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Posts: 70
Registered: ‎09-06-2012
My Device: Developer
My Carrier: Bell Mobility
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BBM 7 Upgrade without wireless

I am trying to upgrade 9780 to BBM 7 for use over WIFI just as I am able to do on a BB10.


However, it lets me download over WIFI (at least it says it does) but does not allow setup because and  I quote "Insufficient wirelss coverage or your connection to the wireless network is turned off".


I guess it is insufficient because I can make and receive phone calls but cannot browse over wirless only WIFI. Hey what do you expect for $25 a year.


Anyone know how to get around this issue?

Elite I
Posts: 6,657
Registered: ‎01-14-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Z10
My Carrier: Telus

Re: BBM 7 Upgrade without wireless

Hi there,

Unfortunately, BBM and email only works with a BlackBerry data plan on BlackBerry 7 and older devices. This restriction no longer exists for BlackBerry 10 devices, but there is still no way around this for the older BlackBerry smartphones.

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