on 05-09-2011 20:18
However, there are a few work-arounds to this issue so you can still use a Blackberry on giffgaff. To learn them, see http://bit.ly/giffgaffingablackberry or http://bit.ly/giffgaffingablackberry2
Giffgaff have said “it is in the pipeline for later this year/early next year. The much anticipated backberry serice is one service all you BB lovers cannot wait to have!!” More info here http://bit.ly/NewestProductUpdate .
on 05-09-2011 20:27
Giffgaff will support the full BlackBerry services ( i,e BBM/BBI ) but not as yet, The latest is late this year / or maybe early next year but no exact date as yet!
To Keep upto date here: http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Blog/bg-p/giffgaf
EVEN FOR NOW YOU COULD USE THE GIFFGAFF SIM JUST FOR CALLS/TEXT/OPERA MINI ETC ?
MMS DONT WORK AS YET ON BB USING GIFFGAFF
How ever you can still surf the internet/call/text until giffgaff fully supports it by checking out the links below:
How to Giffgaff a Blackberry - http://bit.ly/giffgaffblackberry
Blackberry app world & Blackberry Browser - http://bit.ly/ecXpIK
BBM and BB Alternatives - http://bit.ly/ekN2eN
Facebook & Blackberry - http://bit.ly/igz4hl
Why can't I browse the Internet? - http://bit.ly/i7dGhk
Blackberry smartphone Apps list - http://bit.ly/ggblackberryapps
Blackberry messenger alternatives - http://bit.ly/bbmaltgg
Advanced Blackberry usage - http://bit.ly/bbusagegg
Blackberry Config Tip - http://bit.ly/ggconfigbbtip
on 05-09-2011 20:51
The BB Browser, App World and BBM will NOT automatically work on giffgaff, you will need to download an alternative browser to work your internet (Opera Mini has been the best mobile browser for quite some time), the best way to do this is either via wifi, or by putting another network sim in your handset that HAS a current network connection.
While you wait for the BBM to work, you should use one of the alternatives:
LiveProfile (which uses the same PIN type application as BBM)
..and there's more that i'm not too sure on
Its also good to note, BBM COSTS, and LIMITS YOU to only messaging people WITH a BlackBerry..
While the alternatives are CROSS network, so you can message people on iPhone, Android AND BlackBerry.. AND OF COURSE, THEY'RE FREE!!!
Giffgaff do plan to implement full BlackBerry services in the Autumn but no exact date as yet
..updates on the BB situation found here: http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Blog/bg-p/giffgaf
Anyway, welcome to giffgaff, great network, cheap prices and helpful people haha
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