BlackBerry basics shortcuts

Depending on the typing input language that you are using, some shortcuts might not be available.

  • To select an item, click (press) the screen.
  • To highlight an item, touch the screen lightly.
  • To open a menu in an application to access options and available actions, press the Menu key.
  • To select a highlighted menu item, press the Menu key.
  • To move back a screen, press the Escape key.
  • To return to the Home screen, when you are not on a call, press the End key.
  • To scroll down, slide your finger up.
  • To scroll up, slide your finger down.
  • To stop continuous scrolling, touch the screen.
  • To move to the next item, slide your finger to the left quickly.
  • To move to the previous item, slide your finger to the right quickly.
  • To switch applications, press and hold the Menu key. Click an application.
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