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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-21-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By mikey1
how to unlock blackberry?

i have an old blackberry i want to give to my brother, he is with a different provider, is there any free way to unlock it? or must i use a paid service? if so, whats the best and cheapest?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-14-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,844
Posted By mikey1
Re: bluetooth, where to buy?

Thanks for the help, I guess I will go see what rogers has, it is mainly for use in the car, are these easy to setup? Can anybody link me to a setup guide? Or do the instructions come with it?
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-13-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,844
Posted By mikey1
bluetooth, where to buy?

Where is the best place to buy a bluetooth from? My carrier is rogers, is it best to buy from them? Or an independant store? I don't know too much about them, which is the best one to get?
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 10-02-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,779
Posted By mikey1
Realistic Price For My Used 9780

getting a new BB very soon, just wondering what i could expect to get for my used 9780 on ebay?

its about 9 months old and in excellent condition, no scrapes or scratches....all accessories included...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-01-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By mikey1
Upgrade From 9780 To ?

my carrier has offered me an upgrade from my 9780 but not sure what to get?

thinking about the bold touch or the torch, any recommendations?

is the bold touch basically the same phone as mine with...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-29-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By mikey1
Re: prompt to close tabs - why?

Thanks for the info,

Also, when I go to options, device, app management, then I scroll across to app storage,

The bar there is in the yellow and I have apparently used almost half the avalaible...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-28-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By mikey1
Re: prompt to close tabs - why?

I think this phone just simply does not have adequet or enough memory, I am very disappointed with this phone and I regret getting it,

Is there a way to downgrade this phone to an older OS that is...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-27-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,545
Posted By mikey1
9780 battery life and OS

just wondering what everybody feels like the best OS version is for maximum battery life?

is there anywhere i can see a listing of all the OS software versions available for the 9780?
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-27-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By mikey1
Re: prompt to close tabs - why?

it happens with any websites none in particular....they are just basic websites though, not extremely large and all text....they dont have any pics or videos....
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-27-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By mikey1
Re: prompt to close tabs - why?

Thanks for the reply, my free memory is 293137072 Bytes

Other than the bare operating software I only have one other small application loaded and that's it,

I do a battery pull every few days but...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-27-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,677
Posted By mikey1
Re: Bold 3 9780 Notification problem

I believe that is normal, I don't think mine even blinks for 20 mins, maybe 10
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-27-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By mikey1
prompt to close tabs - why?

Currently using 600 software but this happens regardless of the software I use,

The timer comes up while browsing the web and then I am prompted to close tabs even if I only have 2-3...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-18-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,586
Posted By mikey1
Re: How to do a "wipe" and load software ?

Okay I will check that out today, thanks
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-18-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,586
Posted By mikey1
Re: How to do a "wipe" and load software ?

well to answer the questions....

yes i am sure my phone is a 9780 and im sure i have downloaded the proper software for it....i have verified this by the file name that i download which starts with...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-17-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,586
Posted By mikey1
Re: How to do a "wipe" and load software ?

i have followed the instructions exactly, thats why i am asking for further advice....im not looking to be spoon fed here....

i dont see why the info on my profile has anything to do with my...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-17-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,586
Posted By mikey1
Re: How to do a "wipe" and load software ?

yes i did delete the vendor file and i deleted EVERYTHING off my PC before starting including the entire RIM folder...after i update using the desktop software then the apploader will work....
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-17-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,586
Posted By mikey1
How to do a "wipe" and load software ?

i am looking for instructions on how to do a complete "wipe" of my 9780 and load the specific software that i select?

i used jlcmdr or whatever its called....that wiped my bb clean no problem....but...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-09-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By mikey1
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-09-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By mikey1
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-09-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,772
Posted By mikey1
Re: How To Use Shrink-A-OS ?

using windows xp....tried double clicking it comes up with an error
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-09-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By mikey1
Re: How Do I Go Back To 461 Software?

thanks....i did that.....everything was deleted from my computer before i downloaded the 461
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-09-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,772
Posted By mikey1
How To Use Shrink-A-OS ?

i am trying to use this to shrink the OS for my 9780....i have followed all the steps....i have download it and i have copied the EXE file into the OS software in the proper spot....

where im...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-09-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By mikey1
How Do I Go Back To 461 Software?

i loaded the latest software in the stickies here but dont like it, my 9780 is locking up and freezing....i want to go back to the 461 software that was working fine....

i downloaded the 461 again...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 08-18-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,739
Posted By mikey1
Re: Latest OS: 9780 6.0.0.2647/6.0.0.600 (All Languages)

I don't like this at all, my phone is freezing about 3 times a day for about 20 seconds, no keys or trackpad function while its frozen, no timer on the screen, just frozen, this never happened before...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 08-17-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,856
Posted By mikey1
Re: Clearing Memory On My 9780 ?

Thanks again,

When I load the new OS software after the wipe, is there a way to pick and choose what components I want? And which ones I don't want? As an example leave all the languages off except...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 08-16-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,856
Posted By mikey1
Re: Clearing Memory On My 9780 ?

Thanks,

Can somebody please explain or give me a link to instructions on how I can completely "wipe" or erase all the software on my phone and then re-install from scratch?
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 08-14-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,856
Posted By mikey1
Clearing Memory On My 9780 ?

i was wondering what the best way is to clear as much memory as possible on my 9780....i have deleted all un-used apps and clear my browser history often....but how can i delete other things im not...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-26-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By mikey1
Re: Selling My New 9780

where do i do this?....on my phone?....or on the internet?
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-26-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By mikey1
Re: Selling My New 9780

doesnt my account just follow wherever my sim card goes?....if i install my sim card in my old BB it works and i can use it....is this not the case?
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-26-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By mikey1
Re: Selling My New 9780

i dont really understand....does this mean whoever buys my phone could be getting my email?....i thought once i did a wipe and removed my sim card everything was gone from the phone?
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-25-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,251
Posted By mikey1
Re: Second Blackberry 9780 and more/same problems

yes the stutter problem seems to be phone/hardware related as opposed to software related....my first 9780 had the key stutter problem regardless of which software i loaded and it was so...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-24-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By mikey1
Re: Selling My New 9780

thanks....im doing a "handheld wipe" before i sell it so im assuming that will erase all my email accounts and stuff ??
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-24-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By mikey1
Re: Selling My New 9780

thanks....i have never bought a BB on ebay and i never will....my BBs were all new from the store....im just going back to using my old 8310 for now.....after this experience i am not sure if i will...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-23-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By mikey1
Re: Selling My New 9780

im not selling it here its on ebay....i just want people to know about the problems with these phones....from reading on the web and on this forum i am not the only one having alot of problems....
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-23-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By mikey1
Selling My New 9780

i had alot of problems with my first 9780 and returned it and got a second new 9780....you can search through my previous posts for the details if interested....

i had some of the same issues with...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-02-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,673
Posted By mikey1
Re: 9780 "Lock" feature

that is exactly what im doing....but sometimes after an hour and i go to use the phone its locked and its a pain....

i have the right side button set to lock the phone manually.....
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-02-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,673
Posted By mikey1
Re: 9780 "Lock" feature

thanks but that is not what i mean....i mean locking the phone so nobody can use it....locking it so you need to enter your password to use it....right now i have it set to lock after one hour which...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-01-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,673
Posted By mikey1
9780 "Lock" feature

my biggest pet peeve of this phone....i only want the device to lock when i manually lock the device myself....not after any pre-determined time....

unfortunately i dont think this is possible....it...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-22-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,251
Posted By mikey1
How do I tell where mine is made? Posted via...

How do I tell where mine is made?
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-19-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,251
Posted By mikey1
Re: Second Blackberry 9780 and more/same problems

not likely....if that was the case then what are the odds in one person (ME) getting two defective phones?....if the percentage was that low as you suggest then that would be like winning the lottery...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-17-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,251
Posted By mikey1
Re: Second Blackberry 9780 and more/same problems

i would consider yourself very lucky....you might wanna think about buying some lottery tickets or visiting a casino sometime soon....lol ;-)
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-15-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,251
Posted By mikey1
Re: Second Blackberry 9780 and more/same problems

sorry buddy but if i had one bad phone i would say its a fluke....two i can not accept....it is a poorly built piece of junk generally speaking....i guess there might be a few good ones out there but...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-15-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,251
Posted By mikey1
Re: Second Blackberry 9780 and more/same problems

problems with my previous 9780....what i can think of right now off the top of my head...

- battery life sucks...half day tops...about two hours....even if i barely use it....i charge the thing...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-14-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,251
Posted By mikey1
Re: Second Blackberry 9780 and more/same problems

i had the keyboard "stutter" problem with my first one....this one seems better
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-14-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,251
Posted By mikey1
Second Blackberry 9780 and more/same problems

i returned my first 9780 after a very long battle they finally agreed to replace it....i described all of my problems in a previous thread here i dont know how to find it but if you search you might...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-28-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,601
Posted By mikey1
Re: pics not saving to media card

i think you are right they are just saving to a different folder....thanks (y)
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-26-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,601
Posted By mikey1
Re: pics not saving to media card

285 software that came with the phone, yes I tried a pull
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-26-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,601
Posted By mikey1
pics not saving to media card

Bold 9780

My pics are saving to my phone and not my media card? I go into the camera options but I don't see any option of where the pics save to?

I go into my main options menu and the card...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-10-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 38,575
Posted By mikey1
Re: How To "Wipe" My 9780?

when you say ""re-load" what exactly do you mean?

i upgraded to the 359 software and loaded it a few times....no difference....is there something else i should have tried?

doesnt much matter now...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-10-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,939
Posted By mikey1
Where Do I Find Older 9780 Software Versions ?

i have a 9780 that i need to return and i have upgraded it to the 359 software....i want to put the older version back on it before i send it back so they dont try to accuse me of screwing things...
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