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Phone shortcuts

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

  • To change your ring tone, from the Home screen, press the Send key. Press the Menu key. Click Set Ring Tone.
  • To check your voice mail, press and hold 1.
  • To send an incoming call to voice mail, press and hold the Volume Down key on the right side of your BlackBerry® device.
  • To set up speed dial for a contact, on the Home screen or in the phone application, press and hold the key that you would like to assign speed dial to.
  • To add an extension to a phone number, press the X key. Type the extension number.
  • To type a letter in a phone number field, press and hold the Alt key. Use the multi-tap input method to type the letter.
  • To insert a plus sign (+) when typing a phone number, press and hold 0.
  • To turn on the speakerphone during a call, press the period (.) key. To turn off the speakerphone during a call, press the period (.) key again.
  • If you are using a wireless headset, to stop listening to a call with the headset, press the period (.) key. To listen to a call using the wireless headset again, press the period (.) key again.
  • If you have multiple phone numbers associated with your BlackBerry® device, to change the active phone number, from the Home screen, press the Send key. Click your phone number at the top of the screen. Click a phone number.
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