Is your BlackBerry experiencing outages?

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Users across the US and Canada are reporting BIS issues. A member of the BBCool community wrote me to say his email has been acting up and the blogosphere is reporting the same issues. Rogers, AT&T and Verizon customers are experiencing outages.

How is your BlackBerry doing?

  • Jon

    Storm OS is very buggy–or maybe it´s the phone—or Vodafone. At any rate, SMS and Blackberry messenger have frequent outages for days. The “Service number” for sending and receiving them just arbitrarily disappears and has to be reentered at the store. I´ve had the phone for 4 months, and just yesterday, received 23 “Welcome to Vodafone” messages within 3 minutes. All informing me that i have an email account.
    It takes on average 5-8 minutes to reboot, which it seems to do all by itself from time to time. Or it will hang when trying to load or exit a program. DID MICROSOFT HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH WRITING THE OS??
    And the accelerometer switches the screen layout when you don´t want it to and won´t switch it when you want it to. Further, it doesn´t work at all outside in the German winter.
    I could go on. In short, If I had it to do over again, knowing how much trouble I´ve had and am still having, I´d have go with another phone. I keep holding out hope that the next OS update will fix the problems, but none have so far.

  • Jon

    Storm OS is very buggy–or maybe it´s the phone—or Vodafone. At any rate, SMS and Blackberry messenger have frequent outages for days. The “Service number” for sending and receiving them just arbitrarily disappears and has to be reentered at the store. I´ve had the phone for 4 months, and just yesterday, received 23 “Welcome to Vodafone” messages within 3 minutes. All informing me that i have an email account.
    It takes on average 5-8 minutes to reboot, which it seems to do all by itself from time to time. Or it will hang when trying to load or exit a program. DID MICROSOFT HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH WRITING THE OS??
    And the accelerometer switches the screen layout when you don´t want it to and won´t switch it when you want it to. Further, it doesn´t work at all outside in the German winter.
    I could go on. In short, If I had it to do over again, knowing how much trouble I´ve had and am still having, I´d have go with another phone. I keep holding out hope that the next OS update will fix the problems, but none have so far.

  • Tafari06

    I’ve had nothing but problems with my bis for the past month. I’m in Bowling Green KY and its been this way for a month now. ATT is telling me that everything is ok but my phone is telling me otherwise. I even switch out my phone thinking it was my phone but the new phone is doing the same thing. I can’t connect to the internet & my email is lagging about 45 minutes to an hour behind.

  • Tafari06

    I’ve had nothing but problems with my bis for the past month. I’m in Bowling Green KY and its been this way for a month now. ATT is telling me that everything is ok but my phone is telling me otherwise. I even switch out my phone thinking it was my phone but the new phone is doing the same thing. I can’t connect to the internet & my email is lagging about 45 minutes to an hour behind.

  • Sheri

    I have been having problems with VZW for the past two days. Had to resend service books several times yesterday, but not even that is working so far this morning. Very annoying.

  • Sheri

    I have been having problems with VZW for the past two days. Had to resend service books several times yesterday, but not even that is working so far this morning. Very annoying.

  • mike

    In the past week I’ve lost data access completely twice on Verizon. A restart fixed it both times

  • mike

    In the past week I’ve lost data access completely twice on Verizon. A restart fixed it both times

  • mike

    In the past week I’ve lost data access completely twice on Verizon. A restart fixed it both times

  • mike

    In the past week I’ve lost data access completely twice on Verizon. A restart fixed it both times

  • Danny

    Here in Ottaw i have dad problems for about the last couple of days. Hotmail has had about an average of about a 4 hour delay even when I reconcile manually. About 20 e-mails have been hard to send as it just wont send… And txt msg’s… don’t even get me started!!! I can’t even count how many times I have taken the battery out to reset it. It’s a real pain as I count on this to run my 6 stores.

  • Danny

    Here in Ottaw i have dad problems for about the last couple of days. Hotmail has had about an average of about a 4 hour delay even when I reconcile manually. About 20 e-mails have been hard to send as it just wont send… And txt msg’s… don’t even get me started!!! I can’t even count how many times I have taken the battery out to reset it. It’s a real pain as I count on this to run my 6 stores.

  • BBP

    Ever since the Gmail outage a few weeks ago, my 8100 has been going haywire. My main Gmail address doesn’t show a notification; the SEND function on my menu disappeared, so I have to access Google/Gmail to send email instead of directly from my BlackBerry address. Does anyone have a solution? Help!

  • BBP

    Ever since the Gmail outage a few weeks ago, my 8100 has been going haywire. My main Gmail address doesn’t show a notification; the SEND function on my menu disappeared, so I have to access Google/Gmail to send email instead of directly from my BlackBerry address. Does anyone have a solution? Help!

  • BBP

    Ever since the Gmail outage a few weeks ago, my 8100 has been going haywire. My main Gmail address doesn’t show a notification; the SEND function on my menu disappeared, so I have to access Google/Gmail to send email instead of directly from my BlackBerry address. Does anyone have a solution? Help!

  • k

    No apparent problems in Chgo on TMO.

  • k

    No apparent problems in Chgo on TMO.

  • http://www.ovologic.com/ Nicolas Roberge

    I am experiencing lagging incoming emails. I have the unit since January and they were instantaneous. Now, the delay is between 3 min to 20 minutes.

  • http://www.ovologic.com/ Nicolas Roberge

    I am experiencing lagging incoming emails. I have the unit since January and they were instantaneous. Now, the delay is between 3 min to 20 minutes.

  • http://www.ovologic.com/ Nicolas Roberge

    I am experiencing lagging incoming emails. I have the unit since January and they were instantaneous. Now, the delay is between 3 min to 20 minutes.

  • http://www.ovologic.com Nicolas Roberge

    I am experiencing lagging incoming emails. I have the unit since January and they were instantaneous. Now, the delay is between 3 min to 20 minutes.

  • Corrine

    I am having problems with email and web since Friday on AT&T in Mass. Several battery pulls and resending service books has helped, but not much. Emails are lagging at least 6 minutes.

  • Corrine

    I am having problems with email and web since Friday on AT&T in Mass. Several battery pulls and resending service books has helped, but not much. Emails are lagging at least 6 minutes.

  • OmegaWolf747

    MetroPCS Blackberry

    Intermittent outages of anything Berry-related (IM apps, Internet, push email) since I’ve had the phone. Today has been the worst with everything but text messages and regular phone calls being non-functional except for two brief periods around 1 and 2 o’clock.

    Have notified Metro of the problem and they say they’ll “look into” it.

  • OmegaWolf747

    MetroPCS Blackberry

    Intermittent outages of anything Berry-related (IM apps, Internet, push email) since I’ve had the phone. Today has been the worst with everything but text messages and regular phone calls being non-functional except for two brief periods around 1 and 2 o’clock.

    Have notified Metro of the problem and they say they’ll “look into” it.

  • Kris

    Mine stops working all together. No keys will work except the track ball but cannot click anything. then works, then doesn’t, then work again. very frustrating

  • Kris

    Mine stops working all together. No keys will work except the track ball but cannot click anything. then works, then doesn’t, then work again. very frustrating

  • Kris

    Mine stops working all together. No keys will work except the track ball but cannot click anything. then works, then doesn’t, then work again. very frustrating