Hi. If you use your gmail account to send mail from your blackberry, you’re likely getting a copy of the sent mail in your inbox on your bb. This is a pain in the neck. There’s a way to stop the sent mail from showing up on your blackberry! You have to log into your…

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If you have a blackberry, you know how quickly your email folder on your phone can grow to have hundreds of emails. Or thousands! This post shows you how to quickly and easily navigate around your email folders. So now, you won’t have to scroll with the trackball/trackpad to get around your messages. These tips…

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Hi! Sometimes phone numbers have words in them (like 800-GO-FEDEX). If you have a blackberry, you don’t have a telephone keypad to know which numbers to dial. Don’t panic! Our friends at blackberry have figured that out for us. When you have a word-based phone number to call, go to the phone screen and hold…

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Hi. Here’s a simple setting for your Blackberry to ensure that your date and time are always correct. You can have your Blackberry set its date & time by the the blackberry network, your wireless network, or manually. I have mine set to take the time from the wireless network. Here’s how you get to…

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Hi! Did you know that your blackberry has a built in flashlight that’s free! Yep…tis true! NOTE: for this tip to work, you need a media card in your blackberry. It’s a little memory chip that lets you store photos, music, and docs-to-go files on it rather than in the blackberry’s device memory. Having the…

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The fastest way to dial a number with your blackberry is to use the speed dial keys. You can easily assign phone numbers to the letter keys so that when you hold the key down, it dials the number…fast! There are some speed dial keys already assigned for you by Blackberry. The 1 key (or…

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Hi. The screenshots here show the applications installed on my blackberry bold 9700. I thought you’d like to see these so you can get some ideas about what you can install on your phone too. Many of the icons are bb standards. I’ll write a summary below each screen with descriptions of the icons with…

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Have you ever been typing on your Blackberry and the keyboard backlight goes out? It happens to me all the time and, for me, it’s much easier to type when the backlight is on all the time when I’m typing. I’m often in an area where the Blackberry thinks there’s enough light so the keyboard…

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Hi! Today, Lynn told me her trackball wasn’t working on her Blackberry Curve 8330. Usually you can press hard on the ball and roll it around…that plus a good ole battery pull will make it start working again. In this case, no matter what I did, the trackball would not move the cursor left or…

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