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Sep 28, 2008, 3:30 PM

WiFi is free?

I know this phone has WiFi but my question is, does it cost extra monthly to use it? For example, if you want to call using WiFi or browse the web using WiFi (at your home network, or whatever)... I just don't want to pay extra for it.
2 replies

Sep 8, 2008, 4:17 PM

Problem with phone turning off

My daughter has this phone and is having problems with it. It will just turn off and the only way she can get it to come back on it to remove the battery. Has anyone else had this problem or any ideas how to correct?

Sep 5, 2008, 2:32 AM


I know GPS isn't built in, but can this phone do GPS another way? If so, what's the difference if it's not built in? I really want turn-by-turn instructions.

This phone has everything I want except built in GPS, but I'm not even sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing.

Jul 14, 2008, 10:14 AM

8120 video light

was just wondering if there was a light for the video capture mode. also wondering if the flash stays on to possibly use as a small flashlight if need be. thanks!
3 replies

Jan 17, 2008, 7:31 PM


Does anyone know if this phone uses the Wi-Fi only for calls or can you use it for browsing the web? 😁
1 reply

Apr 9, 2008, 8:24 PM

wondering about media

I tried the curve love how the sound and how the pictures set up is and its loud it is,is the 8120 loud and music as ring tones. thank you em
2 replies

May 31, 2008, 10:20 PM

How are the headphones?

I am very interested in an 8120 on TMobile. I was wondering how the headphones are? I was told the headphones have a 3.5mm jack and have an inline mic. Is this true? ..Are they about the same quality as ipod earbuds?

Thanks, Norm
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Apr 1, 2008, 3:07 AM

Using Wi-Fi on this phone…

Can anyone tell me if I can use wi-fi on this thing without constantly defaulting to GPRS when out of range? I mean, I want to be able to use what feature I want, when I want. I don’t want to pay for a data plan but I want to check my email at hotspots around the city. On my S710, I needed to app unlock the phone before I could install a third party application to block GPRS service. The GPRS would kick in when the wi-fi was out of range. Is it possible to block GPRS and only use GPRS on a Pearl?

7 replies

Aug 1, 2008, 10:18 PM

yahoo messenger

can someone tell me on how to install yahoo messenger on the phone.. the link www.blackberry.com/yahoo download wont work. ty!

Jul 24, 2008, 9:49 PM

question about Hotspot at home

well im thinking bout getting this phone and the hotspot at home feature, but I wonder if the feature will work, since i am going to college, and i have to sign in to use the wifi.

my question is that can i log in and use the wifi, so my calls can be for free, and not get the Blackberry internet?

thanks for the help.

Jul 24, 2008, 12:13 PM

8120 battery

I have a recurring problem on my 8120. My old died on me after only 3 months. Got a new one under warranty, but it seems i may be having the same issue i had like the old one. Sometimes the battery will get hot and not charge. has anyone else have the same or similar problem? Thanks.

Jul 11, 2008, 7:29 AM

Work with 3G

Anyone know if this phone, or the Curve, will work with 3G when T-Mobile offers it later this year?

Jul 5, 2008, 1:27 PM

Anybody Knows how to get t-zones and internet on 8120

I upgraded from a T-Mobile SDA to a Blackberry 8120, anybody knows how to set it so i can get T-zones and the Internet the way i use to get on SDA, just to give you an idea about what I mean exactly, here is a link to the thread I used to setup my SDA a couple of years ago. Thanks https://www.phonescoop.com/phones/p_forum.php ?fm=m&ff=862&fi=698227

Jun 3, 2008, 1:33 PM


Has any one tried to run skype on this phone over the Wi-Fi link? Could be interesting.

May 30, 2008, 12:15 AM

Using unlocked T-Mobile 8120 on AT&T with 3G

If i understand correctly the T-Mobile 8120 has 3G on it!
Can i have it unlocked and insert a AT&T sim and use 3G on it?

Mar 15, 2008, 2:09 PM

T-Mobile version

April 14th is the launchdate for the T-Mobile version
2 replies

Mar 13, 2008, 1:02 PM

Useless Addition to blackberry line

For this much time between the previous pearl ad this one hte one thing that they could add is WIFI. How lazy is att. Come on.. Add GPS to it.
Why not have a phone with all three GPS, WIFI and Camera in it. You make Moto Q and Curve with camera and GPS but no WIFI or blackberry 8820 with wifi and gps and no camera. Verizon seems to have better phones than u have.
5 replies

Apr 15, 2008, 8:02 AM

Colors for ATT?

Any info on when we might see different colors for the ATT 8120?

1 reply

Apr 28, 2008, 4:22 PM

Voice Dialing on 8120

Ok, here's my dilemma... I am coming from a Nokia 6263? (I think that's the phone) that I *hate*

I "upgraded" from a Motorola V360 that I absolutely *loved* everything about. The only reason I "upgraded" was because tmobile gives a free phone, where the new battery I needed cost $20. (yes, I'm cheap too)

Ok, so back on track... I'm a bluetooth kinda girl. I keep my phone in my purse, and control everything I need to access through my bluetooth. I want hands free to mean HANDS FREE. (ok, minus the one finger to touch the headset) With my v360, that's all I needed once I got it set up. I recorded all the menu tag thinggies, set all the switches and away I went.

With this BLEEPIN Nokia phone, I have voice dialing, but I don't...
3 replies

May 9, 2008, 2:15 PM

Transfer Sim Card from Dash To Blackberry?

My question is, will it enable the BB to work?

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