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Old 06-07-2007, 04:56 PM   #1
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My blackberry wont let me make phone calls or do much of anything because it says no network. I turned the wireless on and nothing please help. I heard a lot of people saying a complete wipe can cure almost anything please help
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Old 06-07-2007, 05:09 PM   #2
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Sounds like a hardware issue, so I doubt a wipe would help
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Old 06-07-2007, 05:11 PM   #3
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So what should I do I need help
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Old 06-07-2007, 05:27 PM   #4
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ok, i have read your other posts.

Do you have a SIM card in the BB?

You may just need to drop by a TMo store and get them to show you how to use the BB.
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Yes I called the tmo customer service they said something about downloading some software they said that if I couldn't do it there was nothing they could do. So is there any additional software that will allow me to get a network somehow
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I have the same exact thing on my 8700v, just bought from ebay. the unit looks flawless but can't get any signal. Please help.

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Old 06-08-2007, 07:30 AM   #7
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I thought I read where TMO service was good. Guess not. Maybe that's why they are cheaper than other companies. Everyone should have a service plan on their account. With Sprint it is an extra $4.00 per month but well worth it. With a service plan this person wouldn't be having this problem. He would just get another BB that worked.


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Yes I called the tmo customer service they said something about downloading some software they said that if I couldn't do it there was nothing they could do. So is there any additional software that will allow me to get a network somehow
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No Walt, this user didn't even buy the BB from a TMo store, a friend gave it to him, so no one is going to cover it with a service plan. Even Nextel would not.

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Old 06-08-2007, 11:42 AM   #9
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My blackberry wont let me make phone calls or do much of anything because it says no network. I turned the wireless on and nothing please help. I heard a lot of people saying a complete wipe can cure almost anything please help
Pretty doubtful. It's worth a shot and will rule out the OS though...
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Old 06-08-2007, 02:19 PM   #10
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My blackberry wont let me make phone calls or do much of anything because it says no network. I turned the wireless on and nothing please help. I heard a lot of people saying a complete wipe can cure almost anything please help
Lets start with the obvious, is the BB a T-Mobile device? If so, have you called T-Mo and set up and provisioned a voice plan and a BB dataplan and installed the SIM?
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Old 06-08-2007, 02:21 PM   #11
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I have the same exact thing on my 8700v, just bought from ebay. the unit looks flawless but can't get any signal. Please help.

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The 8700v is a Vodaphone device. Which network are you trying to connect to? it has to be unlocked to connect to another GSM carrier.
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Old 06-08-2007, 10:16 PM   #12
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No ones getting any answers from him because he may not even have a service plan.
No Plan
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