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Old 08-02-2010, 03:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hello. I'm work in a area where I have no cell signal. I have access to wifi, but signal is sort of weak. -68dbm

I can browse the web, but I cant seem to connect to Black Berry app world.

I get an error serivce reading "Data service not operational"

Is there some way around this?


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BIS has to be connected through wi-fi I believe.
Is it connected? i.e. the wi-fi icon is white not grey?
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Its white. I had it working earlier, but it no longer works.. just got this device a little while ago

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Now, I dont have cell signal and wifi is weak, but I do sit infront of a PC with Internet connection. If I connected my blackberry to the PC via USB, can I take advantage of the internet connectivity?
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Nope.
You can use the internet on your phone to get internet on your PC, but not the other way around.
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that seems silly. you can use it via wifi, but not hardwired?
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No, you cannot use the internet connection on a PC to get internet on a Blackberry.
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I have access to internet on my bold9650 via wifi(router, not PC I guess), I do have the data plan with my carrier, but I have no cell service where I am and wifi is week. So looking to either find a way to boost that signal or hard wiring it.
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You cannot hard wire it.


Have you tried a battery pull to resolve your not connecting to app world via wi-fi issue?
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If your wifi connection is weak to begin with, use something on the router or on the phone itself to strengthen the signal. I don't know how well the wifi boosters for the phones work. I agree with MidnightDraven that it cannot be hardwired. Where is your router sitting?
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