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Topic # 13136 24-Apr-2007 00:02
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Hi,
Please delete and direct me the right way if this has been explained in another thread.

I am trying to get the data services to work on a T-Mobile branded Sidekick 3 brought over from the United States.
I have been advised previously that it is locked to the original provider for Data services.......but everything is made to be hscked right?

No i'm joking but I'm hoping someone could please shed some light as to what I can do with this phone in regards to data - Web Browsing.
I am currently using the SMS and Phone features perfectly.

Thank you!!

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Reply # 68335 24-Apr-2007 18:13
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If you can use SMS and voice then the device itself is not locked to T-Mobile... But you still have to enter the data configuration (APN, username, password), which is where the thing stops.

You have to look on your device and find the data configuration settings - if it exists and is not built-in to the firmware. Other thing is, the Sidekick uses a server based platform, pretty much like the BlackBerry - so you might be out of luck if it requires authentication and you are not connecting through the correct operator.

I think the chances of having this working through Vodafone New Zealand are low...







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  Reply # 68375 24-Apr-2007 23:02
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Hey thanks for your reply, I have been trying to access the data settings and there are none anywhere in the phone I can see.

I have little patients and am just going to give up and purchase a imate jasjam or similar - it has everything I need.

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