Important keys

Keys on the front of your BlackBerry smartphone

Image of Trackpad

Trackpad

  • Slide your finger to move around the screen.
  • Press (click) to select an item.
  • Press and hold to open a pop-up menu.

Image of Menu key

Menu

  • Open a menu.
  • Select a highlighted menu item.
  • Press and hold to switch applications quickly.

Image of Escape key

Escape

  • Return to the previous screen.
  • Close the menu.

Image of Send key

Send

  • Make a call.
  • Answer a call.

Image of End/Power key

End/Power

  • End a call.
  • Return to the home screen.
  • Press and hold to turn on or turn off your BlackBerry smartphone.

Keys on the top of your smartphone

Image of Lock key

Lock

Lock or unlock the screen and keyboard.

Keys on the right side of your smartphone

Image of Volume/Mute keys

Volume/Mute

  • Press the top and bottom keys to change the volume.
  • Press and hold the top or bottom key to play the next or previous media file.
  • Before you take a picture or record a video, press the top or bottom key to zoom in or out.
  • Press the middle key to mute a call or mute the volume.

Image of Right Convenience key

Right convenience key

  • If supported, open the camera. To take a picture, press the convenience key again.
  • You can also customize this key.

Keys on the left side of your smartphone

PTT button

  • Push and hold to speak during a Direct Connect or DC Group call.
  • When you receive an Alert, push the PTT button to start a Direct Connect call.
  • You can also customize this button.

Keyboard

Image of Shift key

Shift

Capitalize letters.

Image of Alt key

Alt

Type the alternate character on a key.

Image of Symbol key

Symbol

Open the symbol list.

Image of  Backspace/Delete key

Backspace/Delete

Delete the previous character or a selected item.

Image of Enter key

Enter

Select an item.

Image of Speakerphone key

Speakerphone

Turn on or turn off the speakerphone during a call.



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