The HTC TyTN II is still the best phone/PDA I've used to-date, and without it I feel like I'm simply incomplete. More so at the moment as my watch is (not) in for repair, so I need the PPC even to tell the time.
Unfortunately I left it in my car on NYE, which led to the battery going flat (1st time since I got it). No big deal, plug it into a charger and all should be well with the world. Except, no matter what I tried, the phone simply would not find the network. hmmm.
Ok, so now I had a large weighty digital clock (which company security means I need to enter a PIN to access after 15 mins of inactivity) hardly the most functional of gadgets. Yes, I know I could fire up Wi-Fi and connect to my email, calendar, Live Mail, Messenger, Weather etc. But not, as it turns out, in Budgewoi where I was visiting my daughter for a day. She's there on a Scripture Union Beach Mission for 10 days.
By the 2nd, when I was ostensibly back at work (although practically lain low by a flu virus), I was chafing at the feeling of being disconnected. I hadn't been able to SMS friends and family around the world wishing them the best for 2008, neither receive their well wishes.
Yesterday I got into the office, and continued trying to resolve the issue. Here’s a summary of the suggestions I tried and below the actual fix:
So what did I do to resolve the problem:
Talk about a spurious error - it did provide some insight for me: