Personalizing your device

Download and buy apps, games, music, and videos

Apps, games, and music that you buy can be deleted and downloaded again as many times as you want to on the same BlackBerry device, and on up to four additional devices without your having to pay for the items again.
  1. In the BlackBerry World storefront, tap an item.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the screen, tap the button with the price displayed on it.
  3. To change your payment method before you pay for an item, in the Bill Through: drop-down list, tap a payment method.
  4. Tap Purchase.
Tip: To share an app, game, album, song, or video, tap Share. To share an app with someone using NFC technology, on the Details screen of the app that you want to share, align the backs of your devices.

Move an app around the home screen

  1. On the home screen, touch and hold an app icon until all of the icons start to blink.
  2. Drag the icon to a different location on the home screen and release your finger.

Change your ring tone, sounds, or alerts

In the Notifications settings, you can change the settings for your ring tone, sounds, or alerts, and set the volume level of the notifications, number of vibrations, and more.
  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Notifications.
    • To change your global notification settings, tap a setting in the Mode drop-down list or change the Sound, Vibrate, LED, Instant Previews, or Volume settings.
    • To change the notification settings for a particular app, for example, the Phone app, in the Notifications section, tap an application, and change the settings. You can also customize the number of vibrations here.

Change your font size

  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Display.
  3. In the Font Size drop-down list, tap the size of font that you want to use.

Set a picture as your wallpaper

  1. Open a picture.
  2. Tap More > The set as icon > Wallpaper.
Tip: If you zoom in to the picture and then set it as your wallpaper, the zoomed in part of the screen is what will appear as your wallpaper.

Set an alarm

  1. Tap The Alarm Clock icon.
  2. Set the Alarm switch to On.
  3. Touch and hold the dial outside of the clock face.
  4. Slide the dial around the clock face to your desired time.
  5. To save the alarm time, tap anywhere on the screen.
Tip: The dial allows you to set the alarm for five-minute increments. To set the alarm for a specific minute, tap the alarm time at the bottom of the screen. Tap the Alarm Time drop-down list and scroll up or down to adjust the time that the alarm is set for.

Bookmark a favorite webpage

On a webpage, tap More actions > Add to Bookmarks.

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