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Old 5th April 2011, 14:43   #3271
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Hi guys!
I am using an unlocked Bold 9700 with Idea postpaid and BB Internet Service.
I usually go to Dubai when I have holidays. I would like the use an Etisalat (telecom company in Dubai) SIM while in dubai. But will this affect my BB service once I come back to India and use my Idea SIM?
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Old 5th April 2011, 14:45   #3272
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But will this affect my BB service once I come back to India and use my Idea SIM?
No. It wont! This is being done by people all the time.
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Old 6th April 2011, 17:42   #3273
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Is there anyway to track a lost blackberry with PIN number?

Note: no tracking software installed though.
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Old 6th April 2011, 19:14   #3274
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if anyone uses the lost BB, and also activates BBM, then your friends who have you added on the BBM, should see you as online. I guess, thats a crude way of tracking!
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if anyone uses the lost BB, and also activates BBM, then your friends who have you added on the BBM, should see you as online. I guess, thats a crude way of tracking!

Well i expected the same and i added the PIN in my new BB but there is no acceptance yet and i tried messaging from my friend phone and message is not delivered at all. So i think the BBM is not enabled.
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Is there anyway to track a lost blackberry with PIN number?

Note: no tracking software installed though.
Not sure on that but a way to frustrate the finder is to enable code lock for the phone. Then get to the code layer of the phone software and change the maximum number of retries to infinity (actually 255). This means the finder needs to keep trying 255 times (only few will know about this) to unlock the phone. On 256th time, the phone will be reset and all data erased (except the phone book). You still dont get the phone back though.
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Hi, I have a blackberry bold 9700 and I upgraded my OS to 5.0.0.593 yesterday. The phone is functioning fine except for the below problems:

- Before the upgrade, my phone would lock itself if I inserted it in the holster. That is not happening anymore. In fact if I lock it and then insert it, its unlocking itself the moment its inside the holster and when pulled out of the holster.

- The second problem is that the font size if changed is working fine for all menu options except for the call screen and the name of the caller or the person I am calling is still being displayed in the default font size (which I feel is huge).

Any help/suggestions will be appreciated.
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Old 7th April 2011, 10:47   #3278
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Before the upgrade, my phone would lock itself if I inserted it in the holster. That is not happening anymore. In fact if I lock it and then insert it, its unlocking itself the moment its inside the holster and when pulled out of the holster.
Thats customizable from the options => Password Screen.


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The second problem is that the font size if changed is working fine for all menu options except for the call screen and the name of the caller or the person I am calling is still being displayed in the default font size (which I feel is huge).
I dont think that can be changed.
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Not sure on that but a way to frustrate the finder is to enable code lock for the phone. Then get to the code layer of the phone software and change the maximum number of retries to infinity (actually 255). This means the finder needs to keep trying 255 times (only few will know about this) to unlock the phone. On 256th time, the phone will be reset and all data erased (except the phone book). You still dont get the phone back though.

how will you enable the code lock remotely on the phone?
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Hi, I have a blackberry bold 9700 and I upgraded my OS to 5.0.0.593 yesterday. The phone is functioning fine except for the below problems:

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Isnt it V6 that is the latest now ?


Also ,wanted to know as to how does one use the BB GPS using Google Maps.
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how will you enable the code lock remotely on the phone?
No you cant. But the purpose here is to frustrate the finder so like all thieves he will switch off the phone. Now if you had enabled the phone lock, it will ask for a password & he will keep trying and maybe give up or take it to a local market to unlock it.
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BlackBerry Phones Hit by Trojan Attack

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According to the analysis carried out by Trend Micro, ZeuS Trojan is capable of carrying out the following commands:

Display SMS: Unmonitored SMS will be treated as a normal SMS and will be displayed on the phone.
Delete/Drop SMS: SMS from hacker will not be seen by the user.
Forward SMS: Send SMS to hacker without the user's knowledge.
Block Calls
Remove Block Calls
Set Administrator: Register a new administrator.
On/Off
Add Sender
Remove Sender
Set Sender
Block/Unblock Phone Numbers
Well, what can i say, Its like the other side of technology. Read it here
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Guys, I'm considering moving from the iphone to the bold 9780. Is the bold sturdy? My usage is a bit rough. Also, is worth waiting for the Montana? But again, from what i see, the Montana is a touch, right?
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Guys, I'm considering moving from the iphone to the bold 9780. Is the bold sturdy? My usage is a bit rough. Also, is worth waiting for the Montana? But again, from what i see, the Montana is a touch, right?
I have also moved to Bold 9780 from Iphone

Its a sturdy phone for rough usage. Montana is expected around July though it will also be a nice product.
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Wifey borrowed my blackberry handset for a week. She is on vodafone prepaid. Noticed one weird problem. Without making any calls or accessing internet/data-services explicitly, the balance kept on reducing. She would notice anywhere between 80p to couple of Rs getting deducted after every couple of hours. I took the handset and turned the data-services off, also turned off GPS and was expecting the problem to go away. Surprisingly, it persists. Any ideas?
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