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Registered: ‎06-10-2011
My Device: Curve 8520
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Can Blackberry reuse pins?!

I recently sent my phone off to be repaired and they always send back a new phone with a new pin, I've had the new phone for about a week and have had 2 people add me on Blackberry messenger expecting someone else under that pin?!

 

I've spoke to them to see if this other person has recently got a new pin and may have mistyped it when sending it to people but apparently she's had it years.. so confused!

 

Does anyone know how the bb pins work and if blackberry can reuse them?!

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Re: Can Blackberry reuse pins?!

No, the PINs are unique to each BlackBerry and are not reused by RIM when assigning to new devices.




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