Interested in using a BlackBerry or maybe you are a BlackBerry user but still strange with your handset.
If that's your problem, it's time you learned 10 important things that must be known.
1. Your BlackBerry PIN
Every BlackBerry has a set of unique number called a PIN (Personal Identification Number). This PIN is part of the BlackBerry and can not be changed, even if you replace your SIM card instead. When you receive your new Blackberry unit, the first thing you should do is to find your BlackBerry PIN number. The trick, go to the icon Options -> Status, and on this screen you can find your PIN number.
A lot of BlackBerry users who do not realize that every time you receive or send something from or to the BlackBerry, your PIN number will be used, either at the time of browsing, receive or answer emails, and so forth. Indeed you do not have to know, but it is better you know it too, so does the BlackBerry PIN is your friend.
Why? if you investagate the PIN, you can use this PIN in the page address to send something. Delivery using this PIN aka accelerate the process of sending data from your BlackBerry to BlackBerry destination. If you use an email address, email that you send must pass through various servers. Fortunately, when sent using a PIN, you will receive confirmation that your data has been received by the BlackBerry goal, with a sign 'D' next to the small checkbox.
Communication PIN will also be very useful, because it does not depend on the BlackBerry enterprise server, or email server, so if at the time of server downtime, you can continue to communicate, as long as you recognize each other opponent PIN.
2. Run the Setup Wizard
When you receive your BlackBerry and was first turned on the unit, the BlackBerry will menjalakan Setup Wizard. Many users are not taken care of this Wizard because I wanted to use it soon, this is what would be a waste of memory.
Setup Wizard will do many things, and primarily is to remove language that does not want to use from your BlackBerry. The new unit in general has been prepared with many languages. Each language, consuming memory on your BlackBerry. If you want to use one language only, make sure you pick it at the time of setup before, and with this, other languages will be deleted. This will enlarge the memory is empty so you will have more room for different applications and important emails.
In addition, the Setup Wizard will give you a good tutorial for navigation and typing, and will guide you step by step to accessing your email.
3. Always use your thumb
One of the frequent mistakes people make when using a BlackBerry is not using the thumb. Blackberry is designed to be typed by using both your thumbs. Typing one by one using the index finger was not an effective way to use a BlackBerry, and in addition, because the existing design does not support it, then your typing speed will be very low.
4. Save time with AutoText
Autotext is one feature that is always there in the BlackBerry. This mechanism will always recognize the words you write, and would soon justify the wrong word when you press space. For instance, you type in ACN, instead of cans, the BlackBerry will soon replace it with the cans at the time you hit the space key.
This feature can greatly speed up typing too, some AutoText feature also allows you to type very quickly. Suppose you want to tell you that you immediately call your opponent. You just type 'Please call me at mynumber [space]' emails will be accepted by your opponent will contain your number. Similarly, the word mypin. Myver will send the BlackBerry model you use and the existing OS in the BlackBerry.
In the Options -> Autotext, you can specify the entry (or command) to type certain words.
For example, you are so used to always get a follow-up after the meeting, and you often use phrases like: 'Thanks for the time given, I will immediately follow the results of this meeting, if nothing else I can do before I respond formally, do not hesitate to tell me '. This said you can enter as rapat21. So after the meeting tomorrow morning in the elevator, you can simply type in 'Dear Mr Dean, rapat21 [space]' and you will be able to immediately send you an email follow-ups. Practical is not it?
5. Remember shortcut
There are so many shortcuts that you can use to further speed up the typing on your BlackBerry.
This full section can be found on another article of this blogsite.
6. Buy Storage Cards
BlackBerry is now filled with various multimedia features such as cameras and video cameras. BlackBerry Media Player can play various audio and video formats, and also displays the image. To accommodate all these things and can be used maximally, Storage Card (Memory Card) will be more helpful.
If the internal memory thinning BlackBerry, the BlackBerry will automatically delete old emails, calendar entries, contacts, etc., and one of the reasons of internal memory is running low, especially if it were not for you to save various files earlier. O yes, the BlackBerry tends to slow down, and can even stop working altogether if the memory is running low.
Storage card, will soon become the primary file storage media when you insert the card in your BlackBerry.
7. Use your BlackBerry as a USB Drive
If you have a storage card in your BlackBerry, and you use it by using a USB cable to the computer, the BlackBerry will display the message 'Do you want to turn on Mass Storage Mode?'. If you agree, then the computer will look at your BlackBerry as a new drive. Your BlackBerry will take over the functions of the USB Drive. This will help you carry important documents you use often and wherever you go.
8. Download and Intall BlackBerry Desktop Software
You can use your BlackBerry without installing any program on your computer. But, if you install this program in the computer that you frequently wear to work, transfer files and synchronize with a computer is very easy.
9. Install some important software
This additional program will certainly make it more highly sophisticated and increasingly easy for you to work
- Google Maps
- Viigo - Reader RSS Reader and various other features
- Vlingo - Applications that will make you as a secretary, lived to talk to your BlackBerry, and she will type it for you
- FaceBook - FaceBook on your BlackBerry
- Pageonce - Set your schedules in a variety of BlackBerry
- WorldMate Live - Perfect for your trip!
- Games Galore - Games? Go play!