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Forum: BlackBerry Versus 11-07-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,945
Posted By wooch
I too was looking @ the phone in a VZW store and...

I too was looking @ the phone in a VZW store and got the same impression as the OP, it's not polished and has a way to go, but at the same time I am confident that it will get there in time. This OS...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 09-30-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,812
Posted By wooch
My take on 5.0

I installed 5.0.230 on my 8330 2 days ago. If I'd have known then what I know now, I wouldn't have done it for 2 main reasons:

1. It's a storage hog. With barely any apps installed, I'm down to 31...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 09-28-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,818
Posted By wooch
So far, so good. BES activation was fine....

So far, so good. BES activation was fine. Quickpull doesn't work, not a huge deal there. Installed the updated FB app which also works. Threaded IM conversations is nice.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-15-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By wooch
When this happened to me a while back, I did a...

When this happened to me a while back, I did a battery pull and the problem was resolved.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-15-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By wooch
If you register with the company that creates...

If you register with the company that creates Docs2Go, they'll send you a download link that you can click on from the BB to install the most recent free version of the app.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-14-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By wooch
IMO, the only negative with the 8330 is battery...

IMO, the only negative with the 8330 is battery life: it's plain out terrible. Other than that, great device.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-11-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By wooch
I too have the 8330 and I'm in the same boat, I...

I too have the 8330 and I'm in the same boat, I charge it whenever I can because the battery life is terrible. I'm on my 3rd device/3rd battery so it's not the device or battery, these devices just...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-25-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By wooch
Whenever RIM decides to release it. Use Bootcamp...

Whenever RIM decides to release it. Use Bootcamp for the time being or get an iPhone
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-09-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,313
Posted By wooch
Strange, I installed the day after it came out,...

Strange, I installed the day after it came out, no problems. What OS is everyone running?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-01-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 43,026
Posted By wooch
I installed it this morning. So far, everything...

I installed it this morning. So far, everything is great. I did have the issue with the calendar not syncing. After the BES activation, I simply re-sent the service books to my device and the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-30-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By wooch
Battery pull

When this happened to me, I pulled the battery for 5 minutes, and was then able to send/receive MMS messages.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-04-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,523
Posted By wooch
Vibration Levels

I believe they meant there's nothing you can do to increase the vibration level other than have the volume set to high in the sound settings.

I don't have any problems with the vibrations when I...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-15-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By wooch
I like Kingston . . .

I like Kingston . . .
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-21-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,032
Posted By wooch
Wirelessly posted Another question: Does your...

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Another question: Does your computer's SD reader support cards of this size? I don't think your first card was bad, your reader just couldn't recongnize it. I like sandisk readers...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-19-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By wooch
Wirelessly posted Regarding your question about...

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Regarding your question about shelf life of Li-Ion batteries, I believe its around 3 years. I don't like to keep spares around if I don't use them. I just purchase them when one...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-17-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By wooch
Wirelessly posted I go through this during just...

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I go through this during just about every BB OS upgrade.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-06-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By wooch
I have to go through this dance just about every...

I have to go through this dance just about every time I update the OS on my 8330. I updated to 4.5.131 yesterday and luckily I just had to reboot the device. The camera wouldn't work, and I thought...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-30-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By wooch
If it is installed or once you get it installed,...

If it is installed or once you get it installed, go to the Dataviz web site and sign up to get a link to the updated version of DTG that includes the Spreadsheet module.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-28-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,955
Posted By wooch
Signed up with YouMail today and do not see an...

Signed up with YouMail today and do not see an option under text alerts that refers to MWI. Not a huge deal, would like to have the MWI appear with YouMail if at all possible.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-17-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,583
Posted By wooch
I ran into this when I updated to 4.5 and don't...

I ran into this when I updated to 4.5 and don't think I ever found a resolution. One thing you may want to try is to make sure all your browser options are set to "Internet Browser". Access options...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-14-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By wooch
I have the $7 plan on my Voyager and I believe it...

I have the $7 plan on my Voyager and I believe it covers more that what you posted. On top of loss/theft/accidental damage, part of the $7 monthly fee extends the warrantee for another year. So,...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-13-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By wooch
Welcome, and congrats on your new purchase. I...

Welcome, and congrats on your new purchase. I came over from the Windows Mobile World and have been using a blackberry for 3+ years. I don't think you'll be disappointed :)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-03-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By wooch
I paid $5.99 for a 2 GB MicroSD card at...

I paid $5.99 for a 2 GB MicroSD card at Microcenter on Monday.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-01-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By wooch
You run the risk of bricking any BB when you...

You run the risk of bricking any BB when you perform an OS upgrade. I've done about 20 -30 BB OS Upgrades over the years and haven't had a problem yet. The key, IMO, is patience. If it seems like...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-30-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,703
Posted By wooch
Started getting dust under my VZW Curve after 1...

Started getting dust under my VZW Curve after 1 mo. It was really coming in at one specific point. I took it in, showed it to them, and they replaced it immediately no questions asked.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-29-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By wooch
Wirelessly posted If its brand new, I would just...

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If its brand new, I would just update the OS first before you do anything else. 4.5.0.77 is the latest VZW OS for the Curve.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-27-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,027
Posted By wooch
And if the Storm has a LED coverage indicator,...

And if the Storm has a LED coverage indicator, turn it off. Not sure how much difference this makes, but I've had this feature turned off since went up to the 7130e and then the 8330.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-03-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,039
Posted By wooch
Wirelessly posted Just keep checking the VZW BB...

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Just keep checking the VZW BB download site and this forum. And yes, they don't announce BB OS updates (not that I've ever seen).
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-03-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,460
Posted By wooch
Wirelessly posted When I registered, they sent...

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When I registered, they sent me a download link via email. I clicked on the link on my bb and it installed without issue. I never uninstalled anything.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-24-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By wooch
Your settings are as they should be given what...

Your settings are as they should be given what you want the device to do. Just don't set Desktop Manager to sync with the Desktop, leave it set to wireless reconciliation.

Is there a reason...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-11-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,804
Posted By wooch
I believe she would have to remove her PIN and...

I believe she would have to remove her PIN and ESN from her BIS account which would allow you to use the device with your BIS account.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-06-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By wooch
4.5 Security Check

Since upgrading to 4.5.0.77, I noticed that the "Verifying security settings" progress bar doesn't appear during a reboot, nor is the device locked when it comes up. Anyone else notice this?
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 09-04-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,077
Posted By wooch
Thanks for the heads up!

Thanks for the heads up!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-04-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By wooch
I don't believe there's a separate DM install for...

I don't believe there's a separate DM install for BIS and BES. Verizon does the same when downloading, it has a link for BIS and BES users which takes you to the same download links. I believe the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-03-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,532
Posted By wooch
At&t Os 4.5

Looks like AT&T (http://blackberrysync.com/2008/09/os-45-launching-on-att-later-this-month/) will be getting it later this month . . .
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-02-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,453
Posted By wooch
There is a sensor that adjusts the backlight...

There is a sensor that adjusts the backlight level based on the amount of ambient light it detects. I've read on another forum that toggling the auto dim setting to off, saving the changes, and...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-30-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,470
Posted By wooch
Thanks law. This one has me stumped. I might...

Thanks law. This one has me stumped. I might have to look on our BES and see if there's something there that's causing this. From what I've heard, there are others over on the crackberry forums who...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-30-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,470
Posted By wooch
OK, so that possibly rules out a VZW Service Book...

OK, so that possibly rules out a VZW Service Book as we have the same provider. This is really strange. Anyone know what service book could be causing this? I'm on a BES but we have no restrictive...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-30-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,470
Posted By wooch
4.5: Cannot change Browser home page

Hi All -
To begin, I've searched both Google and a couple of Blackberry forums for this issue:

Running a VZW 8330 with OS 4.5.0.77
I changed my home page under 4.3 without issue. After the .77...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-30-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 45,851
Posted By wooch
I'm running .77 as well. In what ways is it much...

I'm running .77 as well. In what ways is it much better? Just curious, haven't noticed any differences here.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-29-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By wooch
The upgrade window didn't launch automatically...

The upgrade window didn't launch automatically for me either.

I manually launched the loader.exe file (c:\program files\common files\research in motion\apploader\loader.exe) to get the upgrade...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-29-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 45,851
Posted By wooch
My apologies John

My apologies John
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-29-2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 45,851
Posted By wooch
4.5 OS Download

They pulled the 4.5 OS file from the Blackberry site a couple days ago. You can try this link, not sure if its still active. If it works, simply install it on your PC, delete the vendor.xml file,...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-28-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 45,851
Posted By wooch
Upgraded my new VZW 8330 to 4.5 today. Other...

Upgraded my new VZW 8330 to 4.5 today. Other than the Docs2Go and HTML email, I've not noticed many differences (the web browser seems faster). The upgrade was painless as all my 4.3 settings were...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-25-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 45,851
Posted By wooch
Looks like they pulled it, could be for a number...

Looks like they pulled it, could be for a number of reasons. Maybe BB caught wind that thousands of people with non-MTS devices are using it on their 8330s (or they're in the process of updating it...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-23-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 45,851
Posted By wooch
John - We're at 4.1.2. Would migrating up to...

John -

We're at 4.1.2. Would migrating up to 4.1.6 be as simple as applying SP6?

Thanks
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-23-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 45,851
Posted By wooch
BES HTML Email

Thanks John, shouldn't be a problem getting this feature enabled on our BES (if its not already enabled).
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-22-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 45,851
Posted By wooch
What version of BES is required for HTML Email...

What version of BES is required for HTML Email under the 4.5 OS? Is it possible that I'll receive HTML BIS email but not BES (4.2)?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-11-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,695
Posted By wooch
I'm hoping for a Sept. 08' VZW Bold release date...

I'm hoping for a Sept. 08' VZW Bold release date (source: InfoSyncWorld) but I'm not holding my breath.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-11-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 26,417
Posted By wooch
Bold. I have no desire to switch to AT&T nor do...

Bold. I have no desire to switch to AT&T nor do I covet an iPhone. The Blackberry devices have suited my needs and that's what I'm sticking with.
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