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BES and WIFI

IS it possible to sync a bes device though WIFI without a sim in the BB device. When i stay at the office my BB sync all my service books, mails , contacts. when i'am outside the office and connected to my home network or a public hot spot there is no synchronisation. How can i fix this problem or is there not a working solution for this problem.

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Re: BES and WIFI

 


samon90 wrote:

 without a sim in the BB device. .


 

 

No, not without a SIM, there is no way for the servcie to determine you are even on a BES without the SIM.

 

Good luck.



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Re: BES and WIFI

You will need a dataplan to sync anywhere else.

 

WiFi bypass at the office is the only place it will sync with BES.

 

 

 




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Re: BES and WIFI

Even with a Data Plan, I think the SIM will still be required as well?



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Re: BES and WIFI


JSanders wrote:

Even with a Data Plan, I think the SIM will still be required as well?


 

I have heard that all you need are the service books to enable "WiFi access at home" once you get a dataplan. I have never tested it though and possible there is an IT policy controlling more.

 




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Re: BES and WIFI

Could be, though I feel the device must connect to the RIM NOC somehow, and I thought the SIM identifier or whatever it is called might be required for that.

 

Either way, it would be easy enough for someone on a BES and a WiFi-enabled device to test if they want, just remove the SIM and see if they still get the BES services.



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