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I have a Samsung Instinct M800 flashed to MetroPCS. I originally flashed this phone about a year ago with text, talk, and web. Everything has been working fine up until two weeks ago. Everytime I try to go onto the web, I get error # 2048. Network Busy. Try again later. I thought this would come back since it has happend in the past for maybe a half hour at a time, but it's been two weeks and I am still without internet. So, I tried to go in and fix it myself by entering ##3282# and messing around with the settings on my browser, it said to enter my 10 digit phone number, I did that. Then it asked me to enter my MSID...which was set to 000000000..i hit done and it said Re-enter MSID..I kept inputting the zeros and I kept getting the same error message. So, I put my phone number, and it accepted that and restarted my phone...but now I have made it worse! Now, I guess I am on the Sprint network instead of Metro PCS because when I try to make a call it says "If you'd like to make a collect call, please press one." AHHHH I am going crazy over here...googling this for hours...please help me someone! Any information would be greatly appreciated! Thanks so much! -Ashley

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samkong

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This is basically due to GPRS network problem, still you can ask for the gprs setting from your service provider and reinstalling might help you.

Posted on Oct 07, 2007

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natas123

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SOURCE: network busy/error 2048

Normally The first thing u should always do is call your service provider for support. There could be missing features on your account that can cause errors such as this and they can add them. As like BELL MOBILITY they have a special support department that deals with these types of issues and at most times are very good at what they do. In this case sounds like there are services missing on your account that give u access to the browser. Like PMY or PMS PDS. That you are not aware of.

Posted on Nov 24, 2007

jbowski

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SOURCE: Phone cannot connect to the Web Browser at all.

I have the same problem... A640 cannot go on mobile browser or upload pictures... at all, have been trying for 9 months now and hasn't worked once. I've reset more times and in more ways than i can count.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: i'd like to unlock my samsung m800 instinct

i can do that for you. it's called a cdma unlock, you'll be able to use it on any network. is this what you're looking for? shoot me an email if interested. [email protected]

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

JITENDER KUMAR

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SOURCE: *#06# doesnt work

it only work with nokia...

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Posted on Oct 20, 2009

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