Keyboard: Blackberry Bold 9900

Learn how to customize text entry and default keyboard settings on the Blackberry Bold 9900.

 

 

 

 

Change default keyboard

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not supported on this device.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

 

To enter symbols and numbers with the keyboard, follow these steps:

 

Insert a plus sign

  1. To add a plus sign to a phone number, press the letter O key.
  2. To add a plus sign to a text field, press the alt key and the letter O key.


Insert an at symbol (@)

  1. To add an at symbol (@) to an e-mail address, press the space key.
  2. To add an at symbol (@) to a text field, press the alt key and the P key.


Insert a period (.)

  1. To add a period (.) to an e-mail address, press the space key.
  2. To add a period (.) to a text field, press the alt key and the M key.


Insert a hyphen

  1. Press the alt key and the I key.

OR

  1. Press the sym key.
  2. Press the sym key again.
  3. Scroll to the Hyphen key.
  4. Press the Trackpad.


Insert an accented or special character

  1. Press and hold the letter key (for example, N).
  2. Scroll until the character you want appears (for example, ñ).
  3. Release the letter key.

 

 

Text entry mode

 

To change the text entry or predictive text mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. If necessary, touch the bottom of the Home screen to expand the Applications panel.
  2. Scroll to the All panel and tap the Options icon.
  3. Tap Typing and Language.
  4. Tap Typing.
  5. Tap Styleand select from the following options:
    • Direct
      1. No suggestions are made as you type.
    • Predictive
      1. Suggested words are displayed as you type.
      2. If desired, tap Advanced Style Optionsand select or deselect the following options:
        1. Spelling—suggests alternate spellings
        2. Compound Words—suggests longer words first
        3. Typing—adds new words to your dictionary
        4. Names—learns the names of your contacts
        5. Email—learns from received e-mail messages
      3. Press the Menu key.
      4. Select Save.
  6. If necessary, press the Menu key again.
  7. Select Save.

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not supported on this device.