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Registered: ‎09-23-2011
My Device: Curve 8520
My Carrier: O2

WiFi on BB curve 8520

I have just received a Blackberry Curve 8520 as a present. Being new to Blackberry can any one tell me how I can connect to my home WiFi, there is an icon on the home screen but it is greyed out.

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Re: WiFi on BB curve 8520

Until you get the BlackBerry data plan on your O2 account, the WiFi connection icon will never be white, always grey.


Until then, you can use WiFi for the hotspot browser.... Options > Advanced > Browser, set it to Hotspot and save.

Now, the browser is able to surf the internet.

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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-23-2011
My Device: Curve 8520
My Carrier: O2

Re: WiFi on BB curve 8520

thank you for your quick reply, I will get in touch with O2 and set it up.