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Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-21-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By bill875
A BlackBerry's MP3 playback should not skip due...

A BlackBerry's MP3 playback should not skip due to jogging or riding.

It's solid state (flash memory) that cannot skip unless the MP3 files have corruption or there is another application taking up...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-13-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,391
Posted By bill875
Since Y! Messenger is already on the Sprint...

Since Y! Messenger is already on the Sprint Curve, I just took the Yahoo Service Books from the following link:
Box.net - Free Online File Storage, Internet File Sharing, Online Storage, Access...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-13-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,212
Posted By bill875
This is for Messenger only on the 8330... I just...

This is for Messenger only on the 8330...

I just took the Yahoo Service Books from the following link:
Box.net - Free Online File Storage, Internet File Sharing, Online Storage, Access Documents &...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-09-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 49,248
Posted By bill875
I would like to know about the Seidio cases for...

I would like to know about the Seidio cases for the 8330 as well. Seidio took a while for the 8703e too :(

I guess am going to have to wait until the end of the month to use my new device.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-31-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 74,562
Posted By bill875
Please see my earlier post on how to correct this...

Please see my earlier post on how to correct this problem...http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-8700-series-discussion/102245-latest-os-8703-4-2-1-174-4-2-1-106-cdma-2.html#post723041
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-31-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 74,562
Posted By bill875
I don't have that option either. To correct this...

I don't have that option either. To correct this problem, delete BB Maps from "Options > Advanced Options > Applications and download it again from mobile.blackberry.com.

Hopefully you do not have...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-30-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 74,562
Posted By bill875
Ah, ok. I didn't see that option. I just found...

Ah, ok. I didn't see that option. I just found out when I attempted to download some updated apps that my employer started blocking the installation of 3rd party Apps. I was able to download stuff...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-30-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 74,562
Posted By bill875
Well, I loaded this up on my Sprint 8703e and now...

Well, I loaded this up on my Sprint 8703e and now the built-in GPS is crippled just like on Verizon's 8703e. I tried turning GPS on in BBRY Maps and it says that I "Must pair my BlackBerry with a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-25-2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By bill875
It seems to be working, just slowly

Ok, here is an update, I had two messages that arrived in my GMail inbox at 3:08 and 3:32 Central time. Those messages just arrived on my BlackBerry at 4:14. It seems that there is some sort of...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-25-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By bill875
GMail BIS not working? (Sprint 8703e)

GMail BIS doesn't seem to be working on Sprint. My @sprint.blackberry.net address is working just fine. Is this a known outage? I know AT&T had EDGE issues, but this seems to be...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-14-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By bill875
This happens on my Sprint BBRY 8703e before every...

This happens on my Sprint BBRY 8703e before every notification or ring. It is three extremely annoying high pitched tones that are known as the "BlackBerry 1" ringer from the 7290 BlackBerry. What...
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 04-19-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By bill875
Accidental duplicate post. Mods, please delete.

Accidental duplicate post. Mods, please delete.
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 04-19-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By bill875
I would like to thank SeidioSeidio for escalating...

I would like to thank SeidioSeidio for escalating this problem and helping me to get it resolved. Seidio has offered to replace the holster free of charge and will ship the replacement in just a few...
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 04-16-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By bill875
I have had 2 skinned swivel clip holsters fail on...

I have had 2 skinned swivel clip holsters fail on me. Each replacement took almost two weeks even though I have been overnighting the bad holsters back to them.

I was just wondering if there was a...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-22-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,251
Posted By bill875
Occupation: Senior Technician - IT BB Model:...

Occupation: Senior Technician - IT
BB Model: 8703e and 8700c
BES
Carrier: Sprint and Cingular
Age/Sex: 31/M
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-14-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,527
Posted By bill875
I have a Sprint Treo 650 and BB 8703e. I haven't...

I have a Sprint Treo 650 and BB 8703e. I haven't turned the Treo on in about 3 months as I just don't have a need for it anymore.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-14-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,368
Posted By bill875
I have used both carrier's 8703e devices and...

I have used both carrier's 8703e devices and found them to be the same, except that Verizon has crippled the GPS capability so you cannot use it.

On the plus side, Sprint includes, at no extra...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-12-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By bill875
I was able to duplicate the problem on my Sprint...

I was able to duplicate the problem on my Sprint BB8703e. I can't believe how many problems the Sprint version has. I sure hope the 4.2 update gets here soon and fixes all of these problems.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-09-2007, 01:04 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,086
Posted By bill875
My BES Policy is blocking me from installing :( ...

My BES Policy is blocking me from installing :( Oh well.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-02-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By bill875
tx4wheel, Unfortunately, no. Sprint will not...

tx4wheel,

Unfortunately, no. Sprint will not activate any device that is does not have the Sprint logo on it. This has been asked over on a popular Sprint forum quite a bit. To the point they...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-29-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By bill875
Will there be Seidio Rubber Skins that fit?

Will Seidio Rubber skins be manufactured to fit the newer extended battery with the Skinned Holster?

This is the only thing keeping me from buying the extended batteries for my 8703e and 8700c right...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-16-2006, 01:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,632
Posted By bill875
I have had a 7290, 8700c and 8703e. The 8700c...

I have had a 7290, 8700c and 8703e. The 8700c Vibrate strength is similar to that of my older 7290. The 8703e's vibrate strength is very, very weak. I never, ever feel it go off :(
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-12-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By bill875
I used to be able to hear the vibrate on my 8700c...

I used to be able to hear the vibrate on my 8700c from about 20-25 feet away in my house when the BlackBerry was not on me. With the Sprint 8703e, I cannot hear or feel the vibrate feature even when...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-08-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By bill875
I am experiencing the exact same thing when using...

I am experiencing the exact same thing when using the Sprint PCS Connection Manager. I always go 1X and my speeds are around 400-500KB/s down and about 50-60KB up. I imagine those are EVDO speeds. ...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-26-2006, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By bill875
To fix this, go to the phone screen, press the...

To fix this, go to the phone screen, press the scroll wheel in and go to "View Speed Dial List". Go to "W" and even if there is nothing showing, press the scroll wheel and choose Delete. Once that...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-25-2006, 03:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By bill875
I can also recommend the Seidio holster. It just...

I can also recommend the Seidio holster. It just feels a lot more secure than the OEM holster. They also sell a rubber skin and the "Skinned Holster" if you care to further protect your BB. Just...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-25-2006, 02:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,322
Posted By bill875
Put me down for at least one extended battery for...

Put me down for at least one extended battery for my 8703e. I have my 8703e protected with a Seidio Skin and the Skinned holster, so I would want to be able to still use those accessories if at...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-19-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,291
Posted By bill875
I am using my 8703e right now with Sprint...

I am using my 8703e right now with Sprint connected via USB and it's great. $39.95 for the BlackBerry service which includes the "Phone as Modem" EVDO connectivity. All you need is the Sprint PCS...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-15-2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By bill875
I haven't installed anything like BlackBerry...

I haven't installed anything like BlackBerry Alerts or anything that would affect the ringers/notifiers.

I did get a replacement from Sprint. As soon as it was activated and the service books were...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-15-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By bill875
I too am still looking for a fix to this problem....

I too am still looking for a fix to this problem. The extra sound that is playing before Notifier_Nymph on my 8703e is the "BlackBerry 1" sound from the 7290.

This extra tone also plays when I have...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-14-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By bill875
garret123, This is happening on my new Sprint...

garret123,

This is happening on my new Sprint 8703e as well and I have even had the phone swapped out for this problem. I have a feeling it is a software bug as it doesn't happen on a co-worker's...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-06-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By bill875
I found the following posting regarding a 7100...

I found the following posting regarding a 7100 which has the same problem I am experiencing...

www dot blackberryforums dot com /...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-06-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By bill875
I just also noticed that the tones I'm hearing...

I just also noticed that the tones I'm hearing are exactly the same as the "BlackBerry 1" midi tone on the 7290.

The tones also play when in Vibrate only mode too. :(
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-06-2006, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By bill875
Thanks for replying :) I am using the "Normal"...

Thanks for replying :)

I am using the "Normal" profile with the following settings...

Out of Holster: Vibrate+Tone
Tune: Notifier_Nymph
Volume: Medium
# of beeps: 2
Repeat Notification: LED Flashing
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-06-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By bill875
Strange problem with Sprint 8703e

I just recently noticed that when I receive a new message, I get a basic series of somewhat quiet tones at the same time as the first vibration, then the second vibration occurs, then it plays the...
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