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Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-03-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,551
Posted By AaronR
Re: Sync Q10 Calendars, Contacts, Notes

I just got a new Q10, and I'm still getting used to it as well. My previous one was a 9900 Bold.
I used to run with Outlook, but I hated the mail client so it was easy for me to try and find...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 09-24-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,534
Posted By AaronR
Re: Ringtones for BB10...Q10 to be specific

My question is a little different (I think).
I want to have a global ring tone, like I've had for all my other Berries.
I can't seem to set it globally.
Can anyone help, please.
Forum: BlackBerry Help 06-03-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 907
Posted By AaronR
Windows 8, Desktop Mgr & tethering

Windows 8.1 on a new Lenovo T540p.
Working with Rogers, I'm trying to tether my BB 9000 and use it as a modem. I can sign in and get recognized on the network, so my BB Desktop and/or my Rogers sign...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 08-22-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By AaronR
Re: Can't format an old BB micro-card. Help?

I want to use it in one of my cameras.
Forum: BlackBerry Help 08-21-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By AaronR
Can't format an old BB micro-card. Help?

I have a nice capacity micro card last used in an 8300.
I want to format it and use it in my camera, but it's in FAT, and the thing won't format - Win XP Pro SP3.
I try to go in using "my computer"...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-02-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,781
Posted By AaronR
Re: Problem Transferring FIles

Firstly, if you look at the file info on the Mac, there is probably a padlock icon on it. Macs do that. I'm trying to remember how to get rid of it since it afflicted me too, but maybe DubDub can...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-26-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By AaronR
Re: Local radio station asks for reflection on RIM

Like Dubdub....
I'm a well past 15 yo (4 1/2 x) who values security and the ability to type on the device (I actually sent back a 9810 because of the keyboard).
But I'm a 35 year computer user, and...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-23-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,808
Posted By AaronR
Re: RIM's Lazaridis, Balsillie resign

Not soon enough.
The Dynamic Duo are still on the Board (a negative).
The new CEO is an engineer, not a CEO, and will not satisfy US analysts.
Clean-up did not go far enough, and did not change the...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-11-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,232
Posted By AaronR
Connect to server via the wireless router?

I have the 32 gig Playbook, and have it hooks up to my router via Wi Fi. I can also "Bridge" from my phone.
But, does anyone know how I can opt to get into my server via the router? With both the...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-05-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,766
Posted By AaronR
Finding the network (or not...)

I'm not sure if this is common, or not, so here is my question: how sensitive is the Playbook to wireless routers.
I have (among others), a pair of MacBook Pros, plus a Playbook.
The Mac finds the...
Forum: Mac Users Corner 01-05-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,333
Posted By AaronR
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-04-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,897
Posted By AaronR
Re: OS will not update

Thanks to all:
I called Support & it's resolved.
Won't see networks my MacBook does, but that's another posting
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-31-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,897
Posted By AaronR
OS will not update

Returned the 1st Playbook, & got the 2nd one attached to the wireless network. Want's to update, but only gets to a maximum of 138 MB before the update freezes.
I have refreshed the Modem (Shaw...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-30-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,702
Posted By AaronR
Setup problems with playbook

Got it today.
It just does not recognize the wireless network, although the smart button is flashing.
Playing with the bezel seems to do nothing.
I cannot bring up the keyboard.
Nothing comes up...
Forum: Mac Users Corner 09-04-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,297
Posted By AaronR
Re: syncing

OK, the question is, why do you need to have both O/S backing up the Blackberry?
The Manager woks like a charm in the Mac; why do you need XP too?
VM ware makes a virtual machine within the hard...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-15-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,351
Posted By AaronR
Re: Bolds not charging

I'm also having issues with charging in the same way you folks are.
I have some tiny screwdrivers which I'm using to try & get the charging tangs down a bit, but since I'm waiting for the 9900 to...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 04-22-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,552
Posted By AaronR
Re: MY Playbook purchase experience ......

Oh! Heavens!
Does that mean I have to change my nice, stable 4.6 to buggy 5.822?
I'd rather buy an iPad.
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 04-21-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,552
Posted By AaronR
Question MY Playbook purchase experience ......

I'm travelling in Los Angeles now, and, having waited anxiously, finally went to a Best Buy to look at a physical product. My experience?

1) It's in the telephone section, not the tablet area. Not...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-24-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,788
Posted By AaronR
Re: When it get releases, where will you buy it?

I expect to be in L.A. when it comes out. I'll look at it then and there.
My Bold (9000) is almost 3 YO, and I'm letting my contract run out so I may be able to deal a little better by purchasing my...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 12-04-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 37,051
Posted By AaronR
Re: Will you move away from BlackBerry?

I'm seriously considering it.
My contract with Rogers is up in 11 months, and I have one of the first-released 9000s. It's been good - but I can field-strip the machine to install a trackball and...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 10-19-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,016
Posted By AaronR
I've tried V5.??? twice - once off this site,...

I've tried V5.??? twice - once off this site, once off Rogers'. Probably 822 each time.
Total nightmare.
No ringing, no music (it finds the card, but nothing happens), no vibration - no .822 any more.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 10-12-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By AaronR
Damaged ...

Yea, I've alcohol-ed mine back and forth until the cows came home.
Worked for a while, then ....
Get a No. 8 Torx driver, take it apart like the INternet says to do, and rest easy.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-12-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By AaronR
M.M.'s right

I have a Rogers plan.
I have "unlimited" data usage, which amounts to 6 gig/month including data, mail, text etc. rolled in. The rate for per gig (or meg) works out to much more.
When the Iphone came...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-12-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By AaronR
Not wanting a data plan?

I must admit to some confusion.
Without a data plan, or email, texting or other some such, the Blackberry may as well be a regular telephone.
Iphones need a data plan top work as designed, as...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-22-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By AaronR
9000 w/ v5.0 Build 1385 Sound issues

I just installed Version 5 build 1385 (Hutchinson) and I can't get any sound at all on my Blackberry Bold 9000.Media card support = On.
Memory compression = Off (makes no difference)
Mass storage =...
Forum: Mac Users Corner 07-15-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,886
Posted By AaronR
Although I don't use Bluetooth for my syncing...

Although I don't use Bluetooth for my syncing needs, I don't see why it could not be done. I have a "new" Macbook Pro that I couple with my Bold via a USB cable. I have it set to open & sync on...
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 07-10-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,018
Posted By AaronR
Alcohol drop

I tried to clean my trackball with Isopropanal alcohol and my hand shook enough to dispense more than needed. It went into the screen area and I have [I]such pretty clouds[I] there, now LOL!
I took...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-15-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By AaronR
Don't worry, it's normal. Windows or Mac, the...

Don't worry, it's normal.
Windows or Mac, the 'puter's "I give a damn" is broken. It cares not one whit you have a Blackberry, it sees a device and a card. Period.
Indiana's great country for...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 10-22-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,843
Posted By AaronR
I did it at home, but be CAREFUL!!!

My ball froze today (no, no, on the 'berry).
After pulling the battery 'bout forty-eleven times, doing a backup and restore operation, I took my handy dandy little spray can of electrical contact...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-21-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By AaronR
Red light no delight

I also had my phone with a red light a while ago.
I plugged it into my computer USB terminal and I could not get it charged at all - I thought the battery had died on me.
When I got home, I plugged...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-16-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,304
Posted By AaronR
I can't seem to find this version. Do you know...

I can't seem to find this version. Do you know where it's archived?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-20-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By AaronR
Just reading your post, but I'm heading off to LA...

Just reading your post, but I'm heading off to LA in April. 2 days on th road with an unlocked BB Bold, and I thought of heading into a Best Buy and getting a TMO Sim.
But, I'm still going to need BB...
Forum: Media Center 02-04-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By AaronR
Lost a video file in Backups

I think I have a video file in my Backup folders, and I can't figure out how to see it without doing a restore to the phone.
Can anyone out there help me?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-04-2008, 02:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,526
Posted By AaronR
Help with Documents to Go?

I have installed the 4.5 version of the software from TIM site.. everything works fine.
I can't find the Documents to Go program, and I would like to use it.
How can I get it installed?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-22-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By AaronR
Pull the battery and wait for 30 seconds, then...

Pull the battery and wait for 30 seconds, then reinstall it. See if it helps.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-01-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By AaronR
Calendar alarm won't ring (after "search")

I HAVE searched.
I want to use one of the songs I have downloaded as an alarm for my calendar.
I have gone to "Profiles", edited the selections, but I can't get it to vibrate or play the selected...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-16-2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By AaronR
About 555 miles, depending how fast I go!

About 555 miles, depending how fast I go!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-16-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By AaronR
Welcome to the Blackberry Forums. What OS are you...

Welcome to the Blackberry Forums.
What OS are you using?
You may need to reinstall the desktop software.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-23-2007, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By AaronR
Installing 2 OSs one computer

Wife has my older 8700, and she can't hear the ringing using ver 4.2, so I need to downgrade the OS. We can't use Vista and 4.1 (known incompatibilities).
My computer has XP, but I already have my...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-18-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By AaronR
Thank you for the info. Now, can you also tell me...

Thank you for the info. Now, can you also tell me how to get the 8700 to synch with the calender application on Vista, please?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-17-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By AaronR
Trying to get 4.1 to work on Vista

I just gave my wife my 8700r.
One of the problems is we need to install the software on the laptop, and it runs Vista Home Premium.
She cannot hear the ring on the ver 4.2 software, so I would like...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-01-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By AaronR
Send pics to 8700r ver 4.2 OS?

Installed the ver 4.2 OS, and I want to install contact photos. I have .jpgs available from my Treo.
Rogers BIS, no data plan (voice only) and the unit will connect to my computer via Bluetooth (it's...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-05-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By AaronR
Voice dialing onan 8700r + 655 headset

I have just bought a BB headset (Plantronics 655) and the blurb on the BB site says I should be able to voice-dial. Does anyone know how to set this up? I was able to do it on a previous Nokia, but...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-28-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,183
Posted By AaronR
Different point of view

I'm not really gadget freaky - oh well, yes I am.
Self employed, small businessman in construction. I had Palms for years, culminating in the Treo 650.
I loved the abundance of software. I loved...
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