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Blackberry Tips Of The Week

Phone shortcuts

Depending on the typing input language that you are using, some shortcuts might not be available.

• To change your ring tone, from the Home screen, press the Send key. Press the Menu key. Click Set Ring Tone.

• To check your voice mail, press and hold 1.

• To send an incoming call to voice mail when your BlackBerry® device is inserted in a holster, press and hold the Volume Down key on the

right side of your device.

• To set up speed dial for a contact, on the Home screen or in the phone application, press and hold the key that you would like to assign

speed dial to.

• To add an extension to a phone number, press the Alt key and the X key. Type the extension number.

• To type a letter in a phone number field, press the Alt key and the letter key.

• To insert a plus sign (+) when typing a phone number, press the O key.

• To turn on the speakerphone during a call, press the Speakerphone key ( ) on the keyboard. To turn off the speakerphone during a call,

press the Speakerphone key again.

• If you are using a wireless headset, to stop listening to a call with the headset, press the Speakerphone key. To listen to a call using the

wireless headset again, press the Speakerphone key again.

Message Shortcuts - in a message list

• To open a highlighted message, press the Enter key.

• To compose a message from a message list, press C.

• To mark a message as opened or unopened, press the Alt key and U.

• To add a flag to a highlighted message, press W.

• To view all flagged messages, press the Alt key and F.

• To view received messages and received call logs, press the Alt key and I.

• To view sent messages, press the Alt key and O.

• To view voice mail messages, press the Alt key and V.

• To view SMS text messages, press the Alt key and S.

• To view call logs, press the Alt key and P.

• To view all your messages, press the Escape key.