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I just changed my cell phone company (nextel) to boost mobile but my nextel blackberry 7100i will not send phone calls but will only receive. can someone help me?

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. Download and install the BlackBerry Desktop Software on your Windows PC. Get it from:
https://www.blackberry.com/Download...B93E4F3BB068C22
I'm using version Version 4.6 and I recommend you do the same although I believe any version 4.1 or greater will work.

2.
Download and install BlackBerry OS 4.1.0.534 on your Windows PC from:https://www.blackberry.com/Software...lient=biTZdMddN
This is a critical step that people tend to skip. You must have the OS installed on your PC in order for the Desktop Manager to work correctly and be able to reinstall the browser.

3. Download the service books
from here:
http://wapreview.com/download/MMS_WiFiBrowser.zip
Unzip the contained file, MMS_WiFiBrowser.ipd. into a folder where you will be able to find it

4. Plug inI just changed my cell phone company (nextel) to - 2.gif your phone to a USB port2.gif and start the BlackBerryDesktop Manager. If it says it needs to upgrade the phone's OS, let it.

If it doesn't say it needs to update go into Application Loader > Add Remove Applications. Again, if it says it needs to upgrade the phone's OS, let it.

The upgrade can take up to an hour so don't panic if it seems hung, just let it finish.

4. On you BlackBerry, close all open apps and delete the Browser (even if you don't see a browser in the menu!) by going to Options>Advanced Options>Applications>Browser, press the scroll wheel2.gif and choose delete, confirm the deletion and the option to reboot your phone now.

5. When the phone restarts, go to Options -> Advanced Options ->
Service Books hold Alt and hit {A/S}{A/S}{B/N}{E/R}{B/N} (for full QWERTY phones it's Alt + {S}{B}{E}{B}).
A message reading "Legacy SB Restore Enabled" will appear if you did this correctly.

6. Connect your phone to the PC again. In Desktop Manager choose "Backup and Restore" , then "Restore", then browse to and select the MMS_WiFiBrowser.ipd file that you downloaded in step 3.

7. After installing the
service books, click Main Menu, then Application Loader > Add / Remove Applications. Check the empty boxes next to the Browser, JavaScript and Help to reinstall them.

8. After the phone restarts you should have a working HotSpot Browser icon and there should be a working MMS option for each entry in your address book and a Compose MMS option in the Messages app.

Gmail, Opera Mini and many other third party data aware apps will also work with this set up.

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The problem here is nextel phones have limitations on the boost network nextel phone will not recieve text or send them while the boost ones do sprint has there stuff all jacked up since they accuired the nextel network! good luck!

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Trying to convert,if possible, nextel blackberry 8530i to boostmobile


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Boost Mobile has the cheapest (and slowest) data service around, and the Nextel Branded BlackBerry is the only smart phone that works with Boost's iDEN service.

The old 7520 and 7100i BlackBerry's can be purchased for around 50 dollars, and are very usable smart phones.

The newer BlackBerry 8350i is one of the best blackberry smartphones available. However on Nextel it costs more then 120 dollars a month for unlimited everything and on Boost mobile you can get unlimited service for $50 a month.


The difference however is that Boost mobile does not offer a Blackberry Data Plan and Nextel does. So if you want to browse the web, send emails, and be able to download apps, you have to convert your Nextel Blackberry to Boost Mobile.

The email works a little differently in that you can set up your yahoo or aol mail to forward to your Blackberry by using the email address

yournumber@myboostmobile.com as the forward to email address.


What are the differences of the Nextel Blackberry models?




Besides the obvious difference which is the design of the phone and the applications and memory available, the 8350i runs BlackBerry OS version 4.6 whereas the 7520 and 7100i run version 4.1. The older OS does not support as many apps and features.


To sum it up Boost Mobile Phones aren't good and Blackberry's are. It's really that simple.


Does Boost support the BlackBerry?


Not officially. Boost sells their Starter kit to "give new life to a previously used Boost or Nextel phone", but they make no specific mention of its compatibility with the BlackBerry. Using a BlackBerry on Boost is consistent with their terms and conditions, but you won't get any help from Boost for configuring your BlackBerry.


Which features work?


Voice service and basic data service work.

3rd-party apps work, including apps for web browsing, email, GPS, and instant messaging.


Over-the-air installation of apps using the BlackBerry Browser will work if youfollow the how-to.

Text messaging will work if you follow the how-to.

Apps can also be installed using the Desktop Manager software on your PC.

Which Boost plans included data service?

All Boost plans include basic data service

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I have a nextel blackberry i need the unlock code so my boost unlimited plan will work


You can get your unlock code for your 8310 from http://blackberrymep.com , it's the best -fast, cheap and 100% accepted codes.

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How can you use a blackberry nextel phone with your boost plan


You do not need to "unlock" that blackberry.  If you put your boost sim in it the phone calling and direct connect will work immediately.  Getting the txting and internet to work require you to install other service books.  Try this link http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=1530734  which explains how to remove the old books and add the correct service book to use mms and internet.

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How can I unlock my blackberry curve 8350i (nextel) to work with boost mobile?


You do not need to unlock the blackberry 8350i to work on boost, you need to replace the service books.  The phone and direct connect will work immediately if you put a boost sim in the phone.  To replace the service books, look here for instructions http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=1530734

Just follow the directions.  Good luck

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I put a boost mobile sim card in a 7100i blackberry phone how can i access my contact numbers and text message people on that phone


you can used boost on certain blackberry phones, on yours you can because I have the 7100i on boostmobile. email me at uneed2luvgod@yahoo.com and i will tell you how.

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Nextel BlackBerry 7100i


You can get the unlock code for any Blackberry for just £7.00 at the link below.

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I can't send text's


the blackberry only messages through blackberry messenger so unless you pay for blackberry data plan you cant

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If this phone was originally a Boost phone, it is more then likley on the IDEN network, which is exclusive to Nextel/Boost. Once the new SIM from the company other then Nextel/Boost is put in the phone, it will ask for a special code- thus rendering the phone useless on the new network. IDEN is only used by Nextel/Boost and another company out of the South called southernlinc.

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