hi i've not used a bb b4 and my interest now is to get a qwerty keypad phone. so i'm deciding b/w nokia E71, samsung omniapro B7330 and this bb. so does anyone here ever used any of these phones b4? and for a student which would be more appropriate for usage? thanks :)
JP, 15 Apr 2010This is one awesome phone. Love it, but only battling with the bluetooth..... Hey JP, the bluetooth have no problem at all..u have the problem that unable to receive files right??
Just simple..parring with the the phone u wan to receive file, then go to main menu and go to Media > press Settings (left of trackball) > Receive using Bluetooth. That's it.
Ozzy, 15 Apr 2010Have this phone 1 month now. Have to say its brilliant.
Texting with whole previous conersa... morehi ozzy, when u said "Texting with whole previous conversation shown!" ----
--- do you mean the messages come in CHAT form? just like in palm centro and treo? am interested to get a unit and i want to make sure the messages come in CHAT form... thanks...
hey i m a newbie,can someone tell me that whether the OS of this lovely phone is upgradable?i mean upgrade to BB OS V.5~thanks in advance~
This is one awesome phone. Love it, but only battling with the bluetooth.....
some of my friends said that it is not advisable to drain BB battery. Based from their experiences charging BB should be done when it is already in low bat. Is it truw?
Anonymous, 15 Apr 2010I have to ques want to ask;
1) Where can I find in my device to check back how many gb/mb I... moreWell, I haven't been able to find any thing on the device itself for that, but I have seen an app that measures that. Forgot what its called but you can find it searching on crackberry.com.
As for the PIN, there isn't any way to change the PIN, as far as I know. That number is what the BIS servers use to identify each device. Which is why if a device has been used with a BIS account you need to make sure it is released from the data base before using it with a different BIS account.
Daniel, 15 Apr 2010Hi. I realy want to get the 8520 bb for me and my gf.I really like this phone. and the BIS sys... morebro,
i've been using this great machine for 3 months now..since then i've been a regular name in this forum..i already help a lot of friends here along with my other friends name JRF n safoo..i also not just helping pple but sometimes i also seeking for answers about anything regarding this fone..its fun man, when u find friends who r using a same device n sharing a new things together..so,about this fone what can i say :
1)its a great damn awesome fone..although the device doesnt has a 3G but the EDGE (2.75G) is not slow..it takes only 1 or 2 seconds to open a page..
2)cam is only 2MP, but the clarity is no doubt..i mean,even though when u take a pic under the direct sunlight also the quality is still there..
3)speaker is awesome..i never set the volume to the max, maybe 7/10,still the ringtone n all other alert tones will be heard loudly..but if u want to listen to the music via mp3 player i suggest u better use the headset..its superb..
4)it has a dedicated music key on the top of the device along with the speaker..u can listen to the songs without hassle..it also a short cut key to open ur Media(that contains music,picture,video n etc)..
5)MMC can be expanded up to the 32GB (max)..
6)internal memory is 256MB..but after deduction for the usage of the system it left about another 130MB(with this memory,u can install a lot of apps too..dont worry)
7)like the iphone which has the "iphone apps store", BB also has their own portal to the 3rd party software called "BB apps world"..
and there are a lots more but i guess the rest u need to find out urself bro..although this is great machine i can tell u but still it also has a "weaknesses"..so,be patient while using it..any devices in the world no matter what their brand n names have their own strength n weaknesses..
what u must do is,b4 u decide to buy this device,plz go to the nearest hp shop n ask the retailer to show u the demo set..then play around with it first to get some ideas..then make a good research..BB is quite complicated but it is not complex too..u just need to know ur device..then only u will enjoy it..good luck bro..
hello everybody today i m going to take this phone,so kindly help me,is it a good deal or not
I have to ques want to ask;
1) Where can I find in my device to check back how many gb/mb I have used
Monthly?although I have an unlimited BIS plan..
2) Is the PIN for BB can be changed?I know that every BB devices,got their own
Unique PIN..is the PIN is already fixed in the device or given by carrier?
Daniel, 14 Apr 2010Hi. I realy want to get the 8520 bb for me and my gf.I really like this phone. and the BIS sys... moreI just bought this phone and the internet isn't quite 3G, but it's no sloth either. As far as the phone's performance go, I'm very pleased with it. Very convinient. Myself and my girlfriend both have this phone now and the bb IM makes comuniicating alot faster and easier!
vicky, 14 Apr 2010dear to receive via blutooth u need to pair it first n thn u can able to receive any of the da... morehelp me out on this issue ..i can send someone music from my phone but i cant receive music for someone else phone via bluebooth
Hi. I realy want to get the 8520 bb for me and my gf.I really like this phone. and the BIS system it uses. but people trying to change my mind bcoz it doesnt hav 3g internet and telling me its a slow phone... I just want to know is it realy such a big deal i mean u get free unlimited internet so its not like ur getting charges to wait for the page to open. but honestly is it a big deal or are they just being difficult? and the bbm is it instant or does it freeze sumtimes? please sum1 answer
newbieBB, 14 Apr 2010Hi guys, can somebody help me on my bluetooth? i cannot recive a file from other mobile.... moredear to receive via blutooth u need to pair it first n thn u can able to receive any of the data u want n its vry simply bt only for who r used to bb ok.....
safoo, 14 Apr 2010 I installed this program (whatsapp), and automatically once installed u get all ppl on your c... moreoic..now i get it..hahaha..hey safoo,check this out bro..if u able to install n use the BB apps world try to install this app,"quickpull free"..this app is damn awesome bro..it is reboot app..after u install it u never have to pull out the battery again to reboot n get back ur "lost" memory,bro..hahaha..plus one thing "buzztincan"..this app u can use it to assign any color that available as ur alert LED lights..so no more red colour..hahaha..
email@example.com, 14 Apr 2010hi im not that techy but i want to buy this phone., can anyone tell me about this bb? cos and ... moredude,can u make ur own research??plus me,JRF n a few fellas here have already gave our "best knowledge" about this fone quite a long ago..juz refer back to the last ten pages! u can find a lots of info there bro..
Hi athena, 2 get ur files up to ur blackberry via ur bluetooth, first get on to ur menu, do select d options menu, there go over 2 ur bluetooth enable it n pair it with d device u want 2 share ur files with. then go over 2 ur media icon n click, once there it depends on d file u want 2 b transferred 2 ur blackberry, if its a picture file go over 2 ur picture option on ur media menu(note: if ur sending a music file go over 2 d music, if its a video file go over 2 d videos option), when there click ur menu n u'll have a 'receive using bluetooth' option..n there cutey u have...cheers!
Have this phone 1 month now. Have to say its brilliant.
Texting with whole previous conersation shown!
Easy to download apps
Sound quality great
Tracker ball savage
button layout easy
short keys very handy!
Battery life not the best
Having said that I dont particularly mind about the camera is it's more for business but battery is a big thing!
Overall I'd give this phone 9/10 for both features and reliability (so far)