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Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-07-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,001
Posted By AndrewAZ
Rev A wont help out much on these phones.. On a...

Rev A wont help out much on these phones.. On a computer its night and day, but the cell phones dont have the processing power to take advantage of even Rev 0.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-26-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By AndrewAZ
First broken Sprint 8330?

The vibrate function has stopped working on my phone(Had it less than a week now).. Tried a battery pull, then tried a factory reset.. I guess I will be getting it replaced on tuesday.. I hope this...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-25-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By AndrewAZ
Same here just came from the Sprint 8830 and...

Same here just came from the Sprint 8830 and noticed the 8330 is a little lagy. I have also noticed the battery life is shorter than my 8830. My 8830 would drop half battery during the day my 8330...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-10-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,164
Posted By AndrewAZ
Thinking about upgrading from the 8830... But...

Thinking about upgrading from the 8830... But havent been able to find out what OS version will the sprint 8330 run?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-01-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,883
Posted By AndrewAZ
All SMS messages are 160 characters period. Now...

All SMS messages are 160 characters period. Now if you send a picture mail without a picture you can get around this. So either she is sending a picture mail without a picture or she is sending an...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-17-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,342
Posted By AndrewAZ
Jawbone and 8830 on sprint here and I dont have...

Jawbone and 8830 on sprint here and I dont have that issue at all.. Try to un pair them then repair them but make sure to reset the jawbone by holding down the noise cancelation button until it...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 02-17-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 20,590
Posted By AndrewAZ
The 8830 has somewhat of a threaded sms.. But no...

The 8830 has somewhat of a threaded sms.. But no where near as good as the treo.. Thats the only thing I miss about the treo tho that and the ability to send the same text out to multiple people very...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-15-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By AndrewAZ
How the heck do you contact RIM, I have been...

How the heck do you contact RIM, I have been trying to find this out forever.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-14-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By AndrewAZ
911 issue...

DONT DIAL 911 take my word for it.. But today I witnessed a motorcycle vs car crash and as I was running to the motorcyclist I started to dial 911, I had the phone to my head and had to pull it away...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-13-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,642
Posted By AndrewAZ
We wish it was easy to go in and edit some...

We wish it was easy to go in and edit some registry like on a windows mobil phone, but thats not the case with blackberry...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-13-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,759
Posted By AndrewAZ
I am constantly in the basement of my house and...

I am constantly in the basement of my house and get no signal and when I go back upstairs and regain signal I get my "missed" messages just fine. I have never not had an email message come to my...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-13-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,513
Posted By AndrewAZ
Link? I stream XM via my EVDO connection on my...

Link? I stream XM via my EVDO connection on my computer and it work fine. Before I had my treo and could stream on the device.. But as for EDGE might be a little too slow unless you can find an app...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-13-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By AndrewAZ
You can find a 2 gig card on amazon for around...

You can find a 2 gig card on amazon for around $20..

Edit.. you can now buy what I bought about a year ago for half that..

Amazon.com: SanDisk 2GB MicroSD/TransFlash Card with SD Adapter...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-13-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By AndrewAZ
call up *2 and ask for a PRL update.. Sometimes...

call up *2 and ask for a PRL update.. Sometimes in fringe areas of sprint service they add new towers and the phones PRL data base doesnt see them properly. Recently I had an issue of getting native...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-13-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,642
Posted By AndrewAZ
The issue is the network probably sends the...

The issue is the network probably sends the almanac to the phone so the GPS chip can get a fast fix since it does have to wait for up to 60 seconds to get the almanac data like a cold start GPS would...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-12-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,644
Posted By AndrewAZ
I doubt it.. Us sprint folks are a little butt...

I doubt it.. Us sprint folks are a little butt hurt since some verizon user stated verizon was superior and didnt have this issue and it was sprints network. But thankfully us sprint folks are quick...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-10-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,644
Posted By AndrewAZ
Sorry for the stupid question but I havent been...

Sorry for the stupid question but I havent been up to date with BB recently.. But is it final that 4.5 will come to the 8830 and if so does anyone know of a release date?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-10-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,644
Posted By AndrewAZ
I had an accident with my 8830 the other week and...

I had an accident with my 8830 the other week and had to get a new 8830. I am on sprint and I noticed when it started it up it has a new splash screen that sasys something like "sprint speed" (in...
Forum: Mac Users Corner 02-01-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,391
Posted By AndrewAZ
I talked to a mac programer who has done some...

I talked to a mac programer who has done some modem scripts to make USB tether for the treo. He says its not apples fault and it has to do with blackberries proprietary OS and nothing can be done...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-30-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By AndrewAZ
I can stream my slingbox on my EVDO 8830 ranging...

I can stream my slingbox on my EVDO 8830 ranging between 300-500kbps. I think 550 was my max rate transfer.. But keep in mind thats using bluetooth in theory USB tether should be faster, I know when...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-26-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,960
Posted By AndrewAZ
Yea $30 a month for unlimited data/ email/ text...

Yea $30 a month for unlimited data/ email/ text is such a killer... Whats T mob charge for that?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-26-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By AndrewAZ
I dont use any IM programs...

I dont use any IM programs...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-21-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,217
Posted By AndrewAZ
I would rather live with the 1xev problems vs...

I would rather live with the 1xev problems vs being a democrat.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-21-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,217
Posted By AndrewAZ
I knew it I just knew it... You killed the ATT...

I knew it I just knew it... You killed the ATT and Verizon folks who had this issue before they could vote...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-19-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By AndrewAZ
No we have signal we can make calls just no data....

No we have signal we can make calls just no data. We get a messages that says "you are currently in an area with no data". The phone portion works fine. But a quick reset or turing off the connection...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-19-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By AndrewAZ
Sorry I should be more specific. We have an issue...

Sorry I should be more specific. We have an issue with being in an area with data connection surfing the web or downloading something, then all of the sudden it says no data connection, then when you...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-19-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By AndrewAZ
Data loss issues.

I have created this to see if it is a carrier issue or a phone issue. If you have the issue select your carrier, if you dont have the issue select "no problems"

Please refer to this topic if you...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-19-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,217
Posted By AndrewAZ
Maybe there are more sprint users on the forum?...

Maybe there are more sprint users on the forum? Maybe sprint has a larger blackberry population since it has cheaper data rates.

But in the posts on here it seems even split between carriers. Some...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-18-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,217
Posted By AndrewAZ
Yep really.. Funny the topic was started by an...

Yep really.. Funny the topic was started by an ATT user then a Verizon user responded with the same issue followed by a mix of all 3 of...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-17-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,217
Posted By AndrewAZ
We had a topic on this a while back... Its not...

We had a topic on this a while back... Its not just a sprint issue it happens on the VZ 8830 also.. So far we just have to wait for RIM to fix it..
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-17-2007, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By AndrewAZ
Under the 8830 BT menu it should be unhidden.....

Under the 8830 BT menu it should be unhidden.. Then try and add your Mac from the blackberry set up, make sure your mac is unhidden also.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-15-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By AndrewAZ
On your phone you should have a sprint software...

On your phone you should have a sprint software store app, click it and you should see On demand and Nav both free downloads.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-10-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,742
Posted By AndrewAZ
Rev 0 can go up to 3.1 mbps.. The only difference...

Rev 0 can go up to 3.1 mbps.. The only difference between Rev 0 and Rev A is the Rev A has about 2-3 time the upload speed along with a lower latency.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-10-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,679
Posted By AndrewAZ
Yes everything using data is covered but...

Yes everything using data is covered but tethering to a PC unless you upgrade and add that feature.

BIS= Blackberry Internet Service. Yes with the blackberry plan you get a sprint.blackberry.net...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-09-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,679
Posted By AndrewAZ
Did you check the sprint site? Or search...

Did you check the sprint site? Or search here?

New offer is $30/month for unlimited data/text/navigation. $15 extra if you want to tether.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-07-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,742
Posted By AndrewAZ
Make sure we arnt getting out kbps mised up with...

Make sure we arnt getting out kbps mised up with Kb/sec they are not the same. One is kilobits per second the other is kilobytes.

Best way to test your EVDO speed is to go to google. Search "2...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-05-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By AndrewAZ
Yep sucks.. Its not a carrier issue since all...

Yep sucks.. Its not a carrier issue since all 8830's suffer from this. Still waiting for a RIM software fix if possible..
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-05-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By AndrewAZ
Changing treo or mogul to a blackberry is a no...

Changing treo or mogul to a blackberry is a no brainer...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-05-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,742
Posted By AndrewAZ
No BB or phone for that matter has Rev A yet......

No BB or phone for that matter has Rev A yet... (spring mogul will but its a software upgrade). Your speed seem normal for Rev 0...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-03-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,962
Posted By AndrewAZ
Sprint here in AZ on BIS worked fine all day....

Sprint here in AZ on BIS worked fine all day. Pin's working also.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-03-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,741
Posted By AndrewAZ
A RUIM is basically a GSM sim card but for CDMA...

A RUIM is basically a GSM sim card but for CDMA phones, if I recall correctly a RUIM card can work on a GSM phone but a GSM card can not work on a RUIM phone.. So it might be possible to use the RUIM...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-03-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,241
Posted By AndrewAZ
Owned 4-5 700p's and 2 755p's (kept crapping...

Owned 4-5 700p's and 2 755p's (kept crapping out).. Any poll that rates a treo better than any phone shouldnt be taken seriously... Consumer reports has a history of being biased in electronics along...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-02-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By AndrewAZ
Nothing is stored on the sim... It wont do any...

Nothing is stored on the sim... It wont do any good.. CDMA phones need an ESN swap.. So no point in swapping sims unless you plan on going out of the country then you need the sim card for the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-30-2007, 01:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,674
Posted By AndrewAZ
Who cares about picture mail.. The cameras suck...

Who cares about picture mail.. The cameras suck anyways and when you send it to another 2 inch screen 90% of the time you have to tell people what the picture is.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-30-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By AndrewAZ
Applications are installed to the main device...

Applications are installed to the main device memory, music pictures video can be installed in either main memory or a memory card. At this time I dont think its possible to run any programs off the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-28-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,644
Posted By AndrewAZ
Usually it happens when surfing the web after a...

Usually it happens when surfing the web after a while.. Or when downloading an application or large mail file.. Try downloading a few files..
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-27-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,644
Posted By AndrewAZ
Updating the PRL does not help...Like I said when...

Updating the PRL does not help...Like I said when the treos started to go to EVDO they had similar issues since the device can either do Voice or Data not both at the same time..

My guess is this is...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-27-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By AndrewAZ
Yea I did it... I hoped it would fix the issue...

Yea I did it... I hoped it would fix the issue with data connecting losing out in full signal EVDO areas (we have another topic about this)... So far I have noticed nothing different. Still shows OS...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-26-2007, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,791
Posted By AndrewAZ
Nope no problems at all. You arnt getting dirty...

Nope no problems at all. You arnt getting dirty or greasy fingers on your track ball are ya? I have noticed a few times my trackball would have issues but I would just take a damp cloth and run it...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-25-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By AndrewAZ
thats not how you copy a DVD, you need software...

thats not how you copy a DVD, you need software to copy a DVD to a file system that the BB can read, DVD's all come in TS video files so you need to convert them to mpeg-4 or something like that....
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