Voice commands: BlackBerry Q10

Learn how to use voice commands on the BlackBerry Q10.

 

 

 

 

Open an app

 

To open apps using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 2 and tap Voice Control.
  2. When the microphone icon appears on the screen, speak Open + [name of app].

 

 

Voice dial a contact

 

To use voice dialing to call a contact, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 2 and tap Voice Control.
  2. When the microphone icon appears on the screen, speak Call + [name of contact] + [number type] (for example, "at work").

 

 

Write a text message (SMS) with voice

 

To write and send a text message (SMS) using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

Using Voice Control

  1. Navigate to Home screen 2 and tap Voice Control.
  2. When the microphone icon appears on the screen, speak Text + [name of contact]. If necessary, tap the contact's number. You can also speak Text + [speak a phone number].
  3. When the 'Compose SMS' window appears, speak your text message.
  4. Tap Send.

 

Using Text Messages

  1. Navigate to Home screen 1 and tap Text Messages.
  2. Tap the Compose icon.
  3. Enter the recipient's phone number or tap the + icon to select a contact.
  4. Tap the Enter a message field.
  5. Press and hold the 0 key (which also contains the microphone icon).
  6. Speak the desired text message.
  7. If necessary, tap Done.
  8. Tap the Send icon (envelope).