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May 23, 2011, 10:16 AM

i m looking for used cell phones

i want to buy used cell phones

Aug 11, 2010, 9:38 AM

Activating a 8530 on Virgin Mobile if not bought from Virgin

I have an 8530 from another carrier. How do I activate the phone if it is not Virgin Mobile branded and i have the device? Can I, or do I need to buy the Virgin Mobile one? Thanks.
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Johnny Blaze

Dec 21, 2010, 3:10 AM

How do I.......

Set up the blackberry 8530 to use it as a modem?????? Its on cricket BTW...... 😁 😁 😁

Aug 2, 2010, 11:56 PM

Horrible local signal, all 8530s, free AirRave

I recently got a Curve 8530 from Sprint. I never had any problems with my old Curve. (until I dropped it too many times, coincidence maybe?) At first it worked great, but after a month or two it started cutting out and dropping EVERY call made or received. After complaining to Sprint several times, they offered me a free AirRave. Now my phone works great at home, but this doesn't solve the problem anywhere else around town. Today I found out a nearby friend with an 8530 has the SAME problems. This makes me think my phone is not an isolated case, and there must be some signal/compatibility issue in my nearest tower/switch. What can I do about this? Can I make Sprint take this phone back and give me something else? I love my Blackberry for its...
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Aug 23, 2010, 9:22 AM

Has anyone use this on the MetroPCS in NYC?

Has anyone use this unit on the MetroPCS in NYC?

Interested to see how it works on the MetroPCS service here in the NYC area.

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Jul 22, 2010, 10:32 AM

Surfing the Web

Can you be on the phone and still surf the web at the same time on this phone?

Mar 28, 2010, 2:30 PM

blackberry email set up online instead of on the device for sprint !??

att blackberrys have a website you can goto and set you your email up on or change your device and add or remove emails from your blackberry phone ... does sprint blackberrys have this option ??

P.S the website for att is


and i need to know what the site is for sprint and or if they offer this
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Dec 3, 2009, 5:33 AM

common sprint really !!!!!

Is this the best you can do... The tour sucked so your comeback is a cheaply made blackberry ???? I heard this phone was made for people looking for a cheap $100 phone... 2.0 megpixel camera, really !!! Trust me you are way better of getting the 8330 curve. I hated the cheaply built tour, and thought the curve was made more solid, and better keyboard... So I returned the tour and got the hero.... Until sprint gives us a real blackberry im sticking with my hero, and curve as a back-up....
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Mar 27, 2010, 11:52 PM

call log

When are they going to fix the call log where you can erase all prior calls instead of only being able to do it one at a time.
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Apr 8, 2010, 6:28 PM

Web browser

How is the web browser, can you zoom and use links? Does this phone support other browsers like Opera?
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Feb 27, 2010, 9:24 AM



Feb 2, 2010, 10:12 AM

Picture Mail/ Video Mail Online Albums Where

Hello All I have the Blackberry Curve 8530. I Had the Samsung Rant with had and Played all my video mail. And kept online albums. Where do you find online albums on the Blackberry Curve 8530? Is there a special thing I must do to get this phone to play the Video mail straight on the Sprint Website as I cant Find the online albums. Every Time I try to Play or Download I get and Error Message "HTTP Error 400: Bad Request" Please Help Me Out As I might Have to Go Back. Thanks

Jan 27, 2010, 12:15 AM

Need some help

Work is allowing me to get a new phone. This phone will be used mainly for email, phone calls, and web browsing. The the BB curve good for this or is there a better phone.

Dec 18, 2009, 11:33 AM

Where's the purple version?

My wife really wants the 8530 in purple. And I was going to get it for her for xmas if it was available, but all sprint is showing online is the 8530 in black. Doea anyone know when they will be getting the 8530 in purple? Please advise.
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Dec 28, 2009, 3:46 PM

8530 vs 8520?

Anyone know if the 8530 is the same as the 8520? Want to get aftermarket parts for it and I've heard conflicting reports in whether there are minor differences in size, etc. between the two.

What is the 8520, anyway?

Nov 23, 2009, 10:44 PM


Am I reading this correctly, 3g? Are we talking REV. 0 or just 1xRTT?!
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Nov 30, 2009, 9:36 PM

Release date?

When is the Release date for Sprint?? 😕
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Dec 3, 2009, 9:15 PM

Sprint release?

Does anyone have info on when this phone will be released for sprint?
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Dec 10, 2009, 4:57 AM

Does anyone know ??????

When Sprint is coming out with a real blackberry ?????? I see t-mobile and at@t come out with some badd azz ones all the time... And this cheap model is the best they can do ????? 😎 😎 😎 😎
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Dec 8, 2009, 7:46 PM

Call waiting ID?

I've had this phone for a little more than a week. When I'm using the phone and another call comes in, the call waiting displays shows the current call and not the one ringing in. Does anyone else have that problem? Is it a bug or should I return for a new phone?
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