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Topic # 13742 27-May-2007 09:39
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Lost my Razr while doing a jump on my snowboard in Canada and I decided to buy a Blackberry 7100t - for a bargin http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2231938&CatId=1809

I was wondering if I could set up the Blackberry to use GPRS so I can browse the web using the inbuilt browser and use teh Gmail Java applet?

I used to do this a lot on my Razr.....

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  Reply # 72355 27-May-2007 10:02
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Afaik you need to subscribe to the "Blackberry Internet Service" with your network operator in order to use the Blackberry's internet capability.

These are Fido's and Rogers' BIS pages:
https://bis.na.blackberry.com/html?brand=cw
https://bis.na.blackberry.com/html?brand=rogers




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Reply # 72356 27-May-2007 10:02
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You have to check with your mobile operator to see if your plan allows this. In some places only the Enterprise plans can do it. In New Zealand all plans are allowed to now, but it wasn't the case before...







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  Reply # 72358 27-May-2007 10:04
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Hmmmm would've tought I would be able to browse the net using the casual plan like how browse the net on my Razr... or is this a totally different type of net usage? What if I download Oprah Mini and Gmail applet as Java?

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Reply # 72363 27-May-2007 10:23
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You mean Opera Mini?

Anyway, BlackBerry devices use a network proxy, it's different from your Motorola, Symbian or Windows Mobile device.







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  Reply # 72364 27-May-2007 10:26
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Bugger, I better cancel that order then...I would really only want to go on a casual GPRS basis like I had on my old phone and not a plan.... thanks

p.s. Thanks for correcting me re Opera :)

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