Set up the device: BlackBerry Bold 9900

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the BlackBerry Bold 9900. Find out more on this page:

 

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Language

Change language

To change the language of the device and menus, 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. Scroll to and tap Typing and Language.
  4. Scroll to and tap Language and Method.
  5. Do any of the following:
    • To change the display language, change the Display Language field.
    • To change the typing language, change the Typing Language field.
    • To change the language for voice commands, change the Voice Dialing Language field.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Tap Save.

 

 

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First time use

Prepare the battery and SIM card

Before using the device, you need to insert the battery and SIM card. To prepare the battery and SIM card, see these steps:

 

 

 

Setup wizard

After turning on your device the first time, you may see a setup wizard to help you set up your device. To do this initial setup, follow these steps:

 

  1. Read the user agreement.
  2. Scroll to the bottom and select OK to agree to the user agreement.
  3. Tap Continue to watch the introductory how to video.
  4. Create or sign into your BlackBerry ID.
  5. You will then see the setup wizard where you can setup the following options:
    Note: This screen can be accessed from the Home screen.
    • Setup
      • Email Accounts
      • BlackBerry Messenger
      • Instant Messaging
      • Social Networking
      • BlackBerry Protect
      • Wi-Fi
      • Bluetooth
      • Device Switch
      • NFC(?)
    • Personalization
      • Ring Tones
      • Wallpaper
      • Languages and Input
      • Fonts
      • Date and Time
      • SIM Contacts Sync
      • Password
      • Personal Information
      • Convenience Key
      • Options
    • Help & Tutorials
      • How To
      • Tutorials
      • Tips & Tricks
      • Glossary

 

 

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Time & date

Auto-update time (NITZ)

To set the device clock to automatically update based on what time zone it is in, 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 Clock icon.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Select Set Time.
  5. Tap Auto Update Time Zone.
  6. Select one of the following options:
    • On
    • Off
    • Prompt
  7. Press the Menu key.
  8. Select Save.

 

 

Set time & date

To set the time and date of the device clock, 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 Clock icon.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Select Set Time.
  5. Tap Update Time.
  6. Select Manual.
  7. Tap Set Time.
  8. Tap each field and then scroll up or down to set each time option.
  9. If necessary, tap Set Date, tap each field, and then scroll up or down to set each date option.
  10. Press the Menu key.
  11. Select Save.

 

 

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