There is a patch available to remedy the problem of alerts for calendar events not appearing. Go to the link below from your BlackBerry and download. 2007 Calendar Patch
Archive | 8800 Series
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 […]
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) […]
Why is my BlackBerry losing its call logs or message logs?
Having a large amount of images, ringtones and or games stored in the device may reduce available free memory. If the BlackBerry Pearl’s memory is at or near capacity the handheld will begin to delete the oldest Call Log and Text Message (SMS) entries in an effort to free up memory space. In order to […]
Which GPS software supports the 8800?
Here is an excellent webpage made by Stinsonddog! It covers just about every aspect of GPS and mapping on the 8800! Stinsonddog’s massive GPS area Basically you have the following options for GPS on the 8800: 1. Telenav Their website here 2. BBMaps Their website here 3. Wayfinder Their website here 4. Garmin Their website […]
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 […]
How do I get BB Weather to work on the 8100 / 8300 / 8800?
Here is what you need to do in order to get BBWeather working on the 8100 / 8800: (this is only need at 1st start and will work fine after) 1. Click on BBWeather to open the application 2. You will get error that says: no weather profiles 3. Click on the trackball and select […]
How do I encode video for the 8100 / 8300 / 8800?
There are a couple methods that have proven successful Method 1: Will output to an mpeg4 .avi file: Download the MPlayer encoder from here: www.mplayerhq.hu You don’t need the codec pack for encoding to the proper format for the 8100 Then in an MS DOS window encode with: mencoder -vf scale=240:180 <input file> -o <output […]
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 […]
What type and size Media Card can I use in the 8100 / 8300 / 8800?
The 8300 uses a microSD card. The largest size you can use is 4gb The 8100 / 8800 uses a microSD card. The largest size you can use is 2gb Note: Some users have reported success using a 4GB MicroSD HC (HighCapacity) in the BB8800. You need recent software version (4.2.2)