1. RocknRollMelissa's Avatar
    Hi, I'm Melissa and new to this forum. I'm not really "new" to the blackberry I'm on my third one (I used to have the pearl and the 8700 and now I have the 8800). My problem isn't new to me either --- but I'd love some help finding the solution.

    In blackberry messenger when I go to add a contact (yes they are BB users) it sends the request, puts them in "pending" and they accept my request but then I get a request on screen from myself. With this they never move out of pending and i'm stuck talking to myself.

    Any ideas what might be happening here?

    Thanks so much!
    09-30-07 08:59 PM
  2. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    What name did you choose for yourself in BlackBerry Pin Messenger?
    09-30-07 09:47 PM
  3. RocknRollMelissa's Avatar
    Just my name... First and Last
    09-30-07 11:00 PM
  4. DearFloyd's Avatar
    I noticed I had issues when I added contacts that were already in my addy book. New adds never had a problem. Just troubleshooting...Maybe they can request you? Maybe you can try adding them by email?
    09-30-07 11:06 PM
  5. RocknRollMelissa's Avatar
    I've tried to request by pin and e-mail. Never works. These people are in my address book.... do I need to take them out?
    09-30-07 11:11 PM
  6. DearFloyd's Avatar
    LOL I wouldn't recommend it per se, but I'm just sharing that the only time I have issues adding people is when they're already in my address book. Have them try to add you first though.
    09-30-07 11:14 PM
  7. RocknRollMelissa's Avatar
    The other weird thing is --- this isn't the first blackberry I've had that I've had this problem with.
    09-30-07 11:59 PM
  8. rrrebo's Avatar
    Make sure there are no spaces or funky characters in your name.
    10-01-07 10:20 AM
  9. RocknRollMelissa's Avatar
    So I had my friends add me and it's working -- but one friend isn't showing up for example it says "contacts 2/3" so third is there but invisible even though I know he's available.
    10-01-07 06:27 PM
  10. DearFloyd's Avatar
    Like the old saying goes, "2 outta 3 aint bad"

    Its always one stubborn one.
    10-01-07 07:43 PM
  11. RocknRollMelissa's Avatar
    Now I have 2 like that --- HELP!
    10-01-07 09:39 PM
  12. DearFloyd's Avatar
    Maybe an OS update gurus?
    10-01-07 10:40 PM
  13. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    GoDJ, you could be right. Lastly, are you sure there is not an 'unavailable' section, with a + sign next to it?

    Just asking...
    10-02-07 03:32 AM
  14. maddog9718's Avatar
    Now I have 2 like that --- HELP!
    I'm having the same problem... (verizon)

    any thoughts?
    10-03-07 10:47 PM
  15. DearFloyd's Avatar
    Even though you guys are adding people, tell them to request you guys too. Funny, same exact thing happened to me earlier today and when both of us requested each other, it went through. This is not scientific at all but give it a shot.
    10-03-07 11:50 PM
  16. Ms.Min's Avatar
    So I just got a replacement BB so obviously I got a new pin.... Now when I try to request all my old contacts they are stuck in pending mode. What I notice is that all the ppl I added via email I can still chat with. Anyone who I added via PIN I cant speak to them. And then when I try to add them again they are stuck in pending mode... UGh I am frustrated as all heck
    10-05-07 02:59 PM
  17. danielsale's Avatar
    I'm havein the same problem.
    10-07-07 10:21 PM
  18. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    For everyone having the same issue. I suggest you REMOVE everyone in your list. Do a battery pull, make sure your name in BlackBerry Pin Messenger is something simple, not with 'funny' characters (causes issues on the Pearls)...

    Now, add a few people, via Pin, to test, and then go from there...
    10-07-07 10:26 PM
  19. ualman's Avatar
    This is weird! In the beginning I was able to add people to my contact list for bb messenger using pin. Now when I want to add someone or send someone new a message, the only option is by e-mail.
    Is there something I should do to get the pin option back?
    10-12-07 07:05 PM
  20. tmag2005's Avatar
    Guus, when you get to the addy book, press the Menu button and you get the choice to add email or pin....
    10-13-07 03:15 AM
  21. ualman's Avatar
    Thanks tmag, that seemed to help!
    10-13-07 06:02 AM
  22. andy916's Avatar
    I request a pin to my friend and he never receives it. I made sure that the pin was right and everything and still he doesn't receive it.
    Can anyone help me?! And can you try adding me to see if i receive it!?
    3190D9F7
    08-11-08 09:06 PM
  23. kchog12's Avatar
    will someone here please request to be my friend? I'm a new BB user and none of my friends have blackberries so i'm trying to connect with other people but whenever I try to add a pin,even myself, the pin just stays in the pending section. Could someone add me?
    08-14-08 07:19 PM
  24. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    will someone here please request to be my friend? I'm a new BB user and none of my friends have blackberries so i'm trying to connect with other people but whenever I try to add a pin,even myself, the pin just stays in the pending section. Could someone add me?
    PM me or post your PIN, I'll help you out on this one.
    08-14-08 08:24 PM
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