1. WHYZ's Avatar
    im new to BB and CB! i was wondering how do you stream vids from ex. youtube on ya phone? i have software to dl and convert files but if i just wanted to stream the vid i getta message saying "the protocol specified is not supportedby the handset - please try a different url" i have the pearl 8120 (t-mobile). any help given is greatly appreciated and i thank you ahead of time!
    10-13-08 12:26 AM
  2. sunkast's Avatar
    Do you have a BB data plan?
    10-13-08 12:38 AM
  3. WHYZ's Avatar
    yes sir i do
    10-13-08 12:59 AM
  4. sunkast's Avatar
    If you have OS 4.3+ on your device, have the APN info entered, the emulation mode in the BB browser options set to BlackBerry, you should have no trouble with youtube.
    10-13-08 01:21 AM
  5. WHYZ's Avatar
    i dont know what APN is , but if could you put it in laymans terms please id greatly appreciate it?
    10-13-08 01:31 AM
  6. sunkast's Avatar
    Options > Advanced > TCP.

    APN: wap.voicestream.com. Leave both the user and pass blank. Save the info.

    Browser > Menu > Options > General > Emulation Mode:, make sure this is on BlackBerry.

    Now go to youtube.com and try to watch a video.
    10-13-08 01:42 AM
  7. WHYZ's Avatar
    still "nothing" - i truley appreciate all of your help, since t-mobile has 24/7 customer service, imma bug them for a while. thanks again man!
    10-13-08 01:56 AM
  8. sunkast's Avatar
    You must still have something not set right.

    Go to Options > About. Third line down, what OS version are you running? Are you using the BB browser? Are you sure you have a BB data plan? What browser do you have set as the default? BB browser > Menu > options > Browser config.
    10-13-08 02:00 AM
  9. WHYZ's Avatar
    i am running os when i talked to T-Mobile they said that the 8120 os (i guess my current 1) doesnt support flash devices which is why i cant stream video. i will upgrade my os to this 4.5 that everyones talking about if it supports flash.
    10-13-08 02:56 PM
  10. Hunnibabe's Avatar
    I have 4.5 on my curve and also got a 4 gig sd card, I can finally watch youtube via my berry. Couldn't before the upgrages.. And I go there from the browser, not opera mini..

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    10-13-08 03:12 PM
  11. WHYZ's Avatar
    is OS 4.5 for every BB or just the curves? does it matter what carrier you have?
    10-13-08 03:29 PM
  12. TDogg13's Avatar
    where can i find and download 4.5 and is it available for my pearl 8100?
    10-13-08 04:48 PM
  13. sunkast's Avatar
    Whomever you talked to at TMO doesn't know jack. Youtube will stream video content via RTSP. It is supported on devices with OS 4.3 or newer and should be used from the bb browser.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    10-13-08 05:47 PM
  14. WHYZ's Avatar
    if i pm'd you my # could you talk me through this on the phone - or i could call you - i have unlimited minutes!
    10-13-08 05:49 PM
  15. sunkast's Avatar
    No. Did you check to see what your default browser was set to? if it is set to Tzones, it may not work. Should be set to internet or wifi/hotspot.
    10-13-08 07:50 PM