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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-15-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,523
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: BlackBerry 9900 Wifi

No problem here with WiFi and using a 63-character WPA2 key.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-13-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,289
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Kensington PowerBolt car charger

ok, with some more research it seems some USB chargers short the two middle pins to indicate that it's an "AC charger" and can provide more than 500mA of current. This is apparently USB...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-13-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,289
Posted By drwtsn32
Kensington PowerBolt car charger

Hey guys, I purchased a Kensington PowerBolt Duo Car charger for my USB devices. It has two USB ports: a 1.0A port and a 2.1A port. It works great and charges tablets and other stuff.

But it won't...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-03-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,440
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Latest OS 9930 7.1.0.1737 / 7.1.0.580 (Multilanguage)

Would there be any actual difference between Verizon's and the Sprint one I downloaded above?
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-01-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,440
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Latest OS 9930 7.1.0.1737 / 7.1.0.580 (Multilanguage)

battery performance for me never seems to change based on OS version. (I have had horrible battery performance after installing some apps though, so I promptly remove them.)

No lags.

Only glitch I...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 07-30-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,440
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Latest OS 9930 7.1.0.1737 / 7.1.0.580 (Multilanguage)

Installed, seems to work just fine for me.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 03-10-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,149
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Upgrading To The Bold 9900

When I upgrade to a new device, I do nothing other than wireless Enterprise Activation. BES automatically switches me to the new device and most of my settings, preferences, and other things are...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-29-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,391
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Drivers for Windows 7 Bluetooth tethering?

Works fine with Microsoft's Bluetooth stack. Not so much with alternate stacks.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-20-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,580
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Latest OS: 9930 7.1.0.457/7.1.0.163 (All Languages)

After using this a while, I am noticing some stability issues.

Every now and then I will lose icon notifications of new messages, new Facebook postings, etc. It turned out that the bar on the home...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-11-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,580
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Latest OS: 9930 7.1.0.457/7.1.0.163 (All Languages)

I don't have any battery life or other stability issues with this OS at all.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-09-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,580
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Latest OS: 9930 7.1.0.457/7.1.0.163 (All Languages)

Anyone else lose functionality in the Podcast app? now when I look at it I can't add/remove podcast subscriptions.

Edit to add: Actually it doesn't seem to have "subscriptions" at all any more. ...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-21-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,580
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Latest OS: 9930 7.1.0.457/7.1.0.163 (All Languages)

This wasn't the case.... it appears to be a separate option you need to add to your account. Cost is $20/mo for 2GB.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-20-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,580
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Latest OS: 9930 7.1.0.457/7.1.0.163 (All Languages)

I just updated my Verizon 9930 with this. Waiting for enterprise activation to finish, but I poked around and the WiFi Hotspot option is there. I haven't tried it yet.

I'm hoping the tethering...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-19-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,580
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Latest OS: 9930 7.1.0.457/7.1.0.163 (All Languages)

Cool - anyone try this with a Verizon 9930? Does it add the mobile hotspot feature?
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-12-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,512
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Cradle Dock Charger

I have the dock for the 9930 and it works great. Only trick is you have to make sure the phone is straight. If it's leaning left/right too much the charge terminals won't make proper contact.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-07-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,601
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Bold 9900 and OS7 Issues

Just got a 9930 the other day. Battery life is great.

The reason I think they did away with the thin, single-line view in email or even the calendar is because it's a touch screen device. You need...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 09-12-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,839
Posted By drwtsn32
Re: Horrible reception lately

Hey guys, at first I thought it might be a down tower in my area, but the problem exists no matter where I am. I travel quite a bit and the signal strength has been horrible everywhere.

If the...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 09-09-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,839
Posted By drwtsn32
Horrible reception lately

I have a 9630 on Verizon. A couple weeks ago, for no apparent reason, my signal strength has been greatly reduced. I even get no signal in many areas where I previously had signal. Other Verizon...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-20-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,342
Posted By drwtsn32
Why do people want an app for resets??? Just...

Why do people want an app for resets??? Just press the three keys on your keyboard.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-05-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 892
Posted By drwtsn32
I have done this with my 9630 on both Windows XP...

I have done this with my 9630 on both Windows XP and Windows 7. The key thing is to make sure you are using the native Windows Bluetooth stack and not some 3rd party stack (like the one from...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-04-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By drwtsn32
"Screen caps are disabled by our IT...

"Screen caps are disabled by our IT Policy"

Can't you read?????
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-21-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 36,251
Posted By drwtsn32
FINALLY the browser click problem seems to have...

FINALLY the browser click problem seems to have been resolved.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-31-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,428
Posted By drwtsn32
Yeah you need to turn on the "Hide Sent Messages"...

Yeah you need to turn on the "Hide Sent Messages" option. I also turn on "Hide Filed Messages." Those changes make the default message view look most like the standard Inbox.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-31-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,008
Posted By drwtsn32
Nice...downloading now...

Nice...downloading now...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-16-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,701
Posted By drwtsn32
I never understood the usefulness of this app. ...

I never understood the usefulness of this app. Just give the old BB the three finger salute and it reboots nicely.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 03-12-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,750
Posted By drwtsn32
No problems here with Win 7 x64. When I'm doing...

No problems here with Win 7 x64. When I'm doing an update I make sure to run Desktop Manager "as administrator" though.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-29-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,053
Posted By drwtsn32
I am on VZW and use corporate BES. Upgraded my...

I am on VZW and use corporate BES. Upgraded my 9630 to 5.0 the other day and have no issues.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-26-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By drwtsn32
Fixed a few bugs for me. One thing that annoyed...

Fixed a few bugs for me. One thing that annoyed me with .40 is that the phone would still play the tone (for messages and such) even if configured to only vibrate in the holster. That was fixed.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-21-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,753
Posted By drwtsn32
Yeah, it'll be nice when 5.0 is officially...

Yeah, it'll be nice when 5.0 is officially released but I was glad to get his update. It fixes a few annoying bugs that were present in the original 9630 OS version.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-20-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,753
Posted By drwtsn32
4.7.1.61 (4.1.0.81) on Verizon Wireless Update

Just tried the wireless update option and it showed me an upgrade to the version in the subject. The platform version is slightly newer than the current "latest release" sticky thread.

Just FYI.......
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-18-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By drwtsn32
Figures. After posting this I tried another...

Figures. After posting this I tried another battery pull. Now it shows up! Geez.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-18-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By drwtsn32
bump. Anyone?

bump. Anyone?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-16-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By drwtsn32
Yeah, tried that...didn't help.

Yeah, tried that...didn't help.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-16-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,586
Posted By drwtsn32
I just replaced my Tour because it died on me. ...

I just replaced my Tour because it died on me. The original one had a solid battery cover. Now the new one is a bit wobbly. If you look at the bottom of the phone the cover lifts up slightly. ...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-16-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By drwtsn32
Facebook alert missing?

Verizon replaced my Tour and I reinstalled my apps. But now the Facebook alert for new messages is missing from the sound profile. I have remove and reinstalled the app, but that didn't do...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-28-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By drwtsn32
I upgraded my two-year old 8830 to the Tour. I...

I upgraded my two-year old 8830 to the Tour. I couldn't be happier!
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-22-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,401
Posted By drwtsn32
Are these archive folders in your Exchange...

Are these archive folders in your Exchange mailbox? Or are they in a PST file? If the latter you probably can't view them on the BB at all. If the former I think you have to specify that the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-03-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,383
Posted By drwtsn32
Awesome! Thanks guys!

Awesome! Thanks guys!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-02-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,383
Posted By drwtsn32
Reset notification profiles to default?

Is there a way to reset the notification profiles to factory defaults? I can't find it. Running 4.5.0.77 on an 8830.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-21-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,910
Posted By drwtsn32
I have seen that problem with other sites ......

I have seen that problem with other sites ... sometimes the browser doesn't let you "click". You might try changing to "Select Mode" and see if that works.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-21-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,910
Posted By drwtsn32
FWIW, a backup is automatically performed and...

FWIW, a backup is automatically performed and saved in your MyDocs area during the upgrade. Doesn't hurt to do an extra manual one though, I suppose. :)
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-21-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,910
Posted By drwtsn32
It's working great! I have had absolutely no...

It's working great! I have had absolutely no problems. I was kinda surprised at how little the interface has changed. But many of the individual applets have improved. Email, calendar..they all...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-20-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,910
Posted By drwtsn32
Ok, I was going to wait for a newer build but my...

Ok, I was going to wait for a newer build but my eagerness got the best of me... loading 4.5.0.51 now...:razz:

Hopefully it won't be hard to downgrade if I need to..
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-20-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By drwtsn32
If you're on BES then your contacts are probably...

If you're on BES then your contacts are probably already sync'd with Outlook, right? Why not export them from Outlook?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-08-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,577
Posted By drwtsn32
You can buy replacement keyboards and trackballs...

You can buy replacement keyboards and trackballs from cnn.cn. I recently ordered the entire black housing kit and black keyboard for my Verizon 8830 (Silver). It wasn't too difficult to take the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-16-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By drwtsn32
I tried pressing that panel on my 8830 and it's...

I tried pressing that panel on my 8830 and it's solid.
Forum: GPS & Mapping 07-18-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 58,995
Posted By drwtsn32
That option has been on my VZW 8830 from day one....

That option has been on my VZW 8830 from day one. Still no go.
Forum: GPS & Mapping 07-17-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 58,995
Posted By drwtsn32
Why are people defending Verizon here? Fact is...

Why are people defending Verizon here? Fact is they are lame for disabling the GPS. Yes, we know switching to another carrier is an option. And maybe VZW did not specifically state the GPS is...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 07-16-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,489
Posted By drwtsn32
Not yet, but I don't think that's the problem. ...

Not yet, but I don't think that's the problem. With USB I can at least click the "Connect" button in VZAccess. (It later says "access denied" probably because I don't have the $15 tethering...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 07-16-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,489
Posted By drwtsn32
Tethering with VZW 8830

I have successfully paired my VZW 8830 with my XP SP2 desktop. When I run VZAccess Manager and use the wizard, it detects my phone over bluetooth. However, once the wizard is done and the main...
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