Screen & keyboard: BlackBerry Z10

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the BlackBerry Z10. Find out more on this page:

 

Backlight

Home screen

Keyboard

Multitasking

 

 

Backlight

Brightness

To make the screen backlight brighter or darker, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Touch the Brightness slider and slide left or right.

 

 

Timeout

To change the time before the backlight times out, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Screen Lock Timeout and then select the desired setting.

 

 

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Home screen

Add a shortcut

To add a website shortcut to the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to the desired website.
  2. Tap the Menu key at bottom-right, and then tap Add to Home Screen.
  3. If desired, edit the name.
  4. Tap Save. The shortcut will appear on Home screen 3.

 

 

Delete shortcut

To delete a shortcut from the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. Touch and hold the item you want to delete.
  2. Tap the Trash can icon next to the item.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

To change the Home screen wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Next to 'Wallpaper,' tap Select.
  5. Select the wallpaper you want to use.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

We're sorry, but changing the lock screen wallpaper is not available on this device. To add a message to your lock screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Scroll to 'Message displayed on lock screen,' and then tap the Line 1 field.
  5. Enter the text you want to display on your lock screen.
  6. If necessary, tap the Line 2 field and enter a second line of text.
  7. To save, tap anywhere on the screen outside of the text fields.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

We're sorry, but changing the default keyboard is not available on this device.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. To open the keyboard, touch the bottom of the screen with two fingers and slide up.
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  2. Tap the ?123 key.
  3. Tap the number or symbol keys as necessary to add them to the text field.
  4. If necessary, tap the &% key to view more symbols.
  5. Tap the ABC key to return to the alphabet keyboard.

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and slide down.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language and Input.
  4. Scroll down to 'Text Input,' and tap Prediction and Correction.
  5. Tap the Show Predictions switch to turn on or turn off predictive text.
  6. Tap the Auto-Correct with Spacebar switch to turn on or turn off auto-correct.
  7. Adjust other settings as necessary.

 

 

Turn on/off haptic feedback

We're sorry, but haptic feedback is not available on this device.

 

 

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Multitasking

Turn on/off multitasking

We're sorry, but multitasking is not available on this device.

 

 

Switch windows

We're sorry, but multitasking is not available on this device. To switch between tasks or windows, follow these steps:

 

  1. Touch the bottom of the screen and slide up.
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  2. Your open windows or applications will appear. Tap the desired preview to open the application.
    Note: To close a window or application, tap the Close icon (X) in the corner of the preview you want to close.


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