Enterprise activation process stops at Activating or Retrying status due to insufficient wireless network coverage

Article ID: KB13841

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-14-2011


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Novell GroupWise
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server for IBM Domino
  • BlackBerry® smartphone
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server

The BlackBerry smartphone displays an Activating or Retrying status during the enterprise activation process.


The BlackBerry smartphone is not in an area with sufficient wireless network coverage.

Looking at the BlackBerry Agent log, you will see the following log line:

[40913] (05/19 16:34:27.196):{0x8EC} {ABC@123.com} Device 1234ABCD state: out of coverage


Test network connectivity by sending a personal identification number (PIN) message from the BlackBerry smartphone to yourself.

If the PIN message test does not work, wait for the enterprise activation process to continue when you return to an area with sufficient wireless network coverage.

See KB13458 for more information.


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