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How to transfer files to and from the BlackBerry PlayBook via WiFi Sharing

How to transfer files to and from the BlackBerry PlayBook via WiFi Sharing

This is the most convenient and easiest way to transfer files to and from the BlackBerry PlayBook to Windows PC or MAC over WiFi connection. This method doesn’t require you to install any 3rd party App on your BlackBerry PlayBook. All BlackBerry PlayBook screenshots in this post were transferred via this method. Complete the following steps to share files over a Wi-Fi connection: 1. From the BlackBerry... Contine Reading > >

How to stop receiving Work Emails (BES) on a BlackBerry

How to stop receiving Work Emails (BES) on a BlackBerry

Recently I have been asked this question many times. “ Is there any setting on a BlackBerry device itself to stop receiving Enterprise emails (BES) temporarily?” “ I am on holidays and do not want to receive any work email (BlackBerry Enterprise Server – BES) what so ever during this time however I want to keep the enterprise contacts and calendar updates still active. I also want to keep... Contine Reading > >

Tips for saving BlackBerry battery power

Tips for saving BlackBerry battery power

Dealing with low battery situation on a BlackBerry when you do not have access to a car/wall charger is sometimes very frustrating and may of us might have gone through that at some point of time for sure. With older BlackBerry devices, this was the common complaint from many users however RIM has done it’s magic starting with BlackBerry Bold 9700 which provides fantastic battery power. Recently... Contine Reading > >

BlackBerry Status Indicator Icons And Their Meaning

BlackBerry Status Indicator Icons And Their Meaning

Back in days, I remember how difficult it was to help a friend over the phone to clear all notification icons from her new BlackBerry Bold home screen. Many times, it’s tough for new BlackBerry users too learn all notification icons in few days. Well at that time, I didn’t have this post published else I could have send the link via email. If you are a new BlackBerry user reading this post or sending... Contine Reading > >

How To Watch YouTube Videos On Your BlackBerry

How To Watch YouTube Videos On Your BlackBerry

There is nothing comparable to YouTube when it comes to sharing and watching videos. Having said that many BlackBerry users watch YouTube videos directly on a BlackBerry with large bucket of data plan or when connected to Wi-Fi. If you are a regular Youtuber and a BlackBerry user, check out some of these methods of watching YouTube videos on BlackBerry. Player for YouTube App Player for YouTube is... Contine Reading > >

How to Enable Auto Answer and Auto End on the BlackBerry

How to Enable Auto Answer and Auto End on the BlackBerry

Out of many other convenient features, BlackBerry has an option to enable Auto Answer and Auto End voice calls. When you enable the Auto Answer feature, your incoming calls will be automatically answered when you take the BlackBerry out of holster. Same way the active voice calls will be automatically ended when you put the BlackBerry into a holster. This functionality works the same way for BlackBerry... Contine Reading > >

Keyboard Shortcuts for BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100 and 9105

Keyboard Shortcuts for BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100 and 9105

The BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100 and 9105 have different keyboard layout than other BlackBerry models and because of that there are little differences on how keyboard shortcuts work on these two Pearl 3G models. Do keep in mind that depending on the typing input language that you are using, some shortcuts might not be available. BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100 Keyboard Shortcuts BlackBerry basics shortcuts To... Contine Reading > >

How to Switch Between CDMA and GSM Networks on Sprint’s BlackBerry Bold 9650

How to Switch Between CDMA and GSM Networks on Sprint’s BlackBerry Bold 9650

As mentioned before, the BlackBerry Bold 9650 from Sprint comes factory unlocked and it can operate on Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks, Single-band UMTS/HSPA networks or Dual-band CDMA/EVDO REVA networks. So you can either use it on CDMA carrier or GSM carrier. CIO’s @ASacco has put together a great, quick walkthrough on how to switch between CDMA/1XEV and GSM/UMTS networks. Here are the steps... Contine Reading > >

5 Device Settings You Should Know as BlackBerry Addict

5 Device Settings You Should Know as BlackBerry Addict

BlackBerry is designed to do so many things in a smarter way and it does improve the efficiency and productivity. On the other hand, it could potentially make your day miserable, if by mistake some settings were overlooked. Check out some of these tricky settings, normal BlackBerry users may not know. If you knew all of these BlackBerry settings already, consider yourself a true BlackBerry addict! ... Contine Reading > >

Email Settings icon on BlackBerry Desktop Manager for PC

Email Settings icon on BlackBerry Desktop Manager for PC

The “Email Settings” icon on BlackBerry Desktop Manager allows you to view statistics such as how many email messages and organizer data items you have received on your device from BES (BlackBerry Enterprise Server) and it is also used as “Desktop Redirector”, very old way of sending  emails from Microsoft Outlook (Microsoft Exchange) to a BlackBerry. If you a BIS (BlackBerry Internet... Contine Reading > >