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BlackBerry® 9630 Shortcuts

 BlackBerry Basics

TO: DO:
Move back a screen press the Escape key.
Move to a list item or menu item type the first letter of the item
Switch applications press and hold the Menu key.
Return to the Home
screen or application list
press the End key
 

 Phone

TO: DO:
Answer a call press the Send Key key
Check your voice mail hold 1
View your contact list
in the phone application
press the Send Key key
Add an extension to
a phone number
press the Alt key and X.
Type the extension number
Type a letter in a
phone number field
press the Alt key and the letter key
Turn on the speakerphone
during a call
press the Speakerphone key
Turn off the speakerphone
during a call
press the Speakerphone key again
 

 Messages

TO: DO:
In a Message
Reply to a message Press R
Reply to all Press L
Forward a message Press F
In a Message List
Open a highlighted message Press Enter key
Compose a message from a message list Press C
Mark a message as opened or unopened Press Alt key + U
View received messages Press Alt key + I
View sent messages Press Alt key + O
View voicemail messages Press Alt key + V
View SMS text messages Press Alt key + S
View call logs Press Alt key + P
Moving around a Message List
Move up the screen Press Shift key + Space key
Move down the screen Press Space key
Move to the top of a message list Press T
Move to the bottom of a message list Press B
Move to the next date Press N
Move to the previous date Press P
Move to the next unopened item Press U
Move to the next related message Press J
Move to the previous related message Press K
 

 Typing

TO: DO:
Insert a period Press Space key twice – the next letter is capitalized
Capitalize a letter Hold letter key until capitalized letter appears
Type an alternate character on a key Hold Alt key and press character key
Type an accented or special character,
Example: To type ü, hold U and roll the trackball to the left until ü appears. Release U.
Hold letter key and roll trackball left or right
Type a number in a number field Press a number key
Type a number in a text field hold the Alt key and
press the number key
Turn on NUM lock press the Alt key and the Left Shift key
Turn off NUM lock press the Shift key
Turn on CAP lock press the Alt key and the Right Shift key
Turn off CAP lock press the Shift key
Insert symbols
Insert an at sign (@) or a period (.) in an email address field press the Space key
Type a symbol Press Symbol key and type the letter that appears below the symbol
Work with text
Highlight a line of text press the Shift key and roll the trackball up or down
Highlight text character by character hold the Shift key and roll the trackball left or right
Cancel a text selection press the Escape key
Cut highlighted text when typing press Shift key and the Backspace/Delete key
Copy highlighted text when typing press Alt key and click trackball
Paste highlighted text when typing press Shift key and click trackball
 

 Search

TO: DO:
Search for a contact in a list of contacts type the contact name or
initials separated by a space
Search for text in a message Press S
Search for text in an attachment or on a web page Press F
Search for text in a presentation attachment (you must view the presentation in text view or in text and slide view) Press F
 

 Attachments

TO: DO:
In a Spreadsheet
Move to a specific cell Press G
View the content of a cell Press Space key
Switch worksheets Press V.
Highlight a worksheet press the Enter key
View hidden columns or rows Press H
Hide the columns or rows again Press H
In a Presentation
Switch presentation views Press M
Move to the next slide when viewing a presentation in slide view Press N
Move to the previous slide when viewing a presentation in slide view Press P
 

 Browser

TO: DO:
Insert a period (.) in
the web address field
press the Space key
Insert a slash mark (/) in the web address field press the Shift key and the Space key
Stop loading a web page press the Escape key
Close the browser hold the Escape key
On a Web Page
Switch between Column view and Page view press Z
Zoom in to a web page press I
Zoom out from a web page press O
Move to a specific web page press G
Return to the home page press H
Turn on support for JavaScript press J
Open the bookmark list press K
Add a bookmark press A
View a list of web pages that
you have visited recently
press Y
Refresh a web page press R
Follow a link, highlight or pause on the link press the Enter key
Navigate a Web Page
Move up a screen Press Shift key and the Space key
Move down a screen Press Space key
Move to the top of a web page Press T
Move to the bottom of a web page Press B
 

 Media

TO: DO:
Pause a song or video press the Mute key
Resume playing a video or song press the Mute key
Play the next song in a category press N
Play the previous song in a category press P
Play the previous song in a playlist press and hold the Volume Down key
Play the next song in a playlist press and hold the Volume Up key
Pan up in a picture press 2
Pan down in a picture press 8
Pan right in a picture press 6
Pan left in a picture press 4
Return to the center of a picture press 5
Zoom in to a picture press 3
Zoom out from a picture press 9
Zoom to the original picture size press 7
Rotate a picture press L
Fit a picture to the screen size press 1
 

 Camera and Video Camera

TO: DO:
Take a picture press the Right Convenience key
Change the flash mode for a picture or to turn on low-light mode for a video press the Space key.
 

 Calendar

Note: For shortcuts to work in Day view, in the calendar options, set the Enable Quick Entry field to No.
TO: DO:
Schedule an appointment Press C
Change to Agenda view Press A
Change to Day view Press D
Change to Week view Press W
Change to Month view Press M
Move to the next day, week or month Press Space key
Move to the previous day, week or month Press Shift key + Space key
Move to the current date Press T
Move to a specific date Press G