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These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.

Troubleshooting ¶ 

If you are experiencing problems with this device see BlackBerry Bold 9700 Troubleshooting

Background and Identification ¶ 

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 series is the offspring of the classic 9000 series and has be improved in many different ways. The new compact size is a little smaller then it’s precursor however prior owners appreciated its sleek design. This smartphone was developed by the BlackBerry Company formerly RIM or Research in Motion in the year 2009 and was a hot commodity among BlackBerry enthusiast.

This model proved to be a quick favorite because of its technical specifications and overall sleek design. The model was improved to attract male and female customers with it small framework. The version that was offered by T-Mobile allowed for phone calls to be made over Wi-Fi and its overall specs had been upgraded to include an optical trackpad, more memory, and a better camera. This model proved to be a favorite among BlackBerry users in its heyday and now we offer these repair instructions for diehard fans, happy fixing!

Additional Information ¶ 

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Reviews

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Wikipedia

Official BlackBerry Bold 9700 webpage

Technical Specifications ¶ 

Voice Input & Output

3.5mm stereo headset capable

Integrated speaker and microphone

Hands-free headset capable

Bluetooth® headset capable

Integrated Hands-free speakerphone

Media Player

Video format support: MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.263, WMV

Audio format support: MP3, MIDI, AMR-NB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA

Ringtones & Notifications

Polyphonic/MIDI ringtones

MP3 ringtones

Vibrate mode

LED indicator

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v2.1 (BlackBerry Bold 9650, BlackBerry Bold 9700), Bluetooth v2.0 (BlackBerry Bold 9000), Mono/Stereo

Headset, Hands free, Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) and Serial Port Profile

supported

Bluetooth Stereo Audio (A2DP/AVCRP), DUN

Memory

Expandable memory—support for microSD card

BlackBerry Bold 9700: 256 MB onboard memory, 2 GB media

card included

BlackBerry Bold 9780: 512 MB onboard memory, 2 GB media

card included

Device Security

Password protection

Screen lock

Wi-Fi

802.11b/g

WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise

Cisco CCX certified

Wi-Fi® access to BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Wi-Fi access to BlackBerry Internet Bundle

Support for UMA (carrier-dependent)

Wireless Networks

BlackBerry Bold 9700, 9780:

Tri-band 3G HSDPA networks: 2100MHz/1900MHz/850MHz

Tri-band UMTS networks: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz and 2100/1700/900 MHz

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks: 850/900/1800/1900MHz

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