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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Blackberry - Phone Shortcuts for your RIM Blackberry Device

Here are a list of phone shortcuts that can be used with your RIM Blackberry device. These shortcuts work in most phone applications or while you are on the phone in a call. This list was compiled from a number of sources including RIM.

  • To answer a phone call, press the Send key.
  • To view the contact list, hold the Send key.
  • To insert a plus sign ( + ) when typing a phone number, hold 0.
  • To add an extension to a phone number, press the Alt key and the X key, then type the extension number.
  • To assign a speed dial number to a key, from the Home screen or in the Phone application, hold the key you want to assign. Type the phone number.
  • To turn on the speakerphone during a call, press the Speakerphone key.
  • To turn off the speakerphone during a call, press the Speakerphone key.
  • To check your voice mail, hold 1.
  • To type a letter in a phone number field, press the Alt key and the letter.
  • To move to the top of the Phone screen, press the Space key.
  • To view the last phone number that you typed, press the Space key and the Enter key. Press the Send key to dial the number.

Note: These shortcuts are compatible with the Blackberry 8800, Blackberry 8830, Blackberry Curve, and in some cases the Blackberry Pearl.