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Started by: angela78
On: 02/07/2012 | 18:28
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by: angela78
on: 02/07/2012 | 18:28

Hi

 

I have activated my GiffGaff Sim and am in the process of transferring my old mobile number.  The transfer day is tomorrow.  I am unsure how to set up the internet on my blackberry Curve phone.  I have paid for a £5 goody bag today.  Does anybody know how to set internet on a blackberry.  Is it not working because I am in the process of transferring my number tomorrow?  I text 2020 to giffgaff and they responded with go to http:giff.ly/gg_blackberry but this address doesn't show much.  Can anybody help?

Thank You

Angela

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by: autodriveuk
on: 02/07/2012 | 18:29
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‎21-08-2015 01:01

Have a look at this guide to Blackberry's....http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/giffgaffer-s-guide-to-Blackberry/td-p/92334

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by: autodriveuk
on: 02/07/2012 | 18:29
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‎21-08-2015 01:01

Have a look at this guide to Blackberry's....http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/giffgaffer-s-guide-to-Blackberry/td-p/92334

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by: dearoldgranny
on: 02/07/2012 | 18:29
How to giffgaff a BLACKBERRY - read this http://bit.ly/blackberryAPN Smiley Happy
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by: vish14
on: 02/07/2012 | 18:31
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by: hcovell
on: 02/07/2012 | 18:34

For O/S 4 and 5 devices

 

  • Go to the Home screen and click Options.
  • Click Advanced Options > TCP
  • Enter the APN giffgaff.com, user name giffgaff, and password password
  • Press the Menu key and select Save 

 

 

 

For O/S 6 and 7 devices

 

Press the trackpad button

Open Tray

Select Options > Device > Advanced System Settings > TCP/IP

Enter the APN giffgaff.com , user name giffgaff and password password

Press the BB Menu key and select Save

 

    

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by: jp22
on: 02/07/2012 | 18:37
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by: dawncn69
on: 02/07/2012 | 18:43
Hi angela78

Ideally you need to have set up the BBM add on for it to work and unfortunately you can only buy the add on when you buy your goodybag so you cannot get this for a month.

To use a Blackberry without the add-on (although the add-on is recommended because it solves many issues and only costs three quid) it is first necessary to manually configure the APN settings.

For OS 4 or 5 (8520,9300,9700,9780): From the Home screen, Options > Advanced Options > TCP

APN: giffgaff.com
User Name: giffgaff
Password: password

Then Menu Key and Save.

For OS 6 or 7 (9900,9800,9860,9360): Trackpad button > Open Tray Select Options > Device > Advanced System Settings > TCP/IP

APN: giffgaff.com
User Name: giffgaff
Password: password

Then BB Menu key and Save.

To access the web from this point on, you should download and use the Opera Mini browser, and there are also several other functions that need to be worked around, such as (but not limited to) Gmail and FaceBook, which is one reason why the add-on is recommended. You should be aware that BBM and push e-mails won't work without the Blackberry add-on.

For a more detailed guide to this, check http://bit.ly/giffgaffblackberry

For blackberrys with no service try this,
Blackberry,
APN - Access Point Name: giffgaff.com
Login - Username: giffgaff
Password: password
#1) Open menu
#2) Go to options / settings
#3) Click device
#4) Scroll down to advanced system settings and click
#5) Scroll down and click TCP IP
#6) Tick apn settings enabled
#7) Type APN: giffgaff.com
#8) Make sure APN authentication enabled is ticked
#9) In username for apn type giffgaff
#10) In password for apn type password
Then, hit blackberry button and save.
Once this is done pull battery out for 20-30 seconds and insert again, When it has loaded your blackberry should be completely up and running for internet and blackberry messenger and other blackberry apps.

Hope I provided you with a solution
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by: courts129
on: 07/08/2012 | 14:20
How do I get Internet on my blackberry curve when I don't have bbm and that?:/
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by: michellee_n
on: 14/10/2012 | 22:19

Thanks it worked Smiley HappySmiley Happy

 

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by: markholden65
on: 19/11/2012 | 11:17
hi iv tried this and it still wont work
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