Skip Nav
Humor
The Glorious Way the Internet Is Trolling Cracker Barrel on Facebook
JK Rowling
J.K. Rowling Says This Theory About Draco Malfoy Isn't True but We're Skeptical
Digital Life
The Internet Made Donald Trump Pretending to Drive a Truck Into a Glorious Meme

Top 10 Blackberry Tips and Tricks You Should Know

Last week my mom called at 10 p.m. and in a triumphant Milhouse-inspired voice exclaimed: "I did it, I did it! I cracked the code!" The code being the Blackberry Pearl shortcut to lock your keypad, which is to just hold down the star (*) key. As anticlimactic as her discovery was for me, I realized I hadn't memorized many short cuts. So, in case you don't want to spend any time "cracking the code..."

  1. Hold the ALT key while you roll the trackwheel to scroll horizontally in any field where you can enter or view text.
  2. Hold the ALT key while you roll the trackwheel to scroll through a field to view options.
  3. Hold the SHIFT key while you roll the trackwheel to select multiple items in a list.
  4. For more tips, just


  5. Type the first letter of an item in an options list or menu to jump directly to that item.
  6. Type the first letters of a name or the initials separated by a space to find a contact in the Address Book screen.
  7. To cut and paste text, hold the ALT key and click the trackwheel, then roll the trackwheel to highlight text. Click and scroll to Cut Selection or Copy Selection. To paste the selected text, place the cursor in an editable field and click. Scroll to Paste Selection and click.
  8. Press and hold a letter to capitalize it (with Key Rate enabled).
  9. Press the SPACE key twice to insert a period and capitalize the next letter.
  10. Press the SPACE key to insert the "@" and "." characters in an Email field.
  11. Press and hold a letter key and roll the trackwheel to scroll through international characters, equation symbols and other marks.
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
haha seriously Sarah!
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 10 years
phones shouldnt be that difficult! ------------------------------------------------------- "Yes I kissed [Colin Farell]. Of course I did! He's the cutest, hottest thing in the world -- wooh! He's such a bad boy." Britney 2003
How to Order at Starbucks
How to Easily Roast Red Peppers For Beginners
Habits of People With Clean Kitchens
How To Make Fragrance Last Longer
Habits of People With Small Kitchens
Wegmans Grocery Shopping Tips
5 Ways to Keep Yourself Safe on Social Media

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds