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Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-19-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
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Re: Help! - BB Classic Won't Turn On

Multiple resets didn't fix it. I found a post on the main Blackberry forum by JSanders (who I think used to be on this forum) whereby someone else had the same issue. Apparently, if you have...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-19-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
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Help! - BB Classic Won't Turn On

I rarely shut off my Classic. It won't turn on anymore UNLESS it's plugged into the AC charger. As soon as I unplug it from the charger it's dead and the battery is at 93%. A lemon to be returned?...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 04-06-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
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Re: Can't Delete Emails On Server From Phone

Yeah it's strange 'cause it's not just my ISP but also Gmail as well. It used to work on all of them and now it's not and I double checked settings and port numbers and everything is spot on. ...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 04-06-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
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Can't Delete Emails On Server From Phone

So after going through all the motions with setting this up, I managed to setup each account as an IMAP account on the phone and I also have Outlook leave messages on server. The idea was to reverse...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-27-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By Preroll
Re: Can't Delete Cached Email Addresses

Not cool to me. I think the developers don't think it through sometimes. That cache file will continue to increase in size. MS Outlook has the same thing but you can purge that file or even delete...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-26-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
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Can't Delete Cached Email Addresses

So not to keep derailing the other thread, I see Blackberry is aware of the issue with no fix in place. It was recommended on Crackberry to delete the account, reboot the phone (Vol. Up/Down), and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-25-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
Posted By Preroll
Re: Classic - No Voicemail Indicator

Yeah this was with Verizon. Beyond silly that they would do that. Oh well...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-25-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
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Re: Can't Force POP Account

I figured it out. I managed to get it to work with both IMAP and POP. I had to try every combination until I saw the pattern. The problem is with my ISP, it will not allow me to set an SSL...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-24-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
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Can't Force POP Account

In regards to a previous thread I had regarding the issues with IMAP, I figured I would re-setup the account as a POP account but when putting in the POP/SMTP server settings for my ISP, it gets...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-24-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
Posted By Preroll
Re: Classic - No Voicemail Indicator

Disregard. The carrier had a visual voicemail temp profile that I did not accept in place so it would not allow any VM alerts. They had seen this before with Samsung phones apparently. Anyway,...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-24-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
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Classic - No Voicemail Indicator

I've never had so many problems with a new phone in my life until I bought this thing. In addition to the other threads, I now have an issue whereby when someone leaves a voicemail, I don't get any...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-23-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
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Re: Get To Email w/o Hub

Sorry for flip-flopping and derailing my own thread but in regards to my prior post, I have checked on remain on server (see pic) but now what happens is when I get the emails on both the phone and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-23-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
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Re: Get To Email w/o Hub

This may be ridiculous but I'm wondering if (over time) I were to do a full backup of the phone with Link, then do a security wipe of the phone, and finally do a custom restore which would include...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-23-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
Posted By Preroll
Re: Get To Email w/o Hub

OK, so this doesn't actually delete the cache but allows you to go one by one to mask them out it seems. What worries me is that as newer emails start coming in (junk or non-junk), this cached list...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-23-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
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Re: Get To Email w/o Hub

Yup...after further research, I probably will have to change Outlook to leave messages on server. I'll look into IMAP for Outlook later.

As for creating emails on the Classic, I have noticed that...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-22-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
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Re: Get To Email w/o Hub

So I finally bought the phone this weekend and there's a lot to like and a lot not to like (i.e.: can't stand the calendar and music player but that's for another time). As for emails, on my old...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-15-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
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Re: Get To Email w/o Hub

Yep...I think you're right. Once I have it in hand I'll begin to see the available view options but I was trying to get a little insight in advance. I figured there would be a different way vs....
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-15-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
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Re: Get To Email w/o Hub

I'm currently still with the 9930 so the question was aimed towards OS10 since I am contemplating getting a Classic. I think your answer above is probably what I'm looking for. If I had for example...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-13-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
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Get To Email w/o Hub

Maybe this is more of an OS question than a device question but isn't it possible to go a particular email account and see just those emails vs. calling it up in the hub first? Some reviews have...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-09-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,238
Posted By Preroll
Google Maps On Classic

Sorry for all the pre-purchase threads but just getting ready to pull the trigger on this unit I think. The only non-BB app I would want to install is Google Maps and after searching around, the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-09-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,414
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Re: Rebooting Classic?

Thanks for this. I was actually looking at external chargers but found them to be to large to carry around. This one seems like the right size but at 2100mAH, I wonder a) how many charges I can get...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-07-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,910
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Re: Classic - Backup

Thanks for the info although I didn't see any explicit directions reading the old .ipd files within the manual but I'm sure I'll figure it out. I give Android credit here that you can backup to the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-07-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,910
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Classic - Backup

Ok, this is my final thread for the Classic (pre-purchase). Now that I've covered the battery and permissions, I can't seem to find (other than Protect) a way to backup the unit. Will the BB...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-07-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,983
Posted By Preroll
Re: Classic - Firewall

That's great. Hopefully I can block some of the built in apps as well (not just 3rd party). Thanks again!
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-07-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,983
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Classic - Firewall

This may be more of an OS question then the Classic but once again coming from the 9930, I was curious to see if BB10 on the Classic has similar firewall options like on the 9930. On the 9930 I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-06-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,414
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Re: Rebooting Classic?

Ok, thanks for the info. I travel on and off and like the fact that I can just throw in a another battery and keep going. I also liked the fact that I was able to put the discharged battery in an...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-06-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,414
Posted By Preroll
Rebooting Classic?

So coming from a 9930, I was considering the Classic but I swap batteries daily which helps my 9930 reboot due to the battery pull. However, since the Classic unfortunately has a non-removeable...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-26-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,251
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Classic Now Posted On Verizon's Site

Some how I though this was coming in at $49.99 (not $99.99). :?

BlackBerry Classic | Verizon Wireless (http://www.verizonwireless.com/smartphones/blackberry-classic/)
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-16-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,385
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Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 11-27-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,125
Posted By Preroll
Re: blackberry classic / preorder invite before 12-17-2014

Yes. Thanks for the info. I just went to BB and saw the following:

What carrier networks will the Classic work on in the US?

BlackBerry Classic supports the following US network bands:
FD-LTE:...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 11-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,125
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Re: blackberry classic / preorder invite before 12-17-2014

Between the non swappable batteries and not being able to support CDMA carriers with a price tag of $450 is a triple fail in my book. How do they expect to make any kind of a come back if there is...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 11-05-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By Preroll
I can't agree totally agree with this article...

Former NSAxxx039;s chief lawyer: BlackBerryxxx039;s encryption efforts led to its demise | ZDNet (http://www.zdnet.com/former-nsas-chief-lawyer-blackberrys-encryption-efforts-led-to-its-demise-7000035459/)

I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-09-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,782
Posted By Preroll
Re: Welcome to the BlackBerry Q20 Series Discussion Forum

Yeah...I'm sure it has a long battery life but I still like the freedom of being able to throw in a fully charged battery and not be tied down to charging the phone itself. I also worry that over...
Forum: General BlackBerry Classic Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-06-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,782
Posted By Preroll
Re: Welcome to the BlackBerry Q20 Series Discussion Forum

Any word on the battery for this model? I'm hearing conflicting info. Does anyone know if the battery is removable on this unit? I would hate to run around with a charger like I have to do with my...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 07-01-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,136
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Re: Finally onto Q10 but couple of learning troughs

I see. No type of 'word wrap' so to speak. Yeah...that's annoying. I wonder if the new rumored BB will be the answer supposedly coming this fall. The phablet style BB which would compete with the...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 07-01-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,136
Posted By Preroll
Re: Finally onto Q10 but couple of learning troughs

Wow. Guess there's no way to pinch zoom the emails? I was about to pull the trigger today and get this phone but if those fonts are too small, that can be quite irritating. My contract is about...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-28-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,914
Posted By Preroll
Re: Z10 Thoughts

Oh..OK. I was thinking more of this method (from Verizon) for BB7 OS releases:

BlackBerry® Software Updates (http://vzw.smithmicro.com/blackberry/)

This link above would probably never post a BB10...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-28-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,914
Posted By Preroll
Re: Z10 Thoughts

Ok thanks. So is it safe to assume that there will be no official carrier released downloads available like with BB7? Only hybrids and leaked versions? Are the carrier's only offering OTA upgrades...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-28-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,914
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Re: Z10 Thoughts

Can you downgrade using BB Link or would you need to use AutoLoader that Zombie mentioned or just a standalone executable?
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-28-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,136
Posted By Preroll
Re: Finally onto Q10 but couple of learning troughs

That's why I'm stuck at v.4.5.3 on my 9930. They never progressed past that point for BB.
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 06-28-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,608
Posted By Preroll
Re: Still not Enough

BlackBerry misses low expectations, stock slumps - Jun. 28, 2013 (http://money.cnn.com/2013/06/28/technology/mobile/blackberry-earnings/index.html?hpt=hp_t2)
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-28-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,136
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Re: Finally onto Q10 but couple of learning troughs

Doesn't this app need to be sideloaded as an Android app since there is no official BB10 version yet? I think I read somewhere that Google will only make an official app for BB10 if they feel there...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 06-25-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,717
Posted By Preroll
Re: Bluetooth Discoverable 2 Minutes?

I BT into my car stereo too. Once that initial pairing is done, it will keep the device in a list in both your phone and the car stereo like Zombie said. When BT is set to on, my BB comes up with a...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-13-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,587
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Re: Blackberry Q10!! URGENT!

I don't have this phone yet so I'm very unfamiliar with it. Being that the case, how would you setup a speed dial for voicemail. I used to use the 1 (or W) button on the 9930. Is there a fast way...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-11-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,344
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Re: Help Q10 Is Mixing Up My Caller Id

Actually, this thread from Crackberry seems to cover this topic a little bit more. Seems to be an issue with 10.1 whereby the same number within multiple contacts OR non-linked apps like FB add to...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-11-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,344
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Re: Help Q10 Is Mixing Up My Caller Id

I find the aggravation to be more expensive than the cost of the phone (and that goes for a lot of electronics these days - quick to market w/o full R&D). I'm going through hell right now with a new...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-10-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,344
Posted By Preroll
Re: Help Q10 Is Mixing Up My Caller Id

NJBB- Have you heard or noticed any similar issues with the Z10? Apparently this is a problem as noted on the other forum.

Concern over caller ID with OS10/Q10 - BlackBerry Forums at...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-21-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
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Re: Upgrade Curve(s) 8330 (only 1) to Z10

The IPD's were just an assumption. Ugh.... OK. I researched the link and found the how-to procedure:

Transfer from iPhone & Android to BlackBerry 10 Smartphones - US...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-21-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By Preroll
Re: Upgrade Curve(s) 8330 (only 1) to Z10

So just to confirm...

Coming from the 9930 (and thinking about going to the Q10 when available), it's possible to take my .ipd backups made from DM and use BB Link to import the contacts, texts,...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-16-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,133
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Re: Please explain imap to me

I have the exact same issue on my 9930. Only the POP accounts delete the messages on the server. So it's not the phone itself. I unfortunately do not have an answer as to why this is happening in...
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