1. Bob4186's Avatar
    Is there any way to force skype onto an AT&T blackberry?

    I understand that Skype and Verizon have made some deal and skype cannot distribute its blackberry app to phones on other carriers, but there has to be a work around. AT&T wouldn't allow Blackberry Bridge to be installed when playbook was first released and there were OTA download links floating around within 12 hours.

    Does anyone have a Skype for BB app OTA link?

    If not, can the files be pulled off a Verizon Blackberry and forced onto an AT&T Blackberry with Blackberry Swiss Army Knife (BBSAK)?
    11-05-11 11:34 PM
  2. Bla1ze's Avatar
    It won't work, in any capacity. It does a carrier check on start up. Not to mention, it's useless anyway, it's not even really Skype as you know it. It still uses airtime and charges you rather then making use of WiFi for free calling.
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    11-05-11 11:46 PM
  3. CharlesH's Avatar
    It won't work, in any capacity. It does a carrier check on start up. Not to mention, it's useless anyway, it's not even really Skype as you know it. It still uses airtime and charges you rather then making use of WiFi for free calling.
    A bit more detail: The Verizon version uses normal voice air time for calls to domestic numbers. It will use data for international and Skype ID calls. So unless you do a lot of international calling or Skype-to-Skype calls, it is pretty pointless.
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    11-07-11 01:57 PM
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