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I arrived in So. Africa on Monday. My Blackberry 8830 will not turn on. It was fine when I left JFK. The screen is black and the light flashes red. I cannot use the Blackberry Message Center on my laptop as the computer does not recognize it's connection to the USB port. I am deperate for the information on my phone for work here. PLEASE HELP!!!

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  • bchardin Feb 15, 2009

    I travel back and forth to So. Africa many times during the year and my Blackberry 8830 has always worked perfectly except for this time. It doesn't make sense about a "lock feature".

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It is because the black berry has some features that it has a lock which activates when you leave any country. Your phone will start working again when u will get back to JFK.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

  • vishal garg
    vishal garg Feb 16, 2009

    then it might be a software problem.
    sorry for the solution above but there is a network lock


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