BlackBerry Tips and Tricks Guide

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Learning all its quirks and shortcuts is an essential part of getting to know your BlackBerry. For first time BlackBerry users, this can be a daunting task. Luckily, the kind folks over at CNET Australia have compiled a list of the best BlackBerry tips and tricks given during a presentation by Andrew Bocking, senior product manager for BlackBerry at WES 2006 in Orlando. Here’s the tip breakdown by topic:

1. Tips and tricks for using your BlackBerry
2. Navigating the Home Screen
3. SureType
4. Phone
5. Messaging
6. Calendar
7. Battery life saving tips

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  • Mandy Griffiths

    I have a blackberry curve but i can't zoom in to take close up photo's could someone tell me how i can do this

  • rene

    using your touch pad …scroll your finger up and down to zoom in and out
    enjoy

  • Mandy Griffiths

    I have a blackberry curve but i can't zoom in to take close up photo's could someone tell me how i can do this

  • rene

    using your touch pad …scroll your finger up and down to zoom in and out
    enjoy

  • susan

    how do i change my alert tone on blackberry 8520

  • Charlotte

    how can i stop my phone from saying my texts outload ?

  • Andreab

    I cant add a contact from a text message like I could on my old Blackberry – I have a 8520 Curve any ideas? Thanks

  • :)

    you can, click on the message, hover over the number at the top, click the menu and then 'add to contacts'

  • M_radwan

    how can i lock my keypad in curve 8520

  • Jen

    help pls! I placed a password over my blackberry and now I have only one left try to open it up…I have only one try left….what will happen????

  • Joey

    (Hey just got one myself ) Try pressing and holding the (A) and to unlock press and hold the center media button on top of your phone

  • TorchRox!

    i have a bb torch and looking for some kinda theme/app etc that would keep my music player on my home screen, such as the play,rew,ffd buttons only, like the curve which has the buttons on the top of the phone.

  • David

    Why doesn’t my Blackberry 9800 torch show up as a device on itunes when it’s plugged in to the USB port?

  • bansal

    Is it possible to get FM on blackberry 8520 and Skype too

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Stan-Mathew/100002317332333 Stan Mathew

    move ur track pad towards the top in the camera mode

  • Enny2108

    I can’t see the picture by moving the track ball to right and left in BB 8520. any ideas?

  • Amitkxx66 02

    in my gtalk on bb torch 9800, all those who have used it their usrname shows as a drop down list. how do i get rid of that