Set up the device: BlackBerry Curve 8520

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the BlackBerry Curve 8520. 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, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Options.
  4. Scroll to and select Language and Text Input.
  5. Scroll to and select Language.
  6. Select the desired language.

 

 

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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:

 

  • Insert the battery [Link to procedure]
  • Insert the SIM card [Link to procedure]

 

 

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, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Settings icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the Options icon.
  4. Scroll to and select Date/Time.
  5. Scroll to and select the Set time drop-down menu.
  6. Scroll to and select Automatic.
  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. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Scroll to and select the Applications icon.
  3. Scroll to and select the Clock icon.
  4. Press the Menu key.
  5. Scroll to and select Options.
  6. Scroll to and select Set Time.
  7. Scroll to and select the Set Time drop-down menu.
  8. Scroll to and select Manual.
  9. Scroll to and select the time.
  10. Scroll to and select the correct time.
  11. Press the Menu key.
  12. Select Save.

 

 

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