1. kingtaco11's Avatar
    This has probably been asked before but I can't find he an answer anywhere.

    Basically, Im on a new Unlocked Curve 8900, which was made for t-mobile

    I slipped my sim in, turn wifi on, and everything works fine. internet and everything.

    except when I try to use apps like Facebook, and Aim. It says Service unavailable. What the heck?

    I heard something about updating the TCP/IP to that of ATT's? I also heard something about service books?

    Help please.

    Also, sorry in advance if this has been asked so many times before
    03-27-10 10:19 PM
  2. damojo's Avatar
    You need a data plan in order to access those apps. Even if it is through wifi
    03-27-10 10:40 PM
  3. Cyber Warrior's Avatar
    Appworld or any apps will not work without a data plan.
    03-27-10 10:43 PM
  4. kingtaco11's Avatar
    Why not?

    When I was on t mobile i didnt have a data plan and it worked only on wifi
    03-28-10 12:32 AM
  5. daddu's Avatar
    If everything starts working on the WiFi then how will RIM sustain BES. Most homes and Offices have Wifi available.
    03-28-10 12:55 AM
  6. kingtaco11's Avatar
    I don't understand why though? It worked when I had t-mobile, even tho I did not have a data plan.
    03-30-10 07:21 PM
  7. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    03-30-10 07:27 PM
  8. jriano's Avatar
    I have compiled my own list of apps that work over Wi-Fi. I don't have a data plan and I am able to use Facebook, Twitter, maps, search, Email, IMs and more.
    Check my blog post for the apps and their links.
    Juan Riano Blog Archive Free Blackberry apps that run over Wi-Fi
    05-18-10 02:48 AM
  9. kingnba6's Avatar
    old thread to life !
    thanks for the help
    06-19-11 11:50 AM