1. slipperyeel's Avatar
    Hi Guys...

    I'm a bit of a beginner on the Blackberry so be gentle.....

    I have several 8700v from work... It's ok I still work there and they are aware...

    They are naturally all enterprise ready (I believe that's the right statement). Any hoo. I was wondering if they can be converted to run like a shop bought handset for person (i.e. hotmail) use?

    I thought that if I could "strip" them they may be more valuable than the 14 for recycling.

    Thanks for any help
    01-30-09 02:52 PM
  2. Heresy's Avatar
    Yes, to remove an IT policy on them follow the directions in this link.http://forums.crackberry.com/f3/remo...lackberry-569/
    01-31-09 08:51 AM
  3. slipperyeel's Avatar
    Thanks rlp32 for getting back....

    I've managed to remove the IT policy but I think that I have the wrong desktop manager to install the internet services.

    I've got BB desktop manager 4.7 but I can't see anywhere that states if it is enterprise or internet. And I a little unsure of the version that I should be downloading from the link on the thread that you put me to.

    So; so far I have removed the policy and upgraded to 4.5, but lack the options on the install to use anything but the enterprise server.

    Thanks again.

    01-31-09 05:13 PM
  4. Heresy's Avatar
    Get rid of Desktop manager 4.7. Uninstall it and get 4.6 with media manager.
    01-31-09 05:22 PM
  5. slipperyeel's Avatar
    Thanks.. downloading now... 280mb that's a massive programe
    01-31-09 05:58 PM
  6. Heresy's Avatar
    Yes it is. I normally dont suggest the one with media manager but since your device doesnt have a meda card its the only practical way to get images and ringtones on them. Well, you could email but it depends on the size limitations and so forth.
    01-31-09 06:10 PM
  7. slipperyeel's Avatar
    do I reinstall 4.5 after installing the manager?
    01-31-09 06:20 PM
  8. Heresy's Avatar
    Are you talking about 4.5 OS on your device?
    01-31-09 06:37 PM
  9. slipperyeel's Avatar
    That's right
    01-31-09 06:45 PM
  10. Heresy's Avatar
    01-31-09 07:00 PM
  11. Iceman's Avatar
    Welcome to crackberry!
    01-31-09 07:08 PM
  12. slipperyeel's Avatar
    Thanks mwdb4au
    01-31-09 07:10 PM
  13. slipperyeel's Avatar
    I've done something wrong...

    Removed Policy.
    Installed 4.6 (selected personal when installing
    Upgraded to 4.5 (device)
    Still only the enterprise e-mail set-up option.

    Will try again tomorrow....

    Thanks for the pointers.

    01-31-09 07:36 PM
  14. Heresy's Avatar
    You should have a manage internet mail icon. Looks like a folder with a gear in front of it. If not you might want to call your service provider that your going to use and make sure you have a blackberry data plan setup for your device/s. Then they will send service books /provisioning books to your device allowing you to have an internet browser and email icon. You want a BIS plan. Hope this helps some.
    01-31-09 09:21 PM