BlackBerry 9800 Slider

BlackBerry 9800 Slider

Choose network - BlackBerry 9800 Slider

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When you turn on your phone, it will automatically choose a network within range. Sometimes though, it might be useful to choose your network manually for example, when you're travelling abroad and there are different networks available. Follow these instructions to choose a network.

Step 1 of 13

Find "Mobile Network"

Press the Menu key twice.

Step 2 of 13

Find "Mobile Network"

Press Options.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Mobile Network"

Press Networks and Connections.

Step 4 of 13

Find "Mobile Network"

Press Mobile Network.

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Step 5 of 13

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select network manually, go to 2a.
Select network automatically, go to 2b.

Step 6 of 13

2a - Select network manually

Press Network Selection Mode.

When you turn on manual network selection, this setting remains turned on until you turn off automatic network selection. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Step 7 of 13

2a - Select network manually

Press Manual.

When you turn on manual network selection, this setting remains turned on until you turn off automatic network selection. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Step 8 of 13

2a - Select network manually

If manual network selection is turned on:
Press Scan for Available Networks.

When you turn on manual network selection, this setting remains turned on until you turn off automatic network selection. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Step 9 of 13

2a - Select network manually

Your phone will search for networks within range and a list of available networks will show on your display.
Press the required network.
Your display will tell you if you've access to the network you've chosen. If the display tells you that you don't have access to the selected network, it's because Vodafone doesn't have a roaming agreement with the network operator.

When you turn on manual network selection, this setting remains turned on until you turn off automatic network selection. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Step 10 of 13

2b - Select network automatically

Press Network Selection Mode.

Step 11 of 13

2b - Select network automatically

Press Automatic.

Step 12 of 13

Exit

Press Disconnect.

Step 13 of 13

Exit

Press the Return key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Mobile Network"

Press the Menu key twice.
Press Options.
Press Networks and Connections.
Press Mobile Network.

2. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select network manually, go to 2a.
Select network automatically, go to 2b.
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3. 2a - Select network manually

Press Network Selection Mode.
When you turn on manual network selection, this setting remains turned on until you turn off automatic network selection. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Press Manual.
When you turn on manual network selection, this setting remains turned on until you turn off automatic network selection. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
If manual network selection is turned on:
Press Scan for Available Networks.
When you turn on manual network selection, this setting remains turned on until you turn off automatic network selection. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Your phone will search for networks within range and a list of available networks will show on your display.
Press the required network.
Your display will tell you if you've access to the network you've chosen. If the display tells you that you don't have access to the selected network, it's because Vodafone doesn't have a roaming agreement with the network operator.
When you turn on manual network selection, this setting remains turned on until you turn off automatic network selection. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.

4. 2b - Select network automatically

Press Network Selection Mode.
Press Automatic.

5. Exit

Press Disconnect.
Press the Return key to return to standby mode.