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HELP! How to enable Browser in Blackberry 8700

 

Hello,

I need help on how to enable Internet Explorer on my BlackBerry 8700.

I know I had it before, but then I can't find it anywhere!

Help please.

 

 

 

 

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Re: HELP! How to enable Browser in Blackberry 8700

Hi and Welcome to the Forums!

Websites can be coded to perform better with some browsers rather than others. The BB Browser can appear to websites as several different things...that setting is, from within the Browser App, (BBKey > Options > Browser Configuration > Browser Identification). Changing that to another browser might help your BB interact better with some websites. In combination with all of the other configuration settings, you need to find the combination of all of these settings that works best for the sites you are visiting. Sadly, there is no "best advice" to give as each persons needs are different. But, I typically find that changing the Browser Identification often helps -- most often by changing to FF or IE (if those are available to you...the options vary by carrier).

Good luck!

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Re: HELP! How to enable Browser in Blackberry 8700

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Is this for your blackberry 8700c?  I did get your PM.  If it is for the 8700c, I'm not too familar with the device.

maybe a software reload would work

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Device-software-for-BlackBerry/How-To-Reload-Your-Operating-S...

but are you able to upgrade to a newer device?  The 8700c is about seven years old if I'm not mistaken.  it may be easier to get a device that runs OS 6 or higher with an improved browser.

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