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My blackberry signal receiving bars have turned to the word 'OFF'

I have no phone or internet connect.
What do I do?

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  • rlmsfca May 11, 2010

    I've got bigger problems with this NEW blackberry.

    The roller ball to manage the application window WILL NOT

    roll horizontally left and right. In other words it

    can't be taken for granted that I can use the phone

    and my calling plan to the fullest capacity.

    This is a new phone - purchased less than 24 hours ago.

    I've known other friends to have the same problem.

    I should have learned from them.



  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    Who is your provider?

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Does the sim-card work in another phone? If yes, then you should try a software restore with application loader. If that also fails, the only way to get it up and running again is to open yourblackberry to physically replace the anteanna or logic board. If you want somebody else to doit for you go to Blackberry Repair. If you want to do it yourself, here is a Blackberry curve Repair Guide that shows how, the part is available on Ebay.

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You can pop the track ball out and roll it in your fingers. Something in your pocket (or whereever) has gottne into the ball. If it is less than 24hours old....WARRANTY

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