Send a message from the BlackBerry Hub

From the BlackBerry Hub, you can send email, text messages, Facebook messages, direct Twitter messages, LinkedIn messages, BBM messages, or other types of chat messages, depending on your wireless service plan and the accounts that you added to your device.
  1. In the BlackBerry Hub, tap The Compose icon.
  2. Tap a message type.
  3. Add or choose a recipient for your message:
    • For email, type a contact name or an email address in the To field. You can tap suggested contacts that appear below the To field to quickly add them to the message.
    • For Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn messages, type a contact name in the To field.
    • For text messages, type a contact name or a phone number.
    • For BBM and other chat messages, select a contact from the list.
  4. Type your message.
  5. Tap Send or the Enter key.
Tip: When you're looking at messages from only one account in the main BlackBerry Hub view, to go to the compose screen for that account quickly, tap Compose.

Reply to or forward an email

In an email, do one of the following:
  • To reply to the email, tap Reply.
  • To reply to all recipients of the email, tap Reply All.
  • To forward the email, tap Forward.

Attach a file to an email or text message

If your wireless service plan supports MMS messages, you can add an attachment to a text message.
  1. While composing an email or text message, tap The Attach icon.
  2. Browse to the file.
  3. Tap the file.

Add a BCC recipient to an email

  1. While composing a message, tap Menu icon > Add BCC.
  2. Type a contact name or email address.

Change text formatting in an email

Bold, italicize, and underline text; create ordered and bulleted lists; and change the font size and colors.

  1. While composing a message, tap The Format icon.
  2. Use the formatting toolbar to apply formatting to your text.

Accept spelling suggestions

If spell check is turned on, spelling mistakes are underlined in red as you type.

Tap the underlined word.
  • To accept a spelling suggestion, tap the suggested word.
  • To add the word to your personal dictionary, tap Add to Dictionary.

Forward a text message

  1. In the BlackBerry Hub, touch and hold a text message.
  2. Tap Forward.