1. envece's Avatar
    i just got an unlocked 9530 and need to acivate it on rogers. i called in and gave them the imei on the device but they say it is not valid. am i screwed and wont be able to use it or what?

    any assistance is greatly appreciated
    thank you
    07-03-11 08:52 PM
  2. SmakBerry's Avatar
    Did you have a SIM card from your precious phone? I'm guessing you did as your profile says you have a Rogers Pearl Flip. You should only have to call and activate a SIM if you didn't have one. Put the SIM card in and try it. If it doesn't work, ensure the phone is really unlocked. You will only get EDGE I believe as well.
    I have never had to provide the EMEI as that gets registered as soon as you put your SIM in and start using the phone.
    Last edited by SmakBerry; 07-03-11 at 09:03 PM.
    07-03-11 09:00 PM
  3. envece's Avatar
    i did do that but i have no access to internet or email. or a blackberry plan
    07-03-11 09:01 PM
  4. SmakBerry's Avatar
    Sorry, you don't have access or don't have a Blackberry data plan?
    07-03-11 09:11 PM
  5. envece's Avatar
    ok i called in got them to switch to old imei and add on bb data hopefully this works.
    07-03-11 09:15 PM
  6. SmakBerry's Avatar
    oh ok, so you didn't have a Blackberry plan, you should be fine now.
    07-03-11 09:18 PM
  7. envece's Avatar
    all working thansk for your help
    07-03-11 09:24 PM
  8. freethisberrydotcom's Avatar
    Is the internet working for you ??
    07-04-11 11:13 AM
  9. blackberry-unlocking710's Avatar
    You need to have dataplan from your carrier to get internet and services.
    it's working in this order:

    1) phone unlocking.
    2) activating your dataplan with BIS
    3) update service book.

    Easy and simple
    07-04-11 03:00 PM