Screen & keyboard: BlackBerry Curve 9315

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the BlackBerry Curve 9315. 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. If necessary, select All on the Home screen to expand the Applications panel.
  2. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  3. Select Display.
  4. Select Screen Display.
  5. Under Backlight, in the Backlight Brightness drop-down menu, select a brightness level.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Select Save.

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. If necessary, select All on the Home screen to expand the Applications panel.
  2. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  3. Select Display.
  4. Select Screen Display.
  5. Under Backlight, in the Backlight Timeout drop-down menu, select a timeout duration.
  6. Press the Menu key.
  7. Select Save.

 

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Home screen

Add widget or shortcut

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

 

Application, shortcut, or folder

  1. Scroll to an item you want to create a shortcut for.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Select Mark as Favorite to add the item to the Favorites panel on the Home screen.

 

Web site

  1. Browse to a Web site you want to create a shortcut for.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Select Add to Home Screen to add the item to the All panel on the Home screen.
  4. If desired, edit the name.
  5. If desired, in the Location drop-down menu, select a location for the shortcut.
  6. If desired, clear the Mark as Favorite check box so that the shortcut is not included in the Favorites panel.
  7. Select Add.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

  1. On the Home screen or in an application folder, scroll to an application or folder icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Perform one of the following actions:
    • To delete an empty folder, select Delete. Select Delete again.
    • To delete an application, select Delete.
      • Note: Pre-installed applications cannot be deleted.
      • If prompted, read the warning about deletion and select Delete again.
    • To hide an application or folder icon, select Hide Icon. Select Hide in all panels or Hide in this panel only.
      • To unhide a hidden application or folder icon, press the Menu key and select Show All Icons.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. If necessary, select All on the Home screen to expand the Applications panel.
  2. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  3. Select Display.
  4. Select Home Screen Preferences.
  5. Select Change Wallpaper.
  6. Navigate to and select the image you want to set as your wallpaper.
  7. Press the Menu key.
  8. Select Set As Wallpaper.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

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Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. Press the Alt key.
  2. Press the desired symbol or number.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  1. If necessary, select All on the Home screen to expand the Applications panel.
  2. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  3. Select Typing and Language.
  4. Select Typing.
  5. From the Style drop-down menu, select from the following options:
    • Direct: No suggestions are made as you type.
    • Predictive: Suggested words are displayed as you type.
  6. For predictive mode, if desired, select Advanced Style Optionsand enable or disable the following options:
    • Spelling: suggests alternate spellings
    • Typing: adds new words to your dictionary
    • Names: learns and suggests the names of your contacts
    • Email:learns and suggests new words from incoming email messages; select from the following options:
      • Off
      • All Messages
      • Contacts Only
  7. Press the Menu key.
  8. Select Save.
  9. If necessary, press the Menu key again.
  10. Select Save.

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

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Multitasking [remove if unsupported]

Turn on / off multitasking

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Switch windows

To switch tasks or windows, follow these steps:

 

  1. Press and hold the Alt key.
  2. Press the Back arrow while continuing to hold Alt.
  3. Scroll to and highlight the desired application.
  4. Release the Alt key and the application will appear.

 

 

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