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Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 06-02-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 34,978
Posted By dkf747
Re: Will you move away from BlackBerry?

I took my technophobic friend shopping for a smartphone. I showed him the iPhone, several Android phones, and Blackberry. The iPhone was really tempting, but the cost was not. He got a BB! It had...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 02-08-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,391
Posted By dkf747
Re: 8520 youtube problem

I don't have any problems on my 8520 since I downloaded Player for Youtube from App World. I'm currently using the latest OS posted at the top of this forum, but it worked fine on previous versions...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-08-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,695
Posted By dkf747
Re: Turning Off

I have an 8520 that on occasion will go to sleep, not really off, at times while I am typing. It seems like there is some key combination that makes it happen. I couldn't figure out how to get it...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-08-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,841
Posted By dkf747
Re: Application for DC Metro

Am I misunderstanding? The mobile site has a "Next Train" link on it.

Maybe you mean a scheduled time? I'm not sure if Metro even publishes times for trains during the peak travel times,...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-07-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,841
Posted By dkf747
Re: Application for DC Metro

I just use wmata.com's mobile site. Soon you will be able to use google maps.
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 12-24-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,556
Posted By dkf747
Re: Can't delete a notification

It seems to be a bug in the FB app. I've done the reset (battery pull) many times and it works. Then the next day it is back. I just go into the FB app and open it again then close the app and the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-24-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 27,250
Posted By dkf747
Re: Win a BlackBerry Playbook! Celebrate 2011 with BlackBerryForums.com!

I'm looking forward to the Playbook, whether I win it or not. I hope it turns out to be a great competitor to the other tablets out there. I want to stay with blackberry. I hope everyone has a...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 11-09-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,959
Posted By dkf747
Are you guys saying Blackberry's aren't as tough...

Are you guys saying Blackberry's aren't as tough as they used to be? I don't see it that way, but I'm only using an 8520.
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 10-08-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,776
Posted By dkf747
Same thing happened to mine, but it's still...

Same thing happened to mine, but it's still working almost 12 months later.
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 10-05-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By dkf747
You reset the device. Pulling the battery for 30...

You reset the device. Pulling the battery for 30 seconds and then putting it back in would have also solved the problem.
Forum: General 9300 Series Discussion - Curve 3G 10-02-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,899
Posted By dkf747
I think it should be viewed as an 8520 with 3G...

I think it should be viewed as an 8520 with 3G and GPS (according to the features list I saw).
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 09-29-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,545
Posted By dkf747
I just setup an 8520 that did that. I had to go...

I just setup an 8520 that did that. I had to go to the manage internet email icon and click on that email, then click on 'validate'. It asks for the password and after that it worked. Did you try...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-10-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,431
Posted By dkf747
Is this thing over with?? Posted via...

Is this thing over with??
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-04-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,343
Posted By dkf747
From 6230 to 7290 to 8700/8703e to 8520 and I...

From 6230 to 7290 to 8700/8703e to 8520 and I have loved them all! 9700 may be next.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-04-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,431
Posted By dkf747
That's what I'm hoping for! :smile:

That's what I'm hoping for! :smile:
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-03-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,431
Posted By dkf747
I was wondering if this was still ongoing. I...

I was wondering if this was still ongoing. I check everyday.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-29-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,431
Posted By dkf747
I'm still interested. Posted via...

I'm still interested.
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-28-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,431
Posted By dkf747
Don't need one badly, but wouldn't mind winning...

Don't need one badly, but wouldn't mind winning one.
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 04-27-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By dkf747
I see no reason to think it is less durable than...

I see no reason to think it is less durable than our 8700g or the 7290 before it, and they were extremely durable phones. The only new thing is the trackpad button. I think that will outlast the...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 04-07-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,053
Posted By dkf747
Pull the battery for 30 seconds and put it back...

Pull the battery for 30 seconds and put it back in again. When it restarts try it again.
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 03-26-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,955
Posted By dkf747
and Maxmem is? I've never heard of it.

and Maxmem is? I've never heard of it.
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 03-08-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,955
Posted By dkf747
I put this on the T-Mobile 8520. Other than...

I put this on the T-Mobile 8520. Other than getting the my faves app showing up on the home screen, with no way to remove it, I'm really liking this upgrade.
Forum: Social Networking 02-18-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,695
Posted By dkf747
This has happened to me just once. I had to keep...

This has happened to me just once. I had to keep clicking "resend" over and over until it worked. Facebook app does seem to be acting up more than usual lately.

T-Mobile 8520
v4.6.1.259 (platform...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 02-02-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,084
Posted By dkf747
Go to the profile thing on the homescreen and...

Go to the profile thing on the homescreen and click advanced. Choose the profile you're using and check each app listed to see which ones are set to notify you. Also check the alarm clock, and...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 02-02-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,439
Posted By dkf747
Find Messenger on your device and open it. Once...

Find Messenger on your device and open it. Once open it will go away, until the next time. You can set it so messages show up in message3 list so you can open it there too.
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 02-02-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,514
Posted By dkf747
So, I will ask the question: What improvements,...

So, I will ask the question: What improvements, or ne3w features are in this upgrade?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-21-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By dkf747
The circular thing is T-Mobile's My-Faves app. ...

The circular thing is T-Mobile's My-Faves app. It is shortcuts to call 5 friends, they are not application icons.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-21-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,440
Posted By dkf747
When that happens, pulling the power on my router...

When that happens, pulling the power on my router for a minute seems to help. Pulling the battery on the BB, or doing wifi diagnostics on it, does not fix it. I don't know why it works that way on...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 12-21-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By dkf747
I notice that I need to charge more often than my...

I notice that I need to charge more often than my old 8700g, but not that much more often. One thing is for apps like Google maps, or other apps, it's better to close them from the menu rather than...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 12-07-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,564
Posted By dkf747
On the screen with all of the icons, push the...

On the screen with all of the icons, push the Blackberry button and unhide icons. Try inthe various folders. I'm just guessing because the app works fine for me.
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 11-07-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By dkf747
I just got my 8520 last week after upgrading from...

I just got my 8520 last week after upgrading from the old 8700g. I really like this 8520 alot, especially with the Wifi. It's not 3g spped, but that only affects the browser or video. Email is...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 11-05-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,506
Posted By dkf747
I put my 8520 in my old 8700 case to test it. It...

I put my 8520 in my old 8700 case to test it. It works the same way as the 8700 did. The magnet turns off the backlight, saving the battery. I got one of those skins from the T-Mobile store for...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 02-25-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By dkf747
That's right. The T-mobile theme is not...

That's right. The T-mobile theme is not included.

I also once, a week or so ago, followed the instructions to download it and add it to my BB, but even that didn't work.

How to Add Today Themes to...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-31-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,483
Posted By dkf747
Sprint has bad customer service for sure, but I...

Sprint has bad customer service for sure, but I and many otherz I know, with the 8703e do not have rebooting issues. I think they may have been right.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-31-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By dkf747
My 8703e on Sprint has been fine. I've never had...

My 8703e on Sprint has been fine. I've never had any prblems with it.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 01-28-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,962
Posted By dkf747
I have a Sprint 8703e and my wife uses my old BB...

I have a Sprint 8703e and my wife uses my old BB on TMO. Pricewise they are the same monthly cost $29.99 but that's only because I got my 8703e through Sprint Relay. We have had the TMO plan for...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-28-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 66,772
Posted By dkf747
Click here: How do I upgrade the OS on my...

Click here:
How do I upgrade the OS on my BlackBerry? - BlackBerryFAQ.com (http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/How_do_I_upgrade_the_OS_on_my_BlackBerry%3F)
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-26-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 66,772
Posted By dkf747
That worked. The reason I didn't do that before...

That worked. The reason I didn't do that before is because it was a downgrade to 1.1.32. I went ahead this time and it works! I'm so glad you posted the above.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-25-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 66,772
Posted By dkf747
I do not know the reason. It used to work with...

I do not know the reason. It used to work with BB Maps until I upgraded to the VZW 4.2 OS and now it just gives me an error when I select "start GPS" It does work with Beyond411 the last time I...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-21-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 66,772
Posted By dkf747
I have used the VZW upgrade for a while now, but...

I have used the VZW upgrade for a while now, but I would prefer Sprint released their own so my GPS would function again.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 12-06-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 42,905
Posted By dkf747
When BIS is down (rare) it's nice to use this app...

When BIS is down (rare) it's nice to use this app so you don't miss anything.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 12-05-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 90,470
Posted By dkf747
You have to exit via the wheel and cscroll to...

You have to exit via the wheel and cscroll to "exit" and click to exit the app. If you just hit the escape button the app is still running and using the battery up.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 12-01-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 90,470
Posted By dkf747
I know it is inaccurate, but last night I was...

I know it is inaccurate, but last night I was lost. I opened Google maps and pressed 0, and it got me reasonably close to where I was. From there I zoomed in and found my true location and found my...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-28-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 66,772
Posted By dkf747
I had no trouble with that at all. Just plugged...

I had no trouble with that at all. Just plugged it and it worked. I did not do anything to the software on the computer, I just updated the BB from 4.1.x.x to 4.2

My only problem is with BB maps...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-27-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 66,772
Posted By dkf747
I did the upgrade before the holidays to my...

I did the upgrade before the holidays to my Sprint 8703e, and the GPS with BB Maps no longer works. It works with Beyond 411 though. I'm not sure how to fix since I uninstalled and reinstalled BB...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-15-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,678
Posted By dkf747
You do need to install the desktop manager,...

You do need to install the desktop manager, although it doesn't have to be running to use the Mobile Broadband app.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-13-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,678
Posted By dkf747
Those instructions don't have anything about the...

Those instructions don't have anything about the Sprint Mobile Broadband service. The poster should re-read the instructions for that on Sprint's website.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-06-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By dkf747
Set up intellisynch to work with MS Outlook. ...

Set up intellisynch to work with MS Outlook. Then you can use Outlook's address book to manage the one on your device, or vice versa.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-06-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 66,772
Posted By dkf747
I upgraded mine today. The GPS isn't working...

I upgraded mine today. The GPS isn't working with BB Maps despite it being "ON". That's the only thing that doesn't work right. The error I get is:

"uncaught exception: net.rim.device.api.i18n....
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-06-2007, 05:21 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 66,772
Posted By dkf747
You could have enabled Zen in the 4.1 and get the...

You could have enabled Zen in the 4.1 and get the SMS separated too. I prefer 4.2 though.
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