Screen & keyboard: BlackBerry Bold 9780

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the BlackBerry Bold 9780. 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 the Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Display.
  4. Scroll to and select Screen Display.
  5. Scroll to and select the Backlight Brightness drop-down menu.
  6. Scroll to and select the desired brightness level.
  7. Press the Menu key.
  8. Select Save.

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Display.
  4. Scroll to and select Screen Display.
  5. Scroll to and select the Backlight Timer drop-down menu.
  6. Scroll to and select the desired timer duration.
  7. Press the Menu key.
  8. Select Save.

 

 

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Home screen

Add shortcut

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

 

  1. Navigate to the desired item you wish to create a shortcut for (website, contact, or application).
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Add to Home screen.

 

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

  1. On the Home screen, highlight the desired shortcut.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Scroll to and select Delete.
    1. Important: If you receive a prompt asking if you are sure because the application must be installed, you have not highlighted a shortcut and the application will be deleted.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Display.
  4. Scroll to and select Screen Display.
  5. Scroll to and select the Settings icon under Theme.
  6. Scroll to and select Change Wallpaper.
  7. Scroll to and select one of the following options:
    • Explore Picture Apps
    • Camera
    • Camera Pictures
    • Picture Library
    • Wallpaper
  8. Take a new picture or select an existing picture or wallpaper.
  9. Press the Menukey.
  10. 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:

 

  • Press Alt then press the key with the desired symbol or number.
  • You may hold Alt while typing to chain multiple symbols or numbers together.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select All.
  2. Scroll to and select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Typing and Input.
  4. Scroll to and select Typing.
  5. Set the Style drop down box to one of the following:
    • Direct
    • Predictive

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

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Multitasking

Turn on / off multitasking

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Switch windows

To switch tasks or windows, follow these steps:

 

  1. On the Home screen, press and hold the Alt key.
  2. While holding the Alt key, tap the Back Arrow to scroll through open applications.
  3. Highlight the desired application and release the Alt key to bring that application to the front of the screen.

 

 

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