The ‘Blackberry’ Archives
Posted August 16, 2008 by

BlackBerry: Use the Firewall to Block Various Types of Incoming Messages

You can use your BlackBerry’s firewall to block SMS, MMS, PIN, and/or BlackBerry Internet Service messages. This can be useful in avoiding spam or preventing you from ringing up extra charges.

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Posted August 16, 2008 by

BlackBerry: Set Your Device to Automatically Turn On and Off

If you want to conserve battery power, you can set your BlackBerry to turn off and on at set times by using the Auto On/Off function. I set mine to turn off at my bedtime and turn back on right before I am to awake so that it’s ready to go.

Posted August 8, 2008 by

BlackBerry: Separate Emails and SMS Messages

By default, when you select Messages, you see a combination list of both SMS messages and email. If you don’t like having both your email and SMS messages combined in the same Inbox, you can separate them to help keep things organized.

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Posted August 7, 2008 by

Blackberry: How to Change Your Wallpaper

One of the first things people want to do is to change the wallpaper on their device to give it a more personal look. Here’s how to change the wallpaper on your Blackberry’s home screen.

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Posted April 24, 2008 by

Blackberry – Service blocked errors when sending emails from device

I have over 200 blackberry users and each week I run into a new fun error. This week I had a user who stopped receiving emails and was unable to send but the user was still able to browse the web on the device. The user also would get the Red X next to the […]

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Posted March 1, 2008 by

Blackberry Phones : How to Troubleshoot Data Connectivity Issues

Blackberry phones are pretty resilient and robust devices. However, every once in a while there will be connectivity issues or problems getting data or email. This tech-recipe will give the steps to try to help resolving these issues without having to hard reset the phone or reload it.

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Posted October 12, 2007 by

Blackberry – No Send Options, unable to reply to emails

Recently, i had a few problems with a user who had a Blackberry setup and working fine but recently could not reply or even send a new email from his device. This recipe will give a few things to try to resolve this problem (without doing a hard reset of the device!).

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Posted July 31, 2007 by

Blackberry: Set up Custom Sync Options for Blackberry Users

This recipe gives a quick overview on how to setup custom sync settings for Blackberry users. This is nice for the users who do not want email or calender contacts or tasks or notes synced on their blackberry device to Exchange/Outlook. This will also show how to setup a user for the first time on […]

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Posted June 22, 2007 by

Blackberry: Uninstall and Delete Applications

Running out of room on your precious device? Do you have too many things installed? Remove those extra applications and make your some more room.

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Posted June 22, 2007 by

Blackberry: Remove, Move, and Hide Icons

The first thing most blackberry(bb) owners want to know is how to remove some of the useless icons on the main screen. Hiding these icons is very simple. Here is how to proceed.

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Posted April 17, 2007 by

Blackberry : No Internet Browser icon / Problems with Enterprise Activation

This recipe is for all of you IT peeps out there that deal w/Blackberry’s and activating them via Enterprise Activation. Sometimes I receive new Blackberry’s that are missing the Internet Browser and will not activate via Enterprise Activation. This recipe will solve this!

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Posted December 29, 2006 by

Blackberry Error: transaction error – decryption error

Today i had a user who i had recreated their BES account and resetup their Pearl. However, after trying to reply to a few emails the user kept getting an error: transaction error – decryption error and the reply would have a red X next to it. This recipe will tell you how to fix […]

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