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Problems with software (i think)

My Bbery 8100 Pearl, is working ok, but very slow. Some of the buttons work, sometimes it needs to be pushed a little bit harder, when transmitting. It keeps hourglass, hangin' too long, when doing things. I just got it, it's brand new, i've updated the software but it's the same. Does anybody have a solution, or recommendation, or some diagnostic software, defragmenter to speed it up a little.

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  • vlada5rowic Jul 25, 2009

    i don't have it, it's a 128mb. I dont think it's ok, we don't repair it here, we swap it for new, i don't know is that a standard procedure!?

  • Pavan Ponangi
    Pavan Ponangi May 11, 2010

    actually a large memory card can also slow down the phone from functioning at normal speed u may wanna check that



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Enable memory cleaning by going to Settings >> Options >> Security >> Memory Cleaning

Also remove all applications you have installed since you bought it, one application may be causing the issue.

Remove any custom themes you have dowloaded, these will always tend to slow the OS down, genuine blackberry themes work the best.

You could also try wiping the phone and re-activating. If you do not have your own Blackberry server, then contact the phone company and they can do this remotely.

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