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Posts: 7
Registered: ‎05-13-2012
My Device: Blackberry 8520
My Carrier: Orange

UMA Support in OS 7.1 UK

In the USA OS 7.1 is shown as providing UMA on the 9900 see USA OS 7.1 site

If you go to the UK site UK os 7.1 site there is no mention of UMA. Is this because it is not available in the UK? Or is it just that UK do not think it is a priority feature from a marketing point of view? Maybe some providers support it and some do not?

I use Orange and have a 8520 at present, I want to upgrade to the 9900, but I must have UMA as I do not have a mobile phone signal at home.

Orange were no help as they are not shipping 7.1 as yet, and their tech support have not been trained on 7.1, however see this OS 7.1 for Orange So I wonder if anyone from Blackberry can provide an answer.

 

Elite II
Posts: 8,978
Registered: ‎01-05-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Z30
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: UMA Support in OS 7.1 UK

UMA is dependant on each individual carrier.  RIM will not comment on which carriers support it and no carrier will give an answer to a forward-thinking question such as yours.

 

 

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Guru II
Posts: 21,737
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS 10.3.2.2639; PlayBook w/OS 2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: UMA Support in OS 7.1 UK

If your carrier already offers UMA then a device with OS 7.1 will "probably" work.  However, it will need to be a device that is branded to your carrier.  In OS 7.1 it's called WiFi calling and not UMA and handoffs from UMA to EDGE and back to UMA are no longer supported.  My best answer is that it "might" work. 


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Posts: 49
Registered: ‎03-03-2012
My Device: curve 9360 OS 7.1.0.336
My Carrier: Orange UK

Re: UMA Support in OS 7.1 UK

it does support uma, ive got os 7.1 on my 9360 and it has uma support.