Archive | 8300 Series

Why are my calendar alerts/notifications not working on my 8300?

Reminder notifications for calendar appointments may not display on the BlackBerry smartphone Link here Problem Calendar reminders may not show due to the presence of multiple CICAL Service Records on the BlackBerry smartphone. Note: This issue also affects BlackBerry smartphones that are using the BlackBerry® Enterprise Server and that contain a BlackBerry® Internet Service [CICAL] […]

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Home Screen Shortcuts

These shortcuts only work on full QWERTY keyboard models (87xx, 88xx, 83xx, etc.) To allow these short cuts to work, you must have “Dial from Home Screen” set to “No” (go to Phone dialer > Options > General Options.) Also note that you only need to tap the key to get these applications – if […]

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How to Add Vendor Locked Themes

Several extra themes – including carrier brands, zen, and today varieties – are available in the BlackBerry handheld software packages. The process to install these on the device is fairly straight forward, and can be accomplished by beginner level users. Requirements Windows based PC Desktop Manager (latest version prefered) BlackBerry Handheld Software Package Matching your […]

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How do I make a customized ringtone for an email sender?

Actually there is a non-direct way. It involves creating a new Profile (you could name it for that contact, let’s say “Bob”). In that Profile, named “Bob”, set the ringtone for SMS, mail, phone, etc., that you want from that contact to notify you. Next, in your normal “active” profile (i.e., the profile you use) […]

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What video and audio formats are supported??

Supported Video Formats MPEG-4 Part 2 (Simple Profile and bvop, including DivX 4) File formats – .avi, .3gp, .mp4, .mov Video – Up to 320 x 240, up to 800 kbps, up to 30 frames per second H.263 (Profile 0 & Profile 3) File formats – .avi, .3gp, .mp4, .mov Video – up to 320 […]

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