing but cause problems.

We have a BES and Microsoft Outlook...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 05-30-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By pgab
JSanders: With all due respect, because I am...

JSanders:
With all due respect, because I am certain that you have helped many people on this forum, but the question was not specific to BIS. No need to request that I read the whole thread; it has...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 05-30-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By pgab
Oh, BIS... I am on BES. Then maybe the option...

Oh, BIS... I am on BES. Then maybe the option does not exist for all BB users.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 05-30-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By pgab
Email Options --> Email Settings --> Send Email...

Email Options --> Email Settings --> Send Email to Handheld: select NO.

This way you can still use the rest of you data services, but will not receive email.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 03-29-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 78,458
Posted By pgab
Are you using recurring appointments, or...

Are you using recurring appointments, or recurring tasks? My calendar recurrences work fine. But the Tasks do not.

Thus far I have not found anyone that can confirm that they have ever used a...
Forum: RIM Software 03-29-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By pgab
I know what you are saying. I don't know of a way...

I know what you are saying. I don't know of a way to change the default. But, I believe that one way around this is to not set a due date. Just use the reminder date and leave the due date empty. The...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 03-28-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 78,458
Posted By pgab
My Pearl also has several recurring options, all...

My Pearl also has several recurring options, all of which don't work... :smile:

I only get a reminder on the first occurrence. Do the reminders work for subsequent reminders now?

I know that RIM...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 03-19-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By pgab
I'd say that the keyboard is not the hindering...

I'd say that the keyboard is not the hindering factor; it's the smaller screen that may not be as nice if you are coming from the 8700. They keyboard and SureType are both perfectly effective. I...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 03-17-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 813
Posted By pgab
Broken Task Recurrence - please contact RIM for a fix

I've posted comments on this topic before, but I haven't posted a dedicated thread to request that BB Task users send an email to bbsuggestions@rim.com requesting that Task Recurrence be repaired....
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 03-16-2007, 11:50 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 78,458
Posted By pgab
Did this release fix task recurrence? This is my...

Did this release fix task recurrence? This is my biggest gripe about the Pearl.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-11-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By pgab
I have the 8100, and I fully believe that the...

I have the 8100, and I fully believe that the trackball is a huge improvement over the wheel. I never had an older model BB, so I am not "used" to the wheel. But I think that you'll find it is just a...
Forum: RIM Software 03-10-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By pgab
Can you tell me if task recurrence works on...

Can you tell me if task recurrence works on ToDoMatrix?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-10-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,171
Posted By pgab
Implore others to email RIM for core functionality fix

Juice901, thanks for the tips. I have noticed that my calendar recurrences are working. However, Tasks and Calendar serve 2 very different functions for me. This really is not a workable solution for...
Forum: RIM Software 03-04-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By pgab
Ahhh... Excellent advise. I will take that to...

Ahhh... Excellent advise. I will take that to heart. Thank you.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-04-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,171
Posted By pgab
On a positive note though, one really superior...

On a positive note though, one really superior ability, of my 8100 anyway, is Bluetooth headset range. I thought it was normal for Bluetooth calls to drop if you got 10 feet or so away from your...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-04-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,171
Posted By pgab
Recurring tasks do not work. The reminder only...

Recurring tasks do not work. The reminder only goes off for the first occurrence, but never again for subsequent occurrences. This is a confirmed issue with Blackberries, and I am very disappointed...
Forum: RIM Software 03-04-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By pgab
JG in SB, Thanks for your thorough explanation,...

JG in SB,

Thanks for your thorough explanation, AND for digging up this email address for BB suggestions. I think we are in the same boat in that in general I really like the device. But I would...
Forum: RIM Software 03-04-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By pgab
OK. I spent some time with RIM Tech Support over...

OK. I spent some time with RIM Tech Support over the phone. They confirmed for me that recurring tasks does not work. However, the response to whether this will be fixed was; it may happen next week,...
Forum: RIM Software 03-04-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By pgab
I have a question about task bugs in 8800. Maybe...

I have a question about task bugs in 8800. Maybe in your experimentation with this other problem, you can answer to my problem. I have the 8100, and have been going crazy with the fact the recurring...
Forum: RIM Software 02-28-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 46,241
Posted By pgab
Just registed this response in my brain... If I...

Just registed this response in my brain... If I reloaded the OS, could I expect my Task issue to go away? That would be so great!
Forum: RIM Software 02-28-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 46,241
Posted By pgab
OK, so I guess I am not BB technically savvy...

OK, so I guess I am not BB technically savvy enough to be able to read these logs. Never would have even known they were there. I did find that some were in bold type and that they were errors....
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 02-28-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By pgab
If you are asking if it possible to load this...

If you are asking if it possible to load this theme, I really don't know. But I can tell you that I have the Pearl on Cingular and it did not come with the theme you refer to. Came with Dimension...
Forum: RIM Software 02-28-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 46,241
Posted By pgab
What I did was pull out the battery, wait several...

What I did was pull out the battery, wait several minutes, then power the device back up. Would this qualify as a hard reset? Or is there a key combination that I need to know about?

If I did reset...
Forum: RIM Software 02-27-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 46,241
Posted By pgab
What is an uncaught exception?

Within the first few days with the 8100, there was an instance where I looked at the phone and it said, "uncaught exception....," followed by what looked like the path to an application. I hit OK,...
Forum: RIM Software 02-27-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By pgab
Fix for Tasks bug

I have posted already about an issue I am having with Tasks not triggering reminders. Particulary, recurring tasks will give a reminder on the first occurrence but never again. There have been a few...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-26-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By pgab
I hate to say this, but is there an in expensive...

I hate to say this, but is there an in expensive Task Manager out there that has reminders? I cringe writing that since the phone comes with this feature.

Is RIM known for releasing software...
Forum: RIM Software 02-26-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 907
Posted By pgab
Did you ever find a solution to this? I have...

Did you ever find a solution to this? I have found the same sort of issue with the Task reminders on my Blackberry. It is terribly frustrating, as I am a heavy task user and everyday a few of them do...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-26-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By pgab
I have this issue with tasks as well. I am...

I have this issue with tasks as well. I am feeling like this is a really unacceptable problem, as besides email, Tasks was my main draw to a smartphone.

Did you ever figure a way to fix this?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-26-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,884
Posted By pgab
I've posted this issue already, but this seems...

I've posted this issue already, but this seems like an appropriate place to say it again.

I have an issue with my 8100 in that task reminders do not always go off. Particulary, any recurrence after...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-24-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By pgab
It seems to me that it definitely should work....

It seems to me that it definitely should work. Otherwise, the functionality just doesn't make sense. Why would it be designed to be only a reference, for when you manually open the Task, to whether...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-23-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By pgab
I am having the same issue with my 8100. When I...

I am having the same issue with my 8100. When I mark a recurring Task complete the date in the Task advances to when the next occurrence should be. But, the reminder never pops up. Only the first...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-23-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By pgab
Does anyone successfully use recurring Task...

Does anyone successfully use recurring Task reminders? I have tried to set them up with "relative" reminder, and "by date." Either way, I get the reminder on the first occurrence only.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-19-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By pgab
Task Recurrence not working on Pearl

Hi All! I cannot get task recurrence to work beyond the first occurrence.

I typically set up my tasks as follows:

Status: Not Started
Priority: Normal
Due: By Date
Reminder: Relative; 0...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 02-16-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By pgab
In case anyone is still paying attention to this...

In case anyone is still paying attention to this older thread, there is an affordable piece of software called BBAlerts, which gets great reviews.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-16-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By pgab
I think the problem is that you are emptying the...

I think the problem is that you are emptying the deleted folder in outlook. If the email dissappears, the BB doesn't know what to do and leaves the message as is. Set up your outlook folder to not...
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