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Forum: Rumor Mill 07-02-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,702
Posted By surfgrom04
Well, they are. Possible Name Change: Bold 9800...

Well, they are. Possible Name Change: Bold 9800 (slider) may instead launch as the BlackBerry Torch 9800; Should RIM add a new product family? | CrackBerry.com...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-28-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,200
Posted By surfgrom04
Huh, been using a BB for several years now, but...

Huh, been using a BB for several years now, but never had this happen (that I shut it off by accident). Maybe it has to do with the trackpad vs. trackball and how it sits in my pocket?...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-28-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,200
Posted By surfgrom04
With keyboard locked, pressing red end/power button still tunrs off BB?

Discovered this the hard way (by missing some important calls)--if you lock the keyboard, but hold down the red end/power key, the BB will still turn off. Holding it down initially produces the...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-28-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,952
Posted By surfgrom04
Also, the internal memory on the Bold 9650 has...

Also, the internal memory on the Bold 9650 has been increased to 512mb, which most believe will make it OS6 compatibale, whereas the Tour likely won't be.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-24-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By surfgrom04
That's what I'm hoping! Thanks for the help.

That's what I'm hoping! Thanks for the help.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-24-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By surfgrom04
I'm keeping my fingers crossed that it ships with...

I'm keeping my fingers crossed that it ships with the OS version you mentioned, just to avoid having to go through the upgrade process.

But, if it doesn't have .732 loaded, if I download before...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-24-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By surfgrom04
Wonderful news, and thank you for the reply. Yes,...

Wonderful news, and thank you for the reply. Yes, I will certainly be using the Switch Device Wizard, and as soon as I know my device PIN, will get new registration codes for those 3rd party apps...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-24-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By surfgrom04
YouMail question regarding switching phone

I will soon be switching from using a Tour 9630 to a Bold 9650. Keeping the same phone number and carrier (Verizon). What steps--if any--do I need to take to make sure YouMail continues to work. I'm...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-26-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,151
Posted By surfgrom04
Same for me.

Same for me.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-19-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,295
Posted By surfgrom04
If I understand correctly, I think what you may...

If I understand correctly, I think what you may want is mailbox>options>General Options> "show recent contacts when composing e-mail" set to "no."
Forum: Aftermarket Software 04-12-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By surfgrom04
I did manage to improve battery life, and I did...

I did manage to improve battery life, and I did so by making sure that I was not signed into the "follow me" feature. I believe that is what was draining the battery (by constantly using GPS, I...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-12-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,461
Posted By surfgrom04
I wouldn't say that there are "many" things,...

I wouldn't say that there are "many" things, hahah...anyways, huh, that is interesting as I haven't tried downloading the app recently. I think that directing Tour (and maybe other) users to the You...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-12-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,461
Posted By surfgrom04
JS, I'm beginning to doubt myself, because if you...

JS, I'm beginning to doubt myself, because if you don't know about something, then I must be confused...But, my understanding is that there is an official You Tube app (one produced by Google/You...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-11-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,461
Posted By surfgrom04
Thanks for this, but I was hoping that there was...

Thanks for this, but I was hoping that there was an official You Tube app like there is for the Storm.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-10-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,461
Posted By surfgrom04
How does one go about getting this app on the...

How does one go about getting this app on the Tour?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-06-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By surfgrom04
Check in your "downloads" folder for Google Sync...

Check in your "downloads" folder for Google Sync icon. If you don't see a downloads folder, make sure you have "show all" checked.

As for your locking question, that is simply how the device locks...
Forum: Rumor Mill 03-31-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,833
Posted By surfgrom04
No, it doesn't seem so. But, two things: 1) Make...

No, it doesn't seem so. But, two things:

1) Make sure you don't have "hide sent messages" enable in options (option in the mail folder)

2) You can see those sent message in your general messages...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-29-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By surfgrom04
Lastly, this fix (un-syncing contacts and...

Lastly, this fix (un-syncing contacts and reloading address book) also restored the FB app to normal functionality (i.e. displaying contact pictures for calls, texts, e-mail, and...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-29-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By surfgrom04
Ok: I was finally able to successfully restore a...

Ok: I was finally able to successfully restore a complete and non-corrupted address book via the advance restore function in DM. Which is the bottom line and good news.

Bad news is that as best as I...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-29-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By surfgrom04
BB suddenly creating multiple duplicate contacts, can't fix with a restore

Today my phone (seemingly randomly) started to create multiple duplicate contacts. What I mean is, if I have John Smith listed in my contacts, he is now listed 15 or so times. This happened with...
Forum: Social Networking 03-29-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,461
Posted By surfgrom04
Thanks for that lead, but my contacts count is...

Thanks for that lead, but my contacts count is well under 1200. Since my initial post, I've found that if I go to my "friends list" in the FB app and select "refresh contact" for any individual...
Forum: Social Networking 03-29-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,461
Posted By surfgrom04
Phone no longer displaying contact photos from Facebook App

Running 5.0.0.591, and the Facebook App is no longer syncing with my contacts in order to display their profile picture for calls, texts, or bbm. All was working fine for days with the new OS (and...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 03-22-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,967
Posted By surfgrom04
Don't know if this is an OS or Blackberry App...

Don't know if this is an OS or Blackberry App World problem, but I received a message that there was an update available for an app (7 Digital Music Store) and proceed to download, install, and...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 03-17-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By surfgrom04
SmrtGuard Update (v2.15) draining battery

Upgraded last night on a Tour 9630 running 5.0.0.548, and have experienced significant battery drain today. Can't say for sure it was the upgrade, but it's the only thing that changed since...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 02-26-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By surfgrom04
Might want to check out this review/article of a...

Might want to check out this review/article of a business card reader app. Don't have any personal experience with this product, or any other business card readers (if there even are any). Business...
Forum: Rumor Mill 02-26-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,833
Posted By surfgrom04
Is there anything that one needs to do in order...

Is there anything that one needs to do in order to upgrade to 3.0? For example, deleting your gmail address from BIS and then re-adding it. Or is this just automatically pushed through?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 02-25-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By surfgrom04
I'm chiming in despite knowing that I could be...

I'm chiming in despite knowing that I could be way off base...If you don't mind erasing everything that's on the card, couldn't you just reformat it? Options>memory>"menu key" and choose "format."
Forum: Aftermarket Software 02-24-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,296
Posted By surfgrom04
It is an OS software issue on 4.7..61. Read...

It is an OS software issue on 4.7..61. Read through this link, http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-9600-series-discussion-tour/219960-warning-kindle-bb-gave-552-error-9630-a.html it is about the...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 02-18-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,675
Posted By surfgrom04
Probably off topic for the thread, but I think...

Probably off topic for the thread, but I think the idea is more of "why not?" than of absolute necessity. It's probably not practical for ones BB to be the only way to read e-books books, but because...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 02-18-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,675
Posted By surfgrom04
Visortgw, many thanks for your quick and helpful...

Visortgw, many thanks for your quick and helpful reply--it worked. For anyone who may look to this thread for advice, here is what I did:
1) Connected BB to PC via USB. Do not open DM, or close out...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 02-18-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,675
Posted By surfgrom04
This is immensely helpful, thank you. I did get...

This is immensely helpful, thank you. I did get the "out of memory" warning, but then it went to 552, so I figured that it was just associated with that.

One question: I will find this out when I...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 02-18-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,675
Posted By surfgrom04
Warning: Kindle for BB gave 552 error on 9630

Running OS 4.7..71 on Verizon, the new Kindle BB (beta) bricked my Tour. Going to have to try and wipe and reload. Just a heads up for anyone thinking of installing. Did this happen to anyone else?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 02-06-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By surfgrom04
Got it, thanks, that was very helpful.

Got it, thanks, that was very helpful.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 02-06-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,186
Posted By surfgrom04
Does the app need to run in the background in...

Does the app need to run in the background in order for remote wipe to function? I find it drains battery and memory when running in the background. I realize that if I close out I likely won't be...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 02-06-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By surfgrom04
If upgrade to 5.0, do I need to manually update 3rd party apps to be compatible?

Hey all,

As the subject suggests, I'm wondering if I update to 5.0, will I have to reinstall my apps to be compatible? I know that the apps will automatically be loaded back onto my device, but what...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-19-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By surfgrom04
Here's the latest update: I uninstalled any OS I...

Here's the latest update: I uninstalled any OS I had on my computer using Revo Uninstaller. I then downloaded a fresh version on MTS official, and selected "run as administrator" to begin the...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-19-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By surfgrom04
No, I did not run it that way. I am the...

No, I did not run it that way. I am the administrator, so I would think it should automatically run as that (right?), but I'll give it a try. Thanks.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By surfgrom04
I was beginning to think that this was a problem...

I was beginning to think that this was a problem on my end (meaning my PC), and not a problem with RIM/OS/MTS, etc. So, your post likely confirms this. What an odd thing. I can't easily get my hands...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By surfgrom04
Greeneink, I appreciate the reply. I'm tempted to...

Greeneink, I appreciate the reply. I'm tempted to follow your directions, as that is exactly how I would install an OS from my carrier, but because I'm not an MTS subscriber, I think the deletion of...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By surfgrom04
No luck. I uninstalled all previous OS versions...

No luck. I uninstalled all previous OS versions (including MTS' 5.0 that I downloaded today) and rebooted PC. Then, downloaded MTS 5.0 software freshly and attempted the process again. The exact same...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By surfgrom04
No I haven't. I thought of that, but the...

No I haven't. I thought of that, but the directions in the sticky didn't describe that step, so I figured it wasn't necessary (though I guess seems obvious now). How do I go about deleting all old...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By surfgrom04
Restarted the computer, ran loader.exe, and got...

Restarted the computer, ran loader.exe, and got the exact same result as above...While this is very weird, and I would like to get it figured out, I've done without the betas of 5.0 for this long,...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By surfgrom04
I'm running 4.7.1.61 from Verizon...To me the...

I'm running 4.7.1.61 from Verizon...To me the obvious problem was that I simply downloaded the wrong OS, but I made sure that I downloaded this from the Blackberry/MTS page: Software For BlackBerry®...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By surfgrom04
Need help installing official 5.0, but not typical question/problem

Hi,

Pretty familiar with BBs and computers, but have never installed and OS that wasn't from my carrie (Verizon). Figured I would give MTS official 5.0 a shot. Here is my problem:

-I downloaded the...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,560
Posted By surfgrom04
Thought of those things after the first time it...

Thought of those things after the first time it didn't work, so the second time made sure I had the right links. Anyways, thanks for your help and I will start a new thread now. Thanks again.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,560
Posted By surfgrom04
No, that is the weird part, I am currently...

No, that is the weird part, I am currently running 4.7...61 from Verizon. The first time I went through with it I chose option 1 and of course nothing happened. I don't think chosing option 2 makes...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,560
Posted By surfgrom04
I plug in my BB, double click "Loader" and it...

I plug in my BB, double click "Loader" and it runs the app loader and detect my device. Then it says "adding this softwear will give downgrade your current apllication." Then gives me two options: 1)...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-18-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,560
Posted By surfgrom04
Not a noob, but...

never installed an OS that wasn't from my carrier. I followed the above directions, and after downloading the OS I followed the steps to get through the InstallShield. Then, when I go into my "c"...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-04-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By surfgrom04
Thanks, this fixed it for me! I never created...

Thanks, this fixed it for me! I never created specific contact alerts, so never thought to look for them. I guess the bb creating the contact alert itself without being told to do so is the actual...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-02-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By surfgrom04
Thanks for the suggestion, but no, didn't change...

Thanks for the suggestion, but no, didn't change the theme...any other thoughts? (it is still doing it, btw, a few battery pulls has worked the "kink" out yet).
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