Hi! I recently got the BB Pearl 8110 and I have been very happy with it until the follwoing issue has started: Every so often (at least once a week), I will check my fon and it will be off / dead. I try to turn it on, although I had not turned it off, to no avail. Temporary solution is to remove the battery and put it back it, before turning the fon on again. After I turn it on, it takes around 5 minutes (blank white screen with hourglass) to reboot. I also get a bar showing "checking security software" before it finaly turns on. Any help available?
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Re: BB PEARL 8110 SHUTS OFF
BEFORE ANYTHING !!!! use the desktop software to backup your data on the BB (if you can) and save the file to the desktop. next go to https://www.blackberry.com/Downloads/entry.do?code=577BCC914F9E55D5E4E4F82F9F00E7D4you need to download (use pull down menu)blackberry desktop software 4.6 and the blackberry pearl 8110 smartphone. install the desktop software first then the device software.. this can take maybe an hour (not including the download time)
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If you are having problems with your Blackberry Pearl 8100, 8110, 8120 or 8130, you might want to wipe all of the data off of it and start fresh. You may want to try resetting the device first by removing the battery from the unit for about 5 seconds and reinserting it. If that doesn’t help things, proceed with these steps to erase all data on the device. You may want to backup your data before trying these steps.
1. On the Home screen, select Options.
2. Select Security Options.
3. Click General Settings.
4. Press the Menu key.
5. Click Wipe Handheld.
6. Click Continue.
7. Type blackberry.
All the data on your BlackBerry Pearl will then be deleted.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it. Thanks, Joe
carriers will just give you the code, some give unlock codes and some don't give the codes at all. If you can't get the
code from your carrier you can buy it online. There are tons of
websites offering codes but I have no idea which are trustworthy and
which are not.
unless you can get that from your carrier, you won't get the unlock code for free. you can get it from $16.99 to $49.99 here: http://www.gsmunlocklabs.com/unlock-blackberry-c-56.html or here: http://easygsmunlock.com/unlock-blackberry/
i had a similar problem before and it turned out on of the side buttons had jammed so it was doing all sorts of mad stuff. to fix this is just pulled the side panel off cleaned out any dirt/dust and made sure the button was pushing in and coming back out without obstruction. this sorted out my "possessed" blackbeery issue. hope it helps
All you have to do is use the desktop manager (DM) you should have loaded when you got the phone. if you didnt load the software, go on www.blackberry.com/software to get your version of desktop software. plug the data cable into the phone and do a "hard sync". from the DM, pick the application loader, add load your phone's new version of software. If your pc doesn't see the BB (which is inevitable because pc/windows is trash) restart both pc and the bb. Again, plug the cable into the BB first then into the pc. Once this is complete any info you had on the phone is gone. Sorry, should have used the desktop software before you had a problem :P
NOTE: YESS, mac users there is a desktop manager software for us finally! I believe you have to have "leopard" 10.5.4 or higher. :D