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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎06-15-2012
My Device: blackberry bold
My Carrier: orange

BBM DOESENT WORK.

please tell me how to make the bbm work on my phone... i have activated the pack through orange and blackberry app world works fine but bbm wont add contacts or anything like that.

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Posts: 59,102
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: DTEK50 (AAI82), PRIV (AAI795), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1917)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: BBM DOESENT WORK.

Hello,

 

Please check here:

  • Manage Connections > Services Status

What is the status of BlackBerry Internet Service? If it says "not connected", then that is why...but do continue...

 

Do other BB-data level apps work OK? Web Browsing? Email is fine? 

 

Also, I suggest the following steps, in order, even if they seem redundant to what you have already tried (steps 1 and 2 each should result in a message coming to your BB...please wait for that before proceeding to the next step):

1) Register HRT

  • KB00510 How to register a BlackBerry smartphone with the wireless network
  • Please wait for one "registration" message to arrive to your Messages app


2) Delete and Resend Service Books

  • KB05000Delete the service book for the BlackBerry Internet Service email account from the BlackBerry smartphone
  • If you have no CMIME entry, then skip the deletion
  • KB02830 Send the service books for the BlackBerry Internet Service
  • Please wait for "Activation" Messages, one per already configured email account, to arrive in your Messages. If you have no already configured email accounts, please wait 1 hour.


3) Batt Pull Reboot

  • Anytime random strange behavior or sluggishness creeps in, the first thing to do is a battery pop reboot. With power ON, remove the back cover and pull out the battery. Wait about a minute then replace the battery and cover. Power up and wait patiently through the long reboot -- ~5 minutes. See if things have returned to good operation. Like all computing devices, BB's suffer from memory leaks and such...with a hard reboot being the best cure.


Hopefully that will get things going again for you! If not, then you probably should seek formal support from your mobile service provider...


Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

New to the Community? Click here and also here for helpful guidance. Also please click here for additional helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions. If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button. Need a reference to BB10 OS/SR versions? Click here. Need a specific BB10 AutoLoader? Send me a private message.

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Posts: 17
Registered: ‎01-29-2012
My Device: pearl
My Carrier: orange

Re: BBM DOESENT WORK.

ive done all this n still cnt add the contacts back that my phone randomly blocked after an update Smiley Sad wts wrong with this wackberry Smiley Sad