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Posts: 4
Registered: ‎09-14-2012
My Device: blackberry bold 9700
My Carrier: t-mobile uk

blackberry 9700 signal -256 everywhere

hi i have 9700 that will pick a signal inside - 78 but when i leave the house the signal jumps to -256 and i lose my network i have tried everything i can think of , battery pulls , updates even taking the phone to bits , anyone have a idea what is doing this ,  the phone is running os6 , it is with t-mobile uk. the sim card is currently in a curve which is working 100% so it is the phone but what is it. very annoying . and the phone is out of warrenty . it was on vodafone network but is unlocked if that makes a diffrence thanks 

Posts: 3,198
Registered: ‎01-27-2010
My Device: BlackBerry Z10

Re: blackberry 9700 signal -256 everywhere

Hi shaz2921,


Have you been experiencing this issue for a long time?  When inside, are you connected to a Wi-Fi® network?  Do you have a BlackBerry® data plan with your wireless network provider?






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