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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-12-2012
My Device: Blackberry Bold 9900

Blackberry Bold 9900 SOS mode in 3G

Hi..!! i have an issue with the Blackberry Bold 9900, i notice that the mobile network antena goes to SOS when i set the Network mode in 3G and 2G. and its only working when i left the the network configured in 2G only..

 i really need the 3G network working...any idea? any solution?


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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎12-09-2012
My Device: 9900 bold

Re: Blackberry Bold 9900 SOS mode in 3G

I am having exactly the same problem. Sometimes 3G does work but it doesn't last for long. Then it just poppes to X no service or SOS and I have to put it back to 2G. Could someone help out please?

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Re: Blackberry Bold 9900 SOS mode in 3G

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

Here are some KBs that discuss that:

  • KB03448 Network status indicator shows "SOS" on the BlackBerry smartphone
  • KB02334 Network status indicators from the GSM/GPRS/EDGE/3G/4G networks

Hopefully they contain something useful! There also are multiple existing threads on this site that discuss that exact error...your review of those might prove useful, and a search of this site, using the error message, error code, or symptom, should reveal all applicable existing threads to you.

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