Posts Tagged ‘Tips for BlackBerry’

How to Turn on Speaker Phone on a Blackberry 7250

April 22nd, 2010

BlackBerry 7250 A speakerphone function enables you to chat with friends and family on a cellphone while also doing other tasks. Speakerphones can also let a group of people listen in on a phone call. Since many states have recently enacted bans on non-hands-free cell-phone use while driving, using the speakerphone can also help you comply with these new laws while in your car. Although the Blackberry 7250 does not come with a speakerphone, you can still set up this function by using a Bluetooth device.

Turn on Bluetooth

Step 1: Power on your Blackberry 7250 using the On/Off button in the lower right-hand corner of the device.

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How to Edit BlackBerry Themes

April 8th, 2010

BlackBerry Bols One of the appealing aspects of the BlackBerry is that it’s customizable to your needs. BlackBerry themes allow you to adjust the layout and appearance of the icons and applications on the screen. Each BlackBerry comes equipped with several themes. You can also download themes from the Internet for greater variety.


  • Step 1: Access the BlackBerry applications screen. An easy way to do this is by pressing the "Menu" button, which is the button to the immediate left of the trackball that has the BlackBerry logo imprinted on it.

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    How to Upgrade Your Device Software Using Wireless Update

    April 6th, 2010

    BlackBerry_1 Most users know that you can easily update your device software by downloading the OS to a PC and using the Application Loader. With some official OS updates, the option to use the Wireless Update will be under Options > Advanced Options > Wireless Update. When an update is available, a Wireless Update icon will also be pushed to your device homescreen alerting you of the upgrade, and you will be able to download and install the software over the air (OTA) to your device.

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    How to Tether Your BlackBerry to Laptop with Verizon

    March 14th, 2010

    You can use some smart phones to connect your laptop or desktop computer to the Internet. BlackBerry smart phones are capable of this and, with a Verizon account, tethering a laptop with a BlackBerry is quick and simple. Be sure beforehand that your particular Verizon plan allows for tethering.

    Step 1: Connect your BlackBerry smart phone to your computer with the USB cable that comes packaged with your phone.

    Step 2: Open your BlackBerry Desktop Manager software and click the IP Modem icon in the main menu. If you do not have this software, install it from the BlackBerry support site; it includes the drivers needed to recognize your phone as a modem.

    Step 3: Click the "Configure" button, then pick the "Set-Up Option" from the drop-down list labeled "Connection profile."

    Step 4: Select "Verizon" from the list of service providers and click "OK."

    Step 5: Click "Connect" to complete the process.

    Top 10 BlackBerry Tips

    March 1st, 2010

    BlackBerrys have a lot of settings hidden in the OS. Here are some of the most popular BlackBerry Tips for any user.

    1. Switch the signal bars to decibels – If you want a more precise measurement of your wireless signal, just hold down the ALT button while typing N M L L. The meter on the main screen will change to a number. Do these steps again to change it back.
    2. Give the audio a boost – Many people say that the ringtone or music isn’t loud enough on the BlackBerry. Go to Menu > Options > Audio Boost > On.
    3. Enable separate app for SMS text messages – Don’t like your email crammed in with text messages? Separate them by going to Messages > Menu > Options > SMS and Email Inboxes > Separate.
    4. Quick period – At the end of a sentence, press the Space key twice and a period will be typed automatically.
    5. Switch to another program – Hold the ALT key and press Escape. Continue to hold ALT and select the program you want to switch to.
    6. Send your PIN – Need to send somebody your PIN so you can communicate with them? Just type MYPIN in an email or text message and the text will change to your actual pin number.
    7. Start in Safe Mode – Install an app that screwed things up? Start in Safe Mode so you can get rid of it. Remove and reinsert the battery, then when the light goes off while starting, press and hold the Escape button until the main screen loads.
    8. Add more callers – Press Menu while on a call and select Add Participant if you wish to add more people to the call.
    9. RebootALT + CAPS + Delete reboots the device.
    10. Change ring tone – Don’t like the default ring tone? Change it under Menu > Profiles > Advanced > (Active profile) > Phone > Ring Tone.

    How Do I Get My Calendar to Sync Wireless on My Blackberry Storm?

    March 1st, 2010

    The BlackBerry Storm smart phone has several applications that allow users to organize their contact information and upcoming events. You can synchronize your BlackBerry Storm with your computer to keep your information up to date. The wireless synchronization feature for the calendar is available to users who have access to the BlackBerry Enterprise Software, which is commonly used by businesses to assist employees in keeping their data current.


    Step 1: Click the "Setup" folder and tap "Setup Wizard."

    Step 2: Select "I Want to Use a Work Email Account with a Blackberry Enterprise Server" and choose "Next."

    Step 3: Enter your email account information and click "Save."

    Step 4: Tap the "Calendar" icon on your Blackberry Storm LCD screen to bring up your calendar.

    Step 5: Choose "Options" and pick the calendar you want to synchronize to your computer.

    Step 6: Select "Yes" in the "Wireless Synchronization" drop-down menu.

    Step 7: Press the "Menu" button on the Blackberry Storm and choose "Save" from the drop down menu to save the calendar’s wireless synchronization settings.