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8 ways you can wipe your BlackBerry – How to Clean – Wipe – Delete all user data

8 ways you can wipe your BlackBerry – How to Clean – Wipe - Delete all user data

Many times you may come across a situation where you need to delete all your personal data from the BlackBerry device memory like your address book, messenger contacts, pictures or media anything. It could be when you are changing/upgrading your BlackBerry device or sending the current BlackBerry back to vendor  as it’s defective or selling it on ebay or giving away to your friends/family or... Contine Reading > >

Heavy SMS users: How to view Text Messages only – separate SMS and Email folders

Heavy SMS users: How to view Text Messages only - separate SMS and Email folders

This is very basic How-to post, but I wanted to share this with our new BlackBerry Curve 8520 owners. I guess many of 8520 owners would be very heavy SMS-Text users and it’s very convenient to separate Text Messages from the Messages (Emails) folder so that you can keep track of it easily. There are two ways to do it. The easiest way is to just separate SMS and Messages folders. So all Text and... Contine Reading > >

How To Create Your Own Personal Blackberry Themes

How To Create Your Own Personal Blackberry Themes

All you need is one software to create new custom BlackBerry Themes. It is available from Plazmic called Plazmic Content Developer’s Kit (CDK). Watch out Video: How to create a theme using Plazmic theme builder prepared by Dale Ducharme (18 Minutes video hosted on BlackBerry site as a part of BlackBerry developer program) Download: Plazmic Content Developer’s Kit (CDK) v4.7 for BlackBerry ... Contine Reading > >

How to add Ringtones to your BlackBerry

How to add Ringtones to your BlackBerry

In this tutorial, I assume you have already downloaded the mp3 Ringtones based on your liking. If not, head over to Free BlackBerry Ringtones gallery and download couple of Ringtones. From here, there are couple of different ways to get the ringtones  on the BlackBerry device. Select any option from below which ever best suites your situation. Transfer Ringtones to Media Card on BlackBerry from... Contine Reading > >

How to back up and restore 3rd party applications on a BlackBerry smartphone

How to back up and restore 3rd party applications on a BlackBerry smartphone

While using a BlackBerry smartphone you are definitely going to come across a situation where you need to back up your 3rd party applications, be it premium software, premium themes, games or any freeware. If you are changing your BlackBerry device or upgrading your BlackBerry OS, this handy how to tutorial will help you back up- restore these 3rd party apps in one shot. Back up process: Step-1Open... Contine Reading > >

How to use the GSM BlackBerry as a Tethered Modem on Windows XP/Vista using USB Data Cable – Part I

How to use the GSM BlackBerry as a Tethered Modem on Windows XP/Vista using USB Data Cable – Part I

[Update: Oct 27, 2009] After the release of BlackBerry Desktop Manger 5.0.1 with IP Modem feature, its very easy to use BlackBerry as a Tethered modem on Windows Laptop/PC with USB Cable. Go to The Easiest Way To Use BlackBerry as a Tethered Modem – IP Modem Feature in Desktop Manager 5.0.1 for more info. You may come across a situation where you need Internet access on your laptop and all you... Contine Reading > >

How to resolve Most BlackBerry device problems?

How to resolve Most BlackBerry device problems?

Simple & easy way: Take the battery out while the BlackBerry is ON, wait for 2 seconds, put the battery back on. BlackBerry will turn on by itself and that’s it !! 🙂 Your device problem is resolved. Most BlackBerry device problems can be resolved by this way. This process is also known as hard reset, power cycle or battery pull. Short-cut: On full QWERTY keyboard BlackBerry device like... Contine Reading > >

How to turn off Data Services on BlackBerry Smartphone

How to turn off Data Services on BlackBerry Smartphone

Are you planning to take your BlackBerry with you on this summer vacation to other country and do not want to incur roaming data charges? If yes, then you can control this feature right from your BlackBerry device. (Most BlackBerry device has this option – may not be available in devices with older operating systems) Depending on wireless data plan you have on your BlackBerry smartphone, you can... Contine Reading > >

How to install themes on a BlackBerry device – A simple guide

How to install themes on a BlackBerry device – A simple guide

Theme plays very vital role on BlackBerry device to give you the user interface, look and style of your choice. In this simple guide you will find how to change active theme, install new themes and delete themes from your BlackBerry. How to change active theme on BlackBerry device: Go to device Options and click Theme You will find themes which are installed click with trackball the theme you would... Contine Reading > >

How to re-validate your Windows Live (Hotmail, MSN), Gmail, Yahoo email on BlackBerry integrated with BIS

How to re-validate your Windows Live (Hotmail, MSN), Gmail, Yahoo email on BlackBerry integrated with BIS

This post is intended for those BlackBerry users who have recently set up emails on their BlackBerry device with BIS (BlackBerry Internet Service) integration. Expert BlackBerry users (if reading this post) can jump to comments at the end and leave feedback. 🙂 When you change the login password of your existing email account set up on BlackBerry device, then you will have to update the same on BIS... Contine Reading > >