I recently as of last night, upgraded my Tour to a New Bold and when I go to turn it on with a Battery Pull/button reset, I get a pop-up that says: "SMS Port already in use". I have tried with and without SIM cards and it happens. Here Is a Picture:
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Which version of OS is on your new Bold? I know when I got mine a few weeks ago, it came with 22.214.171.1249. I upgraded to the 126.96.36.1992. If I remember right, I got that same error message on mine but I think it was before I upgraded. I know I have not received that message since I am running the .732 OS. Check and let me know.
What's up Doc? I checked before I did the device switch wizard and it said that I have 188.8.131.522. I solved it by deleting an older copy of VVM which was at versioning 1.#, while the other was at 2.#. For some reason it transfered over. Is the SIM card that came with the Bold a different version or can I just use either in my phone?
You can take the Sim card out and leave it out. You don't need it. If you decide to take a trip to Europe or Asia and want to use your phone over there, then you will need to put the Sim card back in. Other than that, the Sim card is merely decoration on CDMA phones.