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BlackBerry Bold Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and 9650 Series

Book Description

You've chosen well—with elegant design, a high-res display, and a speedy processor, the Bold is a top-notch device. Now learn how to take advantage of all the features with this easy-to-read guide from two of the best BlackBerry trainers in the business.

BlackBerry Bold Made Simple teaches you how to get the most out of your BlackBerry Bold. You'll explore all the features and uncover time-saving techniques—from emailing and scheduling to video recording and expanding memory—all through easy-to-read instructions and detailed visuals. Written by two successful BlackBerry trainers and authors, this is simply the most comprehensive and clear guidebook to the BlackBerry Bold available.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the Authors
  3. Acknowledgments
  4. I. Quick Start Guide
    1. 1. Getting Around Quickly
      1. Learning Your Way Around
        1. Keys, Buttons, and Ports
        2. Inside Your Bold
        3. Starting and Exiting Icons
        4. Two Types of Menus (Full and Short)
        5. Multitasking on Your Bold
          1. Multitask with the Red Phone Key
          2. Multitask with the Menu Key
          3. Too Much Multitasking May Slow You Down...
        6. Jump to First Letter Trick for Menus and Drop-Downs
        7. Save Time with the Space Key
        8. Setting Dates and Times with the Space Key
        9. Setting Dates and Times with Number Keys
        10. Space Key as Page Down
        11. Quickly Typing Accented or Special Characters
      2. Working with the Wireless Network
        1. Reading Your Wireless Network Status
        2. Traveling with Your Bold—Airplane Mode
      3. App Reference Tables
        1. Getting Set Up
        2. Staying In Touch
        3. Staying Organized
        4. Being Productive
        5. Being Entertained
        6. Networking Socially
        7. Personalize Your Bold
      4. Add or Remove Apps
  5. II. Introduction
    1. 2. Congratulations on Your BlackBerry Bold!
      1. Key Features on the BlackBerry Bold
        1. Media Card—Expansion Memory Card
      2. Getting the Most Out of BlackBerry Bold Made Simple
        1. How This Book Is Organized
          1. Day in the Life of a Bold User
          2. Part 1: Quick Start Guide
          3. Part 2: Introduction
          4. Part 3: You and Your BlackBerry Bold
          5. Part 4: Hotkey Shortcuts
        2. Quickly Locating Tips, Cautions, and Notes
        3. Free BlackBerry Email Tips and Free Videos
  6. III. You and Your BlackBerry Bold
    1. 1. Email Set Up
      1. 1.1. Learn Your BlackBerry and Getting Around
        1. 1.1.1. Getting around Your Home Screen, Folders, and Icons
        2. 1.1.2. The Setup Wizard
      2. 1.2. Setting Up Email for the First Time
        1. 1.2.1. Personal or Internet Email Setup
        2. 1.2.2. Setting Up Your Corporate Email
          1. 1.2.2.1. Setup Corporate Email Using the Setup Wizard
          2. 1.2.2.2. How Can I Tell If I Am Activated on the BlackBerry Server?
      3. 1.3. Maintaining Your Email Accounts
        1. 1.3.1. Adding More Email Personal Addresses
        2. 1.3.2. Hiding Extra Email Account Icons
        3. 1.3.3. Edit or Delete an Email Account (Signature and Advanced Settings)
        4. 1.3.4. Change Your "Sent from (Carrier) Wireless" Signature
        5. 1.3.5. Wireless Email Reconciliation
      4. 1.4. Sync Google Contacts Using Email Setup
        1. 1.4.1. Setting Up Google Wireless Contacts Syncing
        2. 1.4.2. Turning On or Off Wireless Contact Syncing
        3. 1.4.3. Handling Issues with Google Contacts Wireless Sync
      5. 1.5. Troubleshooting Your Email Accounts
        1. 1.5.1. Verify Usernames and Passwords
        2. 1.5.2. Verify Your Email Server Is POP3 or IMAP
        3. 1.5.3. Verify Your Email Server Settings (Advanced Settings)
        4. 1.5.4. Solving a Gmail Enable IMAP Error Message
        5. 1.5.5. Why Is Some Email Missing?
          1. 1.5.5.1. Why Does This Happen?
          2. 1.5.5.2. How to Fix This?
        6. 1.5.6. Correcting the "Invalid Account. Please Validate" Message
          1. 1.5.6.1. Using Your Computer
          2. 1.5.6.2. Using Your BlackBerry
      6. 1.6. Set Up or Adjust Email Accounts from Your Computer
        1. 1.6.1. Setting Up BlackBerry Email from Your Computer
          1. 1.6.1.1. Create a New Account
          2. 1.6.1.2. Changing Your Email Auto Signature
          3. 1.6.1.3. Adjusting Advanced Email Account Settings
      7. 1.7. BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express (Free Software)
        1. 1.7.1. How to Get the BES Express software?
        2. 1.7.2. Benefits of Being Connected to a BlackBerry Server
          1. 1.7.2.1. Strong Encryption of Email within Your Organization
          2. 1.7.2.2. Full Two-Way Wireless Synchronization
          3. 1.7.2.3. Securely Connect to Your Corporate Data
          4. 1.7.2.4. Push Applications Wirelessly to All Your BlackBerry Users
          5. 1.7.2.5. Global Address List Lookup
          6. 1.7.2.6. Out-of-Office Auto Reply and Email Signature
          7. 1.7.2.7. Meeting Invitations
    2. 2. Windows PC Setup
      1. 2.1. Download Desktop Manager for Windows
        1. 2.1.1. The Disk from the BlackBerry Box
        2. 2.1.2. Check Your Current Version
          1. 2.1.2.1. To Get the Latest Version of Desktop Manager:
      2. 2.2. Install Desktop Manager
      3. 2.3. Overview of BlackBerry Desktop Manager
        1. 2.3.1. Entering Your Device Password
      4. 2.4. Device Switch Wizard
        1. 2.4.1. Moving from Another BlackBerry
        2. 2.4.2. Moving from a Palm or Windows Mobile Device
      5. 2.5. Synchronize Your BlackBerry
        1. 2.5.1. Set Up the Sync
          1. 2.5.1.1. Advanced Sync Configuration Screens
            1. 2.5.1.1.1. Map Folder
            2. 2.5.1.1.2. Conflict Resolution
            3. 2.5.1.1.3. Filters
            4. 2.5.1.1.4. Field Mapping
        2. 2.5.2. Running the Sync
          1. 2.5.2.1. Automating the Synchronization
          2. 2.5.2.2. Accepting or Rejecting Sync Changes
        3. 2.5.3. Troubleshooting Your Sync
          1. 2.5.3.1. Default Calendar Service Has Changed Message
          2. 2.5.3.2. Close and Restart Desktop Manager
          3. 2.5.3.3. Remove and Reconnect Your BlackBerry
          4. 2.5.3.4. Fixing Specific Errors with Calendar, Address Book, or MemoPad or Tasks Sync
          5. 2.5.3.5. Getting More Help for Desktop Manager Issues
      6. 2.6. Application Loader
        1. 2.6.1. Add/Remove Applications
        2. 2.6.2. Update Device Software
      7. 2.7. Backup and Restore
        1. 2.7.1. Back Up Your BlackBerry
        2. 2.7.2. Restore Your BlackBerry
        3. 2.7.3. Advanced Backup & Restore
          1. 2.7.3.1. Back Up Specific Databases
          2. 2.7.3.2. Erase or Clear Specific Databases
          3. 2.7.3.3. How to Restore Specific Databases
      8. 2.8. IP Modem
    3. 3. Windows PC Media and File Transfer
      1. 3.1. Using the Media Manager (in Desktop Manager)
        1. 3.1.1. Scanning Your Computer for Media Files
        2. 3.1.2. Watched Folder Settings
        3. 3.1.3. Enter Password
        4. 3.1.4. The Main Media Manager Window
        5. 3.1.5. Locating Media on Your Comptuer
        6. 3.1.6. Copy Music to Your BlackBerry
        7. 3.1.7. Copying Pictures
        8. 3.1.8. Copying (Microsoft Office) Documents
        9. 3.1.9. Deleting Media from Your Media Card
        10. 3.1.10. Troubleshooting Media Manager
      2. 3.2. BlackBerry Media Sync
        1. 3.2.1. Start Media Sync from Desktop Manager
        2. 3.2.2. Enter BlackBerry Password for Media Sync
      3. 3.3. Media Sync Setup
        1. 3.3.1. Media Sync—Syncing Music
        2. 3.3.2. Media Sync—Syncing Pictures
        3. 3.3.3. Some Songs Could Not Be Synchronized
          1. 3.3.3.1. DRM Protected-Digital Rights Management
        4. 3.3.4. Media Sync Options Screen
          1. 3.3.4.1. General Tab
          2. 3.3.4.2. Device Tab
    4. 4. Apple Mac Setup
      1. 4.1. BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac
      2. 4.2. Download and Install Desktop Manager for Mac
        1. 4.2.1. Starting Desktop Manager for the First Time
        2. 4.2.2. Main View in Desktop Manager
      3. 4.3. Using Desktop Manager for Mac
        1. 4.3.1. Device Options
          1. 4.3.1.1. Device Is Synchronized with One or Several Computers
      4. 4.4. Backup Options
      5. 4.5. Set Up Your Sync Options
        1. 4.5.1. Advanced Settings
        2. 4.5.2. Syncing Contacts, Calendar, Notes, and Tasks
        3. 4.5.3. Automating the Synchronization
        4. 4.5.4. Backup and Restore
          1. 4.5.4.1. Using Backup
          2. 4.5.4.2. Restoring from Backup
      6. 4.6. Add or Remove Applications
        1. 4.6.1. Update Your BlackBerry Device Software
      7. 4.7. Setting Up the BlackBerry as a Modem for Your Mac
    5. 5. Apple Mac Media and File Transfer
      1. 5.1. Syncing Media with Desktop Manager for Mac
        1. 5.1.1. Delete All Music
      2. 5.2. Syncing Music
      3. 5.3. Mass Storage Mode Transfer for Your Media Card
      4. 5.4. Using Your BlackBerry in Mass Storage Mode
        1. 5.4.1. Explore the Drive
        2. 5.4.2. Copying Files Using Mass Storage Mode
    6. 6. Typing, Spelling, and Help
      1. 6.1. The Trackpad
        1. 6.1.1. Trackpad Sound and Sensitivity
      2. 6.2. Typing Tips for Your Bold
        1. 6.2.1. Press and Hold for Automatic Capitalization
        2. 6.2.2. Caps Lock and Num/Alt Lock
        3. 6.2.3. Automatic Period and Cap at End of Sentence
        4. 6.2.4. Typing Symbols: Using the Alt and Sym Keys
        5. 6.2.5. Quickly Typing Accented Letters and Other Symbols
        6. 6.2.6. Editing Text
        7. 6.2.7. The Mighty Space key
          1. 6.2.7.1. Using the Space Key While Typing an Email Address
        8. 6.2.8. Quickly Navigating Drop-Down Lists
        9. 6.2.9. Using Letter Keys to Select Items in Lists and Menus
        10. 6.2.10. Using Number Keys to Type Dates and Times
      3. 6.3. Using the Spell Checker
        1. 6.3.1. Custom Dictionary
          1. 6.3.1.1. Adding Words to the Custom Dictionary
          2. 6.3.1.2. Editing or Deleting Words from the Custom Dictionary
        2. 6.3.2. Enabling Spell Check for Outbound Email
      4. 6.4. Using BlackBerry Text-Based Help
        1. 6.4.1. Using the Help Menus Inside Applications
        2. 6.4.2. Overall Help Contents and Finding Text
    7. 7. Speed Your Typing with AutoText
      1. 7.1. Saving Time with Auto-Correcting AutoText
        1. 7.1.1. Creating a New Custom AutoText Entry
        2. 7.1.2. Using New AutoText Entries
        3. 7.1.3. Advanced AutoText Features—Macros
          1. 7.1.3.1. Creating a New Entry with Macros
          2. 7.1.3.2. Using Your New AutoText Entry
        4. 7.1.4. Edit or Delete an AutoText Entry
    8. 8. Personalize Your BlackBerry
      1. 8.1. Moving, Hiding, and Deleting Icons
        1. 8.1.1. Moving Your Icons within a Folder
          1. 8.1.1.1. How Do I Know When I'm in a Folder?
        2. 8.1.2. Moving Your Icons Between Folders
        3. 8.1.3. Hiding and Un-Hiding Icons
        4. 8.1.4. Setting Your Top Icons on Your First Home Screen
      2. 8.2. Using Folders to Organize Your Icons
        1. 8.2.1. Creating a New Folder
        2. 8.2.2. Moving Icons between Folders
        3. 8.2.3. Editing a Folder
        4. 8.2.4. Deleting a Folder
      3. 8.3. Setting the Date, Time, and Time Zone
      4. 8.4. Changing Your Font Size and Type
      5. 8.5. Changing Your Currency Key
      6. 8.6. Home Screen Preferences and Options
        1. 8.6.1. Set Download Folder
        2. 8.6.2. Set Home Screen Layout
        3. 8.6.3. Set or Reset Wallpaper
        4. 8.6.4. Set Theme
        5. 8.6.5. Reset Icon Arrangement
      7. 8.7. Selecting New Themes
        1. 8.7.1. Downloading New Themes from BlackBerry App World
      8. 8.8. Changing the Home Screen Background Image or Wallpaper
        1. 8.8.1. Changing Your Wallpaper or Home Screen Image Using a Stored Picture
        2. 8.8.2. Using a Picture or Image Directly from Your Camera
      9. 8.9. Keyboard Lock and Standby Mode
        1. 8.9.1.
          1. 8.9.1.1. What If I Receive a Phone Call When in Standby Mode?
      10. 8.10. Changing Your Convenience Keys
        1. 8.10.1. To Change Your Convenience Keys
      11. 8.11. Understanding That Blinking Light
        1. 8.11.1. Red Message LED
        2. 8.11.2. Blue Bluetooth LED
        3. 8.11.3. Green Coverage Indicator LED
    9. 9. Sounds: Ring and Vibrate
      1. 9.1. Understanding Sound Profiles
      2. 9.2. Changing Your Profile
      3. 9.3. Fine-Tuning Your Sound Profiles
      4. 9.4. Finding a Louder Ringtone
      5. 9.5. Hearing a Different Tone When Someone Special Calls
        1. 9.5.1. Tie a Custom Ring Tone to One Person
    10. 10. Phone and Voice Dialing
      1. 10.1. Basic Phone Features
        1. 10.1.1. Call Any Underlined Phone Number
      2. 10.2. Changing Your Ring Tone
        1. 10.2.1. Adjusting the Volume on Calls
        2. 10.2.2. Muting Yourself on the Call
        3. 10.2.3. What's My Phone Number?
        4. 10.2.4. Adding Pauses and Waits in Phone Numbers
        5. 10.2.5. Changing Your Phone Ringtone
        6. 10.2.6. Making a Call—Just Dialing a Phone Number
        7. 10.2.7. Answering a Call
        8. 10.2.8. Calling Voice Mail
          1. 10.2.8.1. When Voice Mail Does Not Work
        9. 10.2.9. Why Do I See Names and Numbers in My Call Logs?
        10. 10.2.10. How Can I See Missed Calls on My Home Screen?
        11. 10.2.11. Quickly Dial from Contact List
      3. 10.3. Add New Contact Entry from Phone Call Logs
      4. 10.4. Ignoring and Muting Phone Calls
        1. 10.4.1. Benefits of Adding People to Your Contact List / Address Book
        2. 10.4.2. Muting a Ringing Call
      5. 10.5. Using the Call Log
        1. 10.5.1. Checking Your Call Log
        2. 10.5.2. Placing a Call from the Call Log
        3. 10.5.3. To Show Your Call Logs in Messages (Inbox)
        4. 10.5.4. To Add a Note to a Call Log
        5. 10.5.5. To Forward a Call Log
      6. 10.6. Speed Dial
        1. 10.6.1. Set Up Speed Dial
        2. 10.6.2. Option #1: Use Call Logs
        3. 10.6.3. Option #2: Press and Hold a Key
        4. 10.6.4. Option #3: Use a Contact Phone Number
      7. 10.7. Voice Dialing
        1. 10.7.1. Using Voice Dialing to Call a Contact
        2. 10.7.2. Using Voice Dialing to Call a Number
    11. 11. Advanced Phone
      1. 11.1. Advanced Phone Topics
      2. 11.2. Using Your Music as Ringtones (Phone Tune)
      3. 11.3. More with Voice Command
        1. 11.3.1. Other Commands
        2. 11.3.2. Changing Your Voice Dialing Options
        3. 11.3.3. Voice Dialing Tips and Tricks
          1. 11.3.3.1. To Make Voice Dialing Calls Quicker
        4. 11.3.4. Give Your Contacts Nicknames
      4. 11.4. Call Waiting—Calling a Second Person
        1. 11.4.1.
          1. 11.4.1.1. Enabling Call Waiting
        2. 11.4.2. Using Call Waiting
        3. 11.4.3. Working with a Second Caller
          1. 11.4.3.1. Option 1: Answer and Put the First Caller on Hold
          2. 11.4.3.2. Option 2: Hang Up the First Caller and Answer the Second
          3. 11.4.3.3. Option 3: Press the Red Phone to Send the Second Caller to Voice Mail
      5. 11.5. Conference Calling
        1. 11.5.1. To End or Leave a Conference Call
      6. 11.6. Dialing Letters in Phone Numbers
      7. 11.7. More Phone Tips and Tricks
      8. 11.8. TTY or TELETYPE Support
    12. 12. Email Like a Pro
      1. 12.1. Getting Started with Email
        1. 12.1.1. Email Inbox (Messages) Hotkeys
        2. 12.1.2. Composing Email
          1. 12.1.2.1. Option #1: Emailing from the Messages App (Hotkey: M)
      2. 12.2. Sending Email from Your Contacts App
        1. 12.2.1.
          1. 12.2.1.1. Use Q To Quickly See a Person's Email Address
      3. 12.3. Replying to Messages
        1. 12.3.1. Flag for Follow Up
          1. 12.3.1.1. Creating a New Flag
          2. 12.3.1.2. Modifying Your Flags
          3. 12.3.1.3. Finding Flagged Items
          4. 12.3.1.4. Ringing Alarms for Flagged Item with Due Dates
      4. 12.4. Attaching a Contact Entry (Address Book Entry) to Email
      5. 12.5. Viewing Pictures in Email Messages You Receive
      6. 12.6. Attaching a File to Email
      7. 12.7. Setting the Importance of the Email
        1. 12.7.1. Verifying Delivery of Email Messages
        2. 12.7.2. Spell Checking Your Email Messages
      8. 12.8. Working with Email Attachments
        1. 12.8.1. Using Documents to Go to View and Edit Email Attachments
          1. 12.8.1.1. How Do You Know if You Have an Email Attachment?
          2. 12.8.1.2. To Open an Attached File
        2. 12.8.2. Email Attachment Viewer Tips and Tricks
        3. 12.8.3. Editing with Documents to Go
        4. 12.8.4. Using the Standard Document Viewer
        5. 12.8.5. Using Sheet to Go or Slideshow to Go
        6. 12.8.6. Finding Text in an Attachment
        7. 12.8.7. Opening a Picture
      9. 12.9. Searching for Messages (Email, SMS, MMS)
        1. 12.9.1. Using the Search Sender or Search Recipient Command
        2. 12.9.2. Using the Search Subject Command
    13. 13. Advanced Email Topics
      1. 13.1. Switching Input Language for Email and More
      2. 13.2. Inbox Housecleaning
      3. 13.3. Sending from a Different Email Account
        1. 13.3.1. Changing Your Default "Sent From" Email Address
      4. 13.4. Changing the Way Your Email Looks and Functions
      5. 13.5. Email Reconciliation
      6. 13.6. Easily Adding Signatures to Your Emails
        1. 13.6.1. Set Up Custom AutoText Signatures
        2. 13.6.2. Personal or Internet Service Email Users
          1. 13.6.2.1. Setting Up Signatures from Your BlackBerry Carrier's Web Site
          2. 13.6.2.2. Setting Up Email Auto Signatures on Your BlackBerry
        3. 13.6.3. Corporate (BlackBerry Enterprise Server) Email Users
      7. 13.7. Filtering Your Messages for SMS, Calls, and More
        1. 13.7.1. Filing a Message in a Folder
        2. 13.7.2. Changing Folder Names or Adding Folders
        3. 13.7.3. Email Message Filters (Only for BlackBerry Enterprise Server Users)
          1. 13.7.3.1. Create Email Filter
          2. 13.7.3.2. Use Email Filters
    14. 14. Your Contact List
      1. 14.1. The Heart of Your BlackBerry
        1. 14.1.1. Getting Contacts from Your SIM Card onto Your Contact List
        2. 14.1.2. How Do You Get Your Contacts onto Your BlackBerry?
        3. 14.1.3. When Is Your Contact List Most Useful?
        4. 14.1.4. Our Recommendations
      2. 14.2. What Fields Are Searched to Find Contacts
        1. 14.2.1. Add New Addresses Easily
          1. 14.2.1.1. Choice 1: Add An Address into Contacts
          2. 14.2.1.2. Need to Add More Than One Email Address for a Person?
          3. 14.2.1.3. Enter a Phone Number with Letters
          4. 14.2.1.4. Enter a Phone Number with Pauses or Waits
          5. 14.2.1.5. Choice 2: Add an Address from an Email Message
          6. 14.2.1.6. Choice 3: Add an Address from a Phone Call Log
          7. 14.2.1.7. Choice 4: Add an Address from an Underlined Email Address or Phone Number
          8. 14.2.1.8. Why Can't You See All of Your Names and Addresses (Filtered)?
        2. 14.2.2. Locate Names and Addresses Easily
          1. 14.2.2.1. Option 1: Use the Find Feature in Contacts
          2. 14.2.2.2. Option 2: Finding and Calling Someone
      3. 14.3. Managing Your Contacts
        1. 14.3.1. Adding More Information to Your Contact Entries (Menu Commands)
        2. 14.3.2. Adding a Picture to the Contact for Caller ID
        3. 14.3.3. Changing the Way Contacts Are Sorted
        4. 14.3.4. Organizing Contacts with Categories
        5. 14.3.5. Filtering Your Contacts by Category
          1. 14.3.5.1. How Do You Know When Your Contact List Is Filtered?
        6. 14.3.6. Un-Filtering Your Contacts by Category
        7. 14.3.7. Using Groups as Mailing Lists
          1. 14.3.7.1. Why Would You Want to Use a Mailing List?
        8. 14.3.8. Creating and Using a Group Mailing List
        9. 14.3.9. Sending an Email to the Group
        10. 14.3.10. Editing or Deleting SIM Card Contacts
        11. 14.3.11. Storing SMS Messages on the SIM Card
        12. 14.3.12. SIM Card Security
    15. 15. Managing Your Calendar
      1. 15.1. Organizing Your Life with Your Calendar
        1. 15.1.1. Syncing Your Computer's Calendar with Your Blackberry Calendar
        2. 15.1.2. Calendar Shortcut Keys Hotkeys
        3. 15.1.3. Moving around Your Calendar
          1. 15.1.3.1. Option 1: Using the Trackpad (Fastest Way)
          2. 15.1.3.2. Option 2: Using the Menu Key
          3. 15.1.3.3. Changing View to View Week, View Month, or View Agenda
      2. 15.2. Scheduling Appointments
        1. 15.2.1. Quick Scheduling (Use for Simple Meetings)
        2. 15.2.2. Detailed Scheduling (Advanced Options)
      3. 15.3. Customizing Your Calendar with Options
        1. 15.3.1. Change Your Initial View
        2. 15.3.2. Change Your Start and End of Day Time on Day View
      4. 15.4. Copy and Paste Information into Your Calendar or Any Icon
      5. 15.5. Alarms and Recurring Appointments
        1. 15.5.1. To Schedule an Alarm
        2. 15.5.2. To Change the Default Reminder (Alarm) and Snooze Times
        3. 15.5.3. To Dial the Phone from a Ringing Calendar Alarm
        4. 15.5.4. To Adjust Your Calendar (and Task) Alarms in Sound Profiles
        5. 15.5.5. To Set a Recurring (Daily, Weekly, Monthly, or Yearly) Appointment
        6. 15.5.6. To Snooze a Ringing Calendar or Task Alarm
          1. 15.5.6.1. What If You Need More Snooze Time?
      6. 15.6. Inviting Attendees and Working with Meeting Invitations
        1. 15.6.1. To Invite Someone to Attend a Meeting
        2. 15.6.2. To Respond to a Meeting Invitation
        3. 15.6.3. To Change Your List of Participants for a Meeting
        4. 15.6.4. To Contact Your Meeting Participants
        5. 15.6.5. To Send an Email to Everyone Attending a Meeting
      7. 15.7. Using Google Sync to Sync Calendar and Contacts
        1. 15.7.1. Getting Started with Gmail and Google Calendar
        2. 15.7.2. Installing the Google Sync Program
        3. 15.7.3. The Results of a Successful Google Sync
    16. 16. Get Tasks Done
      1. 16.1. The Task Icon
        1. 16.1.1. Syncing Tasks from Computer to BlackBerry
        2. 16.1.2. Viewing Tasks on Your BlackBerry (Hotkey: T)
        3. 16.1.3. Adding a New Task
        4. 16.1.4. Categorizing Your Tasks
          1. 16.1.4.1. To Assign a Task to a Category
        5. 16.1.5. Filtering Tasks
        6. 16.1.6. Finding Tasks
        7. 16.1.7. Checking Off Completed Tasks
        8. 16.1.8. Handling a Task Alarm
        9. 16.1.9. Adjusting the Way Task Alarms Notify You
        10. 16.1.10. Sorting Your Tasks and Task Options
    17. 17. MemoPad: Sticky Notes
      1. 17.1. Syncing MemoPad items (Notes) from Computer to BlackBerry
      2. 17.2. 1,001 Uses for the MemoPad (Notes) Feature
        1. 17.2.1. Common Uses for the MemoPad
      3. 17.3. Adding or Editing Memos on the BlackBerry
      4. 17.4. Quickly Locating Memos
        1. 17.4.1. Ordering Frequently Used Memos
      5. 17.5. Viewing Your Memos
      6. 17.6. Organizing Your Memos with Categories
        1. 17.6.1. To File a Memo in a New or Existing Category
        2. 17.6.2. To Filter Memos Using Categories to Only See Memos in a Specific Category
        3. 17.6.3. To Un-Filter (Turn Off the Filter) on Your MemoPad
      7. 17.7. Multitask or Switch Applications
      8. 17.8. Forwarding Memos via Email, SMS, or BlackBerry Messenger
      9. 17.9. Other Memo Menu Commands
      10. 17.10. Memo Tips and Tricks
        1. 17.10.1. Add Items for Different Stores
        2. 17.10.2. Put Numbers at the Beginning of Memo Names
        3. 17.10.3. Space Key to Check Off Items Purchased
    18. 18. SMS Text and MMS Messaging
      1. 18.1. Text and Multimedia Messaging
        1. 18.1.1. SMS Text Messaging on Your BlackBerry
        2. 18.1.2. Composing SMS Text Messages
          1. 18.1.2.1. Option 1: Sending an SMS Message from the Message List
          2. 18.1.2.2. Option 2: Sending SMS Message from the Contact List
        3. 18.1.3. Basic SMS Menu Commands
        4. 18.1.4. Advanced SMS Menu Commands and Options
        5. 18.1.5. Opening and Replying to SMS Messages
        6. 18.1.6.
          1. 18.1.6.1. Need to Find an SMS or MMS Message?
        7. 18.1.7. SMS Mailbox Housecleaning
        8. 18.1.8. SMS Tips and Tricks
      2. 18.2. MMS Messaging on Your BlackBerry
        1. 18.2.1. Sending MMS from the Message List
        2. 18.2.2. Sending a Media File as an MMS from the Media Icon
        3. 18.2.3. Basic MMS Menu Commands
        4. 18.2.4. Advanced MMS Commands
      3. 18.3. MMS and SMS Text Troubleshooting
    19. 19. Even More Messaging
      1. 19.1. PIN Messaging
        1. 19.1.1. Sending Your PIN Number via Email with the Mypin Shortcut
        2. 19.1.2. Replying to a PIN Message
        3. 19.1.3. Adding Someone's PIN to Your Contacts
      2. 19.2. BlackBerry Messenger
        1. 19.2.1. Setting Up BlackBerry Messenger
        2. 19.2.2. Add Contacts to Your BlackBerry Messenger Group
        3. 19.2.3. Joining a Fellow User's BlackBerry Messenger Group
        4. 19.2.4. BlackBerry Messenger Menu Commands
        5. 19.2.5. Customizing Your BlackBerry Messenger
        6. 19.2.6. Starting or Continuing Conversations
        7. 19.2.7. Using the Emoticons (Smiley Faces and More)
        8. 19.2.8. Sending Files or Voice Notes to a Message Buddy
        9. 19.2.9. Notification of New Messenger Item or Ping
        10. 19.2.10. Ping a Contact
        11. 19.2.11. Using the My Status BlackBerry Messenger Options (Your Availability to Others)
        12. 19.2.12. Conferencing with BlackBerry Messenger
        13. 19.2.13. Using Groups in BlackBerry Messenger
        14. 19.2.14. Using BBM Barcodes
      3. 19.3. Using AIM, Yahoo, and Google Talk Messaging
        1. 19.3.1. To Install Instant Messenger Applications
    20. 20. Adding Memory with a Media Card
      1. 20.1. How to Boost Your Memory with a Media Card
        1. 20.1.1. Installing or Removing Your Memory Card/Media Card
        2. 20.1.2. Verify the Media Card Installation and Free Memory
    21. 21. Your Music Player
      1. 21.1. Listening to Your Music
        1. 21.1.1. Important Media Player Keys (Song and Video)
      2. 21.2. Getting Your Music and Playlists onto Your BlackBerry
        1. 21.2.1. Step 1: Buy and Insert a Media Card
        2. 21.2.2. Step 2: Transfer Your Music from Your Computer
      3. 21.3. Downloading and Saving Music or Videos from the Web
      4. 21.4. Playing Your Music
        1. 21.4.1. Finding and Playing an Individual Song
      5. 21.5. Controlling Your Song or Video in the BlackBerry Media Player
        1. 21.5.1. Using Now Playing to Return to Your Video or Song
        2. 21.5.2. Playing Your Music and the Shuffle Feature
        3. 21.5.3. To Repeat Playing a Song or Video
      6. 21.6. Finding Music Using a Memory Card
        1. 21.6.1. Playing a Playlist
        2. 21.6.2. To Create Playlists from Your Computer
        3. 21.6.3. To Create Playlists on Your BlackBerry
      7. 21.7. Supported Music Types
      8. 21.8. Media Player Options
      9. 21.9. Music Player Tips and Tricks
      10. 21.10. Streaming Music
        1. 21.10.1. Streaming Free Internet Radio
        2. 21.10.2. Pandora Internet Radio
          1. 21.10.2.1. Download Pandora
          2. 21.10.2.2. Starting Pandora for the First Time
          3. 21.10.2.3. Pandora Controls and Options
          4. 21.10.2.4. Using Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down
        3. 21.10.3. Slacker Radio
          1. 21.10.3.1. Download and Install Slacker Radio
          2. 21.10.3.2. Create or Log In to Slacker Account
          3. 21.10.3.3. Choosing Your Station
          4. 21.10.3.4. Slacker Controls
          5. 21.10.3.5. Slacker Menu Commands and Shortcut Keys
          6. 21.10.3.6. Slacker Shortcuts
    22. 22. Snapping Pictures
      1. 22.1. Using the Camera
        1. 22.1.1. Camera Features and Buttons
        2. 22.1.2. Starting the Camera Application
          1. 22.1.2.1. Option 1: The Right Side Convenience Key
          2. 22.1.2.2. Option 2: The Camera Icon
        3. 22.1.3. Normal Viewfinder Mode
        4. 22.1.4. Taking Action Shots
        5. 22.1.5. Using the Camera Zoom
      2. 22.2. Icons in the Camera Screen
        1. 22.2.1. Sending Pictures with the Email Envelope Icon
      3. 22.3. Fine-Tuning Your Camera Settings
        1. 22.3.1. Setting the Flash Mode and Zoom
        2. 22.3.2. Changing the Default Flash Settings
        3. 22.3.3. Adjusting the Size of the Picture
        4. 22.3.4. Adjusting the White Balance
        5. 22.3.5. Adjusting the Picture Quality
      4. 22.4. Geotagging: Adding GPS Location to New Pictures
      5. 22.5. Managing Picture Storage
        1. 22.5.1. Selecting Where Pictures Are Stored
        2. 22.5.2. Using the Optional Media Card
        3. 22.5.3. Viewing Pictures Stored in Memory (Media Player)
          1. 22.5.3.1. Option 1: Viewing from the Camera Program
          2. 22.5.3.2. Option 2: Viewing from the Media Player Menu
      6. 22.6. To View a Slide Show
      7. 22.7. Take a Picture and Set as Caller ID or Home Screen Wallpaper
      8. 22.8. Transferring Pictures to or from Your BlackBerry
        1. 22.8.1. Method 1: Using Send/Share Command (Individually)
        2. 22.8.2. Method 2: Using Bluetooth
        3. 22.8.3. Method 3: Using Computer Software
        4. 22.8.4. Method 4: Using Mass Storage Mode
    23. 23. Fun with Videos
      1. 23.1. Having Fun with Videos
        1. 23.1.1. Adding Videos to Your BlackBerry
        2. 23.1.2. Using Your Video Recorder
        3. 23.1.3. Changing Your Video Recording Options
        4. 23.1.4. Supported Video Formats for the BlackBerry Bold Series Smartphone
      2. 23.2. Viewing Videos on the BlackBerry
        1. 23.2.1. Playing a Video
    24. 24. Social Networking
      1. 24.1. Downloading the Apps
      2. 24.2. Logging into the Apps
      3. 24.3. Facebook
        1. 24.3.1. Using Facebook for BlackBerry
        2. 24.3.2. Account Integration
        3. 24.3.3. Status Update and News Feed
        4. 24.3.4. Top Bar Icons
        5. 24.3.5. Communicating with Friends
        6. 24.3.6. Uploading Pictures
      4. 24.4. MySpace and Flickr
      5. 24.5. Twitter
        1. 24.5.1. Making a Twitter Account
        2. 24.5.2. Download the Twitter App
        3. 24.5.3. Using Twitter for BlackBerry
          1. 24.5.3.1. Tweeting
        4. 24.5.4. Twitter Icons
          1. 24.5.4.1. Home
          2. 24.5.4.2. Mentions
          3. 24.5.4.3. My Lists
          4. 24.5.4.4. My Profile
          5. 24.5.4.5. Direct Messages
          6. 24.5.4.6. Find People
          7. 24.5.4.7. Search
          8. 24.5.4.8. Popular Topics
        5. 24.5.5. Customizing Twitter with Options
      6. 24.6. LinkedIn
        1. 24.6.1.
          1. 24.6.1.1. Downloading the App
          2. 24.6.1.2. Logging In to LinkedIn
        2. 24.6.2. Navigating the LinkedIn App
        3. 24.6.3. The LinkedIn Icons
          1. 24.6.3.1. The Home Page Icon
          2. 24.6.3.2. The Search Icon
          3. 24.6.3.3. The Connections Icon
          4. 24.6.3.4. The Invitation Icon
          5. 24.6.3.5. The Messages Icon
          6. 24.6.3.6. The Reconnect Icon
        4. 24.6.4. LinkedIn Options
      7. 24.7. YouTube
    25. 25. Connecting with Wi-Fi
      1. 25.1. Understanding Wi-Fi on Your BlackBerry
        1. 25.1.1. The Wi-Fi Advantage
      2. 25.2. Setting Up Wi-Fi on Your BlackBerry
      3. 25.3. Single Profile Scanning
        1. 25.3.1. Connecting to a Wireless Hotspot
        2. 25.3.2. Changing your Wi-Fi Network
      4. 25.4. Changing or Prioritizing Your Wi-Fi Connections
        1. 25.4.1. Prioritizing Your Networks
        2. 25.4.2. Using Wi-Fi Diagnostics
    26. 26. BlackBerry App World
      1. 26.1. The App World Concept
      2. 26.2. Downloading the App World Program
        1. 26.2.1. Locating the Link for App World
      3. 26.3. Starting App World for the First Time
        1. 26.3.1. Downloading Themes from App World
        2. 26.3.2. Featured Programs
      4. 26.4. Navigating around App World
        1. 26.4.1. Categories
        2. 26.4.2. Top Free Downloads
        3. 26.4.3. Top Paid Downloads
        4. 26.4.4. Search
      5. 26.5. Downloading Apps
        1. 26.5.1. Downloading and Purchasing an App
        2. 26.5.2. Using the My World Feature
        3. 26.5.3. My World Menu Commands
        4. 26.5.4. Removing or Uninstalling Programs
    27. 27. Connecting with Bluetooth
      1. 27.1. History of Bluetooth
      2. 27.2. Using Bluetooth on Your BlackBerry
        1. 27.2.1. Turning on Bluetooth
        2. 27.2.2. Configuring Bluetooth
        3. 27.2.3. Bluetooth Security Tips
        4. 27.2.4. Supported Devices
      3. 27.3. Pairing Your BlackBerry with a Bluetooth Device
      4. 27.4. Answering and Making Calls with the Headset
        1. 27.4.1. Option 1: Answering Directly from the Headset
        2. 27.4.2. Option 2: Transferring the Caller to the Headset
      5. 27.5. Bluetooth Setup Menu Commands
      6. 27.6. Sending and Receiving Files with Bluetooth
      7. 27.7. Streaming Bluetooth Stereo
      8. 27.8. Bluetooth Troubleshooting
        1. 27.8.1. My Passkey Is Not Being Accepted by the Device
        2. 27.8.2. I Have the Right Passkey, But I Still Cannot Pair the Device
        3. 27.8.3. I Can't Share My Address Book
    28. 28. Connect as a Tethered Modem
      1. 28.1. Connecting Your Laptop to the Internet Using Your BlackBerry
        1. 28.1.1. Tethering Your BlackBerry Usually Costs Extra
      2. 28.2. Understanding the Options for Tethering
        1. 28.2.1. Purchase Third-Party Software
        2. 28.2.2. Use Your Wireless Carrier's Software
        3. 28.2.3. Use Desktop Manager to Connect to the Internet
      3. 28.3. Using Desktop Manager for Windows
        1. 28.3.1. Re-Enabling the IP Modem Icon inside Desktop Manager for Windows
      4. 28.4. Using Desktop Manager for Mac
        1. 28.4.1. Setting Network Preferences
        2. 28.4.2. Having Trouble Getting Online?
    29. 29. Surfing the Web
      1. 29.1. Web Browsing on Your BlackBerry
        1. 29.1.1. Using Alternative Web Browsers
        2. 29.1.2. Locating the Web Browser from the Home Screen
        3. 29.1.3. Speed Up Your Browser by Clearing the Browser Cache
        4. 29.1.4. Web Browser Shortcut Keys
      2. 29.2. Going to a Web Page
        1. 29.2.1. Browser Menu Options
      3. 29.3. Copying or Sending the Web Page You Are Viewing
      4. 29.4. Setting and Naming Bookmarks
        1. 29.4.1. Adding and Naming Bookmarks to Easily Find Them
      5. 29.5. Setting Your Browser Start Page
      6. 29.6. Using Your Bookmarks to Browse the Web
      7. 29.7. Searching with Google
        1. 29.7.1.
          1. 29.7.1.1. Finding a Quick Map of Your Search
          2. 29.7.1.2. Finding Things Using Google Maps
        2. 29.7.2. Searching with Yahoo Mobile
      8. 29.8. Web Browser Tips and Tricks
      9. 29.9. Visiting YouTube
    30. 30. Add or Remove Apps
      1. 30.1. Downloading and Adding New Software
      2. 30.2. Installing New Software
      3. 30.3. Wirelessly Installing Software Directly from Your BlackBerry Over the Air
        1. 30.3.1. Downloading and Installing Games and Other Apps on Your BlackBerry
        2. 30.3.2. Visiting the BlackBerry App World Store
      4. 30.4. Getting BlackBerry Software Other Places
        1. 30.4.1. Web Stores
        2. 30.4.2. BlackBerry Solutions Catalog
        3. 30.4.3. BlackBerry App World on the Web
      5. 30.5. Removing Apps Directly from your BlackBerry
        1. 30.5.1. Deleting an Icon from the Home Screen
        2. 30.5.2. Using the Options Icon to Remove Software
        3. 30.5.3. Troubleshooting Software Removal
    31. 31. Traveling: Maps and More
      1. 31.1. Traveling Internationally
        1. 31.1.1. Avoiding a Surprisingly Large Roaming Phone Bill
          1. 31.1.1.1. Checking to See If You Have a SIM Card inserted
          2. 31.1.1.2. Calling Your BlackBerry Phone Company to Turn on a Temporary International Rate Plan
        2. 31.1.2. Unlocking Your BlackBerry to Use a Foreign SIM Card
      2. 31.2. Getting into Airplane Mode
      3. 31.3. Things to Do While You Are Abroad
        1. 31.3.1. Returning Home
      4. 31.4. BlackBerry Maps, Google Maps, Bluetooth GPS
        1. 31.4.1. Enabling GPS on Your BlackBerry
      5. 31.5. Using BlackBerry Maps
        1. 31.5.1. Viewing a Particular Map from a Contact
        2. 31.5.2. Getting Directions with BlackBerry Maps
        3. 31.5.3. BlackBerry Maps Menu Commands
      6. 31.6. Using Google Maps
        1. 31.6.1. Downloading and Installing Google Maps
        2. 31.6.2. Google Map Menu Commands
        3. 31.6.3. Searching for an Address (Location) or Business
        4. 31.6.4. Google Map Hotkeys
        5. 31.6.5. Switching Views in Google Maps
        6. 31.6.6. Seeing Your Current Location—The Little Blue Dot
        7. 31.6.7. Finding More Things Nearby with Layers
        8. 31.6.8. Seeing Current Traffic in Google Maps
        9. 31.6.9. Getting Directions with Google Maps
        10. 31.6.10. Enabling GPS Use in Google Maps
    32. 32. Other Applications
      1. 32.1. Calculator
      2. 32.2. Clock and Alarm Clock
        1. 32.2.1.
          1. 32.2.1.1. Using the Bedside Mode Setting
      3. 32.3. Voice Notes Recorder
        1. 32.3.1. Password Keeper
    33. 33. Searching for Lost Stuff
      1. 33.1. Understanding How Search Works
        1. 33.1.1. Search Built into Messages (Email)
      2. 33.2. Finding the Search Icon
      3. 33.3. Searching Several Apps at Once
      4. 33.4. Searching for Names or Text
      5. 33.5. Search Tips and Tricks
    34. 34. Securing Your Data
      1. 34.1. What If Your BlackBerry Was Lost or Stolen?
        1. 34.1.1. Preparing for the Worst Case Scenario
          1. 34.1.1.1. Backing Up or Syncing Your Basic BlackBerry Data
          2. 34.1.1.2. Turning On Password Security
          3. 34.1.1.3. Setting Your Owner Information
      2. 34.2. Email Security Tips
      3. 34.3. Web Browsing Security Tips
      4. 34.4. If You Lose Your BlackBerry
      5. 34.5. Disabling Password Security
      6. 34.6. SIM Card Security Options
    35. 35. Fixing Problems
      1. 35.1. BlackBerry Running Slowly?
        1. 35.1.1. Clearing Out the Event Log
        2. 35.1.2. Closing Unused Icons Running in Background
      2. 35.2. Web Browser Running Slowly?
      3. 35.3. Automatic Memory Cleaning to Keep Running Smoothly
      4. 35.4. Understanding Your Wireless Data Connection
        1. 35.4.1. Data Connection Letters (Vary by Network Type)
        2. 35.4.2. Trouble with Email, Web, or Phone?
          1. 35.4.2.1. Turning Off and On Your Radio
          2. 35.4.2.2. Registering for Host Routing
          3. 35.4.2.3. Sending Service Books
        3. 35.4.3. Trying a Soft Reset
        4. 35.4.4. Using a Hard Reset (Removing the Battery)
      5. 35.5. Updating the BlackBerry Operating System
        1. 35.5.1. How Can I Tell What OS Version My BlackBerry Is Running?
        2. 35.5.2. How Can I Update My BlackBerry OS?
        3. 35.5.3. Using Desktop Manager
        4. 35.5.4. Using Wireless Update
      6. 35.6. Still Can't Fix Your Problems?
    36. 36. More Resources
      1. 36.1. Visiting the BlackBerry Technical Solution Center
      2. 36.2. Accessing Resources from Your BlackBerry
      3. 36.3. Finding BlackBerry Forums and Discussion Groups
      4. 36.4. Made Simple Learning Free BlackBerry Tips
      5. 36.5. Thanks!
  7. IV. Hotkey Shortcuts
    1. 39. Hotkeys – Open Almost Any App with One Key!
      1. Home Screen Hotkeys
        1. Enable Home Screen Hotkeys
        2. List of Home Screen Hotkeys
        3. Email Messages Hotkeys
        4. Web Browser Hotkeys
        5. Calendar Hotkeys
        6. Media Player Hotkeys