The process for configuring your Blackberry as a bluetooth modem varies depending on your service provider. Assuming you are able to pair your device with your machine, here are the steps required to connect on the following networks: T-Mobile – “Blackberry” at first menu @ (800) 937-8997 Username: [blank] Password: [blank] Number: *99# Additional dialing commands: […]
WiFi on BlackBerrys- General Questions
How do I confirm that my WiFi is on (or off)? Home Screen > Manage Connections Make sure that Wi-Fi is checked for ON, or not checked for OFF (red). How do I know I know if I am on EDGE or WiFi? Home Screen > Manage Connections > Service Status There you will see […]
How do I delete applications from my BlackBerry?
Want to delete an application from the device? Follow these simple steps: 1. Go to Options 2. Select Advanced Options 3. Select Applications 4, Highlight the application you want to delete from the device 5. Press the menu key 6. Select Delete 7. The device will ask if you want to reboot. Select YES Images:
Media card not recognized?
If your device is not recognizing the microSD card then follow these steps: 1. Go to: (choose based on OS version) a) Settings >> Media Card b) Settings >> Advanced Options >> Media Card 2. Check the following settings (if they are not listed this way, then change to reflect the following: a) Media Card […]
How do I edit my notification tones (profiles)?
Want to change the tone you hear when you get an SMS, MMS, or IM? Want to change the ringer for the phone? Follow these directions to edit the Profiles area on the device: 1. Select the Profiles icon 2. A box will appear where you can quick select between Loud, Vibrate, Quiet, Normal, Phone Only, and […]
HOWTO: BlackBerry As Modem For Laptop (Tethering)
Introduction Did you know that BlackBerry can now be used just like an external modem for a laptop computer, so that a laptop can have full Internet access? This is useful when you need to do certain things that a BlackBerry cannot yet do. Increasing numbers of success reports have caused me to post this […]
How to wipe ALL personal data from a BlackBerry device?
NOTE: This does NOT delete the Operating System from your BlackBerry. This wipe will remove ALL personal data (contacts, memos, calendar appointments, settings, preferences, etc.) from the device, almost as if “factory fresh”. The device will still work for you or your next user. This wipe will NOT delete most Third Party Applications. 87xx series, […]
1st step to take if device is having problems?
The 1st Step is to pull the battery out of the device and leave it out for about 30 seconds. This will clear the internal memory and will solve many, many issues. 1. Leave the BB powered ON. 2. Pull the battery 3. Leave it out for 30 seconds 4. Replace battery and let device boot 5. […]