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Use the trackwheel and keys

Use the BlackBerry® Smartphone Simulator trackwheel to simulate using the trackwheel on a BlackBerry® device. Note that not all BlackBerry devices use the keys listed.
  • To navigate between fields, icons, and menu items, roll the trackwheel.
  • To set a field or select a menu item, click the trackwheel.
The BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator assigns BlackBerry device functionality to the following computer keyboard and mouse procedures:

Task

Keyboard steps

Mouse steps

Roll the trackwheel.

Press the UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW key.

Roll the mouse wheel button.

Click the trackwheel.

Press the LEFT ARROW key.

Click the mouse wheel button.

Press the Escape key.

Press ESC or the RIGHT ARROW key.

Click the right mouse button.

Turn on BlackBerry device backlighting.

Press PAGE DOWN.

Click the Power button on the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator keyboard.

Press the Symbol key.

Press DELETE.

Click the Symbol key on the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator keyboard.

Press the Alt key.

Press CTRL.

Click the Alt key on the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator keyboard.

Press the BlackBerry device keys.

Press the keys on your computer keyboard.

Click the keys on the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator keyboard.

Press the phone/PTT (Push to Talk) button.

Press PAGE UP.

Note: If you press a key on your computer keyboard that does not have directly correspond to a key on the BlackBerry device (such as the number or symbol keys), the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator inserts the character as it appears on the computer keyboard.

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