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Forum: BlackBerry Help 07-01-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,507
Posted By Helomaniac
Re: Little 'clock' On Screen?

Can anyone tell me if there is a way to see what might be running? Like on a laptop you can push control+alt+del to see what is running. I am having the same issue except my cursor is freezing and...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 06-02-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,184
Posted By Helomaniac
Re: 9900 Battery Issues

I agree with danieljkent, my new Torch sucks, batteries that is. I've been a staunch Blackberry fan for about 14 years now, can't live without it. Lately I have to because the battery dies...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-14-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,905
Posted By Helomaniac
Re: Torch freezing up

I do have version 6.0.0.600. When I press and hold the menu button I see icons for home, phone, blackberry messenger,messages, browser, media and emergency lock. I don't see the Google sync icon...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-05-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,905
Posted By Helomaniac
Re: Torch freezing up

Yes, many times, no help. My niece has the same phone on T-mobile (I'm AT&T) and she says hers is doing the same thing as is a friend who lives on the West coast and is also AT&T. This is why I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-02-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,905
Posted By Helomaniac
Torch freezing up

I am getting frustrated with Blackberry, the keyboard keeps freezing up and showing the stopwatch running as if it's busy. This is happening more and more often. Two friends I know who own the Torch...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-03-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,005
Posted By Helomaniac
Re: [9800] Synchronisation problems (BES)

I am trying to sync my contacts with gmail but when I follow the steps above I do not get the"synchronization option" at all? any idea what I'm doing wrong?
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 06-02-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,138
Posted By Helomaniac
Re: Is the Blackberry Torch worth it?

I've only owned BB since my first Curve, went from Bold to Torch last and like the Torch but would be just as happy with the Bold. Touch screen gets annoying when talking and screen hits your face...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-27-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,614
Posted By Helomaniac
Re: Need keyboard comparison 9700 vs 9800

I have been using the Torch for two weeks now, it's nice but can't say the keyboard is any improvement over the Bold I just gave up. I do mostly email and texting on my phone, I have big thumbs and...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-21-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,243
Posted By Helomaniac
I hate to sound ignorant but what is firmware as...

I hate to sound ignorant but what is firmware as opposed to software? It is a new phone (30 days or so) and has the latest software. I talk to the ATT store and they couldn't offer any advice and...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-27-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,243
Posted By Helomaniac
I have an 8310 and I will try those steps if I...

I have an 8310 and I will try those steps if I can but I think it is some kind of defect. Thanks.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-26-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,243
Posted By Helomaniac
Starts on speakerphone?

My new Curve answers every call on speakerphone for the first few seconds then reverts to the internal speaker. Very loud and annoying. Has anyone else had this problem? I tried to search forums but...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-01-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Helomaniac
Thank you for the response, I didn"t know...

Thank you for the response, I didn"t know that.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-01-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Helomaniac
Silly Icons question

I am thinking of upgrading my 8310, screen has lots of dust infiltration after 15 months. I have convinced a couple of friends to get Curves lately and I don't recognize many of the new icons on...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-29-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 68,970
Posted By Helomaniac
I'm sure I am in the minority but I would really...

I'm sure I am in the minority but I would really like an app that would allow me to constantly display the time of tide for the area I am in (i.e.Boston, Portland, etc.) Also I agree we need one that...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-29-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,667
Posted By Helomaniac
I suggest trying John Clark's method first, the...

I suggest trying John Clark's method first, the alcohol wipe if that doesn't work and lastly the disassembly. I did the disassembly once and had lots of trouble getting the magnetized parts back...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-25-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By Helomaniac
Good afternoon J, when I go to options there are...

Good afternoon J, when I go to options there are 17 lines of options but Spellcheck is not one of them.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-25-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By Helomaniac
Missing Spellcheck

I have searched the forums and found my problem was posted by "Inferno" on 10-08-07 but no resolution was found. I too have totally lost the Spellcheck application on my 8300, a feature I have come...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 02-13-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,682
Posted By Helomaniac
Searching

Thanks for the info Borg, I will keep looking. I know Verizon has pushed tide data on Treo's, I wish we could find the same for BB. I'll keep at it "resistance is futile" :smile:
Forum: Aftermarket Software 02-12-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,682
Posted By Helomaniac
Still looking for tides

Anyone got any updates on a tide application for BB? Sure would be nice.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-05-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,698
Posted By Helomaniac
My apologies

I appreciate the answers and I apologize for "hijacking" I know better now. Still learning.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-05-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,698
Posted By Helomaniac
Google Maps and GPS

I just loaded google maps on my new 8310 and it offered to access my gps info. I agreed and it works great. My question is: Will AT&T charge me extra for this even though I did not subscribe to their...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-31-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,567
Posted By Helomaniac
Thanks for the shortcut trick, works great. Maybe...

Thanks for the shortcut trick, works great. Maybe I can start using the trackball less.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-31-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By Helomaniac
I would check with your states attorney generals...

I would check with your states attorney generals office too, I think you will find that RIM has some responsibility to honor their new products warranty no matter who the dealer is. Good luck.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-31-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,567
Posted By Helomaniac
I tried cleaning and pushing hard but I still...

I tried cleaning and pushing hard but I still couldn't get the trackball to work to the left. I called AT&T and the csr said they see lots of trouble with them. I am sending it back since it is only...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-31-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Helomaniac
Thank you very much Jsanders, that worked great!

Thank you very much Jsanders, that worked great!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-31-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Helomaniac
How can I erase personal data?

Can anyone tell me if I can erase all my personal data with DM? I search FAQ's but no hits. Need to return an 8300 under warranty and looking for an easy way to clear it. Thanks.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-27-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,567
Posted By Helomaniac
I do carry it in my pocket, lost one out of the...

I do carry it in my pocket, lost one out of the holder before and found this safe. May have to go to a holster now, thanks for the tip. I will also try to blow it out with compressed air, thanks...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-27-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,567
Posted By Helomaniac
Trackball drawbacks?

I love my 8300 but am on my second because the trackball failed in two directions on my 4 month old Curve. Cingy replaced it under warranty and now the new one is playing similar games after only 2...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-26-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,053
Posted By Helomaniac
No I guess I never thought about that, thanks.

No I guess I never thought about that, thanks.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-26-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,053
Posted By Helomaniac
Thank you very much.

Thank you very much.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-26-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,053
Posted By Helomaniac
Good idea, I am trying to remember how to do that...

Good idea, I am trying to remember how to do that right now?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-26-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,053
Posted By Helomaniac
Can't send email?

Old Curve died, just fired up new one, got everything right from DM as far as I can tell but one problem. I can't SEND email. I can receive email and text and I can send text but when I send email it...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-25-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Helomaniac
I followed the directions but could get it to...

I followed the directions but could get it to work. I couldn't get the alternative to work either maybe because I have installed the new DM software that came with the new 8300. I will put the old...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-25-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Helomaniac
Thanks again, I appreciate the help, Happy...

Thanks again, I appreciate the help, Happy Holidays
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-25-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Helomaniac
Thanks for the link Troy, I hate to sound dumb...

Thanks for the link Troy, I hate to sound dumb but what do I do with it? Do I download it to my computer and then run it with the BB plugged in?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-25-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Helomaniac
Wipe Curve with DM?

I need to return my defective Curve and the track ball is frozen. Does anyone know if and how I can wipe my personal info off the Curve using Device Manager? Thanks
Forum: RIM Software 11-23-2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Helomaniac
Great help!

That worked fine "J", thank you. One more quetion from a novice: I now need to wipe the old curve clean before returning it but the track ball does not work. Does anyone know how I can do that with...
Forum: RIM Software 11-23-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Helomaniac
Thanks J I'll try that now.

Thanks J I'll try that now.
Forum: RIM Software 11-23-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Helomaniac
Replacement Curve backup ?

I just recieved my new Curve because my old one's trackball froze. I thought I could transfer everything from the old to new through Desktop Manager. I seem to have gotten everything but the old...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-14-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By Helomaniac
Check this:

I had the same thing happen today. I found in the Messages folder (to the left of the email folder) I had an unopened message from Blackberry saying my phone was registered with them. Once I open...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-14-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By Helomaniac
Weak vibrate

Just got my new Curve but may return it. Only 2 negatives so far: the vibrate is so weak I never no when I have a message (can't always allow sound) and the track ball works the tip of the thumb...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-08-2007, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By Helomaniac
Good point

Thank you for the tip that could be the problem. The sender has just moved into a new house so he is using a different computer, I'll have him check that.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-07-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By Helomaniac
Perplexing email problem

I have been using my 8700 for about 18 months now and really count on the emails in my business. Suddenly one of my contact's emails come through with just the subject and no text in the body. When I...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-08-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Helomaniac
Please let me know what you try out and what you...

Please let me know what you try out and what you decide on. I am not eligible for an upgrade yet but I'm thinking the 8800 when I am. Thanks.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-05-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Helomaniac
Thanks FroggleThis, I have done that test myself...

Thanks FroggleThis, I have done that test myself a few times and agree with the results. I thought it was normal for BB's but after reading the forums here I think I will give the 8800 a shot.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-04-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Helomaniac
I guess upgrading the O.S. couldn't hurt, I just...

I guess upgrading the O.S. couldn't hurt, I just wondered if others have had issues like this with the 8700. I'm beginning to think I have a bad handset, maybe too many drops! Thank you both for...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-04-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Helomaniac
Phone quality

I cannot say enough good things about the email function of my Cingular 8700c, it has become a very important business tool for me. My problem is with the phone portion, it is the pits. I cannot...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-17-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Helomaniac
Thanks for all the advice. I did try resending...

Thanks for all the advice. I did try resending the service books while on the landline with Cingy (that's how Cingy makes you troubleshoot Backbeat) but still problems so I will now delete the email...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-17-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By Helomaniac
undependable email push

I have been enjoying my 8700 for a year now and I'm now very dependent on the push email. Lately I have found the mail not coming dependably, sometimes all the mail comes in at once up to 12 hours...
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