BlackBerry basics shortcuts

Depending on the typing input language that you are using, some shortcuts might not be available.

  • To move the cursor, slide your finger on the trackpad.
  • To move back a screen, press the Escape key.
  • To return to the Home screen, when you are not on a call, press the End key.
  • To view more applications on the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  • To open a menu in an application to access options and available actions, press the Menu key.
  • To move to a list item or menu item, type the first letter of the item.
  • To select a highlighted menu item, press the Menu key.
  • To select or clear a check box, press the Space key.
  • To view available values in a field, press the Alt key.
  • To switch applications, press and hold the Menu key. Click an application.
  • To lock the keyboard, on the Home screen, press and hold the asterisk (*) key. To unlock the keyboard, press the asterisk (*) key and the Send key.
  • To switch between the active notification profile and the Vibrate notification profile, press and hold the Q key.
  • To delete a highlighted item, press the Backspace/Delete key.

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