hey guys, wondering if anyone can help me please, my son has just got a blackberry 8520 (secondhand) and he can't use the internet on his phone, have giffgaff got any special settings for this phone?
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Blackberry Internet :
How to configure APN settings
On Home screen,
Click Advanced Options
Enter the APN: giffgaff.com
user name: giffgaff
and password: password
Press the Menu key and select Save!
Try to use Internet it should work ...
Please download OPERA MINI FROM BELOW ..
my son has just got a blackberry 8520 (secondhand) and he can't use the internet on his phone, have giffgaff got any special settings for this phone?
Blackberry's are not like normal phones, you need to go through a couple of hoops to get them workign without buying the Blackberry Addon.
1) If you have access to WiFi, use the Blackberry to download Opera Mini on the Opera Website, or visit Blackberry App world and download it from there. [You may have to save Opera Mini to your Desktop computer and install it using Blackberry Desktop Manager software.]
2) Install giffgaffs APN internet settings on your phone, texting 2020 will not work so you need to install them manually, but its easy.
On the phone, go to Options > Device > Advanced System Settings > TCP IP
Tick the 3 boxes to enable you to input the following information:
Password: password [yes the password is password, not your giffgaff password]
Follow the 2 steps above and you will get internet access on the phone through Opera Mini Browser, remember that the default Blackberry Browser will NOT work and neither will most if not all Blackberry Apps [facebook, twitter, yourtube, etc].