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    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=II_u14mjT28[/YT]

    Just sharing incase it's of any interest folks. :)

    Oh and apparently Wind is a small Canadian carrier.

    The phone isn't actually running on wind, well it is, but not the wind.

    You know what I mean! :lol:
    Last edited by TheWeeBear; 02-01-2012 at 04:57 PM.
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    Nice!
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    I just bought a Lumia 710 from Rogers (outright), giving my Samsung Focus some downtime.
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    Excellent. I ordered one yesterday off of the Rogers website. When it gets here I'll use it on Fido and report back. Hopefully all will be fine.
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    So, theoretically, if a US AT&T customer got one of these Rogers 710 phones and unlocked it, it should work on AT&T?
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    Quote Originally Posted by speedtouch View Post
    So, theoretically, if a US AT&T customer got one of these Rogers 710 phones and unlocked it, it should work on AT&T?
    Yes. As long as you get the proper unlock code for the original carrier (if it's needed), all will be well in Narnia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trickym81 View Post
    Excellent. I ordered one yesterday off of the Rogers website. When it gets here I'll use it on Fido and report back. Hopefully all will be fine.
    Yes, please do. Specifically, does Caller ID work from all sources, and does MMS messaging work?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gwydionjhr View Post
    Yes, please do. Specifically, does Caller ID work from all sources, and does MMS messaging work?
    I received my phone today. The Fido SIM doesn't work in the Rogers phone so I'll need to get it unlocked. Now I just have to find a reputable place to do so.
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    I used these guys to unlock a Pantech C520 this past weekend. I bought their service through their eBay store. Fast, cheap, accurate. freedomobile.com
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    Quote Originally Posted by trickym81 View Post
    I received my phone today. The Fido SIM doesn't work in the Rogers phone so I'll need to get it unlocked. Now I just have to find a reputable place to do so.
    It's only 30$ to have it done by Rogers. While you could probably get it done for $10 or $20 online, you're giving Rogers an "out" if something goes wrong.
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    I ordered an unlock code from cellunlocker.net.
    Now more waiting...

    EDIT: Unlock code received and it works. Caller ID may not work though.
    Last edited by trickym81; 02-06-2012 at 05:08 PM.
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    Get some friends to call you. Anyone calling me from a Telus phone shows up as "unknown" on my current WM6.5 device. My MMS doesn't work either. Personally I think it's company policy to do these kinds of things to customers with unlocked phones, which is why I'm curious what your experience turns out to be. As far as I'm concerned Rogers and Fido are two sides of the same coin, so everything should work 100%
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    My wife called me from a Rogers phone and it came back as "UNKNOWN."
    I've heard that calling Fido and asking for "number only" caller ID instead of "name and number" fixes it. I'll try that tomorrow.
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    I have to say that I love this phone so far and it's certainly impressing people.
    My wife already told me that she wants one now and I showed it to someone yesterday who said "Ooooh!" when he saw the metro design and liked how "everything you need is right there."
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    Quote Originally Posted by trickym81 View Post
    My wife called me from a Rogers phone and it came back as "UNKNOWN."
    I've heard that calling Fido and asking for "number only" caller ID instead of "name and number" fixes it. I'll try that tomorrow.
    I had a problem with my no-contract Lumia 710 on Rogers where people from Telus/Bell would come up as "UNKNOWN" on my phone. I looked the issue up, and it turns out, this isn't new between Rogers and WP devices.

    What I did to solve this issue was basically...call Rogers, tell them to remove my combined value pack (has caller ID, name display, voicemail, etc), and then replace it with *just* caller ID, voicemail, etc, but *no* name display. Issue resolved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bilzkh View Post
    I had a problem with my no-contract Lumia 710 on Rogers where people from Telus/Bell would come up as "UNKNOWN" on my phone. I looked the issue up, and it turns out, this isn't new between Rogers and WP devices.

    What I did to solve this issue was basically...call Rogers, tell them to remove my combined value pack (has caller ID, name display, voicemail, etc), and then replace it with *just* caller ID, voicemail, etc, but *no* name display. Issue resolved.
    Are you MMS messages functioning?
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    Picture MMS works on 3G.
    Last edited by bilzkh; 02-08-2012 at 01:27 AM.
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    Thanks Bilzkh! Now we just need to hear from TrickyM about whether or not MMS is working on Fido!
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    Quote Originally Posted by gwydionjhr View Post
    Thanks Bilzkh! Now we just need to hear from TrickyM about whether or not MMS is working on Fido!
    I haven't tried it yet, but I'll let you know soon.

    As a side note, I dropped my Lumia 710 from my night table onto a hardwood floor this morning when turning off my alarm. There was a moment of intense panic. The phone, however, is fine. Nokia still knows how to make 'em!
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    Quote Originally Posted by speedtouch View Post
    So, theoretically, if a US AT&T customer got one of these Rogers 710 phones and unlocked it, it should work on AT&T?
    Yup. Also TELUS is getting the 800, and they use 850/1900 as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gwydionjhr View Post
    It's only 30$ to have it done by Rogers. While you could probably get it done for $10 or $20 online, you're giving Rogers an "out" if something goes wrong.
    Actually Rogers charges $50 now.
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    I just tried and MMS does NOT work.
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    I would call and raise holy **** with them.

    I just got off the phone with Fido Technical after getting my Caller Name Display disabled (my Caller ID now works with incoming Telus calls), and I made a point of bringing up my non-functional MMS (which they are more than happy to continue charging me for). I also made a point of saying it was my opinion that Fido was doing this intentionally to unlocked phones, as far as I'm concerned you are the proof of that, and you should lodge a complaint with the CRTC if they can't get it working.
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    What's the price difference on the caller ID without name display. I read somewhere that it's actually more expensive somehow...
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    I didn't even ask, the tech just said they were "turning it off". If they charge me more I'm going to be opening up a major can of whoop-***.
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