Set up the device: BlackBerry Bold 9700

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the BlackBerry Bold 9700. Find out more on this page:

 

Developer options

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Developer options

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Language

Change language

To change the language of the device and menus, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Typing and Input.
  3. Scroll to and select Language.
  4. Adjust the Display Language drop down box to the desired language.
  5. Press the Menu key.
  6. Scroll to and select 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 through the agreement and select OK at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Select Continue to watch the introductory video on using your device.
  3. After the video, you enter the Setup application where you can setup the following:
    • Email Accounts
    • BlackBerry Messenger
    • Visual Voicemail
    • Social Networking
    • Bluetooth
    • Wi-Fi
    • Ring Tones
    • Wallpaper
    • Language
    • Fonts
    • Date and Time
    • SIM Contacts
    • Password
    • Personal Information
    • Convenience Key
    • Options

 

 

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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. From the Home screen, scroll to and select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Display.
  3. Scroll to and select Date and Time.
  4. Set the Update Time drop down box to Automatic.
  5. Press the Menu key.
  6. Scroll to and select Save.

 

 

Set time & date

To set the time and date of the device clock, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Display.
  3. Scroll to and select Date and Time.
  4. Scroll to and select Set Time or Set Date.
    • Note: These options only appear when Update Time is set to Manual.
  5. Adjust the date or time then click the trackpad.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Scroll to and select Save.

 

 

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