Tips: Managing indicators
Indicators tell you that there is something new or updated, such as a
new message, voice mail message, or feed, or they inform you of the status of
something, such as the battery or network connection. Indicators often appear
on app icons, new content within apps, and at the top of the Home screen.
Remove the new item indicator
Open each item that has this indicator. For example, to
remove it from the Messages icon, click the icon.
Remove the unopened message indicator
the Messages app, do one or more of the following:
- Open all of your
messages by clicking on them. If you can't find all of your unread messages
in your inbox, look in your messages folders.
- Mark a message
as read. Highlight a message.
Press the key >
- Mark all
messages that are prior to a date as read. Highlight a date field. Press the key >
Mark Prior Read.
Identify an indicator.
- You might be
able to identify an indicator by seeing the icon of the application that the
indicator refers to. To see a complete list of applications on your BlackBerry® smartphone and
their icons, on the Home screen or in a folder, click the
Click Device >
- For a complete
list of indicators, visit
smartphone model, and then click the Icons guide.
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