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Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-21-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,768
Posted By samos
Mac / Torch question

I am getting a Mac laptop. Is there any way I can sync my calendar and contacts on my BB Torch with some program on my computer?
Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-09-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,484
Posted By samos
WiFi use in Europe

Im going to Europe on vacation. Ill get a SIM card there so i can make phone calls. But if can I somehow use WiFi to send emails and browse, so I wont be charged either to my SIM card or my home...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-05-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,071
Posted By samos
GPRS mystery

Can anyone help me.
I have a Blackberrry Torch, and visiting the US from Canada and have a ATT SIM card and am on a "GoPhone" account ... meaning for $2 a day i get unlimited phone calls within the...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 02-24-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By samos
How do I determine memory useage

How can I determine how much memory each program/app is using?

Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 02-22-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,249
Posted By samos
Cant erase a Facebook message

I can't erase a Facebook message on my Torch.

When I try to, it just keeps coming back.. It doesnt show up Favebook on on my laptop, only on my BB. And ive inunstalled and then reinstalled the...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 02-11-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By samos
Re: 2d / 3d ????

sorry ... i meant 2g/ 3g
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 02-11-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By samos
2d / 3d ????

What's the difference between 2D and 3D ... why wouldn't I just leave it on 3D all the time?

Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-22-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By samos
What does the "lock key" actually do?

Does the lock key do anything other than lock the keyboard?

For example, does it play some kind of power saving role?

Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-13-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,351
Posted By samos
Re: Battery wont hold charge ... please help

My BB software is version 6.0.0.246 ... but whren I tell the device to check for updates ... its says Ive got the latest version.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-09-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,391
Posted By samos
Can you change the battery level turn off ?

When the battery level reaches around 20 per cent, the BB automatically turns itself off. is it possible to change that level? I can't find it anywhere in Options.

Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-06-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,157
Posted By samos
What does "standby time" mean?

What exactly is "standby time"?

Is it the time your battery will keep its charge if the BB is turned off entirely?

Or is it the time it will keep a charge if the BB is "on" but not being used?

Or...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-03-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,351
Posted By samos
Re: Battery wont hold charge ... please help

how do you do a java wipe and s it possible to mess it up?
and how do you reload the operating system? will this affect my warranty. (my torch is only a month or so old)
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-03-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,351
Posted By samos
Re: Battery wont hold charge ... please help

its not the battery. the dealer replaced it for me. but the battery drainage issue seems to persist even though the only programs running are the four normal ones (phone, messanger, browser and...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-03-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,351
Posted By samos
Re: Battery wont hold charge ... please help

heres where i got the idea the bb cud hold a charge for up to two weeks:

BlackBerry Torchx™ 9800 | Skylar Wireless Solutions | Specifications, Features, User Guides...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-03-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,351
Posted By samos
Re: Battery wont hold charge ... please help

i'm running version 6.0.0.246

I thought if you werent actually using the Torch and it was simply turned on, the battery life was supposed to be good for five or six days.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-02-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,351
Posted By samos
Re: Battery wont hold charge ... please help

thanks for trying to help ... but ive no gps or wi-fi or anything like that running in the background. and i hardly use the phone and do minimal browsing, some days none at all. i just got the bb for...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-02-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,351
Posted By samos
Battery wont hold charge ... please help

My BB wont hold a charge

I fully charge my new BB Torch ... in an hour's its gone down to 85 percent. In anaother hoours down to 80 per cent. Then 75 per cent. This is with it just being turned on...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 12-21-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By samos
Re: clock mystery

yes, it was plugged into the charger.
thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 12-21-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By samos
clock mystery

sometimes when i turn on my torch, the clock dial comes up on the screen. why would this be?

thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 12-19-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By samos
Video questions

What type of video files does the Torch make when it creates a file?

Can you email these directly from your BB? Or do you have to move it to your computer and send it from thetre?
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-25-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,216
Posted By samos
Music: how does it get into the Torch??

This is really a pretty basic and stupid question ... but how do you get music onto the Torch? ... using Itunes or some program like that?

And how does the Torch compare with the Iphone for...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-23-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,838
Posted By samos
Re: Youtube sound

its a youtube app ... it came installed with the bb when i bought it.
i cant find any volume adjustment thing on it, and ive got the bb's own volume button set as high as it will go.. its not as if...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-23-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,838
Posted By samos
Youtube sound

When I play something from Youtube, the sound is very faint, eenm though I think Ive got it turned up to the highest point? Is this normal?
Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-21-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,517
Posted By samos
Re: Is the Torch GPS worthless?

i'm not sure how i can tell if my bb is using cell tower or what. but with both bb maps and google maps ... its still off target, but its better after i used the "refreshed locations" command.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-21-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,517
Posted By samos
Re: Is the Torch GPS worthless?

I'm running the latest BB software so Im a litttle puzzled by my BB GPS's performance. Thanks to everyone for their trouble though.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-20-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,517
Posted By samos
Re: Is the Torch GPS worthless?

i used the "refresh locations" setting technique ... which helped ... but the gps in the torch (it seems to me) is not nearly as accurate or as quick to get reception as the gps i had in my world...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-12-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,517
Posted By samos
Is the Torch GPS worthless?

Is the Torch's GPS system junk or do I have a faulty unit?

Using both the map program that came with my Torch and also using Google Maps ... it shows me several thousand yards from where I really...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-05-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,733
Posted By samos
Torch for Dummies or Idiots ??

Has anyone yet published a Blackberry Torch or Dummies or for Idiots?
Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-30-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By samos
Unlocking: easy/not easy?

Is unlocking the Torch something you can do on your own, or do you have to take it to someone or do it over the internet somehow?

Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-29-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,669
Posted By samos
Is there a market for a used Blackberry?

I just got a BB Torch ....
What do people do with BB's theyre not using any more. Do they just throw them out. I have a Blackberry World Edition ... is there any market for these?

Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-28-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 906
Posted By samos
sentsitivity settings?

what are normal touchscreen and trackpad sensitivity settings? Mine seems too sensitive and reacts far too quickly to my (clumbsy) fingers.
Thanks
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-26-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By samos
Note pad / calendar alarm

I have two quick questions ...
Is there a simple notepad-note taking available anywhere?
In Calendar, how do you set an alarm in connection with an appointment ... such as a wakeup, or a reminder of...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-24-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,106
Posted By samos
Help: Browser wont connect to some newspapers

All of a sudden there are some newspaper websites that I cant connect to. I get a message that says "a problem occured while trying to render the page"

Why would this be? Ive got the correct website...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-26-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By samos
time changes when syncing

When I sync with the desktop manager, the blackberry's time is reset to eniwetok.
why would that be?
thanks
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-27-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By samos
Alerts, rings and alarms settings ..

There is some way to adjust when your blackberry rings, vibrates etc when its in a holster or not in a holster when you get a phone call, an email or an appointment is due on the calendar ... but now...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-10-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By samos
Standby / Lock ???

Whats the difference between standby mode, and locking the keyboard?
Dont they both make sure keys arent pressed by mistake?
I dont understand the difference between the two or why you'd use one...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-03-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By samos
Memo pad protection?

is there any way to password protect, or hide notes that you write in the memo pad?
thanks ...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-05-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,461
Posted By samos
Can you save and edit email Doc attachments?

Is it possible to save an email attachment, such as a Word document, then edit it ... and then resend it back to the original person? I've scoured the web and the manual and can find no way of doing...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-07-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 726
Posted By samos
Worldmate Live sync problem

I use Worldmate Live on my BB Word Edition ... all of a sudden my laptop and my BB wont sync ... I get the message on my BB:
error: connection failed (invalid URL parameter).
Ive got the "editor...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-12-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By samos
PIN number?

Where do you find your PIN number. I've looked all through the Options and cant find it.
Thanks
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-06-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By samos
thanks. i finally did via the desktop manager ...

thanks. i finally did via the desktop manager and loaded a file i downloaded to my hard drive and all went well. somehow doing it via the bb ion line, produced a corrupted file.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-06-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By samos
Worldmate Live update problems

I'm a Gold member of the Worldmate Live program ... i just installed the update (11.26) and now the program wont work ... it says its missing a module ... even though Ive uninstalled and then...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-08-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,504
Posted By samos
nope ... not going through a speaker. just a...

nope ... not going through a speaker. just a little slash on its own ... under the bluetooth inco.
and the profile is set to "normal."
thanks though.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-07-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,504
Posted By samos
i've check there. theres no mnention of this...

i've check there. theres no mnention of this white slash thats puzling me.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-07-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,504
Posted By samos
What are all these screen icons?

No where in the manuals and guides does it explain exactly what the screen icons are.
On the BB 8830 world edition, what is the icon just below the bluetooth icon ... sort of a short while slash...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-28-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,842
Posted By samos
I think if you dont use the gps, it just gives...

I think if you dont use the gps, it just gives you the reading when you turn it on for the location youve set ... ... if the gps is turned on, it updates itself every minute or so, and if you move,...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-28-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,760
Posted By samos
Astronomy program on Blackberry

The popular astronomy program StarryNight can be downloaded directly to a Blackberry for free. Just type in your zip code and it shows the stars in your area ... and it updates itself every minute or...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-13-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By samos
How to use phone but not email???

Is it possible to just have the phone part of the Blackberry operative, but to disable the email part?
The reason is, I'd like to always be available to receive phone calls ... but in areas where...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-12-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By samos
How to change voice answering?

How can I change the number of times the Blackberry phone rings before it switches over to the voice answering mode? I want it to ring more times so I have a better chance of answering it.
Thanks
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-27-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By samos
Multiple deletions in Calendar?

In Calendar, how can you delete several items at once? Thanks ...
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